Category Archives: Salads

Favorite Watermelon Salad

We were lucky enough to spend the Fourth of July in Lake Chelan at the Foster lake house.  It was a week of fun in the sun, in the water, and with extended family.  We attended the neighbor’s Fourth of … Continue reading

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Carrot, Garbanzo & Golden Raisin Salad with Tahini Dressing

For Rosh Hashanah, I was tasked with bringing a side.  And because I wanted it to be dairy free, I looked at Smitten Kitchen’s recipes for vegan dishes and came across this carrot salad.  It was such a hit that … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Salad

For my first Mother’s Day, my mom and dad bought me an Alice Waters’ cookbook – The Art of Simple Food.  I’ve been reading it to learn new techniques, and picked up a few tips:  (1) cook with what is … Continue reading

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Zucchini, Burrata, and Basil Pasta Salad

First and foremost, apologies for the significant time between posts.  As many of you know, I’m pregnant, and being pregnant has reverted me back to child-like eating and little desire for cooking (it doesn’t help that just standing in the … Continue reading

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Curry Slaw

For the Fourth o’ July, we were asked to bring a slaw-ish side.  While the traditional mayonnaise version is delicious, we decided to go a little less traditional and make a curry slaw inspired by a restaurant in Napa called … Continue reading

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BLTA Salad with Caeser-Ish Dressing

Patrick requested a light and tasty dinner, so I decided to make some creamy dressing and toss it with a BLTA salad.  This dinner was light and delicious with a Caesar-ish dressing — although I must admit, didn’t yield many … Continue reading

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Butter Lettuce Salad with Creamy Tomato Vinaigrette

I subscribe to Food & Wine, and love their monthly salad article.  This month, they adapted a recipe from chef Tim Love at Queenie’s Steakhouse in Denton, Texas.  The dressing was so delicious, and while I changed the simple salad … Continue reading

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Summer Lentil Succotash (and as a wrap!)

Following on my theme of making delicious foods with yummy, fresh in-summer produce, this recipe uses cherry tomatoes and corn to bring out the best of summer.  You can eat these lentils on their own, or as a wrap (that … Continue reading

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Mexican Slaw Salad

Not only is summer great for strawberries, but it’s also great for corn!  This recipe was born from my desire to use various veggies I bought at the farmers’ market – corn, peppers, cilantro, tomatoes.  Patrick and I liked this … Continue reading

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Moroccan Entree Salad

Given the upcoming wedding, Patrick and I are making an effort to eat healthy.  And what better way to do that than a nutritious, protein-packed salad.  This recipe is a take on a salad I have had at a restaurant … Continue reading

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