Category: Salads

All types of tasty, fresh salads to serve to family and friends. We have green salads, fruit salads, pasta salads, slaws, and more!

Game Day, Gluten Free Option, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Pasta & Noodles, Salads, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Fresh Crunchy Pasta Salad

For a quick and satisfying meal, try this crunchy fresh pasta salad. The pasta is filling and celery, bell pepper, and onions add a ton of crunch. Mustard, vinegar, lemon juice and dill add delicious, tangy flavor. Try a different type of pasta! Beet, spinach, and chickpea pasta are great alternatives. Many of the healthier […]

Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Chopped Kale Cranberry Salad with Apricot Jalapeño Vinaigrette

I came across this chopped kale cranberry salad in a local restaurant. The ingredients sounded so tasty, and I found the idea behind the salad to be impressive. But the restaurant chef was a little stingy with the ingredients, and for a pile of chopped kale it seemed a bit pricey. When I got home, […]

Easter, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Vegetables

Pear Pecan Arugula Salad

Pear pecan arugula salad is one of my favorites for the holidays. It can be made with any greens and topped with any dressing, but I prefer arugula or romaine lettuce when I make it. You can also make it with a mix of arugula and romaine, rather than choosing one or the other. I […]

red white blue fruit salad
Breakfast, Desserts, Fruit, Gluten Free, Oil Free Recipes, Salads, Summer Holidays

Red, White & Blue Fruit Salad

While summer is coming to a close, and many fruit seasons wind down, it’s nice to have a good juicy fruit salad. This salad has a wide range of flavor: watermelon and dragon fruit juiciness combined with blueberries and strawberries. The citrus-y dressing adds the sweetness of agave, with the delicious tartness of limes and […]

Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Indian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Vegetables

Cucumber Cumin Salad

When you’re in the mood for a very fresh, green salad full of flavor, cucumber cumin salad, with cucumbers, green onions, mint leaves and cumin, will hit the spot. This is also a very nice, light and pretty salad for serving guests or taking to a brunch. I prefer to use English cucumbers for this […]

curtido salvadoran slaw
Cuban Cuisine, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Curtido Salvadoran Slaw

The first time I made curtido Salvadoran slaw, I was using a not-so-hot recipe and the results were very vinegar-y. For Honduran, Cuban and Salvadoran recipes, you will find many versions online of the most used recipes. You have to eat each food (prepared by someone else) a few times, then try several recipes until […]