During a long Midwest winter, I crave greens and tomatoes from the garden. These leaf lettuces and grape tomatoes have a fantastic out-of-the-garden taste. Thank goodness we can get them all year 'round..—Jasmine Rose, Crystal Lake, Illinois
Berries add a pop of color to this favorite salad that’s part of my gluten-free menu. My challenge is to keep the family from eating the sugared almonds before I add them! —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan —Peggy Gwillim, Strasbourg, Saskatchewan
This fruity salad is a great option for church potlucks, barbeques and family gatherings. It keeps well in the refrigerator, so you don’t have to be rushing at the last minute.
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"The children in our families especially enjoy this tangy, refreshing salad, and its pretty, bright red color makes it a festive addition to a special occasion meal". —Kathy Spang, Manheim, Pennsylvania
“This recipe is from a coworker. She’s always asked to bring this dish to work parties,” writes Diane Cohen of Saint Louis, Missouri. Fresh fruit and homemade dressing sets it apart, and walnuts add a nice crunch.
A delicious and colorful salad is only 10 minutes away! “Our garden was taking off, so I created a salad with the surplus, and it was hit,” writes Mary Spellerberg of Warsaw, Missouri. Just slice, dress and toss!
"Salads are a quick side dish in my house and always make a healthy addition to the table. We’ve found that if we add croutons or potato sticks and a tasty dressing, the kids will eat them up!”" Lori Daniels - Beverly, WV
Nothing beats the flavor of grilled vegetables, and this is a super way to use your garden bounty. I grill the veggies anytime I'm grilling something else, then whip up the salad and put it in the fridge to marinate. It's even better the next day.