Potluck Broccoli Salad

Oh, the vibrant green color of broccoli. It’s a great source of calcium, has a wonderful texture, and tastes great! Salads are as wonderful as they are nutritious! If you’d like a potluck pleaser, try out this recipe. Then if you have a great salad recipe you’d like to share, please reply to this post….

Fresh Italian Garden Toss

This salad is simple, fresh, and delightful. I’ve had many people ask me what my secret is to this amazing salad dressing. The secret’s out…it’s in a packet of Good Seasons Italian Dressing. It’s a dry packet of seasoning that you can almost always find in the salad dressing section of the grocery store. Fresh…

Ramen Noodle Salad

This is an unusual but delightful salad. I first tasted it at a potluck and I had to find a recipe. There are many different variations but I’ve never tasted one I didn’t like. Give this one a try. It may become a regular. Ramen Noodle Salad 16 oz. bag of coleslaw mix OR shredded…

Taco Salad

Morning Star Farms (TM) Burger Crumbles are a staple at our house. I use them in a variety of dishes and love the versatility. They work great in this taco salad and you can usually find them in the frozen entree vegetarian section of your store. Taco Salad 1 pkg. Morning Star Farms Recipe Burger…

Cowboy Caviar

This salad recipe was shared with me by Eve Allram. In her words, “It is so tasty, and the best thing about it is that you can store it in your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. This gets better, day by day….if you can keep it that long.” Cowboy Caviar 2/3 c. oil 1/2…

Easy Summer Salad

Quick, easy, and uses up that abundance of garden veggies. Don’t substitute for the Good Seasons Dressing. That’s the secret ingredient. Great for potlucks. Easy Summer Salad Garden fresh tomatoes, cut into chunks Garden fresh cucumbers, sliced Garden fresh summer squash, sliced Red onion, sliced in rings Green pepper, cut into strips Good Seasons Italian…

German Potato Salad

I love German potato salad, but I prefer it cold. Here’s a typical German recipe you can play around with and make it your own, depending on your personal tastes. I’ve added vegetarian breakfast strips instead of your traditional bacon. If you don’t have any on hand, make it anyway. It will still taste great!…

Greek Salad

Today I will share with you the Marinated Tofu that is used in the Greek Salad recipe. Naturally, the tofu is replacing the feta cheese in this recipe and it is marinated in a dressing that you spoon over your salad along with the tofu. Yum!” — Shelby Ruttan Greek Salad Dressing: 1/2 cup olive…

Cranberry-Orange Salad (Raw)

Cranberry-Orange Salad 2 c. fresh cranberries 1 apple, cored 1 orange, peeled 1 c. dates (to sweeten–add more or less as desired) In a blender, gently pulse all ingredients (adding a little water if necessary) to a cranberry relish-type consistency. Chill.

7-Layer Salad

This is a very versatile salad. Other colorful veggies and additions may be substituted, such as red/green peppers, cauliflower, broccoli, grape tomatoes, or even sliced boiled eggs. You may also experiment with the dressing according to your tastes. Some like to omit the sour cream and add a little more mayo and sugar. Others prefer…

4-Bean Salad

I enjoy this basic salad for many reasons. It’s tasty, is easy to prepare, and lasts many days in the refrigerator making it a great make-ahead potluck dish. 4-Bean Salad 1-14.5 oz. can cut green beans, drained 1-14.5 oz. can dark red kidney beans, drained 1-14.5 oz. can garbanzo beans, drained 1-14.5 oz. can black…

Pineapple-Carrot Delight

Pineapple-Carrot Delight 1 small (6oz.) pkg. orange *gelatin 1-20 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained 1 c. grated carrots Make gelatin according to package directions. Chill until soft-set, then gently add the pineapple and carrots. Refrigerate until it is firmly set. *Note: Regular gelatin is made with animal products. There are a couple vegetarian gelatin substitutes…

Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad Long seedless cucumber, thinly sliced 1 t. salt 1/2 c. sour cream 1 Tbsp. white or rice vinegar 2 drops Tabasco sauce (opt.) 2 Tbsp. *fresh chopped chives OR 1/2 Tbsp. dried chives 1/4 t. dried dill couple shakes of pepper (opt.) Sprinkle the cucumber slices with salt and let sit for about…

Copper Carrot Salad

Here is a salad that has been around for a long time. I first tasted it from a recipe published in our church cookbook many years ago. There are different variations on it, with the main differences being the ratio of sugar, oil, and vinegar. From my recollections, it was originally called “Copper Penny” or…

Strawberry Spinach Salad

If you haven’t had this salad, you’re in for a treat! I first enjoyed this at a potluck gathering and I couldn’t believe how scrumptious it was! It’s so flavorful that I enjoy eating it in place of dessert. Strawberry Spinach Salad 1/4 c. sugar 1/3 c. oil 1/4 c. balsamic or apple cider vinegar…

Pasta Salad

Use your imagination with this salad as it is very versatile. If you don’t have broccoli, try summer squash or just leave it out. Minced red onion or frozen green peas, thawed may be added. I always make it according to what I have on hand. The key is to use plenty of Parmesan cheese…

Waldorf Salad

Waldorf Salad 4 Red Delicious apples, unpeeled 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 3/4 c. celery, diced 1/2 c. *pineapple chunks, drained 1/2 c. *grapes, sliced in half 1/2 c. walnuts, chopped Pinch of salt Sugar to taste Mayonnaise to taste Mix all together, blending mayonnaise in last. Chill before serving. *Variation: For a Classic Waldorf Salad,…

Strawberry Sesame Salad

“This is one recipe that I have shared with EVERYONE who has tried it. It brings out the flavor in the strawberries. Sesame Seeds must be toasted or it is not as nutty tasting.” –Linda Sturm Strawberry Sesame Salad Lettuce greens (Green leaf, Romaine or Spring Mix) Fresh strawberries, sliced Toasted Sesame Seeds Red onion,…

Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Salad 1 c. pineapple juice 2 t. small pearl tapioca 1 c. bananas, sliced OR grapes (you may also mix half and half) 1 c. oranges, cut into small pieces 1 c. fresh pineapple chunks 1/2 c. coconut Cook juice and tapioca, stirring constantly until tapioca is clear. Remove from heat and stir in…