Category Archives: Salads & Dressings

A variety of salads for every taste bud.

Pasta Salad with Tomatoes

Few things pair more perfectly than pasta and tomatoes and few dishes capture the feeling of summer better than cool pasta salad. Best of all, along with its great taste, pasta salad with tomatoes has good nutritional value. The whole-wheat pasta provides a healthy base for the dish, while the balsamic vinegar with its tart...
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3 Frugal Homemade Salad Dressing Recipes

Every year when the weather starts to get warmer, we like to plant a backyard garden. We enjoy planting a variety of lettuces, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, cucumbers, radishes, green peppers, tomatoes and onions. We look forward to harvesting time, just so we can create some wonderful summer salads. Read more

A Healthy Winter Salad – Walnut and Beetroot Salad

This is a great seasonal salad, which is full of flavour as well being supremely healthy. The leafy greens, walnuts and beetroot are all superfoods supplying vitamins C, A and E as well as protein, iron and omega 3. It's handy to keep a few of the soy roast walnuts in a jar ready to...
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Paleo Diet Salad Recipes

Paleo Diet Low Fat and Low Carbohydrate bacon, vegetable, fruit and nut salad recipes. Salad does not have to be boring or contain any additives. Paleo diet no gluten, no dairy, no soy, no casein and no preservative Only Taste and Nutrition. (more…)...
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Surprising Salads from the Middle East

To satisfy my curiosity and passion for Mediterranean food, I have been working my way through a favorite cookbook, Claudia Roden’s The New Book of Middle Eastern Food. Along the way, I’ve been able to eat lots of delicious, colorful foods that were also remarkably healthful. Read more

Edamame Becomes An American Taste

People from other cultures are surprised at what Americans are reluctant to eat. After years of culinary adventures abroad, I tend to share their thoughts. Foods popular in other countries but not with Americans include an animal’s innards, stinky cheeses and many vegetables rich in important antioxidants and fiber. Read more

Sichuan Pasta Salad – East meets West

Pasta salads are easy to make but I rarely enjoy them. My favorites are Asian, particularly sesame noodles, which I like for their bold seasoning and when they are made with Asian pasta because I find their texture in cold dishes more appealing. Read more