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Beet & Lentil salad

Beet Lentil Salad with Mustard Dressing

Growing up in France, my mom made lentils at least once a week, either in soups, stews or salads. Come to think about it, I didn’t think much about them. Apparently in the old days, well at least when my parents were kids, they had to carefully go through each and every one of them […]


Best Fattoush Salad

What do you do when you have left over stale bread? You make French toast, croutons, panzanella salad, etc What do you do when you have stale pita bread (as it is often the case in the Middle East), you make bread salad, also known as Fattoush!  Don’t worry this salad won’t fatten your toushie! […]

Best eggless potato salad

Best Eggless Potato Salad Ever

Potato salad is not only an American summer classic dish but it is also a beloved salad in Europe. The traditional recipe packs a lot calories because of the mayonnaise, boiled eggs and sour cream. This is also what makes this popular salad a dangerous dish in picnics and potlucks if it stays in the […]

Summer Root Salad

Apple Beet Fennel Salad with Avocado Turmeric Vinaigrette

Summer is now in full swing so it is the perfect time to make wonderful salads. This one is one of our favorites. It combines fruit, root vegetables, roasted seeds and the most wonderful turmeric vinaigrette giving it a delicate golden hue. Best Apples for salads Living in the state of Washington, the #1 producer […]

Egg Roll Noodle salad

Egg Roll Noodle Salad

Eggroll noodle salad has to be one of my favorites Asian dish. That’s because I love spring rolls (who doesn’t right?) and could eat rice noodles almost every day! The thought of combining crispy eggrolls with rice noodles and turn it into a salad may seem a bit strange at first but believe me, it […]

Potato Green Bean Salad

French Potato Green Bean Salad with Creamy shallot dressing

Whenever we can find young fresh beans, we love to make a green bean and potato salad. This salad is rustic and wholesome. It is also a French classic that I grew up with. It makes a great lunch on its own because it is filling and satisfying. You can make it more colorful by […]

root vegetable salad

Winter Root Vegetable Salad

Around the holidays, I have noticed that it is rare to find a satisfying salad to accompany all the cooked food. I was first introduced to this special dish a few years ago at a Thanksgiving potluck. One of our girlfriends made it and we all asked for the recipe because it was so unique […]

Quinoa tabouli

Best Quinoa Tabouli

Tabouleh (or tabouli) is a popular salad from Lebanon! It is usually made with bulgur (a cereal grain from cracked wheat groats), tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and is served with pita bread and hummus. It can also be scooped into lettuce leaves. What makes it so refreshing is the amount of parsley that is used combined […]

Indian Puffed Rice Salad

Indian Puffed Rice Salad

The first time I tasted Bhel Puri salad was in an Indian restaurant in San Jose California many years ago. Someone at our table had ordered it as an appetizer. I couldn’t believe the explosion of flavor in every mouthful. Sweet & sour, crispy and crunchy, and loaded with fresh herbs. It was light, crunchy, […]

Potato broccoli salad

Potato Broccoli Salad with Chipotle Dressing

So summer has finally arrived. Summer means salads and what is a party without a vegan potato salad? Well, this one is guaranteed to make people talk and come back for seconds! Don’t say anything, just bring it and watch what happens! I must say that I have been enjoying fresh salads from our garden […]

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