Homemade Croutons


Make your own croutons and take your salads to the next level! This crouton recipe is easy to make with bread, olive oil and basic seasonings. Recipe yields enough croutons for 4 to 6 side salads.

Ingredients:    2 large slices of crusty bread, about ¾-inch thick (about 4 ounces) 2...

Mexican Green Salad with Jalapeño-Cilantro Dressing


This healthy Mexican green salad recipe is the perfect fresh side for your favorite Mexican meals! It’s also a delicious, light meal on its own. Recipe yields 4 large salad servings, 6 medium or 8 side salads.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Salad ⅔ cup pepitas (green pumpkin seeds) ½ teaspoo...

Strawberry Arugula Salad


This large strawberry salad is colorful and delicious! It’s made with arugula, strawberries, goat cheese, sunflower seeds and balsamic vinaigrette. Recipe yields 4 large or 8 side salads.

Ingredients:  Strawberry salad   5 ounces arugula ½ cup chopped fresh bas...

Pesto Pasta Salad Recipe


This pesto pasta salad recipe is bursting with fresh flavor. It’s light, healthy and easy to make. Perfect for picnics and potlucks! Recipe yields 6 to 8 side servings.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS   1 pound whole grain pasta (fusilli, rotini, penne or farfal...

Hot Pink Coconut Slaw


This hot pink slaw is totally irresistible, thanks to—surprise—coconut! If you like coconut, you’re going to love this nutrient-dense coleslaw/side salad. Recipe yields 6 side servings (about 1 cup each).

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS   ¼ cup lime juice (about 1 large lime) &f...

Crunchy Thai Peanut & Quinoa Salad


This Thai-flavored salad recipe is made with carrots, cabbage, snow peas, and quinoa, tossed in delicious peanut sauce. This healthy salad is vegan, gluten free, and packs well for lunch. Recipe yields 4 salads.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Salad   ¾ cup uncooked quinoa or millet 1 ½...

Autumn Kale Salad with Fennel, Honeycrisp and Goat Cheese


Healthy kale salad featuring shaved fennel, chopped honeycrisp apple, toasted pepitas, dried cranberries and goat cheese, tossed in a lemony dressing. This recipe yields 2 large, full-meal salads or 4 side salads

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Salad   1 very large bunch of kale 1 medium Honeycr...

Crispy Apple and Kohlrabi Salad


This super simple kohlrabi salad features honeycrisp apple, lemon, tarragon and olive oil! It’s a delicious and unique fall side salad. You’ll love it! Recipe yields 4 side servings or 2 large.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS   2 small kohlrabi (about 1 pound, I used the green...

Summertime Pasta Salad Recipe


This healthy pasta salad features bold summer flavors, including tomatoes, corn and black beans tossed in spicy, fresh pesto! It’s a great vegetarian side dish for potlucks and barbecues. See paragraph above for variations and substitution suggestions! Recipe yields about 8 cups salad, which is enough for 4 main or 8 side servings

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Pasta salad ½ pound whole grain bow-tie pasta or rotini or penne ...

Easy Green Goddess Dressing


This homemade green goddess dressing recipe is so easy to make! It’s creamy, fresh, completely delicious—and a great way to use up your leafy herbs. Recipe yields about 1 ¼ cups dressing; multiply if desired.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, preferably full-fat (made with whole milk) 1 cup&...

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