Grilled Pear And Cranberry Chicken Salad

This grilled pear and cranberry chicken salad is a good way to eat different greens and lean protein for your diet, yet have a delicious side dish with your lunch. The recipe contains a few high calorie ingredients that you can simply replace with your favorite choices, if you’re following a slimming diet. Ingredients: – 2 cups of mixed salad greens. – 3 tbsp of sliced olives. – 300 gm chicken breast, cooked and shredded. – ½ cup of dried cranberries. – ¼ cup of crumbled cheese, like feta or…

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Seafood Salad

Seafood salad

Continuing my delicious seafood recipes, I’m posting today a unique recipe that I thought of, to spice up the summer season and add nutrition value to my diet. This seafood salad will surely be your best choice for parties and dinners. Ingredients: – 1 large shallot. – 2 large tomatoes. – 1 small carrot. – 1 medium green pepper. – ¼ cup of chopped parsley. – ¼ cup of green olive slices. – ¼ cup of black olive slices. – 3 tbsp of olive oil. – 4 tbsp of lemon…

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Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad

Cucumber salad is one of the lightest and most famous side dishes that we serve in summer. It is usually served with roast and barbecued meats, like the mayonnaise and other cold salads, but many ladies like to try new versions for slimming diets and delicious snacks. The classic cucumber salad is made with grated cucumber and yogurt, but there are versions that you can make with cucumber, tomatoes, carrots, garlic, onions, yogurt, lemon juice, mayonnaise and mustard. A wide variety of ingredients can be added, such as shallots, scallion,…

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Apple Bacon Coleslaw

Apple bacon coleslaw

Adding fresh fruits to our daily salad, side dishes and party buffets is a great change that most people would love. One of the delicious changes that I’m going to introduce today is the apple bacon coleslaw salad. Besides the health benefits of apples, the bacon pieces with mayonnaise, olive oil and mustard, make this recipe a wonderful summer snack and side dish. Ingredients: 1 package of shredded coleslaw mix. 4 bacon slices. 1 green apple, diced. 1 cup of mayonnaise. 2 tbsp of mustard. 2 tbsp of olive oil.…

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Hawaiian Coleslaw Recipe

Hawaiian coleslaw recipe

If you like to try tropical salads as side dishes for holidays and family gatherings, this Hawaiian coleslaw recipe will light up your buffets and add a style to your meals. Ingredients: – 1 bag of coleslaw mix. – 1 can of preserved pineapple, drained. – 1 can of preserved mandarin oranges. – ½ cup of Maraschino cherries, chopped. – 2 cups of mayonnaise. – Salt and pepper. – 1 tbsp of pineapple syrup “from the can”. – 1 tbsp of orange syrup “from the can”. Preparation: Drain the pineapple…

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Southern Coleslaw Recipe

Southern coleslaw recipe

The southern cuisine is famous for its rich-taste foods and surely the southern coleslaw is one of these elegant, delicious dishes. This southern slaw recipe is a new version that is a bit different from the classic recipe followed by the south folks. Ingredients: – 1 small head of green cabbage. – ½ small head of red cabbage. – 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated. – 1 medium shallot, minced. – 1 medium red bell pepper, diced. – 1 cup of mayonnaise. – ¼ cup of cooking cream. – 2…

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German Coleslaw Recipe

German Coleslaw Recipe

We all know the importance of cabbage in the German cuisine, as a basic side dish with different sausage, ham and roast meat dishes. This German coleslaw recipe depends on cabbage, carrots, mayonnaise and onions, with the fewest additions to make the salad quite original. Adding mayonnaise here is optional, as it gives a rich, creamy taste with roast and fried dishes. Ingredients: 1 head of cabbage, finely chopped or shredded. 3 medium carrots, peeled and grated. ¼ cup of white vinegar. 1 large shallot, finely chopped. ¼ of vegetable…

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Country Coleslaw Recipe

Country Coleslaw

Country coleslaw is an old fashioned recipe for the famous cabbage salad that we all love at any time of the year. Like my modification for the slaw blend, this recipe uses green pepper, but to make an exquisite change, try very thin slices or shredded boiled beets, as they will give a natural sweet taste. Ingredients: 1 head of cabbage “use half red and half green, if desired”. 2 medium carrots, peeled and grated. 1 medium green pepper “grated or finely chopped. 1 cup of mayonnaise. 3 tbsp of…

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Coleslaw Recipe

Coleslaw recipe

If you’re one of those who like to eat delicious coleslaw with most foods, then you may need several versions to try with the different dishes, to brighten up the meals. The basic recipe depends on green cabbage and carrots with, or without, a mayonnaise dressing. In this recipe I’m adding some more options that taste good with cabbage, so you can try for your kids’ sandwiches or with the daily meals. You may exclude the new ingredients, like pepper and scallion, and follow the original quick slaw blend, if…

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