Category Archives: Salads

How to Beat the Heat – Ahi Poke and Caprese Salad

Ahi Poke

While this year is much better than last year, it’s still HOT. We were at 108 F with humidity of 30%. This is just downright miserable temperature and our electric bill is out of sight. The garden is on perpetual life support right now so harvesting fresh greens is out of the question. So what to do for dinner? Continue reading How to Beat the Heat – Ahi Poke and Caprese Salad

Shrimp and Squash Ribbon Salad with Citrus Basil Pesto and Grape Tomatoes

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Sticking with the flavors of summer and light, easy to fix weeknight meals, this is another delightfully refreshing and delicious dish. Continue reading Shrimp and Squash Ribbon Salad with Citrus Basil Pesto and Grape Tomatoes

Warm Brussel Sprout Salad with Blue Cheese

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This is really a Fall salad when the leaves are changing and brussel sprouts and apples are wonderfully abundant but Baby Lady and I love it. We saw brussel sprouts at the market and thought about how much we like this salad. So we bought them and fixed it for dinner last night. 🙂 Continue reading Warm Brussel Sprout Salad with Blue Cheese

Salmon Salad with Corn Salsa

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One of the many beauties of summertime is summer corn. Who doesn’t like fresh corn? It’s so sweet and tender with a little crispness. This salad is a summertime delight, full of fresh vegetables and greens, some even homegrown. 🙂 Top it off with a piece of wild, fresh Columbia River King Salmon and you really have a wonderful meal. If you’re looking for a salad for dinner, look no further and give this a try. Continue reading Salmon Salad with Corn Salsa

Baby Lady’s Garden Salad with Grilled Swordfish and Orange-Ginger Vinaigrette

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Keeping with the summertime theme, we had this beautiful salad for dinner last night. Continue reading Baby Lady’s Garden Salad with Grilled Swordfish and Orange-Ginger Vinaigrette

My Take on a Caprese Salad

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Nothing says summertime better than tomatoes. The markets are stocked full of tomatoes of various shapes, sizes and kinds. We even have tomatoes growing in the garden and hopefully they will produce this year. Continue reading My Take on a Caprese Salad