Lynda’s Chicken Salad

Submitted by Lynda Carruth

Serves 6-8

2 ½ Cups diced cooked chicken

4 Bacon strips cooked and crumbled

1 can (8oz.) sliced water chestnuts (drained)

½ Cup thinly sliced celery

1 Cup halved- green grapes

¾ Cup salad dressing or mayonnaise

1-2 Tbsp. dried parsley flakes

2 tsp. finely minced onion

1 tsp. lemon juice

¼ tsp. ground ginger

Dash Worcestershire sauce

Salt and pepper to taste

Combine chicken, bacon, water chestnuts, celery, and grapes in a large bowl. Set aside. In another bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients, add to salad and toss to coat. Chill.


Grilled Salmon Salad

by Sylvia Fountaine

salmon filets


chili powder


baby arugula

Turkish cucumbers

red onion

cherry or grape tomatoes


toasted pumpkin seeds

Cotija cheese, crumbled

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

olive oil

fresh limes


garlic cloves


honey or agave

fresh cilantro

salt and pepper

Step one: Fire up the grill and make the flavorful dressing.

Step Two: Prep the salmon.

Brush the salmon with olive oil and season with salt, cumin, and chili powder.

Place the salmon on a greased, medium-high-heat grill, turning it over after 2-3 minutes. Cook to your desired doneness.

Step Three: Assemble the Salad

Add the arugula, cucumbers, and some of the dressing in a large mixing bowl, tossing to coat lightly.

Gently fold in the avocado, onions, tomatoes, and pepitas, adding more dressing as needed. You will only need some of the dressing.

Place the dressed salad in a wide serving bowl or on a platter, and top with the grilled salmon. Enjoy!


Watermelon Salad

Submitted by Michael Guttuso of Fernwood Country Club

3 Cups cubed seedless watermelon

1 Cup crumbled feta

1 medium red onion, thinly sliced

½ Cup chopped mint

3 Cups spring mix salad

Balsamic Glaze


4 T. olive oil

6 T. lemon juice

2 T. minced garlic

½ T. sea salt

Combine all ingredients, toss well dressing, drizzle with Balsamic Glaze.


Eddie’s Bacon Dip

4 Roma tomatoes chopped fine

1 Cup Mayo

1 Cup sour cream

1 Jar or package Hormel Real Bacon Bits


Mix together and chill overnight for better flavor and serve with Fritos.