Our hectic schedules can often conflict with our desire to eat healthier foods. Sometimes even the thought of putting together a simple salad can seem daunting. But with the help of bagged salad greens, you can create summertime meals in minutes.
This recipe can be adapted for a small group or a large gathering. Just multiply the ingredients for each pound of linguini used. It’s that simple and oh, so delicious!
Enjoy whipping up a nice vegan quinoa salad as you don’t have to worry about counting calories and fat content. Quinoa is packed with protein and among other grains, it’s the only one that can offer all 9 essential amino acids including lysine. One of our favorites for supper is the quinoa salad recipe.
This recipe is a light and delicious egg and dairy-free vegan version of the traditional broccoli slaw. We ioncorporate the stalk to show how easy and delicious it is and how it adds a nice visual appeal and crucnh to the slaw as well. Waste not, want not!
Beans make a nice fall salad. Here’s a healthy, and delicious white bean salad for you friends and family!
This creamy vegan potato salad is absolutely TO DIE FOR! The best vegan potato salad out there. With the classic ingredients and simple steps you will be making this a regular in your home.
The most popular Turkish traditional salad made of fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and onions rubbed with sumac. Dont be hesitant to try sumac, it has a fruity, astringent taste that works wonders with this salad.
I’ve talked about my love for potatoes so many times and this recipe is just another example of how I’ve made my favorite dishes healthy. I came up with this recipe and it was a huge hit!
This is a really quick and easy recipe, especially for an after school snack!
Here are a couple of dressing recipes for potato salad. Any of these are really easy to make but pack a bunch of flavor to please your salad needs.
This vegetable packed salad could be eaten as a main dish, it is that filing! With a simple dressing, this dish will be a favorite in your home.
Light and refreshing hijiki salad – good with salad or brown rice or both.
This colorful salad makes a great springtime dish to serve for lunch or as a first course for a fancy dinner. It also includes tips on what vinaigrette to use for this great flavorful salad.
Fresh, light and yummy string bean salad with a delicious dressing of tofu, olive oil and garlic. Topped with almonds or you choice of nuts. Not to mention this recipe is super easy.
This is the basic recipe for a delicious and quick kale salad. You can of course add other ingredients (unless you want them to be mashed in, add them after you have completed the basic recipe). Some of my favorite additions are sprouted wild rice, tomatoes, seaweed, mung bean sprouts, and tahini. Yummy – I’m getting hungry just thinking about them!
If you like asparagus, you will love this recipe! This salad has a great vinaigrette, a touch of citrus and mustard, so it is packed with flavor.
Healthy and filling, this salad provides all the needed amino acids for a complete protein – thanks to quinoa!
Fattoosh means “moistened bread” which clues you in to one of the key ingredients in this delicious salad. Whip it up in minutes and enjoy!
A very easy and scrumptious salad for sandwiches or just by itself. Its great either way.
This beautiful salad features oranges and almonds tossed with romaine lettuce and onions and a sweet and spicy dressing.
This Thai cucumber salad recipe is EASY to make and brimming with a little spice. We love the utter simplicity of this salad.
A beauty of a carrot salad tricked out with chickpeas, chunks of dried fruit. Absolutely delicious!
A simple and quick cabbage slaw recipe flavored with vegan ramen seasoning. Its a great twist on your usual coleslaw but still great on a summer day.
Try this Balkanic vegetable dish as an end of summer side dish. You can eat it as a salad or just eat it! Dipping bread in juice is NOT considered bad manners but an expression of appreciation.
My Auntie Bonnie needs a chickpea intervention. She has them stockpiled in her kitchen cupboards, and although I was concerned for a while about her stockpiling towels and duvet covers, it’s the chickpea obsession that I’m worried about the most. Does anyone really need 35 cans of chickpeas “just in case”? This incredibly simple but fresh and delicious salad is purrfection. Just like my Auntie Bonnie.
This colorful salad makes a great dish to serve for lunch or as a first course for a fancy dinner.
Salads can indeed be entrées or main courses, but careful selection of ingredients and mindful attention to the serving size will define them as smart, rather than senseless. With so many fabulous whole foods to select from, refining the salad with smart choices assures its healthful place on the table.