November 23, 2017

‘It’s a Meal’ Salad

Dressing: (prepare a day in advance & chill) 1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 t. dried oregano 2 T. white wine vinegar salt and pepper Salad: garlic cloves 4 c. iceberg lettuce, broken into bits 1 ripe tomato, cut into … [Read more...]

Christin’s Guacamole

3 medium avocados (make sure they are ripe and high quality) 1/4 c. white onion, chopped 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 T. fresh cilantro, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 –1 t. salt 1/2 t. cumin juice from half a lime juice from half a small … [Read more...]

Veggie Hummus Wraps

1 medium whole wheat tortilla 2 T. garlic hummus 2 T. sunflower seeds 1/2 carrot, peeled and sliced thin 1/2 c. spinach leaves 2 T. sliced pepperazzi peppers (sweet and spicy), or roasted red peppers 1/4 of large cucumber, sliced thin 2 T. feta … [Read more...]

Kidney Bean Salad

2 c. or 2 cans kidney beans, drained 1/4 c. celery, diced 3 pickles, dill or sweet, chopped 1 small onion 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced 1/2 t. salt 1/8 t. pepper 1/2 c. mayo or salad dressing Mix together the beans, celery, pickles and onion. Add … [Read more...]

Apple Orchard Pita Pockets

Filling: 2 c. deli-roasted chicken breast, diced 2 Gala apples, cored, diced 1/2 c. honey roasted peanuts or beer nuts, finely chopped 1/4 c. jarred real bacon bits 2 c. mixed salad greens, torn 4 ozs. Provolone or Swiss cheese, shredded 4 whole … [Read more...]

Taco Salad

2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped 1 15-oz. can mexican style chili beans, undrained 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 small can black olives, drained and sliced 2 cups shredded cheese 1/2 bag yellow corn chips, crushed 2/3 c. mild salsa or to taste 1 c. … [Read more...]

Ham in a Pita Pocket

10 pita pockets 3 c. diced ham 1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 c. cashew halves 1/8-1/4 c. sesame seeds 1 c. sour cream 1/2 c. mayonnaise 1 T. tarragon vinegar salt and pepper to taste 1 c. cheddar cheese, diced In a large bowl, … [Read more...]

Fruited Chicken Salad Wraps

1 pre-cooked rotisserie chicken 1 c. mayonnaise 1 small jar maraschino cherries 1 small onion, chopped fine 1/2 c. red grapes, halved 1 large red apple, chopped fine 1/2 c. crushed pineapple 1/2 c. shredded cheddar cheese (may use chunk cheese cut … [Read more...]