Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

Ingredients 2 pounds unpeeled red potatoes 1 cup (8 oz) plain lowfat yogurt (Greek or regular) 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 3 green onions, chopped (1/4 cup) 2 ribs celery, diced (1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh Italian parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley) 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/2…

Tangerine & Mango Salad

This salad is packed with Vitamin C, B’s potassium and magnesium… This is a very heart healthy recipe! Did you know that mango and tangerines are also great for your skin and hair? Ingredients 2 tangerine peeled and segmented 1 mango peeled, pitted, and diced 2 tbsp onion finely diced 1 tomato finely diced 2 tbsp cilantro chopped 1 tbsp mint leaves chopped 1 tbsp rosemary leaves chopped…

Romaine, Apple and Orange Salad…A Fresh Recipe

  INGREDIENTS Head of Romaine lettuce (chopped or cut) 2 apples (cut into bite sized pieces, peeled if desired) 3 mandarin oranges, tangerines or 2 oranges (peeled and cut into bite sized pieces) 1 large bell pepper (de-seeded and sliced) Tips for bell pepper prep Balsamic Vinaigrette (as much or as little as you’d like)…

Avocado & Apple Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS GRAPEFRUIT VINAIGRETTE Makes 3/4 cup vinaigrette (including grapefruit segments) 1 ruby red grapefruit (about 10 oz) 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp raw honey 1 Tbsp thinly sliced basil (about 4 basil leaves) 1/8 tsp kosher salt black pepper, to taste SALAD 1 leafy lettuce (or other type of salad green) 1 crisp apple,…

Orange & Kale Salad…A fresh recipe from Sweet Basil

Tired of plain, bland salads? Try this delicious and tangy, yet oh so easy, quick and nutritious recipe. Have a nut allergy? Try substituting granola to keep the crunch.   INGREDIENTS for the salad 1 bunch kale leaves (stems and tough sections removed)  1 cup pomegranate seeds  2  navel oranges  1/4 cup pinenuts (Shelled sunflower seeds or any kind of nuts will…

Avocado Grapefruit Salad

  This salad may just be too pretty to eat…but oh the delight to your senses! Drizzled with a sesame-maple dressing, this palate-pleasing salad is creamy, crunchy, tangy, and sweet. Note: If you don’t have pea shoots, you could substitute other greens, watercress, arugula, or butter lettuce. INGREDIENTS 1 pink grapefruit 1 tsp. toasted sesame…

Party Chicken Salad

The juice from the peaches adds a sweet note to this summer favorite. Serve on a bed of baby lettuces tossed with blackberries or grapes, for a special touch. Ingredients 1 cup chopped pecans, walnuts or almonds 1/2 cup Miracle Whip or Mayo (using Miracle whip will make it a bit tangy) 1/4 cup minced sweet onion 2 tablespoons chopped…