Apple Harvest Salad with Maple-Balsamic Dressing

Cook's notes: I made this salad recently for a Grilled Cheese Housewarming Party. The hosts asked everyone to bring a kind of grilled cheese sandwich or a compatible dish. It's a pretty salad ... and it goes well with grilled cheese. The recipe is easily cut in half. Salad 6 cups mixed green lettuce 6 …

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Pear & Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dressing

lemon dressing: whisk together 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 teaspoon dried scallion 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon dried herbs 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper   salad: 2 cups mixed greens 1/2 ripe pear, cored and chopped 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed …

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3-2-1 Salad

Cook's notes: This recipe is loosely inspired by the "Build your own salad" at Bruegger's Bagels. Their menu says "choose 3 veggies, 1 meat [protein], 1 cheese & 1 topping, tossed with field greens & the dressing of your choice." I have simplified this to the following formula: 3 vegetables 2 cups (60 g) mixed …

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