Elote Grilled Mexican Corn Salad

6 ears of corn, husked 1/3 cup crema *see note for substitution 4 tbsp lime juice, fresh is best 1/2 tsp ground cumin 3/4 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup crumbled cotija cheese 1/2 red onion, minced 1/3 bunch cilantro, chopped Heat a grill to medium heat. Add the…

BLT Pasta Salad

2-1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta 6 cups torn romaine lettuce 1 medium tomato, diced 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled ½ cup ranch dressing 1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce ¼ teaspoon pepper Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Then rinse pasta under cold water. In a large bowl, combine the romaine lettuce, tomato, bacon…

Asian Ramen Salad

one 16-oz. package shredded cabbage one package oriental Ramen noodles 3 green onions, chopped 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted 2 tbsp. sugar 1/3 cup olive oil Combine noodle seasoning packet, sugar, and oil. Mix well. Toss mixture with remaining ingredients Serve immediately. photo: tablefortwoblog.com // recipe: Tracy H.

Egg Roll in a Bowl

1 pound ground turkey, pork, or beef 6 cups coleslaw mix or shredded cabbage 4 cloves garlic minced 1 tablespoon ginger minced 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1 tablespoon sesame oil Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the ground meat and cook, stirring often to crumble, until cooked through….

Blackened Chicken & Avocado Salad

Blackened Chicken: 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin optional 1 tbsp olive oil pinch salt and pepper Avocado Salad: 2 cups romaine lettuce (or baby spinach) 1 large tomato 1 small red onion 1/2 cup cucumber 2 avocados 1 tbsp olive oil…

Turkey Salad

4 cups cooked turkey chopped 3 green onions with the whites and start of the greens sliced 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 2 sprigs parsley stems removed, diced 1 small apple chopped (skin on, honey crisp recommended) 1 teaspoon thyme 1 cup paleo mayonnaise Combine all ingredients except the mayonnaise in large bowl and stir to…

Broccoli Salad

for the salad: 1 pound broccoli florets, thinly sliced and then roughly chopped ½ cup raw sunflower seeds or slivered almonds ½ cup finely chopped red onion ½ cup grated sharp cheddar cheese (optional) ⅓ cup dried cranberries or dried tart cherries, chopped for the dressing: ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons apple cider…

Sweet Potato + Black Bean Salad

1 lb sweet potatoes 1 small red onion 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt Juice and zest from 1 lime 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed if using canned 1/2 cup cilantro 1/4 cup pepitas Preheat oven to 400˚ F. Peel sweet potatoes,…

Chickpea Spinach Salad

1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 large handful spinach 3.5 oz feta cheese 1 small handful raisins 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp honey 4 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp cumin, ground 1 pinch salt 1/2 tsp chili flakes Add cheese, spinach, and chickpeas to a large bowl. Mix the honey, oil, lemon juice…

Black Bean + Corn Salad

2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained 3 ears fresh cooked corn, kernels cut off the cob 2 red bell peppers, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp minced shallots 2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 2 tbsp sugar 9 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp lime zest 6 tbsp fresh lime juice…

Apple Cider Vinegar Cole Slaw

one bag shredded cabbage one green apple, cored and diced one green bell pepper, diced one yellow bell pepper, diced one cup shredded carrots one cup pineapple, diced half of a red onion, diced one zucchini, spiralized and chopped one cup apple cider vinegar one or two packets of stevia, to taste Mix all ingredients…

Balsamic Vinegar & Oregano Tomato Salad

An extension on the basic tomato salad, this version calls for balsamic vinegar, garlic and oregano for a true Italian classic. The addition of the sea salt is important to bring out the taste of the tomatoes, so don’t skip this step. The salt will draw most of the moisture out of the tomatoes and…