Category Archives: Salads

Tabouli Salad with Cauliflower

I was looking to make traditional tabouli as a side dish the other day. I wanted the taste and texture of this middle eastern dish but wanted to change it up a little. What, I asked myself, could I add … Continue reading

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Farro, Feta, and Meyer Lemon Salad

Farro is a nutty-tasting ancient grain that has been eaten for thousands of years around the world. It is a staple in many Mediterranean, Ethiopian, and Middle Eastern recipes. It was once called “pharaoh’s wheat” since it was popular in … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash and Chickpea Fritters Salad

Fritters are easy to make and are the perfect addition to this salad with tomato-balsamic vinaigrette. I like to serve this as a complete lunch Fritter Ingredients: 2 cups raw butternut squash (peeled and cubed) 2 slices whole-wheat bread 1  … Continue reading

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Browned Bosc Pear and Chèvre Salad

Bosc pears are golden brown in color. Their dense flesh makes them a good choice for the sautéed pears in this recipe. Chèvre is the French name for cheeses made with goat’s milk. Fresh goat cheese is soft, creamy, tangy … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant with a Twist

This vegan and gluten-free dish is easy to prepare and does not heat up the house because it is grilled outside! Grilling the chard can be a little tricky but it crisps up nicely and surprisingly enough…it doesn’t fall through … Continue reading

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Tabouli with Tomato, Cabbage, and Mint

This vegan dish is a nice combination of fresh tomatoes, cabbage, and mint on a minimal base of whole grain bulgur. It’s very different from traditional tabouli. It’s also very different from my Sorghum Tabouli and my Millet Tabouli.

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Curtido Slaw

Curtido is to Mesoamerican fare as sauerkraut is to a ballpark hotdog or kimchi is to a Korean pancake. This funky, vinegary cabbage, onion, and carrot slaw brings flavor and crunch to dishes that call out for brightness and texture.

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