Tag Archives: salad

Soba Noodle Salad

A light and refreshing salad to enjoy on hot summer days. This salad can be made ahead of time to bring along to a bbq or picnic, but wait to add the dressing until ready to eat. The lettuce in the salad does not keep well once the dressing is added. Feel free to mix […]

Asian Cucumber Salad

This is a quick and easy salad that is refreshing on hot summer days. Eat immediately or make it ahead of time, it keeps in the refrigerator up to three days. After that, the cucumbers tend to get soggy. Ingredients: 4 Cups thinly sliced cucumbers1/4 cup of finely sliced red onion1/4 cup fine diced red […]

Picnic Salad

This salad is a great alternative to traditional potato salad and is easy to bring to a picnic or BBQ. This salad can be made in advance and stored in an air-tight container for up to three days. I also love this salad because you can substitute the fresh herbs and green vegetables for what […]

Spring Radish Salad

This salad is super easy to make and is a light refreshing salad that adds a splash of color to your meal. This salad tastes best with red radishes that aren’t too spicy. Ingredients: 1 bunch of red radishes, about 1 1/2 cups finely chopped1/2 bunch of parsley, about 1/2 cup finely chopped1 tablespoon fresh […]

Pea Shoot, Pear, Walnut, and Feta Salad

During these cold winter months, I always find myself craving a light, crisp, fresh salad to balance out heavier meals. I know that it is not practical to eat salad in the winter, but sometimes I can’t get the idea out of my head. Enter pea shoots! Holy moly, pea shoots solved my winter salad […]

Kale and Red Cabbage Salad

This recipe is easy to put together and a great way to enjoy kale. The lemon juice makes a tangy dressing that pairs well with the cabbage, red onion, and kale. This salad also stays good in the fridge for 4-5 days. Ingredients: 2 garlic cloves, diced 1/2 head of red cabbage, sliced thinly 1/4 […]

Green Bean Salad with Feta

Whew! It has been hot out there the past few days. While this salad does require you to steam the green beans for a couple of minutes, it is a delicious way to enjoy green beans without having the stove on for too long. It is a quick and easy dish to bring along on […]

Beet Carrot Apple Salad

This light and tasty salad takes about 15 minutes to make. Ingredients: 1 lb. beets, peeled and roughly chopped 2 large carrots (about 8 oz) roughly chopped 2 granny smith apples, cored and roughly chopped Zest and juice from 2 lemons, about 1/4 cup 1 tbsp. olive oil 3/4 tsp. sea salt 1/2 tsp. black […]

Herby Barley Salad with Butter-Basted Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 cup pearl barley kosher salt 2 shallots, thinly sliced into rings 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces mushrooms (shiitake, oysters), torn or cut into large pieces ground black pepper 2 sprigs thyme 1 garlic clove, crushed 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 cup fresh parsley […]