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Salads for Two

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Warm Chicken Spinach Salad

Warm Chicken Spinach Salad

Warm Chicken Spinach Salad

"Since my husband, Bob, and I are empty nesters, I'm always looking for quick, healthy and eye-appealing dishes for the two of us," writes field editor Shirley Glaab of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. "This pretty main-dish salad has a hint of ginger and a nice crunch from the walnuts."

Cran-Apple Waldorf Salad

Cran-Apple Waldorf Salad

Cran-Apple Waldorf Salad

A small-quantity salad can still be special, as this recipe proves. "I like the crisp apple, crunchy celery and chewy dried cranberries in a delightful dressing," says DeLoris Nance from Auburn, Washington.

Creamy Green Bean Salad

Creamy Green Bean Salad

Creamy Green Bean Salad

IN our early years of marriage, my husband asked me to make bean salad "like his mother's". I've tried many versions, but this is the one our whole family likes best. In the past, I'd can about 50 quarts of green beans every year, but now my husband suggests I can only enough to keep making this salad. -Lorraine Mix, Remer, Minnesota
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Crunchy Kraut Salad

Crunchy Kraut Salad

Crunchy Kraut Salad

Anyone who likes sauerkraut will enjoy this salad. I serve it as a side dish with ham, any kind of sausage or a sandwich. -Mrs. J.B. Culwell, Arlington, Texas

Easy Blue Cheese Dressing

Easy Blue Cheese Dressing

Easy Blue Cheese Dressing

This tangy salad dressing can be ready to serve in 15 minutes or less. We like the blend of flavors with the blue cheese.

Fruity Chicken Salad for Two

Fruity Chicken Salad for Two

Fruity Chicken Salad for Two

This quick and easy dish features a nice combination of flavors, textures and colors. The recipe is adequate for two, but if you'd like to serve it as a luncheon entree, simply double or triple the ingredients. -Eleanor Loughlin, Southport, North Carolina

Spinach Salad Supreme

Spinach Salad Supreme

Spinach Salad Supreme

A tangy topping completes this fresh spinach salad, garnished with hard-cooked egg and crumbled bacon. Field editor Gail Sykora from Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin shared the recipe.

Apple Chicken Salad

Apple Chicken Salad

Apple Chicken Salad

Now that my six children are grown, I make lots of small-portion meals. This tasty salad is one of my favorite recipes because it’s colorful, a little different and it contains healthy ingredients.—Anne Stevens, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Apple Citrus Salad

Apple Citrus Salad

Apple Citrus Salad

This sweet-tart salad is perfect for on-the-go couples like us. My husband, John, and I enjoy quick, satisfying weekday suppers for just the two of us. On weekends, we like to cook for our three grown children and their families.—Sandra Baratka, Phillips, Wisconsin

Busy Day Salad

Busy Day Salad

Busy Day Salad

With our children gone from home now, I spend a lot of time trying to convert recipe I made for our large family into recipes for just my husband, Lee and me. We really enjoy this salad.—Bettie Walker, Lancaster, California

Tuna Salad for Two

Tuna Salad for Two

Tuna Salad for Two

This time, Tuna Salad for Two comes from Sharon Balzer of Phoenix, Arizona. "We have long, hot summers here in the dessert Southwest, so I try to get creative with salads and come up with cool dinners for my husband Roger, and me," explains Sharon. "I've been serving this tasty, refreshing dish for at least 5 years. We think it's simply scrumptious!"
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