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One night, I already had some barbecue chicken in the slow cooker, but wanted to figure out how to get all my daily vegetable servings in one sitting. I decided to turn our chicken dinner into salads. It was the perfect way to get my family to eat tons of veggies. —Camille Beckstrand, Layton, Utah
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Mediterranean Orzo Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Orzo Chicken Salad

On hot days, I pull out this recipe for a cool supper. The lemon dressing is so refreshing. If you have it, used grilled chicken. —Susan Kieboam, Streetsboro, Ohio

Veggie Lovers Combo Salad

Veggie Lovers Combo Salad

Veggie Lovers Combo Salad

Here's a terrific way to eat a garden's worth of veggies. Use up to 5 cups of the freshest stuff on hand. —Marianne Taylor, South Hadley, Massachusetts

Wendy's Apple Pomegranate Salad

Wendy's Apple Pomegranate Salad

Wendy's Apple Pomegranate Salad

My grandparents grew pomegranates, pecans and walnuts and would send us some each year. Some of my best memories are the days I used to spend with my grandmother learning how to cook with her. Whenever I make this it's like having lunch with my grandmother again. —Wendy Ball, Battle Creek, Michigan

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Maple Salad Dressing

Maple Salad Dressing

Maple Salad Dressing

Sweet and tangy like French dressing, this recipe will jazz up most any green salad. “I know you’ll love this recipe," says Janet Lawton of St Albens, Vermont.

Seven-Layer Gelatin Salad

Seven-Layer Gelatin Salad

Seven-Layer Gelatin Salad

By alternating fruity layers of gelatin in harvest colors with sweetened sour cream, Melody Mellinger of Myerstown, Pennsylvania created one eye-catching treat. "Kids really fall for it," she says with a laugh, "but it's impressive enough to satisfy any adult."

Favorite Turkey Salad

Favorite Turkey Salad

Favorite Turkey Salad

This fresh-tasting salad is such a treat! I especially like to serve it in the summer when it's too hot to cook. You can also use it as a sandwich filling or stuffed into pita bread. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
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Sugared Walnut Fruit Salad

Sugared Walnut Fruit Salad

Sugared Walnut Fruit Salad

In Washington Court House, Ohio, Clara Coulston stirs sweetened walnuts into this colorful salad that includes oranges, grapes and strawberries. "It's easy to remove the skin from the kiwifruit with a vegetable peeler," she suggests."I also use a mango instead of a peach when available."

Sesame Beef and Asparagus Salad

Sesame Beef and Asparagus Salad

Sesame Beef and Asparagus Salad

Especially during the summertime, this makes a nice light meal. When I prepare it for guests, I'll also serve rice and bread—it's quick and easy, but it always wins me many compliments! I'm a homemaker with two small children, and cooking's one of my favorite hobbies.

Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

Pita Pocket Chicken Salad

We wanted something cool for lunch one summer day, so I tossed together whatever I had in the refrigerator. This wonderful salad was the result. Guests enjoy the sweet grapes, tender chicken and crunchy almonds...and the always ask for the recipe.

Warm Bacon Endive Dressing

Warm Bacon Endive Dressing

Warm Bacon Endive Dressing

My husband loves his mom's endive dressing, so I asked her to share the recipe with me. When I make this salad, I usually serve it with boiled potatoes and sliced smoked ham.

Grilled Thai Chicken Salad

Grilled Thai Chicken Salad

Grilled Thai Chicken Salad

“My husband and I love to eat Thai and Indian food, but notice that most of these cuisines do not offer fresh salads on their menus,” writes Grace Kunert of Salt Lake City, Utah. “This is a recipe we developed to keep all those ethnic flavors when we needed a light dinner.”

Mom's Chopped Coleslaw

Mom's Chopped Coleslaw

Mom's Chopped Coleslaw

For Friday dinners, my mother made coleslaw to go with our fish. It’s still a family tradition, and the tangy dressing even works on a tossed salad. —Cynthia McDowell, Banning, California

Simple Marinated Vegetables

Simple Marinated Vegetables

Simple Marinated Vegetables

Crisp and refreshing, this lovely veggie salad takes center stage whenever Hindy Silberstein serves it. "I like to toss it together for large gatherings and parties," she says from Highland Mills, New York. "I always place it in the middle of the table so folks have easy access. Before I know it, my 'center-piece' bowl is empty!"

Warm Pork and Raspberry Salad

Warm Pork and Raspberry Salad

Warm Pork and Raspberry Salad

For a light and refreshing salad that is fancy enough to serve to guests, try this recipe. The pork roast is so tender and delicious and is paired well with the raspberry preserves. —Taste of Home Cooking School

Turkey Taco Salad

Turkey Taco Salad

Turkey Taco Salad

I discovered this taco salad while I was on a health kick. My husband and I love it now. When I served it at a family birthday party, everyone eagerly asked for the recipe. —Angela Matson, Amboy, WA

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

Simple Marshmallow Fruit Salad

For a taste of summer sunshine, Marana, Arizona’s Marian Bauerle whips up this quick, refreshing salad. “It’s pretty enough to double as a dessert,” she notes. “Peach yogurt and coconut really dress up the canned fruit cocktail.” TIP: LEFTOVER MINI MARSHMALLOWS CAN BE ADDED TO HOMEMADE TRAIL MIX OR A BOWL OF CEREAL OR USED AS A TOPPING FOR A BAKED SWEET POTATO ALONG WITH BUTTER AND CINNAMON.

Super Veggie Tossed Salad

Super Veggie Tossed Salad

Super Veggie Tossed Salad

This crunchy vegetable salad is perfect on a hot summer's day. I like to cut the vegetables earlier in the day, then chill them so they are nice and crisp. Just before serving, all that is left to do is drizzle with the salad dressing.—LaDonna Reed, Ponca City, Oklahoma
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