Tag: salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

In the time it takes you to watch a few cat videos on youtube, you could be eating this awesome summer salad! Once you’ve got your quinoa simmering in a covered pot, it only takes a few minutes to prep your veggies. If your ingredients are fresh, you really don’t […]

Fennel Salad

Fennel Salad

This Fennel salad would be great any time of year but it’s especially great in the spring.  By thinly shaving the fennel in a mandolin and breaking it up in a bowl with vinegar, you can easily eat this root vegetable without cooking it. 

Greek Salad

Greek Salad

The recipe for Anchovy-Feta Salad Dressing found in the Frog Commissary Cookbook mentions a Greek Salad composed of greens, feta, olives, green beans, tomatoes and cucumbers.  I’ve added fresh dill and basil for added garden-freshness.  Read on for a few salad tips.

Herb Vinaigrette

Herb Vinaigrette

This salad dressing comes from one of my favorite cookbooks, The Frog Commissary Cookbook. This IS the dressing you’ve been looking for.  It can be used on everything from a mixed green salad, steamed broccoli, potato salad, a grilled chicken sandwich, or a topping for a pan roasted salmon fillet. […]

Anchovy-Feta Dressing

Anchovy-Feta Dressing

I couldn’t tell you the last time I bought salad dressing. My go-to is a nice bottle of olive oil used exclusively for dressings and either red vinegar, lemon or grapefruit juices. Often I’ll use dijon or tahini as an emulsifier.  Generally, I like my dressings light and simple so […]

Microgreens with Chicken

Microgreen Salad with Slow Roasted Chicken Breast

I’m a little in love with the microgreens I picked up from Riverwards Produce.  It’s always a treat to have them out to eat because you can’t really find them in the grocery stores.  Even Whole Foods only has a half-hearted, overpriced selection.  So as soon as I saw the […]