Salad

Quinoa chickpea and avocado salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, lime juice and cilantro – a flavorful vegetarian salad loaded with protein, fiber and healthy fats. 

Quinoa Chickpea and Avocado Salad

Sea scallops arugula and beet salad is another summer favorite, made with sweet yellow beets, arugula, goat cheese and sauteed scallops tossed with a honey vinaigrette – this salad is delicious!

Sea Scallops Arugula and Beet Salad

This simple slow cooker chicken taco salad is high in fiber and protein which means it's very satisfying – all for under 300 calories. Trust me, you won't miss the tortillas!

Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Black Bean Taco Salad

For those of you who believe eating black eyed peas in the New Year will bring you luck (and we can certainly all use a little more luck) this healthy bean salad is for you! Whether you eat this as a salad or serve it as a dip with some baked chips, the zesty flavors in this salad is sure to turn you into a fan of black-eyed peas.

Black-eyed Pea Dip

Grilled stone fruit like peaches and plums served over baby greens with walnuts and a sweet honey goat cheese dressing, this salad is light and delicious!

Grilled Stone Fruit Salad with Honey Goat Cheese Dressing

Salad with chilled watermelon and chunks of cucumber are tossed with feta cheese, Kalamata olives, fresh mint and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

Chilled Watermelon Cucumber Feta Salad

Something about Spring and the warmer weather that puts me in such a GREAT mood. It also makes me crave more salads, and this simple salad is a favorite of mine, I make this all the time for myself.

Orange and Arugula Salad with Red Onion and Gorgonzola

Pearl couscous (otherwise known as Isreali couscous) tossed with asparagus, tomatoes and lemon juice make a vibrant Spring pasta salad that is perfect for lunch, as a side dish, or even to make as a side dish if you are grilling for Mother's Day this weekend!

Lemon Asparagus Couscous Salad with Tomatoes

I love making this colorful black bean salad when the weather warms, it makes enough to feed a crowd and makes a great side dish or appetizer if served with chips. It's also great as a topping for taco salads or served with grilled meat and fresh tortillas.

Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is protein packed with fresh and tasty Mediterranean flavors. Made with cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon and Feta cheese.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Black beans, chick peas, tomatoes, cilantro and avocado are tossed with a cumin-lime vinaigrette – I love the bright, fresh flavors of this quick and easy salad! Perfect for lunch, Meatless Mondays, or even as a side dish with grilled steak, shrimp or chicken.

Fiesta Bean Salad

Grilled shrimp, slices of avocado, shaved fennel and oranges are served over baby kale and mixed greens then topped with a citrus vinaigrette.

Grilled Shrimp Avocado Fennel and Orange Salad

Chopped romaine hearts, shredded mozzarella, olives, prosciutto, turkey pepperoni, roasted red peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes, pepperoncini and Giardiniera (colorful vegetables in vinegar) – this quick Italian antipasto salad requires no cooking, which makes it perfect to whip up or pack for lunch.

Antipasto Salad

Healthier homemade croutons made with whole grain bread, Italian seasoning and shredded parmesan cheese.

Homemade Croutons

Here's the easiest chicken salad recipe that will impress even the pickiest of eaters, made with pistachios and cinnamon to brighten up the dish!

Pistachio Cinnamon Chicken Salad

A simple salad made with endive lettuce, blood oranges, Gorgonzola with a blood orange vinaigrette.

Blood Orange Endive Salad

Fresh sweet figs with soft goat cheese over baby arugula topped with a balsamic glaze. A beautiful salad without the fuss, using only 5 ingredients; this salad will make you look like a rock star in the kitchen!

Fresh Fig and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese

Creamy goat cheese with crunchy sweet pecans and red beets topped with a honey balsamic vinaigrette is like a symphony in your mouth. This salad will make you look like a culinary whiz!

Baby Greens with Goat Cheese, Beets and Candied Pecans

An easy, creamy, egg-less Caesar Salad Dressing using the core ingredients which make up the classic: lemon + parmesan + anchovies, then lightened up with Greek yogurt.

Skinny Caesar Dressing

Sweet champagne mango paired superbly with creamy haas avocados and California grilled chicken for a sweet-savory salad that won't disappoint. This meal is ready in minutes, perfect for a hot summer day or night!

Grilled Chicken Avocado and Mango Salad

This salad combines farro with Mediterranean ingredients such as cucumbers, lemon juice, feta and mint for a delicious salad you can enjoy as a side dish, or even for lunch! This would be perfect to bring to a potluck or BBQ this Memorial Day weekend!

Farro with Feta Cucumbers and Sun-dried Tomatoes

Whenever I make salmon for dinner, I usually cook an extra piece for lunch just to make this arugula salmon salad with capers and shaved Parmesan – loaded with good fats and omegas!

Arugula Salmon Salad with Capers and Shaved Parmesan

Chicken marinaded with lemon, garlic and oregano, then grilled to perfection and served over a colorful spinach salad with a white balsamic vinaigrette, does it get better than that?

Grilled Chicken and Spinach Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Marinated chunks of grilled chicken breast served over a bed of lettuce with feta, fresh diced tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers, black olives, red onions, parsley and dill tossed in olive oil and fresh lemon juice.

Mediterranean Chicken Kebab Salad

This Quinoa Salad with Spinach Grapefruit and Avocado is loaded with vitamin C, A, Potassium and good heart-healthy fats!!

Quinoa Salad with Spinach Grapefruit & Avocado

Peppery arugula tossed with nutty chick peas, penne pasta, sun dried tomatoes, shaved parmesan and balsamic vinegar make a simple yet delicious main dish salad – perfect for lunch or dinner. Portions are large, loaded with fiber and very satisfying.

Penne Arugula Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes

The sweet-salty combination of the roasted butternut squash, dried cherries and gorgonzola cheese along with the slight crunch of the pumpkin seeds topped with a honey dijon vinaigrette will have you savoring every bite of this spinach salad!

Baby Spinach Salad with Honey Roasted Butternut Squash, Pumpkin Seeds, Gorgonzola and Dried Cherries