Salads

Rotisserie Chicken Salad with Strawberries

I meet people every day who say they eat out a lot because they hate to cook.  I get it. We’re busy. We’re distracted by the chaos of modern life (and politics!) and the last thing we want to be doing during our few hours of down time is to prepare a healthy dinner. Heaven forbid “healthy,” because healthy means […]

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Spring Pasta Salad with Shrimp

  Who doesn’t love pasta salad? The only problem — it’s way too easy to eat more than your share. The late veteran actor (and dieter) Orson Welles hit the nail on the head when he said, “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” The […]

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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 — it 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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