Grilled Nectarine Salad with Burrata and Prosciutto

This is one of my very favorite summer salads — one I have taken to many a party and have served to many of my own dinner guests. You can almost use it as a salad template, substituting other lettuces, vinaigrettes, grilled stone fruits, berries and proteins. If you aren’t familiar with burrata, be prepared … Read moreGrilled Nectarine Salad with Burrata and Prosciutto

Summer Superfoods Salad with Roasted Salmon

  I don’t know about you, but every time I go into a Whole Foods, I’m tempted by their salad bar. And the number one temptation for me is their superfoods salad, which inspired this version. You’ll feel great after eating this colorful, summery salad full of nutrient-rich foods. As an added benefit, it holds … Read moreSummer Superfoods Salad with Roasted Salmon

Cucumber, Apple and Feta Salad with Cilantro-Lime Grilled Chicken

If you’re like me, salads are most appealing this time of year. Besides being appropriately light for summer, they are a great way to incorporate and celebrate all of the lovely produce coming to the markets right now. And without the mask of heavy sauces and other tricks, the quality of each ingredient is critical … Read moreCucumber, Apple and Feta Salad with Cilantro-Lime Grilled Chicken

Tart Chicken and Chickpea Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette

Here’s a full-flavored, high-protein salad you can throw together this summer. It’s one of our standard beach eats because it’s fast, feeds many and is filling enough to sustain us for more fun in the sun. This salad also provides another good use for leftover dark meat from roasted chickens. The sharpness of the raw … Read moreTart Chicken and Chickpea Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette