This Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Lentils is a salty, sweet, spicy, and crunchy all at once. Loaded with plant-based protein and topped with toasted cashews, crumbled feta, and micro greens, it’s a colourful, festive squash salad that doubles as a side dish or a vegetarian main.
Delicious, substantial salads that make for a meal in of themselves, or a tasty and nutritious side dish. Here you'll find drool-worthy salads, including Kale Tabbouleh Salad, Watermelon and Feta Salad with Mint, and even a Breakfast Salad with Quinoa and Walnuts. No boring salads here!
This Greek Cucumber Salad is made with a creamy yogurt dill dressing and tossed right in the same bowl. It’s a simple, fuss-free cucumber yogurt salad recipe you’ll be coming back to again and again!
This quick and easy Beluga Lentil Salad recipe is made with salty, chewy halloumi croutons to take it to the next level. Make it with black lentils, Puy lentils, or French green lentils, this is a healthy lentil salad recipe you’ll come back to again and again.
Can’t decide between a burger and a salad? This Veggie Burger Bowl Recipe is the best of both worlds! Made with homemade vegan black bean burgers and layered into a bowl with burger toppings, salad, and a vegan burger sauce, it’s the perfect light meal while still packed with plant-based protein. Make this deconstructed burger in a bowl for an easy lunch or dinner any day of the week!
This Summer Berry Salad is like summer in a salad bowl! Fresh baby greens, juicy ripe berries, avocado, and cucumber are tossed with a homemade vinaigrette, then topped with sesame crusted baked goat’s cheese rounds to take things to the next level. This is your summer salad, elevated.
Spicy Water Melon Salad! Folks, I’ve cracked the code for this classic summer salad, and I want to show you how it’s done! This watermelon feta salad gets taken up a notch with a drizzle of lemon chili oil, a layered assembly, and lots and lots of mint.
This Vegetarian Caesar Salad is made with Tuscan kale, healthy vegetarian caesar dressing, and crispy roasted chickpeas. It’s an easy Kale Caesar recipe made without anchovies or eggs, and can be made vegan with a couple of simple swaps.
If you’re looking for a Caesar dressing without anchovies, you’re in luck! Instead we’re using capers and roasted garlic to make a creamy indulgent tasting Vegetarian Caesar Dressing that’s lightened up with the help of Greek yogurt.
This easy Kale Salad with Cranberries is made with sweet Tuscan kale. A simple dressing is massaged into the kale to make the leaves tender. Topped with feta and served with quinoa, this is a perfect salad for packed lunches or potlucks.
This Wild Rice Salad features chickpeas, cranberries, and toasted pecans. Tossed with a honey-sweetened sesame ginger dressing, and topped with lots of cilantro, this is an easy, healthy recipe.
These Spicy Tofu Grain Bowls are a healthy vegetarian option that’s easy to fit in your meal prep plan. Made with wild rice, roasted sweet potatoes, and kale, plus a game-changing tofu technique that doesn’t require any pressing! These grain bowls are great to serve as a main dish, side dish, or even for packed lunch.
Pear and Gorgonzola Salad with Maple Candied Walnuts. This green salad is such an easy and tasty recipe for the holidays. With a quick and easy vinaigrette and a good amount of gorgonzola cheese, it’s healthy and delicious.
This Vegetarian Niçoise Salad is a riff on the traditional recipe, but without any fish! Featuring green beans, potatoes, and eggs, it’s an easy and healthy salad that’s simplicity at its best.
Green Pea Salad with Feta and Mint! This fresh and crunchy salad features three kinds of peas, pea shoots, mint, and feta, an easy to make dressing, and some whole grains to add a bit of heft. Serve with boiled eggs if you please!
Fresh and vibrant Vegetarian Rice Paper Rolls made with baked tofu, summer vegetables, and black bean or rice noodles. These hand-held salads are great for picnics, packed lunches, road tripping.
Spring Living Lentil Bowls – a light yet substantial gluten-free and easily vegan meal bowl featuring beluga lentils, spring asparagus, pan-fried halloumi cheese, avocado, pea shoots, and seeds. All of the components can be prepared in advance for a quick and easy meal.
This Kale Tabbouleh Salad is a healthy riff on authentic tabbouleh, plumped up with kale, packed with protein thanks to chickpeas, and with toothsome kamut for a hearty and filling vegan salad that’s a meal in of itself.
Question for y’all: what’s your lunch packing strategy? Do you get up each morning and pack something for lunch? Is it leftovers? Do you do bulk lunch packing on the weekends? Do you buy your lunch everyday? One of the things that makes it easy for me to take packed lunches to work most days…
A quick and easy fish-free Caesar dressing for when you need a Caesar salad Right. Now. Gosh, it’s been a while! I want to thank you all so much for your patience while I’ve been on hiatus, and for all of the very kind comments, emails, and messages you sent in response to me taking…
A fresh and light lunch bowl with shredded napa cabbage, parsley, and chickpeas. I put up our blackout blinds last weekend. And by blackout blinds I of course mean the dark brown fitted sheet we hang over our bedroom window during the summer months. Our apartment, quite bafflingly, is fitted with black blinds in every…
An Asian-inspired vegetable noodle salad with tofu. Vegan, gluten-free, and super quick and easy, this makes a great light lunch. During the week my husband and I eat in a very routine way. If you’re a regular reader, you already know that, and you might even know that because today is Monday I’m going to be…
Tangy grapefruit and blood oranges are paired with peppery arugula, tiny pearls of quinoa, creamy avocado, and crunchy walnuts for an easy, healthy, and delicious breakfast salad. Winter, it seems, is a time of year many of which many of us would rather sped by, transporting us forward to longer days and balmier weather. I,…
A sturdy slaw with savoy cabbage, carrot, apple, caramelized shallots and smoked tofu. It’ll last the week in your fridge and makes for great packed lunches. I can never remember whether or not I’ve locked the door. Many mornings I’m suddenly seized with panic when I’m a block or two from home and have to turn…
This hearty vegan roasted cauliflower salad with cannellini beans, chewy kamut, and toasted pine nuts is great warm or cold. I bought a Christmas tree on the weekend. A tiny, squat, and somewhat ridiculous looking tree. I personally would have gone for something tall and lush, even though we’re going away in just 10 days,…
I have SFBPD (seasonal food blogger photo disorder). Stockholm is way the heck up north. Not quite in the arctic circle, but we’re kissing it. For perspective, we’re just a smidge further north than Juneau Alaska. At this time of year taking photos for the blog becomes a real challenge. Photographing anything after work is…