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How to Create a Summer Fruit Salad

When the weather gets hot, no one wants to heat up the oven. Summer fruit salads are a good way to stay cool, healthy and nourished just when you need it most. Here are some ideas on how to create the perfect salad for you. Fruit Salads for Lunch Fruit salads are not necessarily like traditional salads but they can be just as filling. It all depends on the type of fruits that you include in your creation. Fiber is your friend. There are several summer fruits that contain a boatload of fiber. As you know fiber fills you…

Health Alert: Fast Food Wraps and Salad Have Sickened Hundreds

Over 400 people have been sickened by eating salad, food wraps and other items that contain fresh (uncooked) vegetables at various fast food chain restaurants since May 1, 2018. Others recently became ill after eating prepared salads or using vegetables bagged as salad ingredients brought home from food store chains. Some people who like to lick the spoon after mixing homemade or prepackaged cookie or cake dough also got sick due to the flour (already recalled) or eggs (salmonella) in the mix. Why have things like fresh vegetables and flour suddenly become a possible health threat? No one will…

4 Refreshing Seafood Salads That You Will Love

If you like adding a bit of protein to your salad greens but still want something light, seafood is the perfect choice. Adding a few chunks of fish or a few pieces of shrimp to your greens with a light dressing will result to a light and refreshing meal! Here are 4 refreshing seafood salads you’ll love: Shrimply Refreshing Salad What you need: 1/2 kilogram large shrimp, peeled, deveined and cooked 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 1 carrot, shredded 1 cup chopped celery 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup chopped onion Salt and ground black pepper to taste Place the cooked…

Vegetable Salad For Dinner

A lot of people are becoming health conscious already. They prefer to prepare their own food to make sure they are eating just healthy foods. They would not know what ingredients are used in commercial foods. Then again, many of us are busy with our works and personal lives. It is often easier to resort to buying food outside rather than go to the ordeal of preparing our own food in the kitchen. Good thing though that there are now many quick recipes that will only take around 10 minutes to do. These are easy to make and promises…

Eating More Salad Is Savory to the Palate and a Valid Source of Vitamins and Fiber

Salads are a great way for beginning any lunch or dinner meal. I find that due to cold and allergy season, I am less drawn to cold foods and more drawn to comfort foods. SO, what do I do? I entertain different ways of making salads more of a comfort food to appease the taste of me and my family that are still creative, comforting and healthy! I also find ways of adding fruit to my salad, whenever feasible, to increase my daily intake of fruits, grains and fiber. Hi folks, Yes, I know, rabbit food, salads are not…

Amazing Dressing Recipes That Will Make Any Green Salad A Winner

Most greens have a neutral taste, so the dressing you use for your salad plus other ingredients like herbs and spiced you add will greatly impact the taste of the whole dish. The good news is that you can customize the taste according to your mood – whether you like something light and creamy or something heavy and bursting with flavour. Here are 3 salad dressing recipes that will bring your greens and veggies to life: Honey Raspberry Vinaigrette What you need: 1 cup fresh raspberries 2/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon…

Salad Bling – How to Perk Up Boring Salads With Seeds, Greens and More

If you are buying head lettuce, instead of leaf lettuce, then no wonder your salads are boring. Head lettuce is fine, but you would get just as much nutritional value if you just had a glass of water. No, what you need is something to wake up those taste buds. Let’s start with a little crash coarse in lettuce and greens. In the U.S. lettuces are generally grouped into one of four categories: butterheads, crispheads or icebergs, leaf lettuces and romaine or cos. None of these should be confused with greens, which are edible plant leaves. Butterhead varieties, like…

11 Odd But Practical Uses For An EziDri Food Dehydrator

Sure, they make great fruit roll-ups and excellent dehydrated mushrooms and beef jerky, but what else can you use your EziDri food dehydrator for? BE CREATIVE! Or pay heed to the old adage that necessity is the mother of invention. The best way to get your money’s worth out of any kitchen appliance is to actually use it! Read on for other useful ways you can put your EziDri food dehydrator to work. 1. DRYING PASTA: If you make your own pasta, you’ll know that if it has any moisture in it before storage, it will go mildewy fairly…

Awesome Avocado Salad – Make Sandwiches Tastier With Vegetable Spreads for Pizzazz and Added Flavor

Awesome Avocado: Use as a spread, or eaten as a cold salad can really add a stream of fresh, zesty or ethnic flavor to your favorite turkey, chicken or ham sandwich! Enjoy eating sliced avocados, as a complete side salad. There are many abbreviated ways to make to sliced avocado, that does not take as much chopping, seeding or peeling and may be entertained for a quick avocado flavoring. You may add a spice combination of ground cumin, salt, pepper and chopped cilantro and of course, you can’t forget 1/2 a squeezed lemon or lime, extra virgin olive oil…

Delicious Salads To Pair With Your Grilled Steak

Salads are the perfect appetizer or side for grilled meat. It doesn’t just add colors to the menu, but also adds nutrition to your meal. Not only that, they’re also quick and easy to prepare while your meat is cooking on the grill. Give your next grilled steak meal an instant upgrade with any of these delicious salads! Light and Easy Green Salad What you need: For the dressing: 1 small clove garlic, finely minced 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 fine sea salt 1/4 freshly-cracked black pepper For the salad:…