Cucumber Tomato and Avocado Salad

Cucumber Tomato and Avocado Salad

My first post of the year.  Yes, I’m extremely behind! Chris and I were away for our anniversary and when we got back from our mini-trip, there was so much to do around the house that blogging took a backseat again.  Anyway, I hope everyone had a lovely holiday! Can you believe we’re in 2014?! It’ll take some time before I get used to writing 2014 on my checks and signed documents.

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Tomato and Avocado Salad

Tomato and Avocado Salad

For a really long time, I always thought salads consisted of some sort of leafy vegetables.  I recently discovered that it can be whatever vegetable your heart desires.  This is why I’m posting more salad recipes than before.  I love tomatoes.  I can eat them in just about anything.  I came across this recipe and thought tomatoes and avocados sound like a really tasty combination for a salad.

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Tomato Cucumber Dill Salad with Feta

Tomato Cucumber Dill Salad with Feta

It has been extremely hot in my house lately so I’ve been reluctant to turn anything on in the kitchen.  I generally don’t care for salads because it leaves me hungry most of the time.  But because of the weather, I made an exception.  I paired this salad with a slice of Savory Ham Cheese and Olive Cake (recipe to come soon) and it was the perfect light meal for us.  The cucumber and tomatoes combined tasted so refreshing that I’m beginning to have second thoughts about salads.  Have stellar Tuesday!

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Zucchini Ribbon Salad

Today is National Zucchini Day! And in celebration of it, I decided to make a simple zucchini salad.  I remember a few years back, I went to a restaurant in Napa Valley where they served a delicious zucchini ribbon salad.  This is my re-creation of it at home.  Are you eating zucchini today?

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