Recipes: Salads

Grilled Queso de Freir Skewers

Grilled Queso de Freir Skewers

Move over Halloumi, there's a new grilling cheese in town and it's called Queso de Freir (Frying Cheese!). This recipe came about as I went to look for Halloumi for a recipe I was developing over for my friends at Walmart/Kingsford/Masterbuilt (you'll see the videos...

Cedar Planked Beets with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

Cedar Planked Beets with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

I'm a big fan of roasted beets. A long time ago, my grandmother once told me that beets are like "detergent for your insides". What she meant was, they are an amazing detoxifier! And boy I know my body could use a good detox so anytime I get a chance to eat roasted...

Fire Roasted Pumpkin, Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad

Fire Roasted Pumpkin, Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad

Most people think of pumpkin pie when they think of this iconic fall squash. But in this recipe it makes for a wonderful salad, roasted in coals and served warm with arugula and goat cheese. This recipe is one of those that really suprises people because it is an...

Thai Basil Curried Chicken “Noodle” Salad {#Paleo and #GF)

Thai Basil Curried Chicken “Noodle” Salad {#Paleo and #GF)

This salad is a great reminder that you can eat great and not miss those empty carbs from pasta ONE BIT!! I paired curried grilled chicken with zucchini noodles tossed in a lemongrass basil coconut milk marinade for a flavorful salad that would be great for lunch,...

Orange Peanut-Miso Salad Dressing And Dipping Sauce

Orange Peanut-Miso Salad Dressing And Dipping Sauce

A few months ago my husband and I did a 21 day fast in which we excluded sugar, dairy, meat and gluten's from our diet. It was a challenge but I have to say we felt healthier afterwards. This Orange Peanut-Miso Dressing was one of our favorite salad...

Grilled Iceberg Wedge Salad

Grilled Iceberg Wedge Salad

I'm usually not a fan of iceberg lettuce — it's basically crunchy water. But, I am a fan of a wedge salad layered in creamy blue cheese dressing topped with crispy bacon! So while I've grilled all types of lettuces (including grilled romaine, for which I've gained...

Citrus Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

Citrus Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad

I eat a salad just about every day so I'm always looking to mix it up so I don't get bored out of my mind. This Citrus Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad might be one of my favorites I've made! Beets have always intrigued me because they are so good for you, but they...

Grilled Romaine Hearts (Grilled Romaine Salad)

Grilled Romaine Hearts (Grilled Romaine Salad)

People find this recipe to be so surprising because people wouldn’t expect that romaine would be great grilled- but it is. The grill sweetens and caramelizes the romaine leaves, heightening its flavor while adding smoke flavor that takes it to the next level. 

Grilled Romaine Salad

Grilled Romaine Salad

This salad is the bomb! Hence why I am putting it on my blog. When you're grilling meat anyway, why not do you salad too?? Grilled romaine is a best kept secret - it gets better and sweeter on the grill. Here's a new mixed green salad I came up with that is as...

Chipotle Cilantro Coleslaw

Chipotle Cilantro Coleslaw

This is my own recipe that came about from a few recipes I found online and then I put my own twist on it. At the time, I'm sure the ingredients I had on hand had a lot to do with it. Scott originally said he didn't like coleslaw but the first time I made this he had...

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