Category Archives: Salad

Grilling Made Easy {Recipe: Tuscan Steak Salad}

Friends… I am finally manning the grill! If you’ve been following Dine & Dish at all over the past few years, you know that grilling has not been my thing, despite really wanting to learn how. It wasn’t because I lacked eagerness. It was because I just so happened to like being alive and was…

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Some Like It Hot {Spicy Shrimp and Avocado Salad}

Spicy Siracha Shrimp and Fresh California Avocado Salad - because sometimes you want just a little spice in your life!

A spicy salad featuring Sriracha Shrimp and Fresh California Avocados. I used to be of the belief that salad toppings, at least for a cold lettuce salad, need to be cold. I really didn’t like the combination of hot toppings and cold salad. I don’t know why, except that maybe those beliefs stemmed from fast…

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Abundance {Recipe: Summer Harvest Salad}

Summer Harvest Salad with Avocados, Tomatoes and Grilled Corn

  Give summer a final hurrah with this Summer Harvest salad, bursting with fresh California Avocados, juicy tomatoes and grilled sweet corn.  It’s that time of year where if you are un-like me, you have garden abundance. Tomatoes, sweet corn, basil, and so much more coming out your ears. I say unlike me because I…

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Recipe: B.A.T. Pasta Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Bacon Avocado Tomato Pasta Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Have you ever enjoyed a B.A.T. sandwich?? B.A.T. is what I prefer over a B.L.T. Skip the lettuce and replace it with a tasty avocado. Talk about flavor! Yum! I decided to take that favorite sandwich of mine and turn it into a pasta salad. Cinco de Mayo is coming up and you know you’ll…

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Lunch With Friends {Marzetti Salad Party Giveaway}

Woman Pouring Marzetti Salad Dressing

When was the last time you hosted a lunch for your girlfriends? For me, it’s been a long time… I’ve been a stay at home / work from home mom for 10 years now, and I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve actually had girlfriends over during the day for lunch….

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Recipe: Honey Mustard Chicken & Veggie Pasta Salad

Honey Mustard Chicken and Pasta Salad by DIne & Dish

If I’m going to be honest, I’ll let you know that I used to hate pasta salad. I like pasta. I like salad. But the two together and cold just never did much for me. Plus, pasta salads always seemed like they were overloaded with dressing… and I’m a dressing gal, I am. But, salads…

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It’s a Salad Social! {Recipe: Robust Bell Pepper Salad}

blog text Robust Bell Pepper Salad

My friend Cheryl certainly likes to throw a good party. You know Cheryl from her awesome blog, TidyMom, but probably also recognize her as my partner in crime for SoupaPalooza. This spring, Cheryl has traded in her soup bowls for salad tongs and is hosting a one of a kind event – The Salad Social!…

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The Runner’s Diet {Recipe: Spring Salad with Orange Vinaigrette}

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In 80 days, I’ll be running my first 5K – not walking, but R-U-N-N-I-N-G. As I’ve mentioned, I’ve officially gotten off my sedentary butt and have taken to going to the gym 4-5 times a week since the new year. I have also been exercising at home on my off days. I’m working with a…

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The Dole Salad Bloggers Summit – Monterey, California

Dole Friends

(Above Video courtesy of Dole) Last month I had the opportunity to head out to Monterey, California to spend time with some key people from Dole Fresh Vegetables as part of the Dole Salad Bloggers Summit. As is the case with many blogging trips, I was surrounded by some very talented and genuine bloggers. Joining me…

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Wendy’s Berry Almond Chicken Salad Gift Card Giveaway

Wendys Salad

This giveaway is now closed. The winner, Andrea G, has been notified. Thanks so much for participating! Last week I told my kids we were going on a picnic with some of my “co-workers” (that’s my fancy way of saying blog friends). You see, the folks at Wendy’s invited us to a picnic lunch with…

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