Salad

Lentil and Barley Greek-Style Salad with Tomatoes, Feta, and Capers

Lentil and Barley Greek-Style Salad with Tomatoes, Feta, and Capers

I loved the idea of a salad combining barley and lentils, and it worked perfectly with the tomatoes, Feta, capers, and a Greek-style vinaigrette for a lovely meatless salad.  There are many types of lentils, and you can probably use any green or brown lentils here, but I used lentils du puy, a green lentil from …

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Fiesta Bean Salad

Fiesta Bean Salad

Black beans, chick peas, tomatoes, cilantro and avocado are tossed with a cumin-lime vinaigrette – I love the bright, fresh flavors of this quick and easy salad! Perfect for lunch, Meatless Mondays, or even as a side dish with grilled steak, shrimp or chicken. Something magical happens when you combine cumin, cilantro and lime juice. …

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Chickpea Spinach Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Chickpea Spinach Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Chickpeas and finely chopped spinach with a cilantro lime vinaigrette. What’s not to like? Plus it’s healthy! When you make it ahead of time, and allow the ingredients to marinate, you get this refreshingly vibrant and delightful dish. A wonderful joining of tart, sweet and savoury flavours… and the kick from the cilantro really makes it shine!

Tossed Greens-and-Grapes Salad

Tossed Greens-and-Grapes Salad

Manchego cheese has a firm texture with a nutty, buttery, mildly sharp flavor that’s easy to like. Use a vegetable peeler to shave cheese into big pieces. Pairs well with baked chicken or add egg whites for a complete meal. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” …

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Herb and yogurt dressing

Herb and yogurt dressing

This fresh and tangy salad dressing is low in calories (just 60 per serving) and in fat (5 grams per serving). It also does double duty-it’s great as a dip with vegetable crudites. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” …

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Tzatziki

Tzatziki

In this video, you’ll see how easy it is to whip up an authentic Greek tzatziki. Use this tangy yogurt and cucumber sauce as a dip for pita or vegetables, as a salad dressing, or as a topping in your favorite sandwich. It’s the essential sauce served with gyros or hummus. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ …

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Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps with Capers and Tomatoes

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps with Capers and Tomatoes

But whatever tuna you choose, be sure it’s good quality white tuna for best flavor.  Then the tuna is mixed with a very small amount of mayo, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, finely chopped celery, chopped capers, thinly sliced green onions, celery seed, and seasoned with a little salt or Vege-Sal.  The result is a tuna …

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