Tag: Salad of the Month

Salad of the Month: Greek Chickpea

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, July 8, 2014

Summer days (and nights) call for refreshing, light meals that require little or no advance planning. Much of the time, a salad of the leafy variety will hit the spot, but it might not be substantial enough to get you through to the next meal. Here, chickpeas replace the lettuce in this Greek salad, transformingRead more

Salad of the Month: Asparagus with Lemon and Parmesan

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, June 10, 2014

In this salad, raw asparagus spears are shaved into long ribbons and then tossed in a rich, flavorful dressing made from pine nuts, lemon, olive oil and Parmesan. It’s the kind of dressing that could double as a simple pasta sauce — and in fact, when it’s tossed with the long, wide asparagus ribbons, theRead more

Salad of the Month: Quinoa, Fava Beans and Peas

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, May 13, 2014

Packed with fava beans, fresh herbs and peas, this salad will bring spring to the table in an instant. Mint, dill and scallions complement the ever-so-slightly-sweet flavor of the brown-rice vinegar seasoning, creating a bright and refreshing marinade for the salad. Quinoa provides the ideal texture and background, with plenty of protein and nutrients, makingRead more

Salad of the Month: Radish, Watercess and Pecorino Cheese

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, April 8, 2014

Sharp, juicy radishes, a nutty cheese and an easy dressing are all you need to create a refreshing salad to usher in the spring season. Once tossed in a vinaigrette, radishes begin to pickle and soften. At this point, they can be left for up to an hour before you add the watercress and serve,Read more

Salad of the Month: Mustard Greens with Beets and Goat Cheese

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, January 14, 2014

Whenever I want to add a layer of flavor, texture and some interest to a salad, I heat the oven and roast any vegetables I have on hand to toss with the greens.

Salad of the Month: Carrot and Cabbage with Poppy Seed Dressing

by in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, December 10, 2013

The crunchy texture of sliced red cabbage, paired with the sweet flavor of roasted carrots and lots of chopped parsley, makes a pretty great salad. But when these ingredients are tossed with a flavorful creamy dressing, this simple salad is taken to another level.