Cranberry Freezer Salad

Since we couldn’t find raw cranberries in Asia, this became our cranberry side at the holidays. It’s super simple and a big hit with kids. One little guy around our table called it “Purple Ice Cream”.   Mix together following ingredients in large bowl: 16 oz. can whole cranberry sauce 8 1/2 oz can crushed pineapple 8 oz cream cheese, …

Raw Cranberry Salad

This was one of my mom’s specialities. We had it every year at holidays. You can do the fresh cranberries in a food processor. My mom always used an old crank type meat grinder. What a delicious mess. Mix together: 2 cups ground raw cranberries 2 cups sugar 1 orange, peeled and chopped 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped …

Low-fat Waldorf Salad

  2 small apples, cored and diced 1 cup seedless grapes, halved 1 cup plain yogurt 1 celery stalk, diced 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 2 Tablespoons raisins 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice Cinnamon to taste (opt.) Mix all together and serve immediately.

Papaya Salad Wannabee

I love freshly prepared Thai food. There is nothing like walking through the market and ordering a green papaya salad, prepared before your eyes. Here is my American simplified version. Feel free to substitute a regular bowl and a potato masher if you don’t have a pestle and mortar on hand.   1 pkg pre-shredded broccoli slaw 1 clove garlic …