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 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt (or more to taste) … Continue reading Light & Creamy Red Potato Salad

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 1/2 tsp honey raw 1/2 lemon freshly juiced 1/4 tsp cumin ground (to taste) Himalayan pink salt … Continue reading Tangerine & Mango Salad

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) Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese DIRECTIONS Prepare vegetables as instructed above. … Continue reading Romaine, Apple and Orange Salad…A Fresh Recipe

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, julienned 2 radishes, beets or carrots, thinly shaved 1/3 cup … Continue reading Avocado & Apple Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

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 work.) for the dressing juice (reserved, from the oranges, or about … Continue reading Orange & Kale Salad…A fresh recipe from Sweet Basil

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 oil 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. maple … Continue reading Avocado Grapefruit Salad

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 fresh basil 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly … Continue reading Party Chicken Salad