Salads

Avocado Chicken Salad

  Rotisserie chicken comes to the rescue for a fast, easy weeknight dinner that delivers on protein and deliciousness. When Cooking Light posted this recipe, they wrote that although you could eat it on salad greens, why not use it as a dip for tortilla chips? I know why not — that would turn this low-fat, nutritious meal into a […]

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Pickled Cabbage Salad

A typical lunch for me is often half of a tuna sandwich. Healthy but not exactly exciting. No crunch and not much tanginess, causing me to crave something…chip-like. Enter this salad from my favorite food blogger, Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen. Deb lives in New York City, food mecca to the Americas. Years ago she fell hard for the […]

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Salmon Salad with Blueberries and Avocado

At Weight Watcher meetings I often say, only partly in jest, that I follow the Weight Watchers program so that I can remember where my car is parked in 20 years. I figure that while I’m eating all this healthy food and keeping my weight in check, I might as well feed my brain at the same […]

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Ultimate Fall Salad

You know, it’s funny. I post a lot of recipes on hungry poodle that fellow Weight Watchers (and anyone who wants to eat real food) might appreciate. I also put links to the recipes on my Facebook page, and every once in awhile, though not often, I get a response. Until earlier this week, when I posted a two-ingredient […]

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Chopped Vegetable Salad

Oops. Has the scale (or teeter totter) suddenly tipped in the wrong direction? Perhaps it’s time for a sensible salad, but not just the usual. When we’re at our diet-wits-end we need a salad sensation! We need crunch, and color and a taste that awakens our taste buds and says, “You can do this! You can […]

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