Posts tagged "Salad"

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad
I have a love/hate relationship with salad.  I know it is healthy and filled with nutritious vegetables, but I rarely crave salads.  This simple, yet fresh and tasty salad hits the spot every single time AND my kids eat it.  Yes, you heard that right – my children will eat this salad.  (minus the lettuce,... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad
Who doesn’t love a mayo-laden potato salad at a summer barbecue?  I do, but know they are filled with fat and little nutritional value. I became inspired to make a healthier variety from a Summer Potato Salad recipe Daphne Oz shared on The Chew. (Do you ever watch it?) I didn’t have the apple, peas... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Meatless Monday: Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce
I can’t say enough good things about this colorful and visually beautiful salad.  It is packed with a variety of nutrient rich and fresh vegetables and the peanut sauce will make you find excuses to eat the leftovers for days. Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce Ingredients 4 cups spinach 1/2 head red... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Food Babe's Avocado & Carrot Salad

Meatless Monday: Food Babe's Avocado & Carrot Salad
More and more I’ve been reading about clean eating programs that help autoimmune diseases, sensory processing disorders, behavior and a general sense of well being for everyone.  The Food Babe does a wonderful job of making our food (and world) healthier and shares this simple recipe that makes eating vegetables enjoyable. Food Babe’s Avocado &... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Roasted Beet and Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Roasted Beet and Potato Salad
This unique salad from Fresh Bites Daily is one that gets better with time.  When I served it with dinner, I had made it about an hour prior and it was fine.  The next day it was about a million times tastier as all the flavors merged together. It became so good that I found... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Grilled Peach and Burrata Salad

Meatless Monday: Grilled Peach and Burrata Salad
Have you ever grilled a peach before?  Have you ever tasted burrata? If the answer is no for either of the two, you are missing on tastiest, freshest treats this time of year. Grilling southern peaches brings out the natural sweetness of the fruit and burrata is the richest and creamiest cheese that has ever... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Chickpea, Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Salad

Meatless Monday: Chickpea, Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Salad
My kids are my biggest food critics.  When they compliment my dinner, especially a salad, I consider it a major success. This is the first salad that both of them have loved and asked for more. You can make your own pesto pretty easily, especially if you are growing basil.  Otherwise, feel free to buy... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Mango, Jicama and Brown Rice Salad

Meatless Monday: Mango, Jicama and Brown Rice Salad
Can you identify the above fruits and vegetables? Maybe some of them? Starting at the bottom left are two mangos, followed by jicama, a pepper and cabbage. None of these are generally in my kitchen or a salad, which is why I love this unique, healthy dish adapted from Running to the Kitchen.  Mango, Jicama... Read more »

Meatless Monday: My New Favorite Salad

Meatless Monday: My New Favorite Salad
If you come to my house this spring, I will be serving this simple brussels sprout salad.  With only six ingredients and limited prep work, this salad is unique, tasty and perfect to accompaniment something heavy at a barbecue or picnic. Your New Favorite Salad 1 pound brussels sprouts 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese 1 avocado... Read more »
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Heart Shaped Food Makes Valentine's Day Sweeter

Heart Shaped Food Makes Valentine's Day Sweeter
Suddenly I am inspired to prepare lots of heart shaped food to surprise my family on Valentine’s Day. I’m trying to stay away from sugar, but there still are festive options that aren’t desserts. What foods are you eating for Valentine’s Day this year? Do you have any heart shaped food ideas to share?