Category: Salads

Friday clear-the-fridge green and yellow salad

Friday clear-the-fridge green and yellow salad

For most of my adult life I was used to having grocery stores and farmers markets in a two, three, five, ten minutes walk distance and to shopping daily. I bought what I needed on my way home and took…

Corn salad with pepper and cucumber

Corn salad with bell pepper and cucumber

I so much regret that I am unable to find non-GMO corn on a cob anywhere around here. I like corn a lot and I would like to eat it more often. However, I allow myself for a corn dish…

Kohlrabi and edamame salad

Kohlrabi and edamame salad

When I was a kid and my mother took me to visit my grandma, there was a vegetable garden there. I was very rarely fed any vegetables, especially raw, actually only when visiting grandma. She used to take me to…

Bell peppers and cucumber salad

Bell peppers and cucumber salad

This salad is very refreshing on a hot summer day. It is also a vitamin and antioxidant bomb, rich particularly in vitamin A and C. I absolutely love the colors and could eat it every single day. It is very…

Celery and bell pepper salad

Celery and bell pepper salad

It is a great and refreshing salad for a hot summer day, an excellent source of vitamin C, A, K as well as other vitamins and antioxidants. It’s easy and quick to make and the colors will brighten your day….

Jícama, carrot and cucumber salad

Jícama, carrot and cucumber salad

This colorful salad is rich mainly in vitamins A and C, but also a variety of other vitamins and minerals. Low in calories, it can be served as a side dish, an appetizer or a healthy snack. It is very…

Quinoa salad

Quinoa salad

People are divided into those who love quinoa and those who hate it, the latter claiming that tastes bland. I think I belong to neither group and simply like it and eat it in moderation. My favorite quinoa dishes are…

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Red beans salad

Apart from all the valuable micronutrients in these gorgeous veggies, this salad is high in protein. It is also very satiating and can be eaten as a meal of its own.   Ingredients:   4 cups cooked red beans (about…