Quick Homemade Pickles

Quick Homemade Pickles

I make these Quick Homemade Pickles the morning before I need them, although an hour or two a head of time is enough time.  You can store them in the fridge for a few weeks.  These are great added to most sandwich’s or even just as a snack. The recipe listed...
Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad

Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad

I love trying to find new ways to bring more quinoa into my life.  Here is a wonderful recipe that I call Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad, and I have to say, it is damn good!  Roasting the veggies and pumpkin seeds give it such a rich flavor and that mixed with the...
Quinoa Mandarin Salad

Quinoa Mandarin Salad

This quinoa mandarin salad is my family’s new favorite salad!  I have made it a couple times a week for the past few weeks and I’m still not sick of it.  I’m so happy to have found a new family favorite that is healthy.  The dressing...
Udon Noodle Salad

Udon Noodle Salad

This is yet another wonderful recipe from Dr. Neal Barnard’s “The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook”.  Like I did with the  Black Bean & Corn Salad with Lime I am putting the recipe exactly how it appears in the book and then make my comments about...
Black Bean & Corn Salad with Lime

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Lime

I found this wonderful recipe in The Get Healthy, Go Vegan cookbook written by Neal Barnard, MD. It really has a ton of flavor and is very fresh tasting.  It works great as a side salad to a main Mexican dish but for me I made it along side of my Black Bean Guacamole...
Chick’n Salad

Chick’n Salad

We all know that salad is good for you but sometimes eating a big salad can be boring and getting it all down can be tough.  This is a low fat salad that is very satisfying and filling.  The imitation chicken and toasted almonds give it an amazing flavor that really...
Chinese Cabbage Salad

Chinese Cabbage Salad

This cabbage salad is sweet and zesty with much less fat than most traditional recipes.  You could even eliminate the oil if you wanted it to, just add a few more toasted sesame seeds so it still had that flavor.  You can also eliminate the ramen noodles to make it...
Pretty Pasta Salad

Pretty Pasta Salad

This is a quick and easy pasta salad to throw together for lunch or as a side to dinner.  I never make it exactly the same every time because I just use what veggies I have on hand.  I do love to always have steamed broccoli and carrots as well as fresh cut cucumbers...

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