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How to Grow the Perfect Tomato

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 Abigail Isaiah (December 30, 2012)  Who doesn't like a tomato fresh from the garden? No tomato in the store can compare to one fresh from the field. Sun ripened and full of flavor and picked at the perfect time. No green tomatoes forced to ripen as they are carted off to the store. Harvested at the peak of perfection and flavor, there is nothing better. So, how do you grow the perfect tomato? It really isn't hard at all. . (Salads)

The salad, something essential in a good diet

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 Zana Hoti (October 24, 2011)  Within the different dishes you can enjoy every day in enjoying the meals and delicious flavors, there are salad, thanks to the various components that can be added to these foods offer great taste as a means to satisfy hunger, such as adequate food and healthy for the body and this last point is one of the main features of the salad, so much so that they represent something essential .. (Salads)

Ready to Eat Salad Products

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 David Urmann (January 12, 2009)  Salad is one of the most favorite appetizers around the world. It is composed of cold cuts mixed with fruits or vegetables. It may consist of fish, pasta, cheese, meat and tomatoes. It is mixed with mayonnaise and milk, or other dressings. Salad is also popularly being prepared during special occasions. There are many types of salads, like fruit salad, macaroni salad, vegetable salad .. (Salads)

Quick Salad Recipes

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 David Urmann (January 12, 2009)  Quick recipes are the simplest and fastest to prepare. It is ideal for people who have no time to prepare a full meal. A variety of salad can be prepared with simple recipes and procedures that will only take a few minutes. Here are some quick salad recipes: Grilled Ham Salad Grilled ham salad can be prepared in 15 to 20 minutes. Ingredients: 10 ounce of package salad green ½ pounds .. (Salads)

Purslane, The Omega-3 Rich Salad Vegetable

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 Robert Rister (December 22, 2008)  Purslane is a traditional Mediterranean vegetable also known as the garden flower portulaca. It is an intensely rich source of alpha-linolenic acid, which the body converts into the essential fatty acids known as EPA, and almost 3 percent of purslane by weight consists of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-carotene and lutein. A three-ounce serving of purslane contains the equivalent of a 100-IU . (Salads)

How to Make Salad Safe (If Not Low-Calorie)

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 Robert Rister (December 16, 2008)  The question often is, “If I don't have time to buy and cook vegetables, what's wrong with picking up something at the deli?" The two most commonly consumed deli salads in the United States are coleslaw (cabbage with mayonnaise and/or a vinaigrette) and potato salad. While cabbage protects against cancer, for unknown reasons, coleslaw does not. Coleslaw does contain large .. (Salads)

Slaw Recipes (And They Fit Into a Diabetic's Diet!)

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 Linda Carol Wilson (December 12, 2008)  Coleslaw can add so much to a meal but people often shy away from it because of the fat and calories of the dressing. But coleslaw can be enjoyed by dieters and diabetics when made properly. Don't miss out on this delicious side dish as part of your meals! Below are a couple of recipes for you to try. Lightened Up Homestyle Coleslaw is exactly as the name implies. It is a recipe that .. (Salads)

Cold Pasta Salad - A Delicious and Healthy Salad

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 Manila Williams (December 11, 2008)  A Cold Pasta Salad can be served as a light lunch on a hot summer afternoon or as an additional side dish for any party or dinner because it can be prepared ahead of time. With such lovely flavors, I think you just need an excuse to serve it. This pasta salad recipe is low fat (you can avoid using the cheese altogether), easy to make, tasty, and suitable for vegetarians. Although you .. (Salads)

Showy Bacon and Egg Layered Salad

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 Linda Carol Wilson (October 29, 2008)  Are you looking for a salad recipe that is quick, easy, and impressive as well as delicious? If so, you have come to the right place! This Bacon and Egg Layered Salad is perfect for taking to a work luncheon, church pitch-in, family reunion or holiday meal because it serves twelve. It is also perfect for such occasions as it needs to set for at least 8 hours before serving, making it .. (Salads)

Warm Chicken Spinach Salad and Crunchy Apple Salad Perfect For Fall and Diabetics Can Enjoy Them Too

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 Linda Carol Wilson (September 26, 2008)  These two salad recipes are great anytime of the year. But they are especially perfect in the fall and winter. During these two seasons, many only want a salad but they also want something warm. Warm Chicken Spinach Salad is the perfect solution. And Crunchy Apple Salad takes advantage of the abundance of apples in the fall and even into the winter. You can't go wrong with these salads! . (Salads)

Most Salad Dressings Contain MSG, Trans-Fatty Acids and Refined Sugars - Do Yours?

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 Karen Pijuan (September 08, 2008)  Most bottled salad dressings contain MSG, trans-fatty acids and/or contain lots of sugar, corn syrup or other refined sugars instead, none of which are good for your health. MSG in Salad Dressings Store bought salad dressings almost always contain MSG, which is a brain neurotoxin. MSG has not only been shown to cause neurological and other problems, and that is reason enough to stay .. (Salads)

Put Your Own Spin on a Summer Classic

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 Robert Grazian (September 04, 2008)  The 7-layer salad recipe has its origins in the American south, but is now a popular salad throughout the country-and even abroad. Its perfect potluck and picnic fare, and you can make it a day ahead. If you know how the salad is constructed-including the bowl, vegetables, dressing and topping- you can put your own spin on this summer classic. Don't be bound by the name, either; it does . (Salads)

Arugula Alternatives - Exploring Mesclun

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 Kim Steele (August 30, 2008)  Personally I like arugula. It has a wonderful mineral rich taste, like most good salad greens, and I enjoy it's peppery bite. But perhaps it's not your thing. If that's the case you shouldn't stop your exploration of salad greens with arugula. Pick up a bag of mesclun mix and begin experimenting with all of the fabulous types of greens available for you to create your perfect salad. .. (Salads)

Easy Salads Are a Must

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 Donald Hammond (August 29, 2008)  The making of vegetable salads is so easy, in nearly every case the simple French dressing being all that is required, that every cook, household or professional, ought to know how to mix it. Pin this recipe over the cooking table and learn it by heart ; it may be used for all salads, never deviating from quantities unless you require a salad for eight or ten people, when the rule may .. (Salads)

The Effect of Cooking and Drying Vitamin-Rich Foods

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 Donald Hammond (August 25, 2008)  Since vitamins are so essential in food, the effect of cooking and drying upon the vitamin content of a food needs to be considered. There has been some difference of opinion regarding this matter. Indeed, the question of whether or not vitamins of all vitamin-rich foods are destroyed by cooking and drying has not been determined. It is thought, however, that fat-soluble A may be .. (Salads)

Salad Bar Suppers - Healthy, Fast, and Fun Dinners For Summer

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 Judy Ferril (August 22, 2008)  Salad bars are always so much fun in restaurants and salads are the perfect summer meal. We are in the warm part of the summer and all to soon we won't have the fresh produce available as readily. Why not plan a Salad Bar Supper one evening? It isn't as hard as it seems and everyone can pitch in with prep. First consider your family's likes and also see what they might be willing to .. (Salads)

Salad Lore

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 Donald Hammond (August 21, 2008)  Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, is supposed to be the inventor of salads. Because of his fondness for salad plants, he was accused of eating grass, and, like most originals, was considered a “crank. " The “bitter herbs" of the Paschal Feast of which we read in sacred scripture, was nothing neither more nor less than a salad. It consisted of lettuce, dandelion, chamomile and . (Salads)

Cowboy Caviar Salad

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 Judy Ferril (August 20, 2008)  I am sure many of you have heard of this wonderful dip treat. It is a combination of black beans, black-eyed peas (in the south), onions, seasonings, tomatoes (maybe), peppers, olives (maybe), corn (maybe) and cilantro and a touch of oil. You get the idea - lots of wonderful ingredients. The one thing it should have is just a little kick to it - it doesn't need to be burn your mouth hot . (Salads)

Sugar-Free, Low-Fat Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

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 Linda Carol Wilson (August 20, 2008)  The following are a group of very tasty homemade salad dressings that are quick, easy, and healthy. Perfect for diabetics and dieters, too. Using your favorite salad greens, make a tasty salad for your family and friends, showing off your “home-cooking" abilities! An easy way to impress your guests. DIJON-LEMON VINAIGRETTE SALAD DRESSING 3 tbsp water 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp .. (Salads)

Salad Vegetables - A Brief Overview

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 Donald Hammond (August 18, 2008)  Under this term it will be convenient for us to include all plants which are employed for culinary purposes, or for table use, such as salads and relishes. The potato and sweet potato, the pumpkin and squash, the red or capsicum peppers, and the tomato, are of American origin. All the others are, most probably, natives of the Old World. Only one plant coming in this class has been .. (Salads)

Apple Salad Recipe From Rome - Did You Know How Gorgeous This Italian Apple Salad Is?

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 Mei Fontana (August 10, 2008)  This apple salad recipe is called Insalata di mele alla romana in Italian. When I learned this apple salad recipe I was told it had its origin in Rome, the modern town, not old Rome. I love its simplicity and its deliciously natural taste and I hope you will too. The first time I prepared this apple salad myself I thought it would be very difficult to blend the tastes of the apples .. (Salads)

Food and Drink Paradise - Tomato Red Or Onion White?

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 Chang Joan (August 08, 2008)  Which colour you like the most? Tomato red or Onion white? Today the English teacher is not present. You are just standing outside of a classroom, waiting for your child. You see a group of children are busy discussing loudly over colours in a classroom. Tom stands up and tells the class, that he loves red. John said he loves blue. Mary said she loves yellow. Vanessa said she loves .. (Salads)

Power Salads Fact Or Fiction?

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 Diane Vitellaro (July 28, 2008)  We've all been told to eat our veggies. We've all been told raw veggies are better than cooked veggies. Let's take a look at the salad and see if it really is a power food. With raw vegetables being so much higher in nutrients than cooked veggies, it's no wonder eating a large salad a day has been encouraged for many decades now. In just one sitting, you are able to receive .. (Salads)

Gelatin Salads For Hot Summer Days Suitable For Diabetics, Too!

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 Linda Carol Wilson (July 28, 2008)  What could be more refreshing on hot summer days than a cool gelatin salad? Here in North Texas we are experiencing several consecutive days of triple digit temperatures. And I know many of you are also in your hottest days of the year. So let's bring out the gelatin salads for some light, refreshing meals. GELATIN FRUIT MOLD 2 1/2 cups boiling water 1 large box sugar-free .. (Salads)

How to Make the Freshest Salads

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 William Stearns (July 24, 2008)  When shopping for salad ingredients look for fresh, crisp greens. Pass up any with withered leaves, brown or yellow edges, or slimy spots. Salad greens are highly perishable, so buy at a market that keeps them under refrigeration. With bagged greens, check the “sell by" date for optimum freshness. Greens that come wrapped in cellophane should be stored in the wrapper, then .. (Salads)

Tex mex Chicken Salad Perfect For Hot Summer Days

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 Linda Carol Wilson (July 18, 2008)  For a new twist on a chicken salad, try this Tex-Mex Chicken Salad. With a refreshing combination of salad greens, veggies, and grilled chicken tossed with your own home-made lime vinaigrette, it is perfect for hot summer days. But it is also a good choice for any time of the year. For a little south-of-the-border feel, hang a pinata, lay some mariachis on the table, bring out your .. (Salads)

Tasty Fruit Salsa Served With Cinnamon Tortilla Chips

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 Tommy Nopud (July 18, 2008)  Nothing beats a fresh, healthy, and vitamin loaded fruit salad, when you are feeling thirsty in the summertime. Here is a tasty fruit salsa recipe, served with delicious cinnamon tortilla chips. Can be served as an appetizer or snack. Here is what you need: 2 peeled and diced kiwis 2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and diced 1 (8 ounce) package raspberries 1 pound strawberries .. (Salads)

The Classic Seven Layer Salad Recipe An American Favorite

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 Julia S. Stewart (July 17, 2008)  If you have been to a potluck dinner or a barbeque recently, chances are you have tried a seven layer salad. The cool thing about this specific dish is that everyone has their own variation of it. You never quite know what you are going to get into you take your first bite (and even then you still might not know what exactly you are eating). Here's a seven layer salad recipe that I .. (Salads)

The Spicy Taco 7 Layer Salad Recipe For Those Who Love a Salad With a Little Kick

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 Julia S. Stewart (July 17, 2008)  For those of you wanting a little more kick out of your classic 7 layer salad, this recipe could be just what you're looking for. I love Mexican food. I love salads too. This Spicy Taco 7 Layer Salad recipe is the perfect combination of those two loves. By keeping the layers in the appropriate order, you can prepare and store this dish in advance without having to worry too much about .. (Salads)

Entree Salad Recipes For Hot Summer Days Suitable For Diabetics

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 Linda Carol Wilson (July 16, 2008)  The hot days of summer are definitely here. It's time for quick, easy, lite, cool foods! Following are a couple of recipes that are perfect for summertime entree salads. Whether for a luncheon, dinner by the pool, or simply something quick and easy on a hot summer day, give these recipes a try. This curried turkey salad is a good blend of poultry with a veggie - celery, and a fruit - .. (Salads)

Make 7 Layer Salad Ahead

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 Linda Carol Wilson (July 09, 2008)  Are you looking for a salad that is quick, easy and delicious? Then give this seven-layer salad a try. This salad is a perfect salad for family reunions, pitch-in meals, dinner parties, etc. Since it needs to refrigerate overnight, this is the perfect make-ahead item. Have more time with your family and friends by having your salad made in advance. And it is sooo good. Everyone will .. (Salads)

Homemade Light Creamy Salad Dressing

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 Linda Carol Wilson (July 04, 2008)  Salads are always touted as diet food but the dressing can quickly sink the whole ship. Many of us prefer the creamy dressings but are warned they aren't a good option for those of us who are diabetic, dieting or having to watch our diets for other health reasons. Following is a quick and easy homemade creamy salad dressing. This should not wreck your diet. But always remember to use .. (Salads)

Greek Flavors Panzanella Salad

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 Gregory Anne Cox (June 27, 2008)  Serves 4 - 6 Ingredients 2 pounds of tomatoes-very ripe and juicy-cut into eighths 1# fresh cucumber, peeled, sliced in half lengthwise, then sliced into ½" pieces ½ of a small red onion, cut in half and slice very thinly with the grain 1 tsp. fresh oregano chopped small ¼ cup of halved Kalamata olives-optional 4 - 6 oz. fresh feta* 2 pieces of whole grain bread from a boule, 1" .. (Salads)

Food and Drink Paradise Salads Paradise

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 Chang Joan (June 20, 2008)  Lovely salads to cheer your appetite! Real warm days are coming soon. It is time for salad! Can you imagine sitting in a nice cooling garden, having something watering cool and delicious? How wonderful! Here comes a lovely bowl of salad topping with a giant strawberry and wonderful almond flakes! Sir and madam, placing your orders? Try some new salads? Here we go. . . Salad Dressing 3 .. (Salads)

Make a Masterpiece! Fruit Salad Recipes For Every Occasion and Meal

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 Loralea Prentis (June 19, 2008)  What can be eaten with every meal? Breakfast, lunch AND dinner? What can be served at nearly every occasion? Did you guess fruit salad? You would be right! Fruit salad is delicious, easy to prepare and nutritious. It can be made using fresh or canned fruit, and customizing is easy! Just don't put in the kinds of fruit that you don't like; and add as many kinds as you do! Although fruit .. (Salads)

Free Online Recipe For Making Harvest Salad With Honey Dressing

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 Shen Gerald (March 21, 2008)  This is a free online recipe for making Harvest Salad with Honey Dressing. This recipe is made up mostly of fruits and berries. It is a healthy recipe. It is also very good tasting too. For this recipe, you will required the following ingredients: For the Dressing: 1. 1/2 cup of light whipping cream 2. 3 tbsp of raw honey 3. 3 tbsp of orange juice Fruits used: 1. grapefruit sections 2. . (Salads)

A Guide to Greens for Salads

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 Kiya Sama (February 15, 2008)  Mixing a good salad lies in combining textures. For example, the crispness of romaine with the softness of butter lettuce, colors - the red of radicchio and the dark green of watercress, shapes - the round leaves of mache, the tangled leaves of curly endive, flavors - bitterness of endive, pepperiness of arugula, blandness of iceberg, tartness of sorrel. It is generally wise to start .. (Salads)

Healthy Salad Dressings - Delicious Homemade Salad Dressings

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 Elizabeth Martyn (July 25, 2007)  Choose light, healthy salad dressings to enhance your summer salads. Try these healthier homemade alternatives to the traditional vinaigrette dressing. A salad simply isn't a salad without some dressing - but how can you avoid dousing the whole lot in high-fat dressing, thus ruining any attempt at healthy eating? Home-made dressings are always a better bet than mass-produced, because .. (Salads)

Healthy Salad Recipes - 5 Tips for Making a Healthy Salad

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 Elizabeth Martyn (July 23, 2007)  Surely salad is always healthy. . . or is it? Actually, it's horribly easy to wreck a healthy salad by adding the wrong ingredients. Follow these tips, and your salads will always do you good. Choose healthy, unprocessed proteins. You might want a main-course salad to be a bit more sustaining than just leaves and salad veggies. But make sure you add the right things. Steer clear of .. (Salads)




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