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Crisp Summer Salad

Ingredients Lettuce greens 1 handful arugula Cherry tomatoes Black olives Cucumbers, peeled and sliced Nasturtium flowers 1 teaspoon fresh oregano leaves Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar Directions 1. Prepare ingredients, toss together and enjoy! 🙂

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Gluten-free Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern salad. My mom makes it all the time: in the summer, for potlucks, etc. It’s like a twist on a regular tomato and cucumber salad, best served chilled. It’s traditionally made with bulgar wheat, but never fear, there’s a gluten-free version! Ingredients 1 box Lundberg Brown Rice Couscous (make as […]

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Roasted Walnut and Pear Salad

I had a nice dinner get-together with some friends recently to catch up. They did the cooking (I observed it all in the kitchen), and everything was so delicious that I had to take pictures and post the recipes for my blog. This roasted pear salad is simple and delicious. It’s a perfect way to […]

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Cold Red Quinoa Salad with Lime and Mint

As a gluten-free girl, I’ve tried many a grain. Quinoa is one of them. Quinoa originated in South America. The Incas held it to be sacred and called it mother of all grains. Actually, quinoa isn’t related to the grass family and is not a true cereal or grain. It’s related to species like beets, […]

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Simple Summer Salad

This salad is super easy to put together–which means it’s great for anyone on the go (college students included!). It also features some great summer vegetables: raw beet and yellow squash add color and flavor to the leafy greens. Adding a quick burst of white vinegar is the perfect zing, too. I’ve found that I […]

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Tomato and Cucumber Salad

When you say “salad,” everybody and his uncle automatically thinks “lettuce.” But really, it’s entirely possible to make a salad without any lettuce, spinach, or other spring greens. This tomato and cucumber salad is fresh and crisp, and it’s the perfect summer lunch or side to a family dinner. In most parts of the U.S. […]

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