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!

Kitchen Basics, Pasta & Noodles, Salads, Sandwiches, Vegetables

Kitchen Basics: Roasting Bell Peppers (or any peppers!)

Roasting bell peppers is an easy way to cook them for adding to sandwiches, salads, pasta or other veggie dishes. There are a few ways to roast peppers, with variations in how to cut the peppers, mostly. You can roast them whole or halved, but I like this method, for a few reasons: 1) It’s […]

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 […]