Asian Cabbage Salad

Asian Cabbage Salad - Andrea Meyers

I have to confess that I am sometimes impatient. (Michael will probably laugh his head off when he reads that statement.) Ok, maybe more often than that. When I make up my mind about something, it’s got to get done yesterday or no later than now.

Cantaloupe Strawberry Salad with Lime Syrup and Mint

Cantaloupe Strawberry Salad with Lime Syrup and Mint - Andrea Meyers

Seasonal fruit salads are perfect for light meals or desserts in the summertime, and adding lime and mint just brightens the flavors. When the temperatures start to soar, the boys and I like to pair fruit salad with fresh cheese and whole grain crackers for a healthy lunch. I don’t measure the fruit, I just… 

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Coleslaw with Yogurt, Apple, and Peppers

Memorial Day has arrived, the official start of the summer grilling season. I grew up in the Midwest (Missouri and Illinois) where summer cookouts always included burgers, hot dogs, ribs, baked beans, and the standard summer salads—macaroni, potato, and coleslaw. Of the three, I am particularly devoted to coleslaw and we keep cabbage on hand… 

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Retro Creamy Fruit Salad

This is another retro recipe that’s been passed down through the family. In fact every time my husband eats this, he proclaims, “This is soooo retro.” While the name says it’s a salad, it’s probably closer to a dessert. Whatever the name, it’s light and cool and great for the warm summer months. The creamy… 

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Broccoli Raisin Salad

Broccoli Raisin Salad Recipe - Andrea Meyers

This is a classic salad that goes great with any summer cookout. Because it uses a mayonnaise-based dressing, make sure you keep this chilled. [Updated: July 2, 2012.] BROCCOLI RAISIN SALAD Serves 6 to 8. Equipment large plastic bowl with a lid small mixing bowl