(Closed) SALAD!

posted 4 years ago in Food
Post # 32
530 posts
Busy bee

I’m a huge fan of a spinach, goat cheese, mandarine and chicken salad. simple and no vinagrette needed thanks to the mandarines!

Post # 33
7681 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

I could eat anything with balsamic vinegar ( & olive oil ) on it. lol

Post # 35
1104 posts
Bumble bee

ClaudiaKishi:  easiest dressing ever:  2/3 cup balsamic, 1/4 cup mustard, 4 Tbsp honey, 2 Tbsp olive oil

Post # 37
500 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

My favourite salad is a little steal from Pinterest known as pesto chicken antipasto salad (mouthfully sorry!). Spinach base with tomatoes, pesto chicken, mozzarella balls, chopped red bell pepper and chorizo. It’s delicious.

Post # 38
87 posts
Worker bee

I love romaine, slices of grilled steak, mango, avocado, dried cranberries, and balsamic vinagrette. Yum!

I also do romaine, bell peppers, chicken, jalapenos, cilantro, cheddar, and cilantro with either balsamic or ranch.

Post # 39
739 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

My favorite salad – spinach, strawberries, almonds, with raspberry vinaigrette and sesame seeds, yum! I pack these for lunch like all week lately 😜  

Post # 40
1054 posts
Bumble bee

The salad Fiance and I have been obsessed with lately is whatever various greens I happen to buy with grilled chicken, dried cranberries, feta cheese (my choice) or goat cheese (FI’s choice), sliced almonds if I can find them at the store (i usually can’t), and raspberry vinegrette! 

Post # 41
316 posts
Helper bee

This salad is so good 

Spinach and apple salad with pecans and cranberries


For the salad:

5 cups of baby spinach

3 apples, thinly sliced

½ cup pecans

1/3 cup dried cranberries

For the dressing:

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon ground Dijon mustard

salt and pepper, to taste

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon honey



Place the ingredients for the dressing into a bowl and whisk together until combined. Set aside.

Place all of the ingredients for the salad into a large serving or salad bowl and pour over the dressing. Toss to combine thoroughly and serve.

Post # 42
429 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2017

I’m a huge fan of non lettuce salads, and both of my picks are perfect for mason jars too. My top two favorites are:
1. Tomato (grape or zima if you can), cucumber, red onion. Chopped (to your preference on how fine or rustic you want). Add in cilantro and dill, chop it up (or any other herbs you like). Add in lime juice and salt/pepper, or you can drizzle it with your favorite Vinaigrette. 

2. Replacing lettuce with Kale and/or Broccoli slaw(they sell it in the same section that you can buy chopped cabbage, but it’s got broccoli stalks, carrots and radish) for any salad. Both the kale and broccoli slaw will always stay crunchy and it makes me feel pretty full.

For salad dressings, sometimes I just add in lime juice and a bit of salt and pep. Other days, I will mix in Olive oil + Balsamic Vinegar/Apple cider vinegar, with a splash of sesame oil. Or my favorite dressing is Kraft’s Classic Herb, it’s the closest thing to canada’s subway sub sauce, which I swear, I could drink straight from the bottle haha. 

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Post # 43
3169 posts
Sugar bee

My fave is: mixed baby lettuce, tomato, cucumber, grated carrot, roasted beetroot, Greek fetta, avocado (or only 1 fat if I am feeling virtuous), tuna and flat leaf parsley with a drizzle of balsamic or lemon.

Post # 44
656 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

ClaudiaKishi:  Arugula, grilled steak, marinated onion, avocado and goat cheese. Mmmmmm…

Post # 45
376 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

Lettuce, roasted walnuts, goat cheese and sliced pear (either fresh or canned). We usually eat it with a dressing made out of olive oil, balsamic (I have an amazing fig balsamic which I like to use), honey, pepper, salt and rosemary. Best salad ever, I swear!

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