Vegetable Salads

Hawaiian Coleslaw

Hawaiian Coleslaw

Ingredients: 1 cup, shredded red cabbage 1 cup, shredded green cabbage 1/2 cup grated carrots 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced 2 green onions sliced 3 Tbsp. rice vinegar 1 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 1/2 Tsp. honey 1 Tsp. Olive Oil 1/2 lime juice 1 Tsp. […]

Blackberry, Goat Cheese and Honey-Roasted Pecans Salad

Blackberry, Goat Cheese and Honey-Roasted Pecans Salad

Ingredients: For the salad: 8-12 cups salad greens of your choice (ex.: spinach or mixed spring greens) 3 oz. goat cheese 6 oz. fresh blackberries ¼ of a red onion, thinly sliced For the pecans: ¾ cup pecan halves, unroasted 2 Tbsp. of honey (I […]

Brussel Sprouts Caesar Salad with Buttery Croutons & Prosciutto

Brussel Sprouts Caesar Salad with Buttery Croutons & Prosciutto

Servings: 4 Time: 15-20 minutes   Ingredients: 3/4 cups prepared Caesar dressing (I use) (you may make your own if you have more time) 1 tsp. of grated lemon zest 2 Tbsp. of lemon juice 6 cups shredded Brussels sprouts (chopped by knife or use […]

Blood Orange and Beet Salad

Blood Orange and Beet Salad

Ingredients: 5 medium red beets 5 small blood oranges 1/4 med-large red onion, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp. of whole grain Dijon mustard (or regular Dijon mustard) 3 Tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp. of red wine vinegar salt and freshly cracked pepper   […]

Red Endive Salad with Green Apple and Pistachio Crumble

Red Endive Salad with Green Apple and Pistachio Crumble

Ingredients: For the salad: 8 red endives, rinsed, ends removed 1green apple, finely cubed 1/4 cup pistachios, chopped For the vinaigrette: 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup cider vinegar 2 tsp. of Dijon mustard 2 tsp. of honey ½ tsp. of salt ¼ tsp. […]

Brussel Sprout, Apple and Candied Hazelnuts Salad

Brussel Sprout, Apple and Candied Hazelnuts Salad

Ingredients For the Salad: 2 Tbsp. of unsalted butter 2 Tbsp. of olive oil 1 pound brussels sprouts, quartered 1 big apple, sliced Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste 1 tsp. of fresh rosemary For the Candied Hazelnuts: 1 Tbsp. of unsalted butter 1 […]

Sweet Potato, Lentil and Feta Salad

Sweet Potato, Lentil and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes, medium-sized 1 pinch chili flakes, dried 1/ 2 red onion, thinly sliced 1 x 250g can of cooked lentils, drained 75 g feta, crumbled 2 Tbsp. of Balsamic vinegar 4 Tbsp. of Olive oil 1 tsp. of Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp. […]

Autumn Harvest Chicken Salad

Autumn Harvest Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 3-4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts salt and pepper, to taste 1 Tbsp of paprika ½ tsp. of garlic powder 8 cups of baby spinach 1 apple, thinly sliced into Julienne ¼ red onion, thinly sliced ½ cup pecans ⅓ cup crumbled feta cheese […]

Beet and Orange Carpaccio with Parsley Sauce

Beet and Orange Carpaccio with Parsley Sauce

Beet and Orange Carpaccio: 3 beets, peeled, boiled and sliced as thin as possible (I recommend using a mandolin). 2 juicy oranges, peeled and sliced as thin as possible Handful of pine nuts, roasted 150 grams goat cheese Olive oil, for drizzle Directions: Arrange the […]

German Cucumber Salad

German Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: ⅓ cup sour cream ½ tsp. Dijon or German mustard 1 Tbsp. of white wine vinegar 1 Tbsp. of milk ¼ tsp. of coarse salt ¼ tsp. freshly cracked black pepper 2 Tbsp. of fresh chopped dill 1 English cucumber, washed and thinly sliced ½ […]

Green Radicchio and Pear Salad with Black Cumin Vinaigrette

Green Radicchio and Pear Salad with Black Cumin Vinaigrette

Ingredients: For the salad: 9-10 green radicchio leaves, torn into small pieces 2 ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced 1 Tbs. lemon juice For the dressing: 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 tsp. fine sea salt 1 Tbs. honey […]

Spicy Mexican Coleslaw

Spicy Mexican Coleslaw

Ingredients: 2 cups of red cabbage, shredded 2 cups of green cabbage, shredded 3/4 cup of corn 1/2 cup minced cilantro 1/2 cup of green onions, thinly sliced 1 tsp. of red pepper flakes 3 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. lime juice Salt and pepper, […]

Purple Potato and Egg Salad

Purple Potato and Egg Salad

∙ Serves 4   Ingredients: 2 lb purple potatoes (skin on) 3 scallions (green onion) 1/2 bunch fresh Dill 4 Eggs 3 tbsp Olive oil + more 1 Tbsp, of Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. of red wine vinegar 1/2 tsp Sea salt + more Black […]

Salade Cuite (Moroccan Metbouha)

Salade Cuite (Moroccan Metbouha)

Ingredients: 2 large cans diced or whole tomatoes, drained (I prefer whole ones) 2 large green peppers (roasted – will describe in directions) 1-2 large clove of garlic, finely chopped or pressed 1 tsp. of salt (or more to taste) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 […]

Green Tomato, Ricotta and Herb Salad

Green Tomato, Ricotta and Herb Salad

Ingredients: 6-7 green ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 1/2 Tbsp. of sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar 1/2 Tbsp. of Old Style Dijon or regular Dijon mustard 100ml olive oil 1/4 cup fresh dill and chives 150g ricotta Salt and black pepper   Directions: Place […]

Warm Moroccan Carrot Salad

Warm Moroccan Carrot Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups of carrots, peeled and sliced into thin rounds (1/2 cm) 2 cups of water 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. of olive oil 1/2 tsp. of ground cumin 1/2 tsp. of paprika 1 pinch cayenne pepper or a little bit of […]

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Strawberry Caprese Salad with Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette

Ingredients Caprese Salad: 2 cups sliced strawberries 5 ounces fresh mozzarella bocconcini, cut into slices Few small basil leaves (for garnish) Ingredients Lemon-Basil Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar Zest from […]

Azteca Salad

Azteca Salad

Ingredients: 1 large ripped avocado, peeled, sliced or cubed (I like to take avocado slices and place them all around the salad, like in the picture) 1 can of Red kidney beans 3/4 cup fresh Cilantro, chopped and a few leaves whole 1 can of […]

Chorizo, Caperberries and Smoked Paprika Potato Salad

Chorizo, Caperberries and Smoked Paprika Potato Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb of potatoes, peeled and cut into 3 cm cubes 1 small red onion, finely sliced 1/2 lemon, juiced 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar (I used Sherry vinegar) 2 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 250g […]

Maria’s Famous Summer Potatoes

Maria’s Famous Summer Potatoes

But who is this mysterious Maria you ask?  She’s my aunt and she is truly a delightful cook! She can make pretty much anything! I just love this dish. It’s really nothing fancy or complicated (you know me, I like to keep it simple). She […]

Once Upon A Plum Salad

Once Upon A Plum Salad

This my friends is a work of art! Now I see you rolling your eyes and be all like: “Pfff!Please, this is just a salad!” I understand, you might not see it right away, so let me show you. Close your eyes. I’m serious, close […]

Berry Peachy Salad with Feta and Roasted Almonds

Berry Peachy Salad with Feta and Roasted Almonds

When things are peachy, they’re wonderful! Which is the exact definition of this gorgeous salad. I just love the combination of orangy, navy and white colors. Feels so summery…makes me think of a sexy bathing suit a beautiful woman would wear on a beach in […]

Sicilian Orange and Onion Salad

Sicilian Orange and Onion Salad

This salad is absolute heaven! So simple but packed with flavour and freshness! Just perfect for a hot summer day! You may also try orange and fennel!   Ingredients: 4 oranges, 1 small white onion, finely sliced 1 Tbsp. of fresh parsley, finely chopped 90 […]

Parsley and Capers Potato Salad

Parsley and Capers Potato Salad

Ingredients: 4 russet potatoes 1/4 cup of fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley, chopped ½ c. extra-virgin olive oil 4 anchovy fillets, chopped coarsely 2 Tbsp. of lemon juice 2 tsp. of Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp. of capers Salt and freshly ground pepper   Directions: In a […]

Zesty Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Zesty Roasted Red Pepper Salad

Ingredients: 4 red peppers, roasted, skin peeled and sliced (if in a hurry, you may use store-bought roasted peppers in a jar) 5-6 Tbsp. of olive oil Zest and juice from one lemon 1 tsp. of Dijon mustard Salt and pepper, to taste   Directions: […]

Blackberry, Honeydew and Mint Salad

Blackberry, Honeydew and Mint Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups of blackberries 1/2 honeydew melon, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 Tbsp. of sugar 1 tsp.of grated peeled fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest plus 1 Tbsp. juice 1 Tbsp. of fresh mint leaves (I pick the smallest leaves)   Directions: In […]

Avocado, Artichoke and Egg Salad

Avocado, Artichoke and Egg Salad

Salad Ingredients: 2 large handfuls of baby spinach 3 hard boiled eggs, peeled and sliced 1 can (398ml) of artichoke hearts in water, drained (make sure to dry them well with a paper towel as they can be very watery) and quartered 2 ripped avocados, […]

Asparagus, Avocado and Pistachio Salad

Asparagus, Avocado and Pistachio Salad

Ingredients: 2 bunches of thin asparagus (previously boiled a few minutes until cooked but still crisp) chopped into bite sizes pieces * Make sure to let the asparagus cool off. 1 avocado, sliced into half moons Vinaigrette: 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. apple cider […]

Date, Feta, Walnut and Red Cabbage Salad

Date, Feta, Walnut and Red Cabbage Salad

Ingredients; 1 pound of red cabbage (1 small head or half of a large one), sliced thin 4 oz. of feta cheese, crumbled 1/4 cup of walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup of pitted dates, coarsely chopped 3 Tbs. of olive oil 2 Tbs. of apple cider […]

The Sexy Salad

The Sexy Salad

Ingredients: 5-6 cups of Romaine lettuce 3 blood oranges, peeled 1/2 cup of pomegranate seeds 1/2 cup of feta, crumbled   Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup of olive oil 2 Tbs, of sherry vinegar (or red wine vinegar) 2 tsp. of Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 […]

Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: Salad: 1 large English cucumber Green onions, chopped (optional) Vinaigrette: 1/4 cup of rice vinegar 1 Tbsp. of sesame oil (add a touch more if you find the rice vinegar overpowering) 1 Tbsp. of granulated sugar 1/2 tsp. of red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp. […]

Baby Spinach, Raspberry and Feta Salad

Baby Spinach, Raspberry and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 3 cups of baby spinach 1 cup of fresh raspberries, washed (you may replace with fresh strawberries or blueberries) 1/2 of small red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled Lemon Poppy Seed Vinaigrette: 3 Tbs. of olive oil 2 Tbs. of fresh […]

Tomato and Egg Salad

Tomato and Egg Salad

Ingredients: Sliced tomatoes (about 2-3 tomatoes) Sliced hard-boiled eggs (about 4 eggs) 3 Tbs. of olive oil 1 Tbs. of red wine vinegar 1 Tbs. of Dijon mustard 2 Tbs. of fresh parsley, chopped (keep a little more for garnish) Salt and pepper, to taste […]