Blackened Pepper & Quinoa Taco Salad

This is a tasty, Southwestern taco salad with blackened peppers and quinoa. I love this for a healthy weeknight dinner or lunch. adapted from: The Love & Lemons Cookbook serves: 4 2 corn tortillas, sliced into thin strips (or you can use crushed tortilla chips) extra-virgin olive oil sea salt 4 Anaheim or bell peppers […]

Lentil & Kielbasa Salad

This is a delicious and easy lentil salad that makes for a very flavorful lunch. I love the mildly spicy and salty kielbasa paired with the earthy lentils and mustardy bite of the dressing. The toast with the creamy goat cheese is a lovely accompaniment. from: Cooking For Jeffrey serves: 6 good olive oil 2 […]

Apple Fennel Salad

You may be sick of seeing salads on The Ruby Spoon as I recently posted 6 salads for ‘Salad Week’, but this was too good not to share. Also, it is hot and sunny outside, and after surviving Midwestern Winter, salads seem like the perfect “I Made It” food and a good transition into summer […]

Salad Week: Detox Salad

One thing I loved about our time in California was the abundance of healthy restaurants and healthy option on lots of menus. I really loved the simple but life-affirming salad at Native Foods. The vegetables were always fresh and the simple vinaigretteĀ let them shine. I was craving something similar recently, and I have been really […]