Category Archives: Salad

Orange, Red Cabbage Quinoa Salad- Amazing Super Food!

Orange, Red Cabbage Quinoa Salad- Amazing Super Food!

This is super healthy! Enjoy this crunchy, nutty, slightly sweet and savory salad made with one of the healthiest superfood and plant proteins in the world…quinoa! It’s loaded with almost twice the fiber of whole grains, so it makes you feel fuller, longer, lowering cholesterol and glucose levels. And it’s known to help prevent heart… Continue Reading

Mildly Spicy and Tangy Vegetable Bean Salad- Super fast and Easy!

Mildly Spicy and Tangy Vegetable Bean Salad- Super fast and Easy!

Quick and Delicious! The slightly sweet, mildly spicy and tangy lime flavors added to the pre-packaged frozen store-bought vegetables and beans mixture, make this a dream dish for someone with little time to prepare healthy meals from scratch. I usually defrost by leaving frozen food in the refrigerator overnight, but, you can also microwave on… Continue Reading

Indian Inspired End of Summer Salad – Anti-inflammatory!

Indian Inspired End of Summer Salad – Anti-inflammatory!

Incredibly exciting and delicious and it’s so good to prevent and reduce inflammation, too!  Why is reducing inflammation important? Obesity and unhealthy eating increases inflammation in the body, but even otherwise healthy people who experience chronic inflammation because of an autoimmune disorder—such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, or celiac disease—appear to have a higher risk of… Continue Reading

Garden Salad From Vegetable Leftovers with Zesty Lime Vinaigrette

Garden Salad From Vegetable Leftovers with Zesty Lime Vinaigrette

This tastes phenomenal! Yes, it’s that good! The zesty lime vinaigrette really perks up this salad made mostly from vegetable leftovers and fresh lettuce. If you don’t have the same vegetables, simply use what’s available, or in season. I love that it saves food from wasting, and makes a very quick salad with different colors… Continue Reading

Simple Garden Salad with Easy Red Wine Vinaigrette

Simple Garden Salad with Easy Red Wine Vinaigrette

You’ve got to try this salad! I love how 5 minutes of creating home-made salad dressing and 10 minutes of vegetable prep can turn into such a healthy and delicious meal. Since I make this easy and simple salad so often, I hesitate to even call it a recipe, because the endless variations make this… Continue Reading

Mild Southwest Vegetable Bean Salad

Mild Southwest Vegetable Bean Salad

The slightly sweet, mildly spicy and bright lime flavors added to the pre-packaged store bought vegetables and beans mixture, make this a dream dish for someone with little time to prepare healthy meals from scratch. I usually defrost by leaving frozen food in the refrigerator overnight, but, you can also microwave on high for 2… Continue Reading

Spinach, Edamame, Tomato and Egg Salad

Spinach, Edamame, Tomato and Egg Salad

This is a remarkably simple and delicious recipe! Just cook extra hard boiled eggs the next time you make some, and this recipe will be quick and satisfying in just 10 minutes! Loaded with healthy and nutritious ingredients, it really packs a powerful flavor punch. You’ll love the crunch provided by roasted chickpeas and seeds.… Continue Reading

Quick & Easy Summer Bean Salad – If it’s too hot to cook!

Quick & Easy Summer Bean Salad – If it’s too hot to cook!

Sometimes even chefs don’t feel like cooking at home! If the summer’s heat has gotten to you, here’s a delicious and easy shortcut for a no-cook meal! It works great if you’re grilling or barbecuing, too! Use my shortcut with  flavored low sodium canned beans and you’re so close to a great summer salad!  … Continue Reading

Indian Summer Salad and Dressing

Indian Summer Salad and Dressing

This bold and exotic salad makes the most of your garden’s summer vegetables, paired mildly with the spices of India and the combination of crunchy multigrain noodles, peanuts, raisins and dried peas from Marjans’ Bhuja Original Snack Mix, as your topping; and it’s fantastic summer fare! I just found this topping in the grocery store… Continue Reading

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