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  1. The College Housewife’s Tequila Shrimp Salad Cups

    Hi there! Elizabeth here from The College Housewife! I had a blast sharing with you my Cauliflower Chimichurri Steakhouse Salad Cups last month that I knew I had to come back for more! This time of year I love squeezing in a summer party as much as I can. Everything from easy backyard bbq’s to fun garden succulent planting parties, I love it all! 

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    With Labor Day coming up I knew I needed some fun and easy BBQ ideas. I teamed up with Taylor Farms and their new Roasted Garlic Chopped Kit to make you guys these adoooorable tequila shrimp salad cups paired with a tequila shot for the cutest party appetizer! Of all the new chopped salad kits this one makes an appearance quite a bit at our house. We’re huge garlic lovers and this salad packs some extreme garlic flavor. It’s a great jumping off point for any fun salad recipe. Today we’re turning this salad into an extremely fun party appetizer!

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    You can really start with any cup but I just used some leftover plastic wine glasses from another party. Layer up some black beans, Taylor Farms Roasted Garlic Chopped Kit and top each cup off with 2-3 pieces of shrimp. You can toss these in the fridge until your guests arrive or serve them up fresh. For the ultimate party appetizer set them up on a platter with a shot of your favorite tequila to really get the party started. I once had a party where everyone got a shot of tequila on their table setting and it made for the BEST ice breaker. Highly recommend, you’ll thank me later. Also try these BBQ Chicken Salad Cups for your next event! 


    Tequila Shrimp Shrimp Salad Cups 

    1 Taylor Farms Roasted Garlic Chopped Kit 

    1 can of black beans

    1 Lb of shrimp, deveined 

    3 cloves of garlic

    1/4 cup of olive oil

    Juice of one lime

    1 tablespoon of gold tequila

    Salt & Pepper to taste 

    Chopped cilantro & lime wedges for topping

    1. In a large bowl prepare Taylor farms salad kit and set into the refrigerator while preparing the other ingredients. In a large bowl toss shrimp with olive oil, garlic, lime juice, tequila, Heat a grill pan or heavy bottomed skillet on medium heat. Cook the shrimp on each side for 2-3 minutes or until pink in color. 
    2. Top each salad cup with a few tablespoons of black beans fill salad cups with prepared salad kit and top with 1-2 shrimps and a lime wedge.

    Enjoy and be sure to share your salad creations with @college_housewife and @yourtaylorfarms on Instagram!

  2. Say Hello To Four New Chopped Kit Flavors!

    What better way to celebrate National Salad Month than with 4 NEW FLAVORS?! We’re excited to announce four new flavorful chopped salad kits just in time for the spring and summer seasons:  Roasted Garlic, Tangerine Crunch, Steakhouse Wedge and Salsa

    Ranch Chopped Kits bringing the Taylor Farms chopped kit portfolio to 18

    retail recipes! (what’s your favorite?)


    The Salsa Ranch Kit combines creamy ranch with all the flavors of your favorite salsa. Crisp romaine, red and green cabbage, kale, carrots and green onions topped with crunchy tortilla strips and a Mexican-style cheese blend. Turn taco night inside out (no shell needed) with ground turkey, black beans and a squeeze of lime for a mouth-watering meal in minutes. Checkout the recipe here.

    New 2019 Salad


    For the garlic lovers… we’ve crafted a one-of-a-kind creamy and savory garlic dressing that pairs perfectly with bold smoked cheddar cheese and crunchy crouton pieces. Toss with our colorful blend of crisp romaine, red cabbage, shredded broccoli, green onions, celery and a hint of parsley. Top with sautéed shrimp for a protein-packed meal.

    New 2019 Salad


    Just in time for summer – this bright salad combines toasted quinoa with vibrant dried cranberries, sliced almonds and honey-sweetend tangerine vinaigrette. It’s paired with crisp romaine, green cabbage, shredded broccoli, green onions, celery and a hint of parsley. Liven up your next brunch with a delicious frittata, a side of our tangerine crunch and a glass of bubbly. Cheers! It’s also Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and Vegetarian!

    New 2019 Salad


    Last but definitely not least — a delicious twist on a steakhouse favorite! This salad packs a punch with crispy onions and did we mention smoky bacon?! Layer on more flavor with our traditional steakhouse seasoning and finish with decadent blue cheese dressing. A blend of crunchy veggies make this the ultimate “fork-able” salad. Top with sliced steak or hearty heirloom tomatoes. DELICIOUS!

    New 2019 Salad  


    Taylor Farms Roasted Garlic, Tangerine Crunch, Steakhouse Wedge and Salsa Ranch Chopped Salad Kits all feature the company’s 100% free from logo indicating they are made without artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives.

    The four new chopped kits are currently available nationwide at these fine retailers:


    Did you find a new favorite? Tag us on Instagram using #GoToGreens and @yourtaylorfarms!

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