Salads

Tofu and Potato SaladIngredients

6 medium potatoes, washed, peeled, cooked and diced
3 celery stalks, sliced
2 medium carrots, grated
1 tbsp green onion, finely sliced
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
¼ cup cooked peas

For the Dressing:

1 block medium firm tofu, drained and mashed
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp Dijon mustard Continue reading

Pea and Arugula Salad with FetaThis salad is so tasty and refreshing. You use fresh peas that are lightly cooked, fresh arugula, and tasty feta cheese along with a light lemony dressing. You can whip it up in just a few short minutes so be sure to keep the ingredients on hand!

Ingredients

1 pound fresh green peas (or 1 cup shelled peas)
2 cups boiling water
6 cups fresh arugula
1/4 cup fresh mint, lightly chopped
Juice of half a lemon
1 tbsp. olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Two ounces of feta cheese, crumbled Continue reading

Ratatouille SaladMost people I know had never heard of ratatouille before the animated movie came out, and even now I don’t know many people who have given it a try. It’s really a shame because it’s delicious! This recipe is a bit of a twist on traditional ratatouille to make it healthier. It’s perfect for people who have avoided giving eggplant a try as well!

Ingredients

1 medium eggplant
Bowl of lightly salted water
5 roma tomatoes
1 zucchini
1 orange bell pepper
1 red onion
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
2/3 cup fresh basil, sliced Continue reading

Cauliflower SaladIngredients

1 C. shredded carrots
1 C. sliced cauliflower
½ C. chopped pecans
1 C. spinach or other greens
Black pepper

Directions

Slice cauliflower in ¼ to 1 inch slices. Tear greens into small pieces. Toss all ingredients together. Add pepper to taste. Chill and serve with your choice of fat-free dressing. (Serves 4) Continue reading

Vegetarian Quinoa Salad

This is a tasty, warm salad filled with amazing vegetables. You get tons of flavors, colors, and textures. It’s a mindful eater’s dream! All of these nourishing foods come together to create a tantalizing dish that will satisfy every sense.

Ingredients

1 cup quinoa (Traditional is more flavorful but red has more nutrients and has a pretty color, you choose whichever you want!)
2/3 cup chopped white onion
1 1/2 cup chopped zucchini
1 cup chopped yellow squash
2 cups fresh green beans, chopped
8 cloves of garlic Continue reading