Spotlight Recipes: Picnic Salads

Picnic season has arrived. Fire up the grill, toss on the hamburgers and steaks and don’t forget about those scrumptious side salads. Instead of gobs of fat and oodles of calories, here are delicious (and healthy) versions of the classics.
Memorial Day Picnic Salads

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Picnic season is here! Fire up the grill for burgers, chops or chicken, and don’t forget about those scrumptious side salads. Instead of serving up sides with gobs of fat and calories, try these delicious (and healthy) versions of the classics.

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