salads

Lentil Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette

by angelika on June 16, 2011

Fast and easy is the name of the game with this salad, but it definitely tasted like you slaved away. I prefer this salad cold, but it would be great as a warm dish too. I am a huge fan of lentils in general, but when they are cooked al dente and made into a salad, it […]

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Greek Panzanella

by angelika on June 2, 2011

Panzanella salad is one of my favorite weeknight meals. It is so nourishing and filling, and you can add almost anything to it. Tonight we had a Greek inspired salad, which to me just means I added copious amount of feta and kalamata olives. Ina Garten introduced me to the panzanella, an Italian bread salad. One of […]

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Quinoa Tabouli

by angelika on March 30, 2011

I love rethinking a favorite item, like this twist on a traditional tabouli. I spent some time in the middle east when I was in college, and I fell head over heals in love with the food. Hummus is so different in Jordan, lemony fresh and bright, creamy and light. The hummus I was used […]

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Endive and Avocado Salad

by angelika on March 13, 2011

I have a new favorite salad. It is so incredibly delicious and so easy! In the winder endive abounds; it is a lovely and delicious bitter green. Today I paired it with creamy avocado, radish and crumbled gorgonzola cheese. It is truly heaven! This salad serves two.  Endive and Avocado Salad 2 endive heads, cut […]

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Sprouted Bean Salad

by angelika on February 17, 2011

Have you ever thrown together a few ingredients that you thought might sound good together, and the result far exceeded your expectations? Well that is what happened to me with this salad. I bought this giant bag of Tru Roots sprouted bean trio, having never seen anything like it before. It is a combination of sprouted mung, lentil and […]

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Rainbow Slaw

by angelika on February 5, 2011

When we decided to relive a 4th of July meal in February, Rainbow Slaw was a must. This coleslaw is made with purple cabbage to give it a more festive appearance. I add carrots and granny smith apples, and then toss them in a light yogurt based dressing. It is lighter than an all mayonnaise dressed coleslaw, and […]

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Celery Root Salad

by angelika on January 11, 2011

I am on a winter salad kick. I love to eat something fresh and minimally prepared with every meal.  I think that is especially important in the winter when we are drawn to warm and heavy foods to keep us feeling nourished and comforted through the long cold nights. I have been trying to eat more seasonally, and […]

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Cabbage Crunch

by angelika on January 4, 2011

There is this salad I love on the Whole Foods salad bar called Cabbage Crunch. It is so light, a little bit tangy, and super crunchy. It is one of my favorite lunch items. Today I decided to recreate it at home, and I think my version turned out great! We loved this light and […]

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Chickpea Salad

by angelika on December 20, 2010

This Chickpea Salad is so incredibly easy to put together, and delicious beyond belief. We served this on a buffet at our holiday party and it was a huge hit. It also kept very well, and we stuffed pita with it the next day to make a delicious lunch. It has a light lemony dressing but what really […]

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Panzanella Salad

by angelika on November 23, 2010

Last weekend Little Man had his birthday party. It was a swashbuckling Pirate Party. The gods, however, conspired against us. Amidst a month full of unseasonably warm days, we had one day, just one day…his day, with torrential thunderstorms and hail. We had invited more people than our house could comfortably hold, so I was in panic mode all week. […]

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Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad on Microgreens

by angelika on October 7, 2010

Do you think that you don’t like beets? I know how you feel. I have been a beet hater myself. The farm we get our CSA from seems to put them in our box every week for like 10 months, and there is only so much shredded beet I can take on my green salad. […]

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Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad on Microgreens

by angelika on October 7, 2010

Do you think that you don’t like beets? I know how you feel. I have been a beet hater myself. The farm we get our CSA from seems to put them in our box every week for like 10 months, and there is only so much shredded beet I can take on my green salad. […]

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Syrian Fattoush Salad and Arugula Salad

by angelika on September 25, 2010

There are two main go to salads in our house. One is the kind of salad we eat with dinner most nights. It is my favorite salad, and by far my favorite way of eating greens. I am speaking of my Arugula Salad. I have a real love affair with arugula. I adore the peppery bite, the […]

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