Cucumber Mint Salad with Yogurt Dressing

cucumber salad

Sometimes I want a super quick side salad that’s different from just greens with vinaigrette. This cucumber mint salad with yogurt dressing is exactly that. The crisp cucumber, fragrant mint and tangy yogurt make the most refreshing combination. I’ve even added grilled chicken, sliced tomato and crumbled feta to a bed of this salad for […]

Salad Month Recap

arugula salad

Hi friends! It’s been a few days since I’ve posted, thanks to a stomach bug that paid an unwelcome visit to our house But I’m back, and have another week (or more) of salads to share with you before Salad Month wraps up.

Yellow Lentil Power Salad

yellow lentil salad

The following recipe & post comes from my friend Kari Lauritzen, a freelance writer, chef, and blogger at The Yellow Bungalow LA.  I came up with this idea for a salad when I was on-the-go and needed something healthy, substantial and portable. Combining grains and lentils add protein and heft, and the veggies add a fresh […]

Italy Meets Greece Salad

greek salad

My senior year in college I lived in this cute little beach apartment with my two best friends. Most evenings, you could find us riding our beach cruisers to happy hour for margaritas and $1 tacos. But once or twice a week, we’d make dinner together. My dinner contribution was almost always this salad, which […]

Roasted Balsamic Beet Salad

roasted beet salad

Not a big beet fan? Neither was my friend Shanon, until she made these Glazed Beet and Burrata Toasts which changed her feelings about beets forever. Since then, she’s come up with some fabulous beet-containing recipes, one of which is this Roasted Balsamic Beet Salad she’s kindly sharing with us today. If you love beets, you’re […]

Roasted Sweet Potato and Poblano Salad

sweet potato salad

Chilly winter months often call for a hearty, warm meal. But that doesn’t mean you have to ditch your effort to eat healthy and dig into a steaming bowl of Mac & Cheese (though I wouldn’t judge you if you did – yum). Just make this Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Poblano Peppers instead. It’s […]

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