Category Archives: salad

California Walnut, Turkey and Rice Salad

Another old post from the early days of The Common Room: (from 3 cups cooked brown rice2 cups cooked turkey, white meat, diced1/2 cup celery, diagonally sliced1/4 cup pineapple chunks, drained1/4 cup mandarin oranges, drained1/4 cup water chestnuts, drained and thinly sliced1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced1/4 cup chopped walnuts1/2 cup lowfat lemon yogurt (skip […]

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Artichoke Garbanzo Pasta Salad

This recipe has the distinction of being the first (so far as I can find) that I posted to The Common Room, back in May of 2005. It’s hard to believe we were blogging nearly four months before I posted a recipe, isn’t it? I collected it from the website Meals For You, one of […]

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Turnip Slaw

Salad- Turnip Slaw 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper (we have used green, and we also buy bags of frozen chopped peppers in the winter and just use some of that)1/4 cup green onions, thinly snipped with scissors1/4 cup mayonnaise1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar1 tablespoon sugar or honey1/4 teaspoon sea salt1/4 teaspoon pepper4 cups of […]

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