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Caprese Salad

This simple salad, which originally hails from the Italian region of Campana, is a staple for summer, especially if you have a garden. Fresh-plucked tomatoes cannot compare to store-bought, and the same goes for basil. The sweet juice from ruby-red tomatoes is complemented by generous chunks of mozzarella, fresh basil leaves, olive oil and a […]

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Broccoli Bacon Salad

Summer weather is prime grilling time and with backyard BBQs or pool parties top of mind for many, a host must have a handful of standby side dishes to whip up for guests. This healthier broccoli bacon salad is sure to please both veggie and meat lovers alike. Slightly steamed broccoli is combined with smokey […]

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Maple-Mustard Vinaigrette

This dressing combines walnut oil, apple cider vinegar, stone-ground mustard, and maple syrup making for a sweet, slightly tart, and nutty accompaniment to a variety of salads. This dressing pairs great with spinach salads that feature fruit or nuts. Try it atop this spinach salad with chicken, fruit, and goat cheese. Active Time: 5 minutes […]

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