Posts Tagged ‘salad’

Dairy-Free Cucumber Salad – Hungarian Uborkasalata

dairy free cucumber salad

Uborkasalata translates literally as Dairy-Free Cucumber Salad in Hungarian. My mother-in-law serves this simple side dish at almost every holiday meal. I think it is best on a hot summer day; but, it goes very nicely as a complement to heavy winter meals as well, like Hungarian Goulash. Some cucumber salad versions add a teaspoon…

Read More

Asian Apple and Chicken Salad – Enjoy Leftover Chicken

apple almond chicken salad

Asian Apple Chicken Salad is a wonderful way to enjoy leftover chicken with a simple but flavorful Sesame Hoisin Dressing. It’s easy to get into a salad and just throw together some boring ingredients then dump on a bottled dressing. This salad takes a few extra minutes but the flavor is amazing. Depending on how…

Read More

Persimmon Salad with Persimmon Vinaigrette

persimmon salad

Persimmon Salad is simple and absolutely delicious when served with this easy homemade persimmon vinaigrette salad dressing. I made this salad once for myself and recreated the dressing for a salad with radish greens and kale. The lightly sweet persimmon vinaigrette was a nice balance to the bitter greens. And the salad earned rave reviews…

Read More

Roasted Beet and Kohlrabi Salad – An Earthy Cool-season Dish

roasted beet and kohlrabi salad

Roasted Beet and Kohlrabi Salad makes an easy cool-season salad. Kohlrabi isn’t pretty and a little out of this world alien-looking, but it’s sure easy to love. Pale green or reddish, the little alien-shaped vegetable is delicious both raw and cooked; its flavor is suggestive of broccoli without the bite. The name is German for…

Read More

Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad – Quick, Delicious and Healthy

Cranberry Apple Spinach Salad is as quick and delicious as it is healthy. Just a few simple ingredients pack a powerful punch. The salad starts with spinach, a dark leafy green loaded with vitamins K, A, and C, plus manganese, potassium, calcium, and other goodness. The apple and cranberries (or raisins) add some sweetness and…

Read More

6 Healthy Lunch Ideas Besides Sandwiches

healthy lunch ideas - food wrap

Here are 6 Healthy Lunch Ideas, because school is right around the corner, which means the daily decision of what to pack for lunch is almost upon us. Or maybe you don’t have kids and are “brown bagging” it to save money on eating out every day. Here in America, the humble sandwich is often…

Read More

Arugula Pomegranate Salad with Pineapple Vinaigrette

Arugula Pomegranate Salad

Colorful Arugula Pomegranate Salad is a bright and flavorful salad loaded with healthy fats and antioxidants. Pomegranates are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C and polyphenols, which do wondrous things for your health, such as protecting you from cancer and heart disease as well as acting as an anti-inflammatory to help with arthritis. Eating the…

Read More

Broccoli Carrot Salad – Loaded with Fiber and Antioxidants

Broccoli Carrot salad

Raw Broccoli Carrot Salad is full of crunch, color, and flavor. This salad is loaded with fiber and antioxidants: vitamin A from the carrots, vitamin C from the broccoli, and vitamin E from the walnuts. Plus fiber, potassium, vitamin K and host of other nutrients in these raw ingredients. If your broccoli stems are a bit…

Read More

Blueberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing – Fresh and Healthy

Blueberry Vinaigrette

This Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette whips up in minutes and packs a colorful, sweet and slightly acidic punch to your salads. Blueberries are low in calorie, and high in water content and fiber as well as vitamin C and K. They get their blue color from anthocyanins, a powerful antioxidant which helps protect your body from…

Read More