Asian Brown Rice Noodle Salad with California Avocados

As seen on my segment on "Arizona Midday"

I was compensated by California Avocado Commission to create this delicious rice noodle recipe. I love California Avocados! This dish may very well become your warm weather go-to salad as a main or side dish. California Avocados add creaminess, fresh orange adds bright acidity and...
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Michelle’s Mason Jar Salad Recipe

A chopped salad that you can prepare in and eat from a jar!

Do you enjoy eating meals in a jar? Then you’ll love Michelle’s Mason jar lunches. You will be amazed with how delicious this tastes! Mason Jar Salad Recipe: Michelle’s Chopped Salad in a Jar 1 pound grilled chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces (or try edamame) 1...
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Warm Mushroom and Spinach Salad with Shrimp

I love it when my husband cooks for me, and I especially love his new twists on lovely, mouth-watering salad recipes that I can recreate for you all. His latest dish is this satisfying warm and springy salad of shrimp and mushrooms, plus I...
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Pear, Apple and Grape Salad with Thyme and Walnuts

While lush summer berries and melons are frequently enjoyed as fruit salad, it is a mystery to me why seasonal fall fruits don’t get the same treatment. I’m trying to change that by tempting you with this salad made of the season’s bounty, including...
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Orange & Beet Salad with Arugula & Pistachios

 You can’t beat beet salad Beets are one of those love or “no, thank you” vegetables. If you’ve only experienced canned beets, freshly roasted beets will expose your taste buds to a whole new texture and natural, concentrated sweetness. And oh, the colors. Beets can...
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Basil-Balsamic Salmon Salad

Love it or hate it, canned salmon is bursting with nutrition and is wonderfully economical. I rely on it this time of year, especially when fresh wild salmon is out of season. One of my favorite ways to use the canned variety is in...
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Kale, Grape & Walnut Salad and Lunch with Ellie Krieger at FNCE

Grape expectations for autumn salad Now that tomato season has ended, we need a satisfying substitute for this quintessential salad ingredient. Fortunately, California grape season is in full swing, from late spring through December. I keep grapes on hand for snacking, but with their sweet, juicy pulp and...
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Recipe: Penne Salad with Chickpeas, Feta & Summer Vegetables

The contents of my fridge inspired this lunchtime recipe, but ingredients are easily interchangeable with whatever you have on hand. My version incorporates five different food groups, providing a balanced meal in itself. This salad tastes even better the next day as the flavors marry, so make a...
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Steve’s Tuna Farfalle Salad with Bell Peppers & Olives

What to make with canned tuna, besides a classic tuna salad? This salad works well for cookouts, camping, and keeping a cool kitchen. The recipe is from my husband Steve’s mom adapted by him to make it healthier, with a few of my own touches thrown in....
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