Buckwheat “Garden” Salad

Ingredients 1 cup buckwheat groats 2 cups water ½ tsp salt ½ chayotte, finely diced 12 large green olives, pitted and quartered 1 small yellow bell pepper, diced 1 cup broccoli florets, chopped ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped 50g walnut, chopped ½ cup fresh dill, chopped 2 tbs fresh mint, chopped juice of 1…

French Green Lentils Salad

FOR THE LENTILS 3 cups French green lentils, rinsed and drained  4 cups water  2 teaspoons reduced sodium vegetable broth  4 stalks celery, diced (about 1 & 1⁄2 cups) 1 & 1⁄2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved  2 medium shallots, finely diced  1⁄4 cup packed chopped fresh parsley  Pinch of sea salt (optional)  Goat cheese FOR…

Warm Chicken Parmesan Salad

   Ingredients Chicken 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 6 chicken cutlets, about 3 ounces each  3/4 teaspoon salt  1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes  1 1/2 cups store-bought marinara sauce  3/4 cup shredded mozzarella Salad: 3 cups baby arugula  1 cup small basil leaves  1/2 cup shaved Parmesan  1/4 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes  1 tablespoon…

Thai Noodle Bowl

      Ingredients For the Thai Peanut Sauce: 1 large clove garlic 2 tablespoons (30 mL) toasted sesame oil 3 tablespoons (45 mL) natural smooth peanut butter or almond butter 2 teaspoons (10 mL) grated fresh ginger (optional) 3 tablespoons (45 mL) fresh lime juice, plus more as needed 2 tablespoons (37 mL) low-sodium soy…

Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups quinoa 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans, rinsed if canned 1 1/2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 1 1/2 cups cooked corn 3/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper 2 pickled jalapeño chilies, seeded and minced 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro green onion For dressing 5 tablespoons fresh lime juice, or to taste…

Kale Salad

Ingredients Salad: 4 cups of chopped kale (massaged and washed) 4 T dried cranberries 4 T pine nuts or sunflower seeds, toasted Dressing: 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 T honey 4 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil salt & pepper 1/4 c grated Pecorino or Parmesan cheese Toppings: Crispy Serrano ham (swap in bacon, chicken or…

Orzo Salad with Roasted Veggies, Fresh Herbs and Garlic Vinaigrette 

When originally discovering orzo, Allen and I thought it was “a healthy-like-grainy substance” that resembled quinoa or couscous…When we discovered it in the pasta section, naturally, we bought it right away. We roasted in the oven, for 20 mins; 1 cup parsnip 1/2 of an acorn squash (cut in small pieces, because Natalie “doesn’t like…

Mexican Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad.

prep time: 15 MINUTEScook time: 15 MINUTEStotal time: 30 MINUTES yields: SERVES 4 Seasoned Baked Tortilla Strips 2 Old El Paso Flour Tortillas, cut into strips 1 tablespoon Old El Paso Taco Seasoning 1 Tablespoon olive oil Salad ¼ cup fresh lime juice 1/3 cup + 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons Old El Paso…

Adam’s Side Potatoes

   Mini potatoes, boiled Cut in half Mix in bowl: green onion, parsley, Rosemary, garlic, butter, s&p, feta

Kale Salad

Ingredients Curly kale Olive oil Ancient grains, Zuccjini, Cranberries Sliced almonds.

Quinoa

INGREDIENTS Couscous or Quinoa Peppers Red onion Cucumber Feta Cranberries walnuts Olive oil and balsamic for dressing