Irresistibly delicious, fresh and vibrant Winter Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Poppy Seed Vinaigrette is simple to whip together but can’t stop eating delicious! It makes the perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas side!
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Cranberries, Caramelized Pecans and Goat Cheese all drizzled with the most incredible CRANBERRY VINAIGRETTE belongs on your table this Thanksgiving and Christmas and all season long! You are probably going to want to volunteer to bring salad to Thanksgiving this year because this salad is make ahead, stress free perfection. I loved this salad so much it was gone within 24 hours – and I was the only one home.
Wonderfully crunchy, satisfying Cranberry Apple Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad is a perfect harmony of flavor and texture all doused in to-live-for bright and refreshing Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing! It is one of my favorite salads to come out of my kitchen! This Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad looks deceptively gourmet but is super simple to make and can be prepped ahead of time (except for the apples and pears), and unlike lettuce, the Brussels Sprouts keep exceptionally well for no hassle, stress free entertaining.
You won’t be able to stop munching this Cilantro Lime Chicken Taco Salad! Its bursting with tender, juicy chicken, all your favorite fiestalicious salad fixings including crunchy, salty tortilla chips and the zesty, sweet & tangy Creamy Baja Catalina Dressing is out of this world delicious! This salad is flavor/texture heaven!
25 MINUTE fresh and crunchy Chinese Chicken Salad Wraps are your favorite Chinese salad in easy, portable wrap form! These delectable wraps are loaded with tender rotisserie chicken and crispy vegetables tossed in vibrant dressing all cocooned in soft flatbread slathered with Asian chili Mayo! These Wraps are an explosion of flavor and texture for a healthy, satisfying lunch/dinner or grab and go park/picnic/road trip meal!
This Crunchy Asian Salad with Sriracha Peanut Dressing is so crazy good I was eating it for breakfast the next day! The combination of crisp, vibrant veggies with crunchy toasted peanuts and Top Ramen all doused in creamy, irrisistable Sriracha Peanut Dressing is absolutely addicting and destined to become one of your favorite Asian salads of all time. And bonus, it is a FABULOUS make ahead salad without anything to prep last minute and stores beautifully!
Outback Wedge Salad smothered in creamy, decadent Blue Cheese Ranch, crispy bacon, juicy tomatoes, crunchy corn, creamy avocado and drizzled with sweet and tangy Balsamic Reduction. Its a flavor/texture lovers dream and crazy easy to make! This Wedge Salad pairs beautifully with any meal or makes a showstopping appetizer.
The BEST Greek Chicken Salad loaded with crazy delicious Pita Croutons and creamy guilt free Tzatziki Dressing! Its like a deconstructed gyro you will crave for days!
Flavorful, healthy, refreshing, texture packed Southwest Orzo Salad will actually have you craving salad! Its loaded with sweet mangoes, hearty black beans, fresh corn, crunchy peppers, creamy avocado, punchy red onions and cilantro all doused with the most incredible tangy sweet heat Chipotle Honey Lime Vinaigrette! This make-ahead Southwest Orzo Salad is an ideal side for any occasion (hello summer potlucks!) or add some chicken and make it dinner!
Strawberry Melon Fruit Salad with Creamy Citrus Glaze will be your go-to spring/summer potluck side that will be gone in minutes! Its so cool and refreshing withe the BEST GLAZE and perfect combo of beloved melons, strawberries, bananas, apples and grapes!.
Apple Cranberry Bacon Candied Walnut Salad with Apple Poppy Seed Vinaigrette belongs on your table this Thanksgiving and all Autumn long! Do you say Autumn or Fall? I’ve always said Fall because that’s how I grew up. I think it must be a location thing. By saying “Autumn,” however, I somehow feel more sophisticated –…
Your entire family will be begging for this Bacon Ranch Chicken Salad with Cheesy Croutons and its perfect for Labor Day! The juicy tangy chicken is incredible all on its own but complimented by the crunchy cheesy croutons, crispy salty bacon and all doused with creamy Jalapeno Ranch will have you falling in love!
(Grilled) Teriyaki Chicken Salad will have you saying OH MY YUM! This to live for salad is packed with cool, crisp veggies, sweet pineapple, salty macadamia nuts and toasted coconut all doused with fresh tangy Pineapple Sesame Dressing! But the best part is all that freshness WITH juicy, savory Sweet Chili Teriyaki Chicken and the Teriyaki Sauce…
Chipotle Chicken Salad with Honey Mango Dressing will have you actually craving salad! The tender, juicy fiestalicious chicken, the harmony of crunchy veggies, salty sunflower seeds and crispy tortilla strips all sprinkled with buttery Monterrey Jack Cheese and doused in sweet, tangy and refreshing Honey Mango Dressing.
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This Watermelon Pineapple Salad with Honey Lime Mint Dressing is possibly the best fruit salad you will ever make and its so easy! What I especially love is you can add/mix in whatever fruit you have on hand because the dressing is out of this world! Your new summer go-to salad potluck recipe!
Strawberry Broccoli Salad will be one of the best salads that you make! The perfect easy potluck or side dish packed with crunchy pears, apples, sunflower seeds, sweet dried cranberries, creamy avocado, and salty feta! The textures and flavors are out of this world!
Grilled Caprese Chicken Salad with the most incredible balsamic marinated chicken, fresh tomatoes, melt in your mouth mozzarella, grilled asparagus, creamy avocado and crispy bacon all drizzled with Creamy Balsamic Reduction Dressing = Out of this world!
Fresh Berry Salad is one of the BEST fruit salads you will ever make! Smothered in sweet and tangy, incredibly creamy Honey Mascarpone that tastes indulgently gourmet but takes minutes to whip up! Perfect for special occasions (Mother’s Day!), brunch, barbecues and all your pool side parties!
Buffalo Chicken Salad with flavor bursting chicken and the most intoxicatingly delicious Blue Cheese Cilantro Ranch! This combo is out of this world! Its salad time! And you know at Carlsbad Cravings, that means drinkable delicious crunchy, flavor packed bowls of hearty goodness with lettuce as filler. Life as it should be. Crunchy croutons, fresh corn off…