Salads

Greek Farmers’ Salad

Greek Farmers’ Salad

When I made my first batch of marinated tofu feta, I had this salad in mind to top it with. I used to make Greek farmers’ salad all the time many years ago, but when I switched to a vegan diet the feta was gone, […]

Roasted Fennel Quinoa Salad

Roasted Fennel Quinoa Salad

Don’t you love it when your meal has the word salad included, which implies that it’s light and nutritious! When this salad is on top of that also filling and you don’t feel like having a bag of chips right afterwards to keep your stomach […]

Vegan Egg Salad

Vegan Egg Salad

Lately I’ve been learning a lot about different kinds of salt and how they affect the taste and, in this case, smell of food. Himalayan black salt, kala namak, is very unique and used quite frequently in the Asian cuisine. Sulfur compounds give this salt […]

Jackfruit “Tuna” Salad

Jackfruit “Tuna” Salad

When I tried young jackfruit for the first time, its stringy, but at the same time very tender texture instantaneously reminded me of tuna. Since young jackfruit doesn’t have a strong taste of its own, it is very adaptable and hence absolutely perfect for this […]

Clementine Mâche Salad

Clementine Mâche Salad

Mâche is a very common cold season lettuce in Europe, and I happily noticed its rise in popularity and availability here in the US as well. It has several aliases like field salad, corn salad, lamb’s lettuce, …. and rapunzel. Yes, the fairy tale character. […]

Tomato Avocado Salad

Tomato Avocado Salad

I love tomatoes, and I love avocados! I tried many different variations of my two favorite fruits, but this is my favorite. The avocados make this salad smooth and creamy while the tomatoes add enough acidity to make it very flavorful. No vinegar added!   […]

Creamy Apple Coleslaw

Creamy Apple Coleslaw

First, I wanted to write down my good old, same old way of making coleslaw, but since I love to experiment, I decided to change things up a little. My coleslaw teamed up with an apple and a lemon, and the result was not just […]

Andrea’s Broccoli Apple Salad

Andrea’s Broccoli Apple Salad

My sister-in-law made her version of this delicious salad for my daughter’s graduation party. We were having so much fun in the kitchen while preparing all the dishes for the buffet, came up with new ideas, sampled and tested each other’s creations, and admired grandma’s […]