6 results for tag: healthy


My Fabulous Cooking Show: Classic Seven Layer Salad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNkcxsr6_1s Classic Seven Layer Salad5 cups romaine lettuce cut into small pieces1 cup frozen baby peas, thawedChopped red onion, to taste4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced1 (12-ounce) package bacon, cooked and crumbled2 cups salad dressing (Miracle Whip)2 cups shredded cheddar cheesePlace salad ingredients, in layers, in a large glass bowl or trifle dish. Top with salad dressing and garnish with cheddar cheese. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Serves 12.The writer owns Catering by Debbi Covington and is the author of three cookbooks, Celebrate Beaufort, Celebrate Everything! and Dining Under the Carolina Moon. For more ...

Pretend Cooking Show: Mexican Fruit Salad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-RXpAUSbMg&t=15s Mexican Fruit SaladUse your favorite fruits and berries to make this delicious and simple Mexican inspired salad.1 whole pineappleSeedless red grapes, sliced in halfSeedless green grapes, sliced in halfFresh strawberries, slicedFresh blueberriesFresh RaspberriesFresh blackberriesFresh kiwi, slicedDrizzle of honeyJuice and zest of 1 limeDash of chili powderCut pineapple in half. Remove pineapple in center of each half and cut into bite-sized pieces. Place pineapple, grapes and berries in a large bowl. Drizzle with honey, lime juice and zest and dash of chili powder. Toss gently to combine. Spoon ...

Pretend Cooking Show: Winter Citrus Salad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOQqx0r__G0&t=9s Winter Citrus SaladAny flavored (or unflavored) olive oil can be substituted for the blood orange olive oil. The easy vinaigrette is completely interchangeable with vinegars and oils. Use your favorites to invent your own special salad dressing. This recipe makes a little over ½ cup. Double or triple the recipe to feed a crowd.For the vinaigrette:¼ cup white balsamic vinegar1/3 cup blood orange flavored olive oil1 tablespoon honey1 tablespoon dijon mustardSalt and pepper, to tasteFor the salad:Mixed salad greensThinly sliced red onionRed grapefruit premiumsMandarin orange piecesFresh blueberr...

Pretend Cooking Show: Panzanella Salad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFnNYNqsl9Q&t=16s Panzanella SaladBocconcini are small nuggets of fresh mozzarella cheese. They're about the size of cherry tomatoes and come packaged in plastic tubs filled with liquid containing whey or water.½ loaf artisan-style baguette, cut into ½-inch cubes1 pint grape tomatoes, halved1 small cucumber, quartered and sliced ½-inch thick½ medium red onion, diced1 cup basil leaves, julienned and loosely packed8 ounces bocconcini (baby mozzarella cheese balls)¼ cup balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons capers, undrained2 garlic cloves, minced½ teaspoon kosher salt¼ cup extra-virgin olive oilPreheat oven to 400 ...

Sunshine Salads

Don't you just love the sunshine? I'm totally solar powered. I have to admit, I've been feeling a bit anti-social during the past few cold and dark winter months. And, I've been spending too much time at home eating my favorite comfort foods. Warm and bright days have been so good for my psyche and I'm feeling inspired again. This week I'm sharing three of my favorite (and delicious) slim-down salad recipes. Soon we'll be able to buy fresh spring and summer vegetables locally. Isn't it wonderful?Grilled Romaine Salad 1 cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup whole milk or cream 6 ounces blue cheese, crumbled 1 tablespoon shallot, finely grated 1 ...

For the Halibut…

I've been craving my favorite fish, halibut. It's not aways available here in good old Beaufort, SC. So when I find a piece or two, I tend to snatch them up pretty fast. I read last week that halibut is the "poor man's lobster." Yikes! If that's true, I hate to learn what lobster prices must be.I paid $14.99 EACH for two 6 ounce portions of halibut on Saturday. Thankfully, they were worth every single cent! Since I'm currently going through a southwestern stage, (we've had tacos, burritos and Mexican salads every which way for the past few weeks) I decided to spice up the yummy white fish steaks with some chipotle. It was delicious! If you can't find ...