Category Archives: salad and salad dressings

Green Goddess Dressing

Do me a favor. Go open your fridge. How many bottles of salad dressing do you have? Can you actually remember when they were purchased? If not, that’s a problem. “But they’re still good!” you say. Well, that’s kind of a problem too. Making your own salad dressing sounds a little Martha, I know. But […]

Fruit Salad with Maple Yogurt: Treat Number Nine

I decided to take the sage advice of a friend and reader (Laurel), and make at least some of our remaining treats on the light side. Just because it doesn’t contain a stick of butter, doesn’t mean it can’t be a treat, right? This was a festive accompaniment to a simple weekday breakfast. Bright citrus […]

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

This is exceedingly healthy. I’m giving you this dish to help prepare your insides for the onslaught of sugary naughtiness I’m about to throw your way in December. So go make this. Enjoy its bright, vibrant flavor after several days of decadent Thanksgiving leftovers. And then leave some butter on the counter to soften up, […]

Haystack Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

I love my new julienne peeler. It’s such a nice little inexpensive tool, and it makes eating raw vegetables so much lovelier. And it’s kind of cathartic to julienne an entire zucchini with a little slicer, and also a bit of an arm workout. I also love this salad. Many, many months ago, when I […]

Honey Bacon Two Bean Salad

Now that you all weigh an extra 200 pounds after the recent spate of dessert posts, here’s a healthy salad (with the tiniest bit of bacon) to help you detox a bit. Inspired by Honey Balsamic Bean Salad at 101 Cookbooks Honey Bacon Two Bean Salad 1 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 […]