Archive for the ‘Salads’ Category

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Susanne’s Favorite Bean Salad

4 or 5 cans rinsed beans (e.g. dark red, black, white, chickpea, and kidney)
1 mango, diced into small pieces…

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Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

2 medium cucumbers, peeled and seeded
2 teaspoons salt…

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Sprouted Lentil and Carrot Tabbouleh

3 cups sprouted lentils
3 cups chopped fresh parsley…

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Spinach and Pasta Salad

1 cup spiral or bow tie pasta
8 cups fresh spinach, cleaned…

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Spinach and Pear Salad

3 Cups fresh spinach leaves, torn into bite-size pieces
2 pretty leaves butter or romaine lettuce…

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Spicy Carrot Salad

4 cups grated Carrots
1/2 cup Raisins…

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Spinach Salad with Beets and Oranges

This one is so pretty and colorful that even kids like it!

Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad

Those whose preferences lean toward the spicy will love this salad. Adjust the heat by increasing or decreasing the amount of jalapeño and chipotle chile.

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Santa Fe Potato Salad

6-8 medium-size red (or Yukon gold) potatoes, cut up
2-3 tablespoons white wine or apple cider vinegar…

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Quinoa Salad

1 1/2 cups quinoa — uncooked
2 1/2 cups water…

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Mt. Carmel Couscous Salad

1 3/4 c Filtered water or vegetable stock
1 c Couscous, medium size, toasted…

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Mixed Greens with Apples and Walnuts

This simple salad is especially delicious in the autumn when apples are fresh. Using a pre-washed salad mix makes it easy to prepare.

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Mexican Potato Salad

2 lbs. red potatoes, cut into chunks
1 cup frz. corn kernels, thawed…

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Mexican Salad

This is my favorite salad so far, and I made it up pretty much by myself. :-) (Hence the lack of precise measurements.) It looks a bit messy but tastes great.

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Melon and Banana Slaw

The tofu makes a very creamy dressing, which you can use in many different recipes such as on tropical fruit for a first course or for a delicate mixed greens salad garnished with fresh fruit. Other possibilities include using it as a dessert sauce over frozen fruit-flavored yogurt or as a flavorful topping for cut-up fruit for dessert.

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