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Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Whenever I take this salad to an event, people always ask for the recipe. It's perfect for the holidays.—Sheila Saunders, Pleasant Grove, Utah

Red and Sweet Potato Salad

Red and Sweet Potato Salad

Red and Sweet Potato Salad

Two types of potatoes help this creamy side dish stand out at warm weather get-togethers. People love the spicy mustard dressing. —Mary Relyea, Canastota, New York

Salmon Spinach Salad

Salmon Spinach Salad

Salmon Spinach Salad

I have always loved the combination of salmon and orange, but the great thing about this salad is being able to do variations. If you don't have goat cheese, try feta. —Stephanie Matthews, Tempe, Arizona
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Sunflower Strawberry Spinach Salad

Sunflower Strawberry Spinach Salad

Sunflower Strawberry Spinach Salad

Not only is this salad a treat to eat, it's a delight to the eyes, thanks to the vibrant green and red ingredients. "I made it by combining several recipes, then added a few extra touches," tells Cathy Linzbach of East Grand Forks, Minnesota. "It's great to serve at ladies' luncheon."

Vanilla Yogurt Ambrosia

Vanilla Yogurt Ambrosia

Vanilla Yogurt Ambrosia

This simple fruit salad is so yummy. I have served it many times, and it's always one of the first dishes to go. Fat-free vanilla yogurt also works well as the dressing. —Sherry Hulsman of Louisville, Kentucky

Cranberry-Pear Tossed Salad

Cranberry-Pear Tossed Salad

Cranberry-Pear Tossed Salad

Kris Hernandez of Oneida, Wisconsin often treats dinner guests to this colorful and fruity salad. Pears, dried cranberries and mixed greens are combined with sugarcoated walnuts and blue cheese, then drizzle with a sweep apricot-flavored dressing that's sure to tantalize the taste buds.

Feta Chicken Salad

Feta Chicken Salad

Feta Chicken Salad

I grew up eating chicken because my father was the manager at a poultry facility, but this is the one dish that never gets boring. —Cheryl Lundquist, Wake Forest, North Carolina

Hawaiian Spinach Salad

Hawaiian Spinach Salad

Hawaiian Spinach Salad

Toss together fresh spinach, veggies, pineapple and ham for this light, lovely main-dish salad. —Anita Ashe, Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia

Healthy Potato Salad

Healthy Potato Salad

Healthy Potato Salad

"Here's a heart-healthy version of my longtime favorite potato salad recipe," says Pat Potter, Calumet City, Illinois. "It's colorful and chock-full of good crunchy ingredients."

Mint Watermelon Salad

Mint Watermelon Salad

Mint Watermelon Salad

I invented this refreshing fruit salad one sultry afternoon while my friends were gathered around my pool. It was quick and easy to prepare and disappeared from their plates even quicker. Even the kids loved it! —Antoinette DuBeck, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania

Plum Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Plum Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Plum Tomatoes with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Sliced plum tomatoes and red onion are tossed with a homemade vinaigrette to create this summery salad. Fresh basil adds the flavorful finishing touch. —Ann Sobotka of Glendale, Arizona
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