Holiday Salads

Aspiring foodie and Programming Director and Twin Cities Live Boss Lady, Mandy Tadych shares two tried and true holiday salads to kick off your Thanksgiving day meal.  Plus her drink of choice! 


Sour Cream Dressing
1/2 cup Old Home sour cream
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
2-3 tablespoons milk or half & half
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp garlic powder
Dash of curry powder 

1-2 bags of broccoli
5-6 slices of bacon cooked and chopped
2-3 chopped scallions
1/2 cup dried cherry infused cranberries
Pumpkin seeds for crunch

 Whisk together dressing

Blanch broccoli (cook in boiling water for 1 minute or microwave in steam bag for 1 minutes)

Toss broccoli, bacon, scallions, cranberries and pumpkin seeds and dressing

For best results refrigerate for 1 – 2 hours before serving



Greek Yogurt Dressing
1/2 cup Old Home Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
Couple shakes cinnamon
Couple shakes of nutmeg
1 can mandarin oranges
1 cup pomegranate seeds
4 Honey Crisp apples, diced
3 Granny Smith apples, diced
4 kiwi, quartered
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup dried cranberries


Drink of choice – Invictus Brewing Apple Shine

Dry, crisp, tart, and effervescent. Made with McIntosh apples from Michigan. All ingredients are gluten free!

Brewery is located in Blaine – right across from National Sports Center

Click here to see where you can find their beer. 

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