Salads

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chopped salad
Salads, side dish

Chopped Salad

The ideal chopped salad is a blend of the freshest, most colorful ingredients the produce aisle or farmer’s market has to offer. Summer is the perfect season for this salad. You can easily get fresh romaine lettuce, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers,  corn and avocados. I found the recipe in book […]

french potato salad
Salads, side dish, vegetarian

French Potato Salad

What makes this potato salad French?  Dressing with white wine, mustard, and scallions or chives. There are so many potato salad recipes, it’s hard to pick the right one, but no matter what you pick,  most of them will be good, because, it’s potatoes, fresh herbs, olive oil and good […]

tabouli
Salads, side dish

Tabouli

Tabouli  is a very refreshing, easy and delicious summer salad that can be served for lunch or dinner with or without any meat or fish. As I was getting ready for the Tuesday evening concert at Bellard park, I quickly prepared it together with  pork and veggie kebobs and didn’t […]

arugula salad
Salads, side dish, vegetarian

Arugula Salad with Strawberries

With very few calories and tons of flavor arugula is a great green to help maintain a healthy weight without sacrificing great tasting foods. As one of the best vegetable sources of Vitamin K, arugula provides a boost for bone and brain health. Centuries ago Romans discovered an unlikely quality […]

Asian buckwheat noodle and shrimp salad
dinner, Salads

Buckwheat Noodle and Shrimp salad

You can make this salad with shrimp, chicken or just vegetables. You can use any of your favorite fresh vegetables like snow peas, carrots, red bell pepper, corn, peas. The important thing is to make the dressing. Toasted sesame seed oil, soy sauce and ginger give the salad the Asian […]

Salads, side dish

Fennel Salad

I love fennel with its mild taste, soft and crunchy texture and pale color that can be mixed with other more colorful vegetables like red bell pepper, carrots or something else.