Blue Ribbon Healthy Salad Recipes


Zesty Cranberry Waldorf Salad

By Julia Ferguson
A refreshing twist on Waldorf Salad, with dried cranberries, lemon, and orange zest. I have never...

Butternut Squash, Carrot, Apple & Cranberry Salad

By Darci Juris
Five servings of vegetables a day... that's what they say. This recipe should easily help you...

Summer Spicy Shrimp Salad in Tortilla Cups/Bowls

By Allison Hazell
Great in tortilla bowls or as a dip with toasted baguette pieces. It can be prepared...

Mexicano Shrimp Cocktail

By Lou Kostura
I originally tried this in a tiny Mexican general store in Calistoga California. They serve it...

Buffalo Ranch Deviled Eggs

By Susie D.
Both deviled eggs & Buffalo wings are a hit at parties and potlucks. This recipe...

Romaine Salad

By Vic Gatto
This is a recipe I learned (or stole) from my wife. The nuts and Ramen...

Basil Tomatoes

By Judy Sprague
If at all possible, use fresh, homegrown tomatoes - you'll be in heaven!

Basil Tomato Salad

By Belinda Ramsey
I LOVE this salad! Not only does it taste yummy... it's extremely EASY!! The best of...

Mediterranean Salad

By liz carrier
Light salad with a great Greek flavor...

Eva's Green Salad

By Leslie Holt
This recipe is super easy to make. The dressing is delicious (for a little variety...

Robin's Fresh Fruit Salad

By Robin Hearon
This is a wonderful and refreshing side dish that is perfect for any summer occasion. The...

Harvest Fruit Salad

By Michelle Helgesen
I came up with this salad when I was asked to bring a fruit salad to...

Peggi's Chicken-Bacon Ranch Salad

By Peggi Anne Tebben
You are probably getting tired of hearing about all the recipes I've cooked at restaurants, but...

Sunshine in a Bowl

By Amy Croyle
I came up with this when my sister was pregnant with her first child. She would...

Grandma Wells' Tuna Macaroni Salad

By Katrina Freed
For decades I called this my birthday salad. Every year for as long as I can...

Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Rhea Altamura
I started making these for cookouts. By request, I now make them year-around. Some people...

Grilled Chicken Salad, Restaurant Style

By Peggi Anne Tebben
I used to make this in 2 different steakhouse type restaurants I cooked in. It started...

Crunchy Pea Salad

By Linda Brown
I saw this recipe on Hidden Valley Ranch website and it looked too good not to...

Avocado Citrus Salad

By NIKKI SMITH
I love avocados!!! So why not have a nice refreshing avocado salad. You can also use...

Flavorfully Fantastic Chicken Salad Sandwich

By Melissa Varady
This is one of my new favorite sandwiches. My husband recently came up with the recipe,...

Ethiopian Tomato Salad

By Laurie Sanders
I took an African cooking class this week and this is the salad we made to...

Watermelon Mozzarella Salad

By Grishma Shah
Watermelon Mozzarella Salad is very easy to make, flavorful, and crowd-pleasing. It is perfect for...

Chicken Waldorf Salad

By Marlene Fields
My husband and I both love this as a main dish salad. What could be easier,...

Zucchini Pesto

By Heather Chrane-Dejarnett
I serve this hot or cold with several variations. It's a great meatless meal that even...
10 From-Scratch Sugar Cookie Recipes

10 From-Scratch Sugar Cookie Recipes


Sugar cookies are timeless and always a favorite. The ingredients are basic – butter, eggs, flour, vanilla, baking soda or powder, and, of course, sugar. Where they become special is adding spices and decorating with icing, colored sugar crystals, or even chocolate. Buttery and sweet, sugar cookies can be soft or cut out into shapes […]

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie

20 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pie


While a slice of pie is the epitome of a Thanksgiving dessert, easily making a pie isn’t in every baker’s wheelhouse. And that’s OK! Thankfully, there are so many delicious desserts that evoke the flavors of Thanksgiving but are easier to make than pie. If you don’t like pie or you just feel like skipping […]

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]