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Creamy Cucumber Salad with Thyme

Ingredients:16 oz low fat sour cream4 medium to large cucumbers, sliced or diced3 tablespoons thyme, minced1 teaspoon celery seed3 bulbs of green onions OR 1 small onion, mincedsaltpepper Directions:In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Cover tightly and refrigerate 1 hour to 1 day before serving. The cucumbers might release […]

Kiwi Kumquat Salad with Key Lime Syrup

Ingredients: 6 kiwi, sliced 6 kumquats, sliced or halved 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon key lime juice 1/2 teaspoon key lime zest Directions: In a saucepan, bring water, sugar, juice and zest to a boil. Stir until completely dissolved and syrup has thickened. Meanwhile, arrange fruit in […]

Summer Fruit Salad with Ginger Lime Syrup

Ingredients: syrup: 1 cup water 1/3 cup sugar 1 inch knob fresh ginger, coarsely chopped zest of one lime juice of one lime salad: 1 mango, cubed 3 peaches, sliced 3 kiwi, cubed ¾ cup blackberries ¾ cup blueberries* Directions: In a medium saucepan, heat water, zest, juice, ginger and […]

Broccoli Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup fresh broccoli (cut into tiny florets)3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled1/4 cup onion, diced3 tablespoons mayonnaise2 tablespoons white vinegar1 tablespoon sugar Directions: In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cheese, bacon and onion. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar and […]

Cucumber Sesame Salad

  Ingredients:  2 cucumbers, sliced 1/2 inch thick 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon soy sauce toasted sesame seeds   Directions: Mix together sauce and oil. Toss with cucumbers. Sprinkle with healthy amount of sesame seeds. Chill 1/2 hour before serving.

Red Onion and Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: 3 red onions, chopped or sliced 3 cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh chives 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/4 cup canola oil pinch crushed red pepper black pepper Directions: In a colander, lightly salt cucumbers and allow to drain in sink […]