Archive for the ‘Salads’ Category

Apple Salad

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

This easy salad comes together in a few minutes. The hardest part is chopping the apples. My recipe is based off of this one from AllRecipes. Apple Salad Serves 4 8 oz vanilla yogurt (I like Stonyfield whole milk vanilla yogurt) 1 tbsp honey 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup craisins 4 medium granny ...

Garlicky Potato Salad

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

This fresh, no mayo potato salad is great for summer afternoons. :) The garlic is strong, cut back to one clove, or substitute roasted garlic if you prefer. Garlicky Potato Salad Serves 8 as a side 2 lbs red potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch chunks 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp ...

Cobb Salad

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

There are probably as many variations of Cobb Salad as there are people that make it. This is the version I made tonight. Avocado is pretty traditional, but sadly the one I had in the fridge had gone mushy and grey :-( Blue ...

Avocado, Tomato, and Surimi Salad

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

This is a fast and refreshing summer salad. It works great with shrimp or crab too, but surimi (aka krab) is what I happened to have on hand. I just ate it on its own, but it would also be good on tortilla chips or bruschetta. Avocado, Tomato, and ...

Arugula, Tomato, and Egg Salad

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Shaun's off at a concert tonight, so I've just been foraging for dinner. I found a little arugula from last week's CSA box that I wanted to use, and I wanted to cook up an egg or two from this week's box as well, so I made this very ...

Tomato Basil Salad

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

This is a quick and easy summer salad that is a great start to any grilled meal. The fresh tomatoes and basil really sing here, so get the best you can! Tomato Basil Salad Serves 4 1 pound fresh tomatoes, halved if grape or cherry, cut into bite sized chunks otherwise 1/4 cup ...

Barramundi Piccata over Greens

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Barramundi is a mild white fish that the store had on sale this week. I'm sure this would work great with any other mild white fish as well, like tilapia or even cod or halibut. The lemon caper piccata sauce complements the fish very nicely. This ...

Quinoa Taboule

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

This recipe is inspired by the one on back of my Bob's Red Mill bag of quinoa. Quinoa (pronouced "keen-wa") is a grain that was originally cultivated by the Incan people in South America. It's a complete protein, which makes it great for vegetarian types. As an ...

A First Taste of Summer

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

Today I saw some gorgeous heirloom tomatoes at the grocery store. Not local, but I couldn't resist. I cut them into wedges, sprinkled lightly with kosher salt and black pepper, and enjoyed :-D

Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

This is an incredibly simple and refreshing salad for summer. It easily scales up, so make however much you need. Tomato and Cucumber Salad Serves 2 ½ lb tomatoes ½ lb cucumber ⅛ tsp kosher salt ⅛ tsp black pepper 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Cut the tomato into bite sized wedges and place in a large serving ...