Category Soups & Salads

Apple Bacon Coleslaw

This is by far one of the best coleslaws I have ever had. A perfect mix of sweet, salty, and tangy! When you are looking for a fun side dish or item to bring to a potluck… this is a great option!

1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup honey
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/4 cup pulp free orange juice
Juice from 1/2 fresh lemon=roughly 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
1 teaspoon ground black p...
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Terry’s Ranch Dressing

My brother Terry and I love Warehouse Pizza in La Verne, California. They are known for their delicious pizza of course and you can’t get enough of their ranch dressing. Dip your pizza in it or enjoy the Antipasta salad with half ranch and half Italian dressing. Terry sent me this recipe and told me I had to make it because it tastes identical to the Warehouse Pizza ranch.
3 scallions (chives), ch...
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Coconut Fish Soup

I have a recipe for Tom Kha Gai that I plan on making very soon. Something about vegetables and coconut milk together is heaven! I love the Tom Kha Gai at Mu Restaurant in downtown Redlands. I gave this recipe a go last night. Originally I was going to do fish and veggies on kabobs and then made up this fish soup recipe and was so happy that I did. It’s very light, healthy, and a tad spicy which I love.
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Contadina Italian Insalate (Salad)

While dining at Naples Ristorante e Pizzeria at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, I tasted one of the best salads I’ve had in a very long time. Under Insalate on their menu, you will find the Contadina salad that includes chopped romaine and radicchio, chopped red onion, tomato, pepperoncini, green olives, kalamata olives, garbanzo beans, salami, provolone, and Italian vinaigrette...
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Chinese Salad Dressing

Thank you to Kathy Roybal Shefts for this fantastic salad recipe!
3/4 Cup of vegetable oil
3/4 Cup of sugar
3/4 Cup of vinegar
3 tablespoons of sesame oil
1 teaspoons of Coleman’s dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of white pepper
Package of coleslaw (precut)
Package of purple cabbage (precut)
If you can’t find it precut in bags, buy a head and shred it
A bunch of green ...
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Cucumber Salad

Yields: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 min
Makes 4 servings


2 cups thinly-sliced cucumbers
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
Chives – optional
Crushed red pepper flakes – optional


Clean cucumbers, cut lengthwise, remove seeds, and use a sharp knife to 
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Taco Tuesday Salad

After being a wino and splurging on meals most weekends; I’m not ready for those greasy tacos come Tuesday. During the weekdays I try to eat as healthy as possible. This is one of my favorites because there’s always leftovers for lunch or dinner the next couple meals. If you are feeding a family of four this will feed you all.

1 – 20oz. package of Ground Turkey
2 tsp...
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