Chopped Greek Salad

Can you tell I’ve been on a bit of a salad kick lately? I think it’s because it’s always warm here and warm weather makes me want summertime food. I think this salad would be great any time of year though. It’s an easy twist on what you might think of as a traditional Greek … Continue reading

Israeli Couscous Salad

I think that if couscous and pasta ever had a love child, it would look like Israeli couscous, which isn’t really a couscous at all but is really a pasta in the shape of large couscous. Are you confused yet? Hopefully not. Anyways, I love making this Israeli couscous salad. It’s a great side dish, … Continue reading

Winter Fruit Salad

Fruit salad is not the first thing that comes to mind when I think of winter food, but I thought I’d see what I could come up with using some of the season’s best and brightest – citrus, pomegranates, and persimmons. I used a large ruby grapefruit, which I peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces, … Continue reading

Pear and Crispy Kale Salad

I recently subscribed – thanks to a stupendous Living Social deal! – to a farm club that delivers weekly bundles of organic fruit and vegetable goodness. In addition to lots of yummy potatoes, onions, apples, oranges, grapefruit, and lettuce, this week’s delivery included a scrumptious looking bunch of kale and a few juicy pears. So … Continue reading

Pomegranate Winter Salad

This might be one of my all time favorite salads. It’s healthy, delicious, and relatively easy to make. Because I’ve added pomegranate seeds, it does require a little extra legwork; however, you can always buy prepared pomegranate seeds (Whole Foods sells them when in season), or you can substitute dried cranberries, walnuts, or another favorite … Continue reading