Category Archives: Salads

Lentil quinoa salad with roasted beets & basil sprouts

Yummmm!! I was inspired by this recipe. This is what I did: Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 1 cup lentils Several bunches beets Olive oil Spices, salt, pepper Baby spinach Baby greens/ sunflower sprouts Pumpkin seeds Olive oil & balsamic vinegar … Continue reading

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Party in a bowl (AKA salad) featuring edamame, quinoa and more with tahini dressing

Say the word “salad” and your typical average person’s eyes start to glaze over as it conjures images of a bowl of iceberg lettuce shoved off to the side…which is why I’m calling this “party in a bowl” because it’s … Continue reading

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Quinoa beet salad with hazelnuts & tofu

I started with this recipe. I added some marinated tofu. I used my favorite marinade (I replace the honey–not vegan– with a few tiny drops of maple syrup) and I pan-saut√©ed it in the marinade, so yummy, but in hindsight … Continue reading

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Avocado dressing

So I experimented today with using avocado instead of oil…I’m trying to cut back on oil and get most of my fats from whole foods like avocado, nuts, nut butters & seeds. I love my salads to be nice and … Continue reading

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Tofu cake salad with tahini sauce

Look at me and my fancy photo collage ūüėČ I downloaded a new app. Anyway here is the recipe I used for the veggie burger. I baked instead of frying and they were very moist so it took a long … Continue reading

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Deconstructed falafel bowl

I saw this recipe and thought…cool! I love falafel but don’t like frying stuff! This is perfect! And it’s definitely a winner! I pickled my own red onions (super easy just soak the sliced onions in vinegar…I used white wine … Continue reading

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Asian salad

I was inspired by these two recipes: http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-recipe/raw-healthy-asian-carrot-avocado-salad/ http://www.veggiegirl.com/2014/01/17/asian-inspired-mandarin-orange-salad/ Salad: Celery, chopped Green onion, chopped Carrot, grated/shredded (I used a food processor) Edamame (I used frozen shelled, thawed) Slivered almonds (I’m not fancy so again I just used the food … Continue reading

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Lentil & potato salad with miso tahini dressing

Happy New Year!!! Start your year off right with this yummy healthy salad! I normally don’t use white potatoes since they don’t have a ton of nutritional value, but they are a whole food, and as long as you don’t … Continue reading

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Quinoa avocado salad with hummus dressing

Super easy!! If you have leftover quinoa & leftover hummus & some raw veggies & avocado lying around, this salad is ready in minutes! Sorry no photo for this one (I didn’t think it was going to be blog-worthy until … Continue reading

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Citrus Avocado Tahini Salad!

This was a quickie Saturday doing stuff around the house threw together what I had in the fridge that was quick, easy, nutritious & delicious lunch salad! I love tahini dressing. It pairs well with the citrus & avocado. The … Continue reading

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