Category for Salads

Coleslaw with Cabbage, Apple and Jicama in Asian Dressing


  Cole slaw can be a quick and easy way to get in a serving of vegetables while in a hurry, but when concocted with some creativity, it can achieve the status of a vegetarian

Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Nopales Salad


I am a potato salad lover, the old fashioned mayonnaise laden white potato kind, and I come from a potato salad loving family. I know that it’s not the healthiest choice at a picnic

Thai Green Mango Salad


So many of the ingredients used in Thai cooking are also used in Latin American cooking. Mango, cilantro, coconut, chile and green onions are familiar friends in the kitchen, and make me think of

Organic Baby Kale, Grapefruit and Avocado Salad


One of the most sophisticated salads I have ever tasted, tender, organic baby kale, sliced grapefruit and avocado are complimented by thin-sliced red onion, pepitas (pumpkin seeds), sliced almonds, dried cherries and sliced chicken.

Shrimp Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons (Gluten-Free Option)


If you take me to a restaurant that serves hot, fresh bread, I will slather it in melting butter and eat it just like anyone else, but in reality, I am not a bread

Holiday Fruit Salad


A Christmas morning tradition in my family ever since I can remember has been a bowl of crisp fruit salad that mixes the freshest fruit of the winter season with chopped dates and crispy

Pancetta, Goat Cheese, Candied Walnut and All That Jazz Salad


I used to work for Universal Music Group where, amongst many other responsibilities, I did a lot of online marketing for Verve, the jazz label. It was during one holiday season back then that

Carrot and Green Mango Salad


A perfectly simple salad that captures the bright hues of Autumn, this carrot and green mango salad also offers a satisfying blend of textures and flavors.   Ingredients: (Makes 2 large or 4 small salads) 2 cups mesclun

~ Mexican Greek Salad


One day when I was eating a Greek salad, I began to think about how it might taste with cotija cheese instead of feta. I enjoy Greek salad, but it has always left me

~ Spinach and Mushroom Salad


When I was little, I used to beg my dad to make his wilted salad. It contained lettuce, spinach, mushrooms, red onion, bacon, hard boiled egg and sometimes diced tomatoes. The trick that gave