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Classic Seven-Layer Salad ♥ A Favorite Family Recipe

A classic summer salad, the seven-layer salad, with layers of romaine, peas, bacon, cheese, tomato, cooked eggs. Great for potlucks and a family favorite for holidays year-round. So many people love this salad!

Tuna & White Bean Dip ♥ A Quick & Easy Recipe!

An easy bean dip, with a touch of umami from simple canned tuna. Easy to make with a few quick pantry and refrigerator ingredients. Fresh tasting and endlessly variable. Positively addictive.

Low Carb. Gluten Free. High Protein. Weight Watchers Friendly!

Everything Bagel Breakfast Salad ♥

We eat salads for lunch. We eat salads for dinner. So why don't we eat salads for breakfast – yet?! This breakfast salad takes minutes to throw together. It's filling and satiating. The star ingredient? Everything Bagel seasoning!

Easy Weekday Breakfast. High-Protein. Low Carb. Egg Free. No Recipe, No Measuring. Very Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free.

Seasonal Soup & Salad Recipes ♥ June

Seasonal Soup and Salad recipes, summery ideas perfect for the month of June, all from A Veggie Venture's decade+ collection of 1300+ vegetable recipes. As usual, June's recipes are mostly veg(etari)an and mostly low-carb and call for fresh summer vegetables and other easy-to-find ingredients, mostly common pantry ingredients. Find your own June salad (and soup!) inspiration here ... what's in your fridge? cucumber? green beans? cauliflower? It's Summertime Salad Time! (Readers from the Southern Hemisphere? Look for your wintry seasonal soup and salad recipes in the December collection!)
About June's Recipe CollectionDiscerning readers will notice the change, how May's recipes were springy but June's are decidedly summery. That's how it works for those of us who are seasonal cooks. No tomatoes yet, it's too soon for that. No summer fruits, either, also too early. Most of all? No soups! Since 2005, I've never once posted a summer soup recipe dur…

Summer Lentils ♥ A Great Summer Salad Recipe

A hearty lentil salad that's so packed with vegetables it might even be called the "Great Big Vegetable Salad with a Few Lentils Thrown In Just for Fun". Great crunch. No mayonnaise so perfect for picnics and outdoor meals. Low carb, thanks to all the vegetables. Very Weight Watchers Friendly.

Jicama-Mango Salsa with Chipotle ♥

Say hello! hello! hello! to the summer's new salsa, an alluring combination of crunchy jicama and sweet mango, all bound up with a little lime juice and chipotle and brightened with cilantro. Add a few chips? Summer's sweet spot.

Great for Meal Prep. Low Carb. Low Fat. Raw. Weight Watchers Friendly & Freestyle Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real. Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Friendly. And of course? Delicious!

Quick Pickled Asparagus ♥ No Canning Required!

Today's Quick Pickle Recipe: Summer's best asparagus doused in a pickling liquid from pantry ingredients, left to rest for a few hours. Totally addictive – but guilt-free since pickled asparagus basically have zero calories, my estimate is just three calories (yes, just three, that's no typo!) per spear. Great for Meal Prep. Weight Watchers Friendly. Low Cal. Low Carb. Gluten Free. Paleo. Not just vegan, "Vegan Done Real".