Monday, July 1, 2013

12 Awesome Summer Salads! (Plus Salad Dressing Boot Camp!)

Need some new ideas for that Summer holiday cookout? Or maybe the graduation party you're invited to? Or, how about that annual neighborhood block party that you attend every Summer? Well, even if you're just in need of an easy weeknight salad or summer supper for your family, I've got a dozen salad and/or dressing ideas that will feed (and wow) everyone at the table!

Just click on the link below each photo for the recipe!

Cold Thai Noodle Salad with Chicken

Lobster Salad

Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

Opa! (Greek) Pasta Salad

Roasted Chicken Salad with Creamy Gorgonzola Dressing

Greek Chicken Salad

Grilled "Salad" Pizzas

Classic Chef's Salad

Tossed Green Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

Overnight Tater Salad 

Insalata Panzanella

Shrimpy Noodle Ring Salad
Would you like more homemade salad dressing recipes, too?  Click on the link below to experience "Salad Dressing Boot Camp"!

Salad Dressing Boot Camp

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  1. I can be a bit repetitive with making salads, to this is great for helping me change it up a bit. Thanks!

  2. Yum yum yum!! A good Greek salad with a crusty bread is perfect when it's hot out and you don't want to eat much. And I will eat potato salad any day. Thanks for the recipes and ideas!

  3. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I am having to eat a lot of salads right now and was getting bored out of my mind! These will help tremendously. YOU have made my day. I can't wait to try every one of them.

  4. hi, Mary! I didn't eat dinner this evening, so all of this is looking EXTRA good to me!!! That lobster salad...heavenly!!! Mmmmmm...and the Greek chicken salad!!! I'm torturing myself now!

    I hope you have a great holiday! We've not decided exactly what we're going to do. I'm not really feeling up to being around large crowds of people just yet, so we may just hang out here at home around our little grill with a couple of burgers or something. Whatever we do, you better believe sleeping in late will be on that agenda!!!

    Have a great one!

  5. Oh, the salads are gorgeous! We've had about 3 weeks of rain - more storms predicted for today, too ... bleah. We need every bit of color and brightness that we can get, including these beautiful dishes ... :)


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