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!

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 […]

Brunch, 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 […]

baby leaf summer salad
Brunch, Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Vegetables

Baby Leaf Summer Salad

Summer is such a great time for eating fresh fruits and vegetables, especially this super green Baby Leaf Summer Salad. I had recently discovered baby kale, with its softer leaf and easy to chew stems – just a nicer eating experience than regular kale, in my opinion. Then I noticed the baby spinach in the […]

easy homemade croutons
Breads, Kitchen Basics, Oven Dishes, Salads

Kitchen Basics: Easy Homemade Croutons

You’ll want to keep these easy homemade croutons on hand once you’ve made them for the first time. Any time you have bread that’s a little bit old, you can cut it up and make croutons. Once cooled, they keep nearly foreverĀ in an airtight container or ziplock bag. We always have some on hand for […]

summer radish salad
Gluten Free, Salad Dressings, Salads, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Summer Radish Salad

This summer radish salad is so fresh, crispy and bright – perfect for lunch or dinner at home or for taking to a cookout or potluck. I prefer English cucumbers in salads (and just to eat sliced) – the skin is thinner and the flavor and aromas are stronger than other cucumber varieties. I also […]