Chicken Souvlaki and Greek Salad

Tender marinated chicken strips nestled in warm, soft skillet flatbreads with Greek dressing and feta tzatziki sauce. Paired with a Greek salad this is a recreation of one of my family’s favorite Greek diner meals, part of my… 

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Chicken Salad with Avocado Dressing

A fresh, thick and creamy buttermilk avocado dressing you can season any way your little heart desires! Create a flavor that suits your taste by using fresh lemon or lime and any mix of fresh herbs you like.

For a Tex-Mex spin I infused this with lime and cilantro. Then I used it to dress chicken salad with black olives, red onion, tomatoes, baby spinach and almonds…. 

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Apple, Cranberry and Feta Quinoa Salad

A quinoa salad bursting at the seams with fresh apples, chewy cranberries, toasted walnuts and the sharp bite of feta cheese. All that is good in this world.

A creamy, toasted walnut dressing made with lemon and olive oil ties these everyday ingredients together to make something extraordinary.

The salad is a cinch to throw together for a tasty and healthy lunch that travels well and makes a great side dish that will steal the show…. 

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Light Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

Green Goddess is an earthy, herb-packed dressing with a tangy bite to it. The dressing is a delight drizzled over salads, chicken, fish or as a dip for crudites.

For this lighter version I swapped out the usual, fatty base of mayonnaise for light sour cream (Greek yogurt works too). The sour cream is combined with buttermilk, lemon juice, vinegar, dijon, scallions, anchovies, garlic and a trio of fresh herbs like parsley, tarragon and thyme.

With this powerhouse of flavors, the mayonnaise doesn’t stand a chance of being missed! The dressing doesn’t miss a beat, remaining rich and creamy…. 

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Asian Spinach Salad with Salmon and Edamame

This Asian Salad with spinach, edamame, salmon, scallions and toasted sesame seeds is one of the best I’ve made all summer. The star of the show is the soy and ginger dressing. I could drink it up! And in fact, did.  The little puddle that settled on the bottom of the bowl. I couldn’t resist.… 

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Southwestern Chicken Salad

This is my new favorite salad! I have an inkling it will be yours too, if you adore southwest flavors half as much as I.

A mix of crisp and cool romaine and iceberg lettuces tossed with corn fresh from the cob, earthy black beans, meaty olives, tomatoes and red onion then topped with homemade tortilla strips for crunch and tender, rotisserie chicken…. 

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