Salads

Carrot Salad Recipe with Za-atar Spice and Parsley-Mint Pesto

Carrot Salad Recipe with Za-atar Spice and Parsley-Mint Pesto

This carrot salad recipe is one of my favorite dishes to bring to a gathering. Crunchy carrots are combined with a a few favorite ingredients for an unusual and delicious salad that will be the hit of the party. The Freshest Carrots The best carrots […]

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley and Mint

This romaine salad recipe is one of my favorite go-to weeknight recipes. Crispy romaine is combined with refreshing mint and parsley for a twist on a simple salad so good, you’ll find yourself making it again and again. Print Crisp Romaine Salad Recipe with Parsley […]

Watermelon Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese and Mint

Watermelon Salad Recipe with Feta Cheese and Mint

This watermelon salad recipe is the perfect dish: each bite of cold juicy watermelon paired with salty feta and cooling mint is all I need for dinner at the end of a sweltering summer day. How to Choose a Watermelon Watermelons come in many sizes, […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

Roasted Cauliflower Salad Recipe with Dates and Mint

This roasted cauliflower salad recipe with dates and mint cooks cauliflower to nutty sweet perfection, adds sweet caramel-y dates, fresh mint, crunchy pine nuts, and salty feta for a refreshing make-ahead salad for your next weeknight dinner or backyard cookout. Roasting Cauliflower Roasting is my […]

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

Lemon Arugula Pasta Recipe

This lemon arugula pasta recipe is the dish you want to make on a hot summer night when you can barely stand the idea of eating, much less spending hours over a hot stove. I like to make this in the morning before the heat […]

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

Santa Maria-Style Tomato and Peach Salsa Recipe

This Santa Maria-style tomato and peach salsa recipe is one of my favorite summer recipes. Fragrant, ripe tomatoes and peaches are combined with celery and peppers for a salsa classically served to accompany beef tri-tip. Peach Salsa While peaches may seem like a strange addition […]

Brown Rice Salad Recipe with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

Brown Rice Salad Recipe with Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

This brown rice salad recipe with charred scallion vinaigrette is an easy-to-make main course salad. It holds up well, and can provide delicious lunches for the week when made in advance. The flavors of rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, garlic, ginger, and of course, charred […]

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

Marinated Carrot Salad Recipe

This marinated carrot salad recipe takes shredded carrots and blends them with an array of spices to create a vibrant and refreshing side salad. Picking the Right Carrots Carrots purchased from the grocery store are often bitter, old, and bland. A telltale sign of an […]

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

Easy Asparagus Recipe with Tomato-Olive Salsa

This easy asparagus recipe is so simple to make. Asparagus stalks are briefly steamed, then topped with a brightly flavored tomato and olive salsa, seasoned with za’atar spice blend, fresh garlic, and vinegar or fresh lemon juice. How to Choose Asparagus Asparagus is in season […]

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

Pumpkin Seed Dressing Recipe

I love whipping up a simple salad dressing recipe at the beginning of the week. This pumpkin seed dressing uses pantry ingredients that transform into a creamy, nutty, and tangy dressing that can be drizzled on everything from salads to cooked veggies to scrambled eggs […]

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

Roasted Broccoli and Snap Pea Recipe with Toasted Sesame Dressing

I love versatile recipes like this roasted broccoli and snap pea recipe with toasted sesame dressing. Served up as a side dish, or as part of a rice or noodle bowl, it is a delicious way and unusual way to enjoy these vegetables. Toasted Sesame […]

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

Cabbage Salad Recipe with Sweet Poppyseed Dressing

In this cabbage salad recipe with sweet poppyseed dressing, thinly sliced cabbage and grated carrots are combined with a sweet and tangy dressing. The resulting dish is a satisfying crunchy salad, topped with toasted almonds, which can be made into a main course by adding […]

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

Turkish-Style Carrot Salad Recipe with Minty Yogurt Dressing

This Turkish-style carrot salad recipe is spiced with red pepper and garlic, and tossed in a tangy minty yogurt dressing. Enjoy as a side dish to your favorite main, or as part of a traditional Turkish mezze spread. Either way, this carrot salad recipe is […]

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Zest

Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad Recipe with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Zest

This roasted fingerling potato salad recipe with fresh herbs and lemon zest is a simple dish to pull together when you’re staring at an empty pantry and a few random ingredients in the fridge. It pairs will with this Cilantro Stem-Aioli. Fingerling Potatoes Fingerling potatoes […]

Chickpea Salad Recipe with Radish Leaf and Mint Pesto

Chickpea Salad Recipe with Radish Leaf and Mint Pesto

This zesty chickpea salad recipe with radish leaf and mint pesto combines simple pantry ingredients for a hearty salad that is a perfect complement to any meal, or great on its own for a light lunch or dinner. Cooking Chickpeas Cooking your own beans might […]

Sweet Potato Salad with Nasturtium Pesto Recipe

Sweet Potato Salad with Nasturtium Pesto Recipe

This sweet potato salad with nasturtium pesto recipe is a delicious hearty salad that utilizes a common plant you may have growing in your garden. The entire nasturtium plant is edible, include the leaves, stems, flowers, and the nasturtium pods, which are leftover after the […]

Radish and White Bean Salad Recipe

Radish and White Bean Salad Recipe

This radish and white bean salad recipe comes together quickly and the crunchiness of the radish is delicious paired with the creaminess of the beans and brightness of the sherry vinegar. How to Cook with Radishes Radishes, truth be told, have often stumped me. So […]

Zucchini Noodle Salad Recipe with Chickpeas

Zucchini Noodle Salad Recipe with Chickpeas

This zucchini noodle salad recipe with chickpeas and fresh herbs is a refreshing summer salad that is an easy dish to add to your weekly repertoire. It’s loaded with fresh herbs and dressed simply with olive oil and lemon juice. Vegetable Noodles Truth be told, […]