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Salads

These Salad recipes are listed in alphabetical order.

Asparagus & Melon Salad {with Crispy Prosciutto}

Asparagus & Melon Salad {with Crispy Prosciutto}. A bright colorful summer salad made from simple ingredients. This salad is the perfect…

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Autumn Thyme Wedge Salad {with Warm Goat Cheese Fritters}

I made this Autumn Thyme Wedge Salad a couple weeks ago and have been dying to share it with you.  It has so many wonderful seasonal…

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Avocado & Chicken Salad Boats

Avocado & Chicken Salad Boats with hints of lime, cumin and cilantro.  This delicious plate could easily become my new favorite lunch. …

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Avocado, Cilantro & Lime Farro Salad {with Fresh Veggies}

Avocado, Cilantro & Lime Farro Salad {with Fresh Veggies}. I must admit I’ve become a bit smitten with Farro.  I was studying…

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Bacon Wrapped Bourbon Glazed Grilled Peaches

Bacon Wrapped Bourbon Glazed Grilled Peaches are glorious. They are a perfect side dish, ice cream topping, bread pudding partner, cuddle up on…

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Bloody Mary Dressing

Bloody Mary Dressing {with Shrimp & Avocado Salad}

Nothing like a good spicy Bloody Mary to wake up the taste buds and catch your attention.  Gosh I love them.  Now that the whole world…

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BLT Deconstructed

BLT Stack {with Fresh Herb Mayo}

BLT Stack {with Fresh Herb Mayo} The tomatoes are coming, the tomatoes are coming.  Are you as ready as we are for some nice vine ripened…

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Blueberry mango Quinoa Salad

Blueberry & Mango Quinoa Salad with Lemony Basil Vinaigrette {Share the Love}

Today I had the pleasure of cooking for my work family.  I believe if you're going to call a mandatory meeting during the lunch hour, at minimum…

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Blueberry Basil & Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

Blueberry, Basil & Goat Cheese Pasta Salad

Blueberry, Basil & Goat Cheese Pasta Salad. I recently saw an article in Cooking Light Magazine that featured 250 Calorie Pasta Dishes. …

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Bow Tie Chicken Salad with Watercress Pesto

Bow Tie Chicken Salad {with Watercress Pesto}

Bow Tie Chicken Salad {with Watercress Pesto} Born out of the ingredients in our fridge/pantry, which inspired Watercress Pesto.  This cold…

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Bruschetta Panzanella Salad featuring rustic bread cubes and fresh mozzarella in a wooden bowl

Bruschetta Panzanella Salad

This Bruschetta Panzanella Salad was born out of leftover garlic bread and bruschetta! Exactly the way classic Panzanella (Italian stale bread salad)…

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Butter Bean Salad with Lemony Thyme Vinaigrette

Butter Bean Salad {with Lemony Thyme Vinaigrette}

This Butter Bean Salad is loaded with fresh herbs & veggies then dressed in Lemony Thyme Vinaigrette. I adore the creamy texture of butter…

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Caprese Panzanella {with Shrimp}

I scored these gorgeous tomatoes at the market this week, aren't the colors amazing!  Each year when tomato season hits, we run down the list of…

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Caribbean Couscous Salad

This Caribbean Couscous Salad is inspired by the refreshed bright feeling a vacation brings to your soul. We're just back from the US Virgin…

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Catalina Salad Dressing

As I continue with my quest to share all the "Classic" Salads I can think of I'm branching out to dressings as well.  I hadn't had Catalina…

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Ceviche {with Halibut, Scallops & Shrimp}

We celebrated Shelby's birthday last evening.  When we asked her what she'd like for dinner she said "one of your amazing…

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Closeup overhead shot of Cilantro Chicken Avocado Taco Salad in a taco shell bowl.

Chicken Salad with Avocado & Cilantro {in a Taco Salad Shell}

Half of our motivation to roast a whole chicken each week is for the leftover cooked chicken and the makings of homemade chicken broth.  The…

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Chopped Italian Submarine Salad

By the summer of sixth grade I was old enough to head off on my bicycle in the morning, with one stipulation, be home before dark.  Most days…

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Chopped Mediterranean Salad with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

I love this Mediterranean Chopped Salad because you can make a giant bowl and eat on it for days! Or in our case you can make it two days in a…

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Crab Louie Salad Sliders

Crab Louie Salad Sliders. The Crab Louie Salad has been around for over 100 years and first became popular on the West Coast of the United States…

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Curried Chicken Salad with Almonds & Pomegranate

Curried Chicken Salad & Avocado {with Almonds & Pomegranate}

Curried Chicken Salad & Avocado with Almonds & Pomegranate. The avocado is one of the healthiest fruits you can consume....and would…

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Curried Turkey and Israeli Couscous Salad {with Dried Cranberries}

Curried Turkey and Israeli Couscous Salad {with Dried Cranberries}

This has to be the greatest time of year for those of us who love to eat and perhaps even more so for those of us who love to cook!!  Every…

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Egg Salad {an exercise in love}

Egg Salad.  Made with love. Really, is there any other way to make it?  Finely chopped hard-boiled eggs tossed with celery and…

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Farmers’ Market Favorites

I could hardly wait for today to finally get here.  It's opening day for our local Farmers' Market.  Every Wednesday and Saturday from now…

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Fattoush Salad

This salad.  This Fattoush Salad is flavor love. I was working hard to use ingredients already on hand.  I may be a bit out of control. …

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Feast of the Seven Fishes {Christmas Eve Tradition}

Several years ago I got a hankering to attempt the Feast of the Seven Fishes for our Christmas Eve dinner.  I carefully selected recipes, ordered…

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Overhead view of Fig and Walnut Arugula Salad with Chickpeas and Gorgonzola

Fig & Walnut Arugula Salad with Chickpeas & Gorgonzola

The ingredients in this Fig & Walnut Arugula Salad with Chickpeas & Gorgonzola play so nicely together. Heaven on a plate! While I…

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Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa Ingredients in a white bowl on a black table.

Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa

Fire Roasted Corn & Poblano Salsa has the right balance of crunch with a mild smoky heat balanced by fresh squeezed lime juice and seasonings. …

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Flame Roasted Poblano, Cilantro & Lime Dressing

Fire Roasted Poblano, Cilantro & Lime Dressing is my new favorite.  Slightly smoky bright flavors, balanced by toasted cumin, cilantro and…

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Japanese Steak House Ginger Salad Dressing

Ginger Dressing

No visit to a Japanese Steak House should begin without a Ginger Dressing salad, cocktails aside.  Tell me I'm not alone on this…

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Greek Chicken Meatballs {and a Meze Platter}

I adore the flavors in these Greek Chicken Meatballs. Lemon and feta and fresh spinach and herbs all playing so nicely together. Ground…

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Greek Salad

It's crazy to admit that this is the first time I have made a Greek Salad.  I've loved every one I've ever enjoyed at a restaurant.  For me…

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Green Goddess Dressing

Last week's nostalgic tour of our favorite Classic Salad Recipes inspired me to make Green Goddess Dressing.  An abundance of fresh basil…

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Green Goddess Salad {with Homemade Green Goddess Dressing}

Our Green Goddess Salad is really all about the homemade Green Goddess Dressing.  Yet, the addition of lightly blanched fresh green…

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Grilled Caesar Salad with Herb Grilled Chicken & Shrimp

Grilled Caesar Salad {with Herb Grilled Chicken & Shrimp}

I've been intrigued by the sounds of a Grilled Caesar Salad for some time now.  And even more so when it's topped with Herb…

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Every plate lunch in Hawaii includes a scoop of Hawaiian Macaroni Salad. It's very basic, but that's what makes it so good.

Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad is Simply Delicious

Every plate lunch in Hawaii includes a scoop of Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad. It's very basic, but that's what makes it so good. In Hawaii the…

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Heirloom Tomato & Bread Salad

Heirloom Tomato & Bread Salad {Panzanella}

Day old bread, heirloom tomatoes, red onion, shaved Parmesan cheese, fresh herbs, oil & vinegar, salt & pepper. …

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Herbed Tomato Salad

Fresh Summer Tomatoes... they are so capable on their own...they need no sidekicks, no opening act.  I begged forgiveness when I added a few simple…

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Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

When I first began the Lemony Thyme blog it was our fresh herb porch pots that I recognized/acknowledged/gave credit to/sited/attributed for my…

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Homemade Croutons

Homemade Croutons are just minutes away if you have bread in the house.  Any kind of bread works.  But.  Using roasted garlic…

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Homestyle Potato Salad

Homestyle Potato Salad {Share the Love}

Homestyle Potato Salad. Why do I wait for Summer to whisper in my ear..... Potato Salad.  Make Potato Salad.  Why?  Everyone loves…

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Honey Ginger Vinaigrette {with Shallot & Cilantro}

We're so fortunate to have a wonderful Olive Oil & Vinegar Bar just minutes from home.  Every time I walk into this store I'm treated to a…

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Insalata Chicken Florentine (Copycat Macaroni Grill)

Insalata Chicken Florentine (Copycat Macaroni Grill)

This Insalata Chicken Florentine is a Copycat from Macaroni Grill. Not sure if you are familiar with them or this incredible salad. IT IS…

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Italian Tortellini Pasta Salad My Go-To Family Favorite

This Italian Tortellini Pasta Salad is bursting with fun flavors like fresh basil, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni. If you need a go-to summer…

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Italian Tossed Green Salad {with Basil & Herb Vinaigrette}

There's something so delicious about a fresh crisp Italian Tossed Green Salad. A few simple ingredients tossed with a nice herby vinaigrette is the…

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The colorful fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and red onion are precisely what makes Jerusalem Salad so special.

Jerusalem Salad

These colorful fresh ingredients and bright flavors are precisely what makes Jerusalem Salad so special. This chopped salad is packed with…

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Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

This Lemon Herb Vinaigrette is bright and lively. It's perfect on Greek Salad or simply drizzled over baby greens. Simply combine the…

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Bruschetta Salad with tomatoes, radish, garlic, chives and rustic bread

Light & Fresh Summer Bruschetta Salad

Bruschetta Salad has all the flavors I adore. Bruschetta is a favorite finger food of mine and Tomato Bread Salad has become a summer staple.  So…

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Loaded Egg Salad

Loaded Egg Salad. Mom taught us how to make really good egg salad.  Finely chopped eggs, celery, scallion, mayonnaise, salt &…

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The Wedge Salad

Loaded Wedge Salad

Flipping through the pages of this month's Food Network Magazine and nodding out loud while I acknowledge their feature article on The…

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Lunch Counter Style Chef’s Salad

We had a good old fashioned Lunch Counter Style Chef's Salad for dinner last night.  It had been years since I've had one.  Once…

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Mediterranean Lunch Bowl

So many beautiful colors and flavors in this Mediterranean Lunch Bowl.  Roasted red peppers, marinated artichoke hearts, luscious olives,…

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Overhead shot of Mexican Green Bean & Potato Salad with mayonnaise, fresh cilantro and lime wedges in blue bowl sitting on a dark wood table.

Mexican Green Bean & Potato Salad

If you can kick up a basic Roast Chicken recipe simply by changing the seasonings, why can't you kick up your favorite potato salad the…

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Monterey Chicken Cobb Salad

Monterey Chicken Cobb Salad. Of all the ways to transform a boring piece of chicken breast, Monterey style is a surefire move towards flavor wow!…

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Mother’s Day Brunch Favorites {40+ Recipes}

I'm kind of digging these Recipe Round Ups.  It started with our 30 Days of Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, then came our collection of Homemade Soup…

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Niçoise Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

Niçoise Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette

I've always loved how the Niçoise Salad looks on a plate.  Today it was lunch.  The ingredients speak for themselves.  We…

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Orange, Persimmon & Pomegranate Salad

Orange, Persimmon & Pomegranate Salad. I woke up this morning motivated.  Yes I am one of those who launches a campaign of healthy living…

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Orzo Salad with Peppercorn & Balsamic Poached Pears

Orzo Salad with Peppercorn & Balsamic Poached Pears {Share the Love}

I am loving my new star ingredients from Oli+Ve, Blackberry Ginger Balsamic Vinegar.  In fact I'll be back for refills this weekend.  Whenever I…

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Overhead picture of spinach salad with Parmesan Crisps and crispy bacon on blue rimmed white plate.

Parmesan Crisps

For Parmesan Crisps... Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line baking sheet with parchment paper. For large 2 1/2" crisps, grate 1/2…

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Parmesan Tuiles with Heirloom Tomato Salad

Parmesan Crisps with Summer Tomato Salad

Fresh local grown tomatoes inspire me.  And they are so flavorful and delicious right now.  The farmers' market is bursting with…

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Peach, Berry & Basil Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

Peach, Berry & Basil Fruit Salad {with Orange Vinaigrette}

Peach, Berry & Basil Fruit Salad with Orange Vinaigrette. Something special happens when the warm orange vinaigrette meets the sliced…

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Pecan Salmon Caesar Salad

Pecan Salmon Caesar Salad

Pecan Salmon Caesar Salad. This is such a wonderful weeknight meal.  Simple fresh ingredients that come together with ease.  Glorious…

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Peppercorn & Balsamic Poached Pears

Peppercorn & Balsamic Poached Pears

I discovered a lovely new shop for premium olive oils & balsamic vinegars.  I came home with Blackberry Ginger Balsamic, among others. …

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Picnic Perfect Macaroni Salad

In an era of gourmet pasta salads...you know the ones, with over the top ingredients, exotic herbs & seasonings, and pasta varieties that make…

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Picnic Perfect Recipes For Summer Family Fun

Are you looking for some picnic perfect recipe inspiration going into the holiday weekend? I've pulled together some of our favorite Picnic and…

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Quartered Salad {with Herb Vinaigrette}

As the hot summer weather approaches we'll be looking for some cool & simple dinner options.  Two ripe avocados and herb pots blooming with…

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six ingredient spice rub for pork tenderloin or chicken

Quick & Easy Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

The heavenly flavors of this juicy Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin is what I love most. Quick & easy is a bonus! The simple spice blend…

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Quick Greek Red Wine & Feta Vinaigrette

The punchy flavors in the Quick Greek Red Wine & Feta Vinaigrette will transport your tastebuds. Whether you have a favorite Greek restaurant…

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Quinoa & Raw Veggie Salad

Quinoa & Raw Veggie Salad

One of my 'healthy eating' work buddies brought in the most delicious salad to share.  One bite in, just one....and I…

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Quinoa Salad with Fruits & Citrus

Quinoa Salad with Fruits & Citrus ~ Quinoa Salad with Crisp Summer Veggies {Sundays with Shelby}

A family tradition seems to be forming here.  Sunday's with Shelby.  I like it.  It's a chance for me to dabble with recipes that will…

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Quinoa Tabbouleh Gluten Free

I wanted to make a gluten free version of Tabbouleh so included Quinoa! It's perfect! There's something about Spring that makes me crave bright…

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Rainbow Southwest Salad

Rainbow Southwest Salad {with Fire Roasted Poblano, Cilantro & Lime Dressing}

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, brown, black.  The classic colors found in an 8 pack of Crayola crayons. Tomato, carrot, corn,…

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Roasted Garlic Lemon Vinaigrette

Roasted Garlic Lemon Vinaigrette might be my new favorite way to dress a salad. Roasting the garlic mellows it nicely while the fresh lemon juice…

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BLT Salmon Salad

Salmon BLT Salad {with Avocado Aioli}

I realize that a Salmon BLT Salad with Avocado Aioli is not much of a recipe.  And possibly not worthy of a post.  However, it was really good. …

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Overhead picture of large platter with lettuce leaves, sliced steak, little potatoes, mushrooms, asparagus, tomatoes and avocado. There's a small dish of chimichurri sauce.

Satisfying Steak & Potato Dinner Salad {with Chimichurri Sauce}

Steak & Potato Dinner Salad with Chimichurri Sauce here we come!! When we unofficially declared April as Salad Month, I'm not sure my husband…

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Sesame Brussels Sprout Slaw

Sesame Brussels Sprout Slaw

Sesame Brussels Sprout Slaw We love slaw at our house and change up our recipe often.  But this version was very different.  The sesame…

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Shrimp & Summer Vegetable Farro Salad

Shrimp & Summer Vegetable Farro Salad

Shrimp & Summer Vegetable Farro Salad. Farro.  Do you know it?  I just discovered this beautiful grain and am a bit smitten. …

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A gorgeous loaded chicken burrito bowl with all the toppings.

Southwest Ranch Dressing

   This Southwest Ranch Dressing is amazing.  Trust me and make it. Southwest Ranch Dressing is a combination of ingredients you…

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Southwest Salmon Salad

Southwest Salmon Salad Therapy. Right here. There are those days, moments, situations when you just need to take your mind somewhere else. For…

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Thai Spicy Shrimp Buddha Bowl

Spicy Shrimp Thai Buddha Bowl

I don't think I've told you about my 2015 Challenge.  My Healthy Choices walking buddy Bethany and I signed up to walk a combined two thousand…

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Spinach & Brussels Sprout Salad {with Maple Bacon Dressing}

This Spinach & Brussels Sprout Salad {with Warm Maple Bacon Dressing} is a new year-round favorite. Together you have salty, savory and sweet…

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Spinach Salad with candied pecans, goat cheese, crispy bacon, and parmesan crisps on a blue rimmed white plate.

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing {Share the Love}

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing is probably the number one dish I'm assigned for a group dinner.  It's just so darn good.  I bring…

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Spring Chopped Salad veggie ingredients

Spring Chopped Salad Delivers Comfort

This Spring Chopped Salad is bursting with colorful veggies, peppery baby arugula, comforting orzo pasta, and the best fresh herb vinaigrette on the…

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Submarine Dressing

For me, it's the Submarine Dressing that kicks up all those Italian meats and cheeses as they nestle into crusty Italian sub rolls. I'm a huge fan…

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Sugared Pecans

Spinach Salad is the inspiration.  Snacking on Sugared Pecans isn't all bad either.  We just need this recipe around as a…

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Tabbouleh

Tabouleh & Couscous Salad

I'm not sure why I've waited so long to make homemade Tabouleh.  It's packed full of fresh herbs and aromatics, my absolute favorite way to…

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Dorito Taco Salad

Taco Salad {with Doritos}

Flash backwards to January, NFL Playoffs were underway and I was itching to host a Super Bowl Party.  I decided to make this Taco…

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Thai Beef Salad

Thai Beef Salad {with Fresh Herbs}

Thai Beef Salad. What a lovely way to enjoy a good piece of beef.  I know most recipes call for using lean flank steak.  And…

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Thai Cauliflower Rice Salad {with Spicy Peanut Sauce}1

Thai Cauliflower Rice Salad {with Spicy Peanut Sauce}

Thai Cauliflower Rice Salad {with Spicy Peanut Sauce} is one delicious bowl full of colors, textures and flavors.  Intended to be…

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Thai Pasta Salad {with Peanut Dressing}

Would you look at the vibrant colors in this Thai Pasta Salad! Besides the crisp fresh veggies, we found this lovely tri-colored pasta at our…

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Cobb Salad

The Classic Cobb Salad

The Classic Cobb Salad. The quintessential Eat Out of the Fridge/Pantry recipe just might be The Cobb Salad.  After all, as the story goes,…

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The Wedge Salad

The Wedge Salad {and Grinching Away Christmas}

Today's the day.  The day I dread each January.  Taking down the Christmas decorations, or as we call it....Grinching Away Christmas. …

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Tipico Power Bowl with Grilled Chicken

Tipico Power Bowl {with Grilled Chicken}

This might be my most favorite salad EVER.  I'm sometimes reminded not to make statements that can't stand the test of thyme.  If you…

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Tuna Mac with Peas

Tuna Mac with Peas.  A family favorite comfort food.  A blog is after all a place to share memories. I couldn't recall how it came to be…

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Waldorf Salad {with Honey-Cardamom Dressing}

One by one I'm recreating classic salad recipes to share on Lemony Thyme.  It's been quite fun bringing life to favorites like the Lunch Counter…

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Warm 7-Layer Salad {or is it 8-Layers}

This Warm 7-Layer Salad is addicting and gorgeous.  There's so much going on here.  Layers and layers of going on.  Every bite is…

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Warm German Potato Salad

If you want to grab their attention at your next pot luck, deliver Warm German Potato Salad. You win them over hook, line and sinker. …

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Warm Goat Cheese Fritters

Warm Goat Cheese Fritters.  So deliciously crispy on the outside, smooth and creamy on the inside.  I love you. I initially made…

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Watermelon Salad with Feta & Mint

Watermelon Salad {with Feta & Mint}

Watermelon Salad.  Simple, yet so refreshing.  A perfect bite-sized summer appetizer. Chilled seedless watermelon cubes, crumbled feta cheese,…

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Deconstructed Shrimp & Grits

Your Last Meal {Sundays with Shelby}

We're having a lovely Sundays with Shelby afternoon/evening.  Instead of our traditional set out on an adventure, we're hanging in.  She arrived…

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Zephyr Squash Summer Salad

Zephyr Squash Summer Salad

I could not wait to get home to my farmers' market bounty last night.  Most excited about using zephyr squash for the first time and decided on this…

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