Edamame Salad Recipe

This is a new age food full of great taste and good nutrition. Edamame is actual soybeans that have been roasted, cooked, shelled, and frozen. They have a crunchy taste and will supply you with a delightful salad texture. They are another great form of vegetable protein. Continue reading Edamame Salad Recipe

Warm Winter Lentil Soup or Salad Recipe

I really enjoy this satisfying lentils recipe that I revamped from a french cookbook. It can be served as a salad on lettuce leaves in the summer or as a warm soup in the winter. You can also serve with a drizzle of olive oil over the top and hot turkey sausage. Continue reading Warm Winter Lentil Soup or Salad Recipe

Easy and Delicious Salads in a Jar “To Go”

Most of us have been amazed when our dinner salad at a restaurant or friend’s dinner party arrives in a beautiful glass or goblet and not on a salad plate. Often this is done while guests are able to walk around to view art or just easily talk, instead of being seated at a table. This environment is considered by many chefs’ to be a part of a changing venue where guests need to be continuously surprised by their service. Continue reading Easy and Delicious Salads in a Jar “To Go”

Watercress Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing

By Rita Larsen, RDN; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

I remember that watercress was always used for tea sandwiches in the fanciest of hotel dining rooms.

Watercress stands up to the bold flavors of radicchio and a fish sauce spiked dressing in this spring salad. If you want a heartier meal, add grilled chicken. These bold flavors will satisfy your hunger in a big hurry! Continue reading Watercress Salad with Sesame Garlic Dressing

Marinated Shrimp Salad with Avocado Recipe

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Enjoy shrimp in a salad with this easy, fresh recipe for marinated shrimp salad with avocado. Drizzle with a homemade citrus vinaigrette for a perfect punch of flavor! Continue reading Marinated Shrimp Salad with Avocado Recipe