Hearty Salad

Ingredients: 1 c. dried bulgur wheat 1 c. dried lentils, rinsed and drained 1/4 t. salt 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/4 c. olive oil 1/2 t. dried mint leaves 1/2 t. dried oregano 4 green onions (white and green parts), sliced 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1/2 each red and yellow bell peppers, minced […]

Cauliflower and Cherry Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 1/4 c. water 2 c. cauliflower separated into tiny flowerets and boiled 1 T. olive oil 2 T. lemon juice 1 t. soy sauce 1 medium cucumber, diced 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved 2 T. chopped parsley Directions: In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil; add cauliflower […]

Waldorf Coleslaw

Ingredients: 1 c. cabbage (shredded) 1/2 c. carrot (shredded) 1/2 c. walnuts (chopped) 1/2 c. apple (diced) 1/2 c. celery (chopped) 2 T. Vegenaise (grapeseed oil variety) 1 T. honey 1/2 t. poppy seeds 1/2 t. soy milk Directions: Combine cabbage, carrot, walnuts, apple, and celery in medium mixing bowl; set aside. In small mixing […]

Lima Bean Salad

Ingredients: 1/2 lb. dry lima beans 1/4 bunch parsley, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 bunch green onions, sliced 2 large carrots, sliced 2 T. olive oil 1 lemon, juiced 1/8 t. salt Directions: Soak lima beans overnight. Drain and place in a medium-sized bowl; add vegetables, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt. […]

Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

Ingredients: 1 grapefruit, peeled ┬Ż white onion, halved and thinly sliced 2 ripe avocados, halved, peeled, and cut into thin slices 1 bag (7 ounces) Riviera┬« salad blend (or a butter or baby lettuce blend of greens) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt, to taste Directions: Over a large salad bowl, separate the grapefruit […]

Tropical Fruit Salad With Passion Fruit Vinaigrette

Ingredients: Salad 1 package (5 ounces) Baby Arugula salad blend 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves 1 mango (peeled, pitted, and cut lengthwise into slices) 1 small papaya (cut in half lengthwise, seeds and peel removed, and cut lengthwise into slices) 8 pineapple slices (fresh or canned), cut in half Passion Fruit Dressing 6 […]

Four-Bean Soy Salad

Ingredients: 1 c. cooked soybeans 1 c. cooked black beans 1 c. cooked pinto beans 1 c. cooked green beans 1 c. celery, chopped 1/2 c. onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 T. lemon juice 2 T. olive oil 1/4 c. fresh parsley, chopped 1/4 t. oregano 1/2 t. salt Directions: Combine all ingredients. […]

Mexican Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 2 lg. tomatoes, chunked 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/4 c. cilantro, diced 1/2 c. cucumber, coarsely chopped 1/2 onion, diced 1/4 c. sliced olives Directions: Combine all ingredients. Allow to marinate at least one hour to develop flavor. Serve chilled. Serves: 6. Nutritional Information: Calories per serving: 25; protein: 0.8 grams; carbohydrate: 4 grams; […]

Black Bean-Avocado Salad

Ingredients: 2 T. lemon juice 2 T. olive oil pinch salt 1 c. black beans (drained, rinsed) 1 c. corn (fresh, frozen, or canned) 1 med. avocado (diced) 2/3 c. sweet red pepper (diced) 1/2 c. cilantro (coarsely chopped; save one piece for garnish) 1/4 c. celery (diced) 1/2 c. edamames (shelled soybeans – cooked) […]

Tofu Salad

Ingredients: 2 one-pound containers reduced-fat, firm tofu (drained and pressed) 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 T. honey 1 T. soy oil 2 T. reduced-sodium soy sauce cooking spray 12 c. fresh mixed salad greens, cleaned 3/4 c. red bell peppers, chopped 1 1/2 c. broccoli florets 6 oz. blanched pea pods, cut in half 1 […]