Category: Salad

Tangy Red Cabbage Slaw

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Ingredients: ½ c fresh orange juice ¼ c fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp brown sugar salt and pepper ½  medium red cabbage, cored and shredded 2 large carrots grated ¾ c chopped fresh cilantro (optional) Instructions: In a large bowl, whisk Continue Reading

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Sweet Potato and Arugula, Spinach Salad

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Ingredients: 6 cups ½ inch diced sweet potatoes, (leave the skin on,may also peel) 1 tbsp olive oil Salt and ground black pepper 2 cups loosely packed arugula or spinach or a combo of both 4 scallions,white and light green parts only, thinly sliced ½ Continue Reading

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Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Onions and Avocado Salad

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Ingredients: 2-3 cucumbers 1 c diced tomato ¼ c thinly sliced onion red or green 1 avocado 2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Instructions: Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise, then slice into half moons. Need not peel them. Continue Reading

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Watermelon and Serrano Chilled Salad

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Ingredients: 5-6 cups watermelon, cut into bite size chunks 2 Serrano chilis, seeded and minced juice from one lime 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped roughly Instructions: Toss watermelon, serranos, and lime juice together in a large mixing bowl. Add cilantro and cheese Continue Reading

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Balsamic Green Bean Salad

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Ingredients: 1 ½ – 2 lbs fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1” pieces ¼ c olive oil 3 tbsp lemon juice 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp ground mustard 1/8 tsp pepper 1 large red onion,chopped Continue Reading

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Summer Radish Salad

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Ingredients: 2 cups sliced radishes ½ tsp salt 1 cup sliced onion 1 cup cucumber seeded and sliced ½ cup olive oil 2 tbsp white wine vinegar ½ tsp white sugar 1 clove garlic minced 1 tsp chopped dill Instructions: Toss radishes with salt and let stand Continue Reading

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Raw Summer Squash Salad

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Ingredients: 4 cups thinly sliced zucchini /summer squash green and yellow 1-2 tomatoes thinly wedged salt and pepper to taste juice of one lemon (approx. 3 Tbs) 1 tbsp olive oil-may need a bit more 2 oz feta cheese, crumbles 2 tbsp dill optional: ½ c Continue Reading

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Greek Cauliflower Pasta Salad

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Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower chopped into bite sized florets ¼ c olive oil 1 ½ tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 head green garlic, mined 1 c fresh lettuce tightly packed 1 c fresh arugula tightly packed 1 ½ c sliced tomatoes (thinly and in wedges) 2-3 Continue Reading

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Cauliflower Salad

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Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower 2 hard boiled eggs 1/3 c mayonnaise 1 tbsp mustard 1 tsp fresh dill 1 tbsp chopped dill pickles or pickle relish 2 tsp chopped spring onions 1 tsp chopped chives 1 tsp vinegar ½ tsp salt to taste ½ tsp Continue Reading

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Beet, Carrot, and Apple Salad

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Ingredients: Dressing: Zest and juice of 1 orange Zest and juice of 1 lemon or lime 2 tbsp sherry vinegar ¾ c olive oil salt and ground black pepper Salad: 1 lb beets, peeled and cut into matchsticks 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks Continue Reading

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Grilled Asparagus Salad

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Ingredients: Salad: 1 lb asparagus ½ c olive oil salt ground pepper 3 c mixed greens(lettuce, kale, mizuna) 1 cucumber cut into ½” dice 1 c grape tomatoes 1 c shredded daikon radish and carrots ½ c kalamta olives,chopped 8 ounces sharp white cheddar cut in Continue Reading

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Shallot Citrus Vinaigrette

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Ingredients:  ¾ c fresh orange juice 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp minced shallot ½ tsp thyme ½ tsp orange zest 1/3 cup olive oil salt fresh ground pepper Instructions: In a medium saucepan over low heat, bring orange juice to a boil. Reduce heat to a Continue Reading

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Chopped Salad with Oranges Greens and Nuts

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Salads get a bit of a bad rap as a “diet food”. Ugh. I don’t even like the word “diet” and I really like salads. They’re a great compliment to so many foods and can even be a wonderful meal on their own. The salad Continue Reading

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Green Salad with Roasted Winter Squash

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Ingredients: ½  of a winter squash peeled and cubed 1 pear thinly sliced or diced ½ apple thinly sliced or diced Greens: a bit of Kale, Spinach, Beet Greens (Beet Tops) and micro greens cleaned and torn. Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 F. Drizzle the cubed winter Continue Reading

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Wilted Mustard Greens with Acorn Squash and Pear

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Two months ago I would have laughed if you’d told me that my fingers would be so cold that I’d have a hard time typing today. That I’d have two sweatshirts on with both hoods pulled up. Two pairs of socks, plus slippers, and that Continue Reading

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Spinach, Pear, and Orange Salad

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Ingredients: Dressing: 2 tbsp water 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp honey 2 tsp Dijon mustard ¼ tsp black pepper Salad: 1-2 pears cut lengthwise into 15 slices Bowl of torn spinach (may do half spinach, half finely sliced cabbage) Continue Reading

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Melon and Feta Salad

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I mentioned last week that I have a hard time eating melon any way other than chilled, plain, nothing else to it. I’ve heard of people putting feta with their melon. So weird. So so weird. I was never gonna try it. Why ruin a Continue Reading

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Bean and Veggie Mélange

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I called this a “mélange”, which is French for “mixture”. It seems so versatile that I don’t want to limit it by calling it a dip or a salad. A dip implies the need for some sort of scooper. Corn chips would work well. I’m Continue Reading

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Customizable Panzanella Salad

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There are so many things that this salad can be. It can be vegan, paleo, low-carb, gluten-free, high-protein… It all depends on what you add to it. I made some baguettes a few weeks ago that I wasn’t thrilled with. They’re prefect for croutons though. Continue Reading

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Citrus Carrots

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Photo by subscribers John and Janelle Fulwyler Ingredients: 5-6 carrots washed and cut into rounds or matchsticks ½ cup veggie broth Juice of one orange or lemon 1 green garlic chopped 1 tsp basil Fresh parsley chopped, to taste Sea salt and ground pepper Instructions : Simmer Continue Reading

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