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Salads

The best green and pasta salad recipes.

Zucchini Pasta Salad or Fried Summer Squash

Zucchini Pasta Salad or Fried Summer Squash

I know that living with an Italian means carbs are a reality, especially with pesto season upon us. So what was a girl to do?? Uhh…Trader Joe’s to the rescue!! Have you tried their gluten-free pasta made from quinoa and brown rice? I am in […]

Roasted Asparagus and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (+ optional easiest way to roast beets!)

Roasted Asparagus and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing (+ optional easiest way to roast beets!)

To celebrate the warm weather, I picked up a few bunches of beautiful asparagus the other day. They looked so fresh and green-and were surprisingly thin and tender! I have been on a roasted veggie kick, since a few steamed veggie incidents the past few […]

Vegan Ceasar Salad

Vegan Ceasar Salad

Warmer weather, and this salad! This salad is perfect for well, anything. You can prepare everything the day before for easy day-of prep. You would think it would be heavy with the creamy cashew base, but using a generous hand with the lemon cuts the […]

Cider Vinegar & Olive Oil Potato Salad (aka: German-Style Potato Salad)

Cider Vinegar & Olive Oil Potato Salad (aka: German-Style Potato Salad)

I have never been a fan of “mayo-bound salads”. I coined that term when I was pretty young, and still stick to my guns today. Macaroni salad? Ew. pick-your-protein-based-chopped-and-mixed-with-mayo-salad? Double ew. Ew. Tuna/ham/egg salad, I am looking at you. Potato salad? A little bit better…but […]

Polenta Bowls with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Walnuts & Thyme

Polenta Bowls with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Walnuts & Thyme

Polenta With Blistered Tomatoes, Walnuts & Thyme // plant-based; vegan; gluten-free; sugar-free; soy-free // makes 4 servings // 2 cups cherry tomatoes (I used mini San Marzano tomatoes) 1 TB + 1 tsp olive oil (I used organic extra virgin) Sea salt & freshly cracked […]

Simple Summer CSA Veggie Salads: Easy Detox Salad + Easy Cabbage Slaw

Simple Summer CSA Veggie Salads: Easy Detox Salad + Easy Cabbage Slaw

Happy summer to you! It is in full swing: hot, humid and relentless feelings of just wanting to lay on the couch in front of a fan with a good book. The past month of July has been pretty decent in WI, but the weather […]