African Fruit Salad

AFRICAN FRUIT SALAD #2 Yes it's African. What's the matter with that? Hey, I researched it after the fact of naming it African.  Africans eat dates, pineapples and bananas - there's a big history there. That's all the proof I need, that Africans don't require animals in their diet. They just think they do. It's... Continue Reading →

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APPLE PECAN GINGER SALAD

APPLE PECAN GINGER SALAD Red and green apple cubes, golden raisins and fresh ginger sticks tossed with a sweet lime and white Balsamic pecan and molasses dressing!  Makes almost 2 cups dressing and 6 cups salad Make Pecan Dressing first: 1/2 c. white Balsamic vinegar 3 T. fresh lime squeeze 1 c. pecan halves 1/2... Continue Reading →

GREEK OLIVE FRUIT SALAD

GREEK OLIVE FRUIT SALAD The Greeks know more than any other culture the taste of the 'game' (the lamb) in the Kalamata olive. Pungent sweet, salty, acrid, fatty, chewy and tender at the same time. It's all there - in a plant. Red and green grapes, cantaloupe, apple, pecans enveloped in the perfect sauce that... Continue Reading →

BING CHERRY AND RED GRAPE SALAD

BING CHERRY AND RED GRAPE SALAD with navel and mandarin oranges, sweet onion rings and fresh green pepper. Marinated in a sweet-sour extra virgin olive oil, ginger, garlic and mint vinaigrette, with cinnamon, cloves and coriander! Makes 7 cups 2 c. fresh seedless red grapes, cut in half 3 c. fresh Bing cherries, pitted and... Continue Reading →

MARINATED APPLE AND CELERY SALAD II

MARINATED APPLE AND CELERY SALAD II Sliced celery and fresh sweet red apple cubes marinated in a sweet, garlic and thyme red wine vinegar dressing! Serves 6 1/3 c. peanut oil; I used Planter’s for peanut flavor; some peanut oils don’t actually have a discernible peanut flavor 2 T. red wine vinegar 2 t. sugar... Continue Reading →

BING CHERRY AND BLUEBERRY SALAD

BING CHERRY AND BLUEBERRY SALAD with walnuts and apricot in a maple and spice vinaigrette! Makes 5 cups 2 c. fresh Bing cherries (sweet red), washed, pitted and halved 1/2 pt. fresh blueberries, washed 12 dried apricots 1/2 c. diced sweet red roasted peppers 1/2 c. walnut pieces 1/2 sweet onion or red onion, sliced... Continue Reading →

MIDNIGHT FRUIT SALAD

MIDNIGHT FRUIT SALAD Sweet seedless black grapes and crescents of fresh orange tossed with extra virgin olive oil and Balsamic vinegar. Served in crisp lettuce cups! Makes 4-6 servings 2 c. seedless black grapes, washed 4 med. oranges, segmented 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 T. Balsamic vinegar dash salt 4-6 crisp butter (Boston)... Continue Reading →

KIWI FRUIT SALAD

KIWI FRUIT SALAD Tender sweet fruits from New Zealand arranged on salad plates with banana and fresh sliced strawberries. Drizzled with a special maple, rum and lime dressing! Serves 4 3 T. maple syrup (Grade A dark amber) 1 T. dark rum 1 T. fresh lime juice (fresh is a must) 2 kiwis, peeled and... Continue Reading →

BLUEBERRY AND RED WINE SORBET SALAD

BLUEBERRY AND RED WINE SORBET SALAD Blueberries, cabernet sauvignon wine and pineapple juice blended, then frozen. Served on a butter lettuce leaf with mandarin orange segments! A delightful palate cleanser between courses! Serves 6 16 oz. package frozen whole blueberries, thawed 1/2 c. cabernet sauvignon wine 1/2 c. unsweetened pineapple juice 3 T. sugar 6... Continue Reading →

BING CHERRY SALAD

BING CHERRY SALAD Crisp greens, sweet Bing cherries and sliced red onion tossed with an olive oil and raspberry vinaigrette with a hint of cloves! Makes 4 servings 5 T. mild olive oil 2-1/2 T. raspberry vinegar 2 t. fresh lemon juice 1 light dash ground cloves dash dry mustard salt and pepper to taste... Continue Reading →

SWEET CURRY AND GINGER FRUIT SALAD

SWEET CURRY AND GINGER FRUIT SALAD with Granny Smith apples, dried apricots and raisins! Makes 4 cups 1/2 c. vegetable oil 1/4 c. red wine vinegar 2 T. nondairy liquid creamer 3 T. sugar 1 T. mild curry 1 t. salt several dashes black pepper, preferably freshly ground 1/2 t. celery seed 1/4 t. ground... Continue Reading →

SWEET APPLE AND ORANGE SALAD

SWEET APPLE AND ORANGE SALAD Sweet juicy apples, chunks of navel oranges and ringlets of sweet red onion dressed with a raspberry vinaigrette with a dash of hot mustard! Makes 2-3 servings 3 T. mild olive oil 1-1/2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar 1/4 t. Chinese hot mustard (dry) dash salt 1 lg. red apple, unpeeled, cored... Continue Reading →

GINGER GRAPEFRUIT SALAD

GINGER GRAPEFRUIT SALAD Ruby red grapefruit, green leaf lettuce and sweet onion rings tossed with a ginger, garlic maple mustard dressing! Serves 6 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 2-1/2 T. white vinegar 1 T. soy sauce 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 t. peeled grated ginger 1 T. real maple syrup (Grade A)... Continue Reading →

AVOCADO, GRAPEFRUIT AND PEAR SALAD

AVOCADO, GRAPEFRUIT AND PEAR SALAD with fresh romaine. Tossed with a strawberry fennel vinaigrette. An impressive fusing of soft, delicate hues! Serves 4 5 T. olive oil 2-1/2 T. strawberry vinegar 1/4 t. ground fennel seed salt to taste 1 med. head romaine lettuce, washed, crisped and torn into a little larger than bite-size pieces... Continue Reading →

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD Crisp greens and cuts of fresh orange dressed with a saffron vinaigrette! Serves 4 1/4 c. olive oil 1-1/2 T. white Balsamic vinegar 1/2 t. onion powder 1 tiny pinch powdered saffron fresh finely ground black pepper salt to taste 8 c. crisped torn greens (butter and bronze lettuce, or field greens)... Continue Reading →

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