Tag: salads

Salad Bar Face-Off: Which Is Healthier?

by in Which is Healthier?, March 27, 2014

Before you hit the salad bar, see how some popular ingredients compare. Italian Dressing vs. Balsamic Vinaigrette WINNER: Balsamic vinaigrette. Balsamic vinaigrette can contain a third fewer calories and grams of fat than Italian dressing. Bottled versions of both are often made with additives and preservatives, so mix your own: Combine three parts olive oil with one partRead 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.

How to Build A Better Winter Salad

by in Healthy Recipes, December 22, 2013

There may be a smaller bounty of greens during the winter months, but that doesn’t mean you should forgo a delicious salad. Here’s how you can use seasonal winter goodies to build a healthy salad.

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.

Tips for Homemade Dressings

by in Robin's Healthy Take, August 12, 2013

It’s easy to make salad dressings that are full of flavor, not calories. Here are some tricks for homemade versions. 1. Add citrus juice, citrus zest and fresh herbs (basil, parsley, cilantro, chives, oregano, or thyme) for a burst of flavor and color. 2. Replace all but 1 to 2 tablespoons of the oil in aRead more

Three Tips for Summer Salads to Keep You Slim and Satisfied

by in Healthy Tips, June 25, 2013

Three tips and recipes to ensure your seasonal salads leave you feeling light, yet satisfied for hours.

Robin’s Healthy Take: Healthy Food Pairings

by in Robin's Healthy Take, August 29, 2011

Sometimes your favorite foods taste better together. Robin Miller’s salad recipes pair unusual foods together and the result is unforgettable (and delicious!).

Easy Lunch Box Ideas

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 19, 2009

Think bringing lunch is boring? We disagree. Sure, it may take a little extra effort each morning, but in the end, you can save money. If you want your lunch box to be the talk of the office, here are some good ideas.