Posts Tagged ‘Salad’


Arugula And Melon Salad

This is a beautiful looking salad which is a harmonious combination of arugula and melon. Arugula is a peppery flavor leaf while melon is juicy and sweet. Mix the two with yogurt dressing and this combination creates a very refreshing salad for summer days and can be served as healthy snack.


Bean Sprouts Salad Spring Roll

This Bean Sprouts Salad Spring Roll recipe is Vietnamese cuisine inspired salad. I give credit to my very dear friend Anaya for this recipe and she in turn gives credit to her friend and food network. No matter what changes we make, this spring roll is tasty, healthy, very filling, very colorful, and easy to make. It has always been a very big hit whenever I have taken to potluck. Hope you all enjoy it. This versatile spring roll can be eaten with mint sauce or cilantro. I have used mint dressing in this recipe. I especially like this since it is not fried, tasty and a healthy salad which I like to skip a meal and eat this instead.


Beet salad with Mango dressing

This delicious salad is an alluring combination of roasted beets, mandarin oranges, leafy greens with creamy mango dressing. The mixture of sweet and tart flavors with a tangy mango dressing turns this salad recipe into something special.



Black Eyed Pea Salad

Black-eyed pea salad is very colorful and delicious. Ginger dressing gives a nice tangy flavor. This is great for quick and light lunch.


Cabbage Chana Dal Salad

This healthy and refreshing colorful salad can brighten up any meal. Perfect for summer brunch or served with any meal.


Carrot and Moong Dal Salad

Carrot and Moong Dal Salad is a healthy and nutritious salad with beautiful colors. This is a great salad and easy to make. This can be served as an afternoon snack or an appetizer.



Contest 2011 March

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

For this month contest, I thought it would be great to do a fresh spring salad. Contestants will create a bean salad with spring colors, and home made dressing. You will be judged on creativity, and presentation. I will be selecting the top 5 and let the viewers vote for the winners as in past […]


Contest 2012 April

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

To celebrate spring, this month’s contest is to make a colorful spring salad. It must be accompanied by a homemade dressing. The salad can include fruit as well as vegetable. The vegetables may be cooked also. Mostly, I am looking for a healthy spring salad that is colorful. The specific rules for April are the […]


Contest 2013 April

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

I love spring time, so this month’s contest is to make a fresh and colorful spring salad with fruit.  The specific rules are the following: It has to be a colorful salad It has to contain some kind of fruit You must also create a homemade salad dressing (make sure to provide recipe for this […]


Contest 2014 April

Monday, April 7th, 2014

For this month’s contest, I thought a fresh fruit salad would be a great way to start the spring season.  The specific rules are the following: Fruit Salad can consist of any type of fruit. You may use vegetables in the salad, but fruits should be main ingredients. Salad must be served with a homemade […]


Crunchy Bean salad with beetroot and fruits

My recipe for this month’s contest is Crunchy Bean salad with beetroot and fruits. It is a fresh and healthy salad, and also very easy to prepare. The fruit give this salad a sweet taste.


Cucumber Salad

This is a fresh and easy cucumber salad recipe, with a creamy dressing and has touch of fennel seeds. This is a refreshing and healthy low cal Salad and looks beautiful.


Curried Quinoa Salad with Roasted Cauliflower

Curried Quinoa Salad with Roasted Cauliflower is very filling and nutritious.


Hot and Cold Bean Salad in Lettuce Cups with Tomato Lime Dressing

This Hot and Cold Bean Salad in Lettuce Cups with Tomato Lime Dressing recipe is full of color and bursting with flavors and textures. The best way to serve this salad is both hot and cold at the same time…. Confused!? Well, don’t be…. One ingredient is warm and the rest of them are cold. The best thing is that the cup in which it is served can also be eaten (so minimal washing after). That is a well deserved bonus for all the busy bees out there.


Kidney Beans Salad with Minty Yogurt Dressing

A healthy bean salad with an Indian twist is something that can bring you accolades in a party. This protein packed salad brings with it goodness of fresh and colorful veggies. Couscous adds to the fiber content of the salad while the minty yogurt gives it an Indian touch and that extra zing!, keeping the calories under count too. At times this can also serve a full meal on its own! The veggies for this salad are chosen such that you can make this salad ahead of time ( to lessen that last minute hush hush) and it will not turn soggy/watery or have that oniony smell. What more can you ask from a simple salad recipe!


Mixed Sprouts and Arugula Green Salad with White Bean Dressing

My recipe for this month’s contest is Mixed Sprouts and Arugula Green Salad with White Bean Dressing. I have been following your website for some time and I learned many recipes from you (as well as recipes from every month contest winners). This time I got chance to participate in the contest and I am very excited.


Paneer Curry Pasta Salad

Recipe submitted by Nibedita Das As a Kindergarten teacher I have spent years observing children eating during lunch. I also raised two very picky eaters. One thing I have noticed over the years is that children truly love eating pasta. This was my inspiration to try a fusion recipe – Paneer Curry Pasta Salad. Preparation Time: […]


Quinoa Salad

Here is my recipe of Quinoa salad. This colourful Salad is a healthy and nutritious dish perfect for spring . It’s full of flavours and texture that just bursts in your mouth. It’s perfect for picnics and can be made ahead of time kept in the fridge.


Salad Stuffed Cabbage Samosas

Salad Stuffed Cabbage Samosas is a new favorite in my kitchen. Samosa is a famous Indian snack, which can be found anywhere in the world! They are irresistible, but so unhealthy. Now, here is the recipe which talks about vegetarian cabbage samosa which is not fried and baked but a healthy, delicious, colorful, and nutritious and has the same appeal of real Samosas. Cabbage Samosas are made with cabbage leaves filled with salad. It is served with red chutney made from bell pepper. It is a simple tongue tickling chutney recipe that is tangy and goes well with all type of snacks and lunch items. The process is relatively simple. It’s good and easy to do. Surely the kids would love it.


Spinach Salad

This is a delicious and refreshing spinach and tomato salad. Adding walnuts and ginger dressing provides a creamy and tangy flavor.