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    CURRY SHRIMP PASTA SALAD

    Cold Salads
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    Are you tired of the same side dish at picnics?  This is a nice change and is quite unique!  You can make it with or without shrimp or even substitute the shrimp for chicken!

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    CURRY TUNA NOODLE SALAD

    American/Thai
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    My friend Pat Harrigan turned me on to her tuna noodle salad and I just had to change it by adding curry.  This is the perfect dish to bring to a backyard barbecue!  People are going to as what that unique flavor is….don’t tell them!

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    CAPPRICCIOSA PORK CHOP SALAD

    American/Italian
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    Cappricciosa is a type of popular Italian pizza with prosciutto, mozzarella, tomato sauce, green olives and sometimes artichokes.  I used the ingredients of the pizza and transformed the classic to a salad.  Great skinny tips at the bottom of the recipe!

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    CHOPPED SALAD WITH BLACKBERRIES AND CHERRIES

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    This salad makes a great side dish to almost any entree.  Add a piece of protein on top for a complete dinner.

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    STACKED PASTA SALAD

    Cold Dishes
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    This will be your new favorite pasta salad.  The roasted vegetables in this dish are simply delicious!

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    STACKED CRAB LOUIE SALAD

    Cold Foodstax
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    The sweetness of the salad and the tanginess of the dressing make this the perfect entertaining salad for guests.

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    STACKED NICOISE SALAD

    Cold Foodstax
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    Great salad for lunch poolside.  I make this for my guests when I have a few people over for a pool party.  The beauty of this recipe is you can make it a couple hours before your guests arrive and just keep it chilled until you are ready to eat.

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    ASIAN SALMON SALAD WITH BLACKBERRIES (AMERICAN/CHINESE FUSION)

    American/Chinese
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    Make the Chinese Five Spice Salmon and save a piece for this salad.  Makes a delicious and satisfying dinner salad for two.

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    SHAVED BRUSSELS SPROUT AND BEET SALAD WITH RASPBERRY VINAIGRETTE

    Cold Dishes
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    If you haven’t tried a shaved brussels sprout salad, you are in for a big treat.  Tastes a lot like a sweet cabbage slaw but better.  This should be the first salad you make for the summer.  It is definately a crowd pleaser.  I serve this salad with my Pork Chops with Blackberry Barbecue Sauce.

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    MANGO, CANDIED WALNUTS AND BERRY SALAD

    Cold Salads
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    Talk about a summer salad.  This is so sweet and delicious.  Serve it with a spicy entree!

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    STACKED BBQ CHICKEN, CHICKPEA AND MANGO SALAD WITH ROASTED GARLIC VINAIGRETTE

    Foodstax(TM)
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    Not only is this beautiful but the sweetness of the mango goes so well with the barbecued chicken.  You will love this and so will your guests.  Wait till you taste the roasted garlic dressing.  This may be your new favorite dressing.

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    POMEGRANATE/ORANGE GLAZED SALMON WITH SHAVED BRUSSELS SPROUT SALAD

    Hot Salads
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    The sweetness of the pomegranate glaze and the spiciness from the rub on the salmon complement each other so well.  The shaved brussels sprout salad is so crisp and unique I decided to put a little mexican spin on the salad.

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    POTATO SALAD

    Cold Salads
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    I have been making this potato salad most of my life.  It’s definately a crowd pleaser and it’s also light in calories and fat.

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    STACKED SHRIMP COBB SALAD WITH LEMON VINIAGRETTE

    Cold Salads
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    How pretty is this salad?  Extremely easy to make just have all the ingredients chopped and ready to go before your guests arrive.  I used my foodstacks sprayed inside with a little olive oil spray.  Came out of the mold extremely easy.  Because of the strong flavors in this salad I serve it with my light lemon […]

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    GRILLED COBB SALAD WITH CRISPY SMOKED HAM

    Hot Salads
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    Spring is coming and it’s time for salads.  I grilled the chicken, tomato, ham and corn and used ham instead of the traditional bacon.  Simply delicious!  I also skinnied up the ranch dressing.

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    BLOOD ORANGE AND AVOCADO SALAD

    Cold Dishes
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    This is a wonderful light salad for lunch or dinner.  The blood orange viniagrette adds a special tanginess to this salad.

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    PEAR, BACON AND GORGONZOLA SALAD WITH BUTTERMILK DRESSING

    Cold Salads

    This is a decadent salad with some of my favorite combinations such as bacon and gorgonzola.  The dressing is simply delicious!

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    CURRY CHICKEN SALAD

    Asian/African
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    If you’re tired of plain chicken salad, try this recipe.  I added curry for some spice and dried apricots for some sweetness.  Makes a nice light lunch.

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    TEQUILLA SHRIMP WITH PINEAPPLE CARPACCIO, POMEGRANATE AND ORANGES (AMERICAN/MEXICAN FUSION)

    Cinco de Mayo
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    This is a lovely light and unusual entree.  A slight tequilla flavor with a little spice and beautiful dressing.

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    MARTINI CAPRESE SALAD

    Cold Salads
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    Are you looking for a fancy salad for dinner guests?  Well this is the salad for you.  Delicious and beautiful!

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    GREEK MEATBALL SALAD

    Hot Salads
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    I love Greek salads but wanted a little protein in it so I decided to do some Greek meatballs.  Makes a nice light lunch or dinner.

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    SHRIMP AND COCONUT RICE SALAD

    Asian/African
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    This is such a light and unique salad.  The dressing is made up primarily of cilantro and coconut milk.  You can serve this with any type of grilled meat or just eat as an entree.

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    SOUTHWESTERN SHRIMP SALAD

    Ethnic
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    This is a recipe that I make at least once a month and usually on a Friday night when my husband gets home from traveling all week.  We open a bottle of Chardonnay and enjoy this salad on our beautiful patio.  I never get tired of this salad.  The dressing is one of my favorite store-bought dressings […]

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    SESAME STEAK SALAD W/ MANDARIN ORANGES

    Asian/African
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    Even though this salad has steak in it, it is very light.  There are a lot of ingredients in this dish but it’s definately worth the fuss.

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    GRILLED VEGETABLE SALAD

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    Hands down one of my favorite salads.  Make sure and grill the vegetables on a charcoal or gas grill.  This makes a huge difference!

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    ITALIAN TUNA AND WHITE BEAN SALAD

    Cold Salads
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    This makes a nice light salad for lunch or dinner!

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    GARDEN VEGETABLE ORZO SALAD

    Hot Salads

    I was bored and hungry one afternoon when I came up with this recipe. I took all the leftover vegetables I had in the fridge and added orzo and this is what I came up with. It’s soooooo delicious. Don’t skimp on the Parmesan.

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    STACKED TOMATOES W/ BASIL OIL AND BALSAMIC REDUCTION

    Appetizers
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    This will probably be the prettiest salad you serve.  Not only is it light in calories but it’s also filling.

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