Category Archives: Salads

Strawberry Balsamic Shrub

After a persistent infection required me to be on antibiotics for 9 months this year, I started looking for foods to increase the good bacteria in my gut. Fermented foods are one way to do that. In my quest for … Continue reading

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Marinated Artichoke Heart Salad

I’ve made this twice recently, serving it with lamb shoulder blade steak. I love the Greek inspired flavors and using the oven dried cherry tomatoes from my garden. I used the olive oil I preserved the cherry tomatoes in and … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Avocado Pasta Salad

I’m made this a couple of times in the past month so decided to actually measure ingredients when I made it yesterday. I cooked the onions along with the shrimp since I discovered that raw onions give me headaches but … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Salad

I’m thoroughly enjoying my slow reintroduction to cheese and dairy products. This week I decided that goat cheese would pair well with the beets I got from my mom’s garden. I was right. The tang of the goat cheese cut … Continue reading

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Quinoa Tabouli (sans tomato)

I love tabouli on a hot day. It’s cool and refreshing and makes a flavorful lunch or side-dish with dinner. Since I can’t eat bulgur wheat or tomatoes I substitute quinoa and cucumbers. I used mint and chives from my … Continue reading

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Shaved Asparagus Salad

Spring means gorgeous fresh asparagus is readily available. My mom brought home two pounds of the large, flavorful shoots. I’ve never seen asparagus so big. Most of them were bigger around than my thumb at their base. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Avocado Egg Salad

Even though I have no reason to dye eggs for Easter, I associate the holiday with egg salad and deviled eggs, two things I seldom make or eat at any other time of year. Last night I boiled eggs and … Continue reading

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