Tagged with salad

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad

fresh & healthy. lots of textures. an interesting combination for a fast, weeknight dinner. you could always add halved cherry tomatoes…! yum! i’m always looking for a recipe that makes chicken more interesting, and this was delicious! original recipe from epicurious. enjoy! _____________________  crispy chicken with warm arugula and chickpea salad serves 2 ingredients 6 … Continue reading

tomato & beet ‘caprese’

tomato & beet ‘caprese’

beets are the best. they pair well in salads with avocado, tomatoes, goat cheese, walnuts, all different lettuces. i love them on sandwiches, too! very versatile. typically, i buy them all-ready to use, not raw. otherwise, you have to roast them and peel off the skin which is messy work. beet juice can easily dye your hands, … Continue reading

brussels sprouts salad with apples

brussels sprouts salad with apples

after sautéing brussels sprouts often, i thought i would try something different. something healthier. this is a raw salad. give it a go. this is two recipes mixed together: honey mustard brussels sprouts slaw shaved brussels sprout salad with red onion and pecorino i liked the dressing of the first and the red onion and … Continue reading

seared duck one-eyed salad

seared duck one-eyed salad

i love salads, but it’s hard to be satisfied but just greens after a work out or long day. adding a fried egg to a salad or some additional protein will fill you up. here i did both. this one-eyed salad with winter greens and a homemade vinaigrette looked great, but i went one step … Continue reading

thai steak salad

thai steak salad

i’ve always been such a fan of thai food. it’s comfort food. the flavors are so interesting! since there are so many good thai restaurants in DC, i don’t normally try to cook it, but this recipe jumped out at me. it’s super simple, the only real thai aspect of this recipe is the salad … Continue reading

a classic wedge

a classic wedge

a crisp wedge salad is the perfect lunch or start to a meal. it’s always been a favorite salad of mine. this is a simple dressing for a wedge salad. found on bon appetit, the recipe also include ideas for other accoutrements, including croutons, crispy shallots, diced avocado, and hard boiled eggs. ______________________ wedge salad  … Continue reading

mediterranean chicken salad

mediterranean chicken salad

mediterranean flavors. chicken salad. two things that were meant to be combined. this chicken salad is healthier and lighter, but not less tasty. with great seasoning and ingredients, this isn’t your average chicken salad. served with rice, naan bread, or arugula, this recipe is pretty versatile. i was able to eat it in different ways … Continue reading

lentil salad

lentil salad

in an effort to maintain some sort of health, i’ve been looking for wholesome yet robust meals to test out. i came across this salad recipe on pinterest. the blogger, sarah britton, posted this lentil salad recipe almost three years ago, but it caught my eye! i love interesting vinaigrettes mixed with lentils, couscous, or … Continue reading

spring chicken

spring chicken

im constantly looking for food inspiration; this recipe came from a food blogger that made veal scallopini topped with a greek salad. it caught my eye because it was beautiful and incorporated one of my favorite things: greek salad! instead of using veal, i opted for chicken. i pounded the chicken tenderloins thin and cooked … Continue reading

simple salad

simple salad

sometimes salads bore me to death. lettuce. tomato. cucumber. caesar. so many ingredients… it can be difficult to get creative. especially with a side salad. on saturday, i went out to dinner and ordered an heirloom tomato salad that made me a very happy person. it was paired with thinly sliced radishes and garnished with … Continue reading