Sweet Potato & Apple Salad

    A great mix of fall flavors!   2 large sweet potatoes 1 cup diced apple 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons low fat mayonnaise   Cut sweet potatoes into 1 inch chunks.  Place in a large pot and cover with water. Boil until tender, but not…

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Lunchbox Apple Harvest Salad

    This is a great satisfying lunch!   1 large granny smith apple cut into thin wedges (12 or more) ¼ cup red grapes 1 cup turkey cubes 2 cups lettuce (anything but iceberg) ¼ cup cheese cubes 1 tsp. crumbled bacon 2 Tablespoons Ranch dressing 2 containers   Place 1 tablespoon of the…

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Curried Couscous Salad

2/3 cup couscous 3 Tablespoons gold raisins 1 teaspoon curry powder (optional – see admission) 1 large tomato, diced 1 hard cooked egg, coarsely chopped 4 scallions, or green onions, thinly sliced ¼ cup broth of your choice – low sodium ¼ cup olive oil 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice ¼ teaspoon coarsely ground…

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potato salad warm

Warm Potato Salad

  1 cup cubed red potatoes 1 cup water 1 Tablespoon finely chopped red onion 1 – 1/ ½ teaspoons chopped green onion 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar or cider vinegar ½ teaspoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper   Optional – Bacon bits Peas (really, some people do)  …

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waldorf salad

Waldorf Salad

  This used to be a very popular salad in high end restaurants.   Some people like sweeter apples, some like tart apples. Some use a combination of the two. Use your favorites.   3 firm ripe apples 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1 cup sliced celery ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts ½ cup mayonnaise ¼…

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Turkey Cobb Salad

  4 cups romaine lettuce cut into 1 inch pieces 2 cups diced turkey, 1 inch dice 8 strips bacon cooked and cut into 1 inch pieces 4 hard cooked eggs quartered and halved ½ pound of your favorite cheese cut into ½ inch squares 4 ripe plum tomatoes cut into ½ inch pieces 2…

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tuna stuffed tomatoes

Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes

    4 very large ripe tomatoes 2 cans (6 oz. ea.) solid white tuna in water, drained ¼ cup lite mayonnaise 2 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 table spoon Dijon Mustard ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper   In a medium bowl, flake tuna. Add remaining ingredients (except tomatoes), mix…

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