Summer Red-Skinned Potato Salad

Summer Red-Skinned Potato Salad

This potato salad made a big splash at our table the first time I made it, and it’s now a requested favorite – even by family members who never liked potato salad before. That’s when you know you have a winner. Like … Continue reading

Easy Buddha Bowl

Easy Buddha Bowl

After a holiday season full of indulgences, we’re all ready for a fresh start. New Year, New You. It’s really the perfect time to renew the commitment to taking care of yourself with more fresh, whole-food plant-based meals. Let this Easy Buddha Bowl … Continue reading

Fresh Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

Fresh Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

August means ripe tomatoes and fresh corn on the cob. This colorful salad takes advantage of both at their very best. Not only is this recipe super easy – it’s also super delicious, with iconic summertime flavors that make everyone happy. The addition … Continue reading

Mediterranean Summer Pasta Salad

Mediterranean Summer Pasta Salad

Sometimes you’re looking for the perfect salad to bring to a summer barbecue or potluck, or an easy lunch for family and friends at home. Here you go. Full of fresh basil and Roma tomatoes, plus hearty whole grain pasta, … Continue reading

Perfect Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Perfect Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This chickpea salad is crunchy, creamy, and colorful, and makes the perfect sandwich spread! It’s so good, I can just eat it with a spoon. This is actually my version of Angela Liddon’s recipe, from her wonderful The Oh She Glows Cookbook. I omit … Continue reading

Red Cabbage and Mango Slaw

Red Cabbage and Mango Slaw

Cole slaw doesn’t usually sound very colorful or exciting, but this one may change your mind. I think it’s incredibly delicious, and I have a feeling you will too. With crunchy red cabbage, crispy carrots, delicate cilantro, and smooth, sweet mango, this salad becomes … Continue reading

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Is your brown bag lunch routine ready for a shake-up? Try this whole-grain veggie roll-up, full of plant-based nutrition, for a brand new perspective on your entire afternoon. Serving up protein, fiber, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc, … Continue reading

Spinach and Kale Salad with Pecans, Dried Cherries, and Maple Citrus Dressing

Spinach and Kale Salad with Pecans, Dried Cherries, and Maple Citrus Dressing

Which do you think is more nutritious, spinach or kale? Most people might guess kale, but according to an article in The Huffington Post (Kale vs. Spinach: Which Is Healthier?), both are “very healthy choices. Kale might have the edge … Continue reading

Fresh Endive with Rice and Greens

Fresh Endive with Rice and Greens

Do you say N-dive and ON-deeve? According to California Endive Farms, there actually is a difference. Curly Endive, pronounced N-dive, is a wilder member of the chicory family resembling escarole, and is grown outdoors. California or Belgian Endive, on the … Continue reading

Salad-In-A-Jar

Salad-In-A-Jar

With as many large green salads as I eat, sometimes it can be a struggle to keep them interesting. When I want to add a little excitement I always return to the same basic principles. Adding more color and a few … Continue reading