Category: Salads

Quinoa Vegetable Slaw With Peanut Dressing

Quinoa Vegetable Slaw With Peanut Dressing

I have not been shy about my love of salads. I am, however, an admitted salad snob. My husband agrees. I like my salads to taste good and to look good. Appearance matters. Making a salad look appetizing should not be that complicated: vegetables in […]

Asian-Inspired Tofu Cabbage Salad

Asian-Inspired Tofu Cabbage Salad

Everyone needs a go-to, easy salad. This is my new one. I love tofu almost as much as I love salads, so I feature it prominently in this one for this easy and tasty tofu cabbage salad. Tofu, also known as bean curd, is cultivated […]

“Changemaker” Series: Chef And Restauranteur Jesse Ziff Cool And Her Fava Bean Orzo Salad

“Changemaker” Series: Chef And Restauranteur Jesse Ziff Cool And Her Fava Bean Orzo Salad

Jesse Ziff Cool is my featured Changemaker this month. For my non-local readers, Cool is a well-known Silicon Valley chef who has been dedicated to sustainable agriculture and cuisine for more than four decades–long before “farm-to-table” was a catch-phrase. To be clear, despite many comparisons, […]

Roasted Butternut Squash With Microgreens And Burrata Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash With Microgreens And Burrata Cheese

I have not been shy about my love of salads. My simple radish salad and my arugula and golden beet salad, are examples that salads don’t need to be overly complicated to be delicious. My mom had me eating salads when I was a kid and I’m incredibly […]

Special Feature Series: “Changemakers”- Dr. Marion Nestle And Her Favorite Arugula Salad

Special Feature Series: “Changemakers”- Dr. Marion Nestle And Her Favorite Arugula Salad

A New Year and, with it, new ideas. This is my first post in what will be my special featured series this year titled “Changemakers.” Our country, our world actually, is a bit of a mess. The news these days seems to be riddled with […]

Arugula And Golden Beet Salad–Sometimes Simple Is Best

Arugula And Golden Beet Salad–Sometimes Simple Is Best

I think one of the reasons I love the cooler months so much is because it is beet season.  Beets have been referred to as “winter’s sweet treats”. You can find beets throughout the year, but during the Fall and Winter months they are at […]