Salads

Beet & Grapefruit Carpaccio with Goat Cheese

This refreshing, vibrant, and delicious Beet & Grapefruit Carpaccio is so easy to make and will take away your winter blues! Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by Winter Sweetz Texas Red Grapefruits as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. This…

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

Pin the Recipe Lighten up classic potato salad with roasted sweet potato salad tossed with cilantro, scallions, and a honey-lime vinaigrette. Roasted Sweet Potato Salad has been making an appearance on my menu plans for over five years, but it was high time I gave it a makeover here on the blog. Chances are you didn’t even know this recipe…

Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Enjoy the flavors of fall with this pretty and delicious Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad. A perfect side dish or starter salad, especially for the holidays. Pin this Recipe It’s not news that gut health is a hot topic in the nutrition world and beyond these days, but what you may not know is that your immune system relies on…

Peach Panzanella Salad with Halloumi and Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

| Pin this Recipe Juicy peaches, ripe tomatoes, briny halloumi cheese, and crunchy rustic bread come together in this Peach Panzanella Salad, a twist on a classic Tuscan summer dish.   One of my fondest memories of studying abroad in Florence, Italy when I was in college was the food. Italian food is undeniably delicious, but even more so when you’re in Italy….

Quick & Easy Tuna Edamame Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Ready in less than 10 minutes, this Easy Tuna Edamame Salad is a healthy, delicious, and balanced lunch for the kids’ lunchbox or on top of a bed of greens.  | Pin this Recipe Hmmm…what should I pack the kids for lunch today? That’s a question I am sure many parents ask themselves every day of the week. It’s certainly…

Spinach Pear Salad with Goat Cheese and Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette

Say goodbye to boring salads with this fresh and flavorful Spinach Pear Salad with Goat Cheese!  | Pin this Recipe Iceberg lettuce, mealy tomatoes, and a couple pieces of cucumber all topped with a thick and creamy dressing. Does that salad sound enticing to you? Do you know the number one complaint I hear from people about why they don’t eat…

Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad with Feta {Recipe}

Make packing school lunch easy and serve your kids something delicious with this vegetarian, nut-free, and gluten-free Lentil Chickpea Vegetable Salad.  Packing lunch for the kids every single day is not easy. I think most parents would agree it’s a chore they can’t wait to stop doing once their children are old enough to make their own lunch or buy…

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad

Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. Pin the Recipe I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and winter…

Citrus Fennel Salad with Champagne-Lemon Vinaigrette

This bright and flavorful Citrus Fennel Salad makes a regular appearance on our fall and winter menu plan. Perfect for a weeknight dinner or your next holiday party!  Pin the Recipe This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. This Citrus Fennel Salad has been my go-to side salad for dinners for the past couple of winters…

Summer Steak Salad with Champagne-Shallot Vinaigrette

Umami-rich grilled flank steak tops a bed of baby spinach, crisp green beans, and sweet strawberries in this light summer steak salad drizzled with a sparkling, tangy Champagne shallot vinaigrette. | Pin the Recipe I was compensated for writing the original article, “Beef Days of Summer,” and developing the recipe found in the July 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not…

Spinach Salad with Jicama, Black Beans, and Lime Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Find out why jicama is so good for you and enjoy it in this quick, easy, and delicious spinach salad.  Have you heard of jicama? Pronounced HIK-uh-muh, this Mexican yam or turnip is a root vegetable with a brown, papery exterior and a white crisp interior. It may not look so interesting or appealing from the outside, but trust me…