Tropical Green Salad


Sometimes I am in the mood for a good salad. In the spirit of full disclosure, I’m usually in the mood for cookies or cake. Ok, always. But sometimes a cold fresh salad is just what we need to offset the sweets in life. This one is jam packed with flavor and texture. And you have your choice of dressings . . . creamy or vinaigrette.


1 bunch romaine lettuce, washed and chopped

1 c fresh pineapple, diced

1 c diced ham

6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 green onions, chopped

½ c macadamia nuts, chopped and toasted*

¼ c flaked coconut, toasted*

salt and pepper

creamy pineapple or pineapple vinaigrette dressing


Toss lettuce, pineapple, ham, bacon, onions, macadamia nuts, and coconut. Drizzle with your choice of dressing. Salt and pepper to taste.


*To toast nuts and coconut, spread in a thin layer on a baking sheet and bake at 350°F for 7-10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

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2 Responses to Tropical Green Salad

  1. Jane says:

    I’m dying ….I soooo want this!!!! Good thing I’m heading to the grocery store!

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