side dish

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 […]

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Snow Peas
dinner, side dish, vegetarian

Quinoa Salad with Corn and Snow Peas

I love, love and love this wonderful little grain. Even though quinoa doesn’t have any distinct flavor, by adding lime juice, garlic, fresh herbs and veggies, it makes healthy and delicious meal for lunch or dinner. Great thing about this grain is that, it cooks in 10 minutes, you can […]

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 […]

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.