This dish is so simple—Just blanch the green beans until crisp tender, then toss with halved cherry tomatoes and a bright vinaigrette of Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, garlic, shallots and olive oil. A shower of chopped fresh basil across the top finishes it off.
Green Bean Salad
1 pound string beans or small haricots verts
24 cherry … Read more
I love Thai flavors, and this salad really delivers. I sometimes add a side serving of tiny cubes of crispy tofu or tempeh to make it a heartier meal, though it’s just fine as is.
Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lime Vinaigrette
Serves 2 as main course, 4 as side salad
1 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 carrot, … Read more
I love this salad. It’s filled with a wonderful combination of sweet, tart, and savory flavors.
Wild Rice Salad
1 cup wild rice
1 quart water
Pinch of salt
1-1/2 pounds asparagus, cut up & blanched
Raisins, walnuts, sliced kumquats
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 spring onions, chopped
1 tablespoon orange zest
5 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon soy … Read more
Festive, delicious, and beautiful to see, this is the salad I serve for winter feasts.
Winter Solstice Salad
8 cups mixed baby greens
2 Bosc pears, sliced
1 pomegranate, seeded
1/2 cup pecan halves
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar (pear-infused is a nice touch)
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon vegan Worcestershire sauce
1 small garlic clove, minced
1/2 … Read more
I just found out about hemp hearts—raw, shelled, hemp seeds) this evening when I came upon a series of hemp tabouli recipes on Twitter.
Intrigued, I began reading about the Manitoba Harvest organic hemp seeds and found they:
- Have zero net carbs
- Are non-GMO project verified /and/ organic
- Contain more protein and omegas and less carbs than the same serving
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