Spinach & Artichoke Hearts

I absolutely crave briny artichoke hearts!  With a limited amount of time for salad prep a few weeks back, I found myself relying, as I often do when crunched for time, on Costco.  A hug bag of washed spinach leaves, a 6 pack of red/yellow/orange bell peppers, and a tub of mini heirloom tomatoes served…

Green Papaya Salad with Avocado

I’ve made lots of variations of  green papaya salad over the years (I’ve shared 10 on this site to date). Before it becomes the bright orange tropical fruit, an unripe papaya reveals itself as a crisp, light, mildly-cucumberesque vegetable that is most often seen at Thai restaurants as som tam salad.  On a recent night…

Mediterranean Crunch Made Better

Costco Mediterranean Crunch Mix: Romaine, Broccoli, Carrot, Red Cabbage, Cauliflower, Chicory Firm Tofu Red, yellow, & orange bell pepper Grape tomatoes Dressing: Grainy Dijon mustard Red miso Red wine vinegar Olive oil White wine vinegar Bragg’s liquid aminos Honey Smoked paprika Oregano Zata’ar Salt & pepper

Fennel Salad with Tomato Rhubarb Dressing

Kale Fennel Quorn Chicken Red onion Dates Almonds Parsley Goat cheese Dressing: Cooked to a thick paste: tomato paste, rhubarb, red onion, Salt, 1 date, sprig of basil, a little water) Red wine vinegar Olive oil Toasted almond oil Honey Salt Garlic clove

Summer Vegetables & Fresh Herb Dressing

Zucchini Yellow summer squash Artichoke hearts (water packed) Roasted red bell peppers Shallot Tomatoes Marinated, baked tofu Dressing: Basil Parsley Mint Honey Red chile flake Capers Olive oil Garlic Lemon Juice White wine vinegar Salt

Thai Papaya Salad with Tangy Peanut Dressing

Green Papaya Carrots Red cabbage Green beans Grape tomatoes Extra firm tofu Cilantro Serrano chile Peanuts Dressing: Rice wine vinegar Lemon & lime juice Garlic clove Sugar Peanut butter powder Amchur Fish sauce Salt Cayenne

Tangy Tomatoes, Bell Pepper, & Cukes

Grape tomatoes Bell pepper Cocktail cucumbers Quorn Chicken Dressing: Red wine vinegar Olive oil Grainy Dijon Pomegranate molasses Smoked paprika Coriander Sumac Salt & pepper

Roasted Carrots with Harissa Tomato Dressing

Kale Roasted carrots Green beans Shallot Baked, marinated tofu Dried heirloom cherry tomatoes Dressing: Harissa Red wine vinegar Olive oil Bragg’s Liquid Aminos Tomato paste Pomegranate molasses Lemon juice Cilantro Salt

Red Leaf Lettuce with tomato dressing

Red leaf lettuce Bell peppers Dried heirloom mini tomatoes Chickpeas Red onion (in red wine vinegar) Labneh Dressing: Tomato paste Red wine vinegar Olive oil Dijon Smoked paprika Cumin Agave Salt & pepper Zata’ar

Black Soy Bean Southwestern Salad

Spinach Black soy beans Yellow & orange bell pepper Mango Oven dried grape tomatoes Red onion Pumpkin seeds Dressing: Red wine vinegar Olive oil Cilantro Chipotle pepper Dijon mustard Brown sugar Cumin Salt Garlic