Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

BM# 71: Week 2/ Day 2 Theme: Seasonal Special Produce — Winter Squash Dish: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad For the second day for this week’s ‘Cooking with seasonal produce’, I have another winter squash recipe. This is a simple, but very tasty salad made with roasted butternut squash, baby greens and candied pecans. This recipe is from Minimalist…

Roasted Sweet Potato Pecan Salad (Vegan Recipe)

Thanksgiving is less than a week away and I’m sure most of you must have started the preparations for the big day. In case you are still looking for a vegetarian/ vegan side dish, here’s an absolutely delicious Roasted Sweet Potato Pecan salad with grapes, pomegranate and raisins. The best thing about this salad is that…

Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Dressing Recipe

BM# 70: Week 3/ Day 1 Theme: Cooking for One Dish: Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Dressing My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is ‘Cooking for One‘. I mostly cook for 1 because I cook during the day when the kids are in school and my husband is usually traveling for business. When I saw the theme, I…

Tabbouleh with Roasted Tomato

Roasted Tomato Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh with roasted tomatoes. Bulgur is rather bland by itself, but adding roasted tomatoes and fresh herbs adds much needed flavor.It tastes tastier as it sits. This salad is great for summer parties and barbecues. It can also be served in a Middle Eastern platter.

Quinoa & Pistachio Salad with Moroccan Pesto

Quinoa & Pistachio Salad with Moroccan Pesto is easy and quick to put together. While the quinoa is cooking, you can make the pesto and prep the veggies, then toss everything together. It can be served right away or chilled until ready to serve. It is great to make ahead for picnics or to pack for lunchbox.

Freekeh & Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This salad combines freekeh with crispy roasted cauliflower and is flavored with lemon, fresh mint and other bright seasonings. If you can’t find freekeh, then broken wheat or coarse bulgur is a fine substitute. Roasted cauliflower is one of my latest favorites and it tastes amazing in this salad.