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We have a family reunion coming up and I have drawn a blank about what to take. I have a great dessert, but need something more. I was thinking of something cool and light, like a good salad or something along that line.

However, I will take all ideas because I want to contribute something yummy.

Thank you for your ideas.
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Maria This is a salad everyone enjoys! Be sure not to put the dressing on until you are ready to serve it. Otherwise it gets soggy!

Broccoli Salad

1 red onion, chopped bunch of broccoli 1 cup Spanish peanuts 1 cup raisins

dressing: 1-cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup white sugar 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar

Mix dressing and put on ri...See More
Jun 20, 2009

Ramen Noodle Salad--very light and yummy! 1 head cabbage, shredded 8 green onions, sliced 1/2 c. sunflower seeds 1/2 c. toasted almond slices 2 pkgs. Ramen noodles oriental, uncooked

Break up uncooked noodles and toss with remaining ingredients. Pour dressing over salad just before serving. Serves 10. <...See More
Jun 20, 2009
Not to be a cheater but Costco has an excellent prepackaged version of this salad and it is complete. No onions but it comes with the broccoli florets as well as shredded broccoli and carrot, a package of soy nuts, bacon bits and dried cranberries and a pouch of coleslaw type dressing (like the one in the recipe below. I added roasted chicken breast strips (also from Cost...See More
Jun 20, 2009
Flacka Here's a salad that is quite different and good (I even won a local contest with this recipe)

Red Cabbage Toss

2 cups slice red cabbage 1 cup raw cauliflower (broken into small florets) 1/2 cup sliced celery 2 tsp chopped onion (adjust to taste - I use more)

Combine vegetable in bowl and toss.

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Jun 21, 2009
wordwitch Another oldie but goodie is creamy grape salad.


2 lbs green seedless grapes 2 lbs red seedless grapes 8 ounces sour cream 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, to taste Topping Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar, packed, to taste 1 cup crushed pecans, to taste Wash and stem grap...See More
Jun 21, 2009

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