• Salad

    Southwest Chopped Salad over Grilled Romaine

    Warning! If you don’t like chopping vegetables, this recipe is not for you! I spent the better part of last week at a conference for work. It was the Produce for Better Health Consumer Connections Conference, in Scottsdale, Arizona. I’ve been to this conference 3 times and each time I come back renewed and with new ideas for both work and home. This year was no exception. It was a busy conference with very little downtime but I still came home feeling a bit renewed. Maybe it was the warm weather and sunshine, or maybe it was the company and networking or maybe the food and all those fruits and…

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    Smoked Salmon Citrus Salad

    On long, cold winter weekend days I’m typically in the kitchen making soup or baking bread or some other hearty dish.  Today it is snowy and cold outside but after coming in from shoveling I really wasn’t in the mood for something heavy.  What I really wanted was something light and fresh and a salad sounded like the perfect option. This weekend my husband is away and I really didn’t want to spend a lot of time cooking for myself anyway, so I scrounged through the refrigerator and found some leftover smoked salmon from one of the Christmas baskets, a grapefruit and an orange, some lemons and butter lettuce.  A…