Tag: red onion

Chickpeas and Lentils Lunch Salad

This Chickpeas and Lentils Lunch Salad recipe is one of my favorite vegetarian recipes.  It really hits the spot when you’re so hungry you could eat a horse.  If you have any leftover rice or quinoa, toss it in and you’ll have a well rounded meal in a bowl. Like all great salads, this healthy […]

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Zippy Northern Beans Salad

Zippy Northern Bean Salad is really tomato salad with a can of Great Northern Beans tossed in the bowl.  It takes no time at all to pull this simple low fat vegetarian salad together.  I haven’t tried it yet, but I’ll bet if I cooked up some brown rice or quinoa and tossed it into […]

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Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad

Artichokes, Northern Beans and Orzo Salad would be a smash hit at any potluck affair.  And anyone looking for light lunch recipes, this recipe works for them, too.  The marinated artichokes hearts really add zing to this dish, don’t even think about leaving them out.  To bump it up on the healthy grains recipes meter, […]

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Northern Beans Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This Northern Beans Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes is a satisfying whole foods plant-based recipe.  It’s good eaten cold right out of the icebox and eaten at room temperature (perfect for your next potluck party).  However, my favorite way to chow down on this simple salad is gently warmed up and tossed with whole wheat pasta. […]

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Pinto Bean and Hominy Salad

This is one of those bean salad recipes you take to a family reunion or some other type of potluck occasion.  It’s better tasting at room temperature than chilled.  As I ate on it for a couple days in a row, I kept splashing it with Tabasco sauce to give it a little kick. You’ll […]

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Spinach and Quinoa Dinner

The first time I made this quinoa recipe, it was to be used for a stuffed bell peppers recipe.  My husband and I enjoyed the filling so much, we both agreed it was a meal on it own.  He said, “Next time, save yourself the trouble of broiling the peppers and just make the filling.” […]

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Broiled Red Bell Peppers Stuffed With Quinoa

This meatless recipe of red bell peppers stuffed with quinoa, spinach, onions, and carrots is absolutely dee-lish!  I wasn’t sure my husband was going to dig it.  It turned out, he totally grooved on it.  Said it was “fresh and fun”.  SCORE!!! OH! And I finally figured out the secret to making tasty quinoa that […]

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Smoky Black Bean Soft Tacos

This is the kind of food I could eat EVERYDAY and never grow bored.  I like this black bean taco recipe for its fresh and smoky flavors and that little kick of heat in each bite. AND, AND, there’s barely any cooking involved.  It’s just mix, mix, mix, set aside, warm, fill, and CHOW DOWN. […]

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Tomato Salad with Balsamic Vinegar

I can’t get enough tomatoes to eat when they’re in the peak of their season.  Tomato salad recipes are just about my favorite way to enjoy this Summer fruit.  Yes, that’s right, I said fruit. HERE’S ALL I DO 2 cups cherry-type tomatoes, washed and roughly chopped 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped olive oil […]

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Broccoli Salad or Broccoli Slaw Recipe

Whether you enjoy your broccoli slaw recipes with a creamy dressing or tossed in a zesty vinaigrette, this broccoli salad/slaw recipe suits both sides of the tasting panel.  It looks and tastes creamy, but not in a heavy way, and it carries a ZING of vinegar that freshens each bite and leaves you ready for […]

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Main Street Farmers Market Caviar

So FRESH, so hard to stop eating.  I could skip the chips and eat it with a spoon or on top of anything grilled.  D HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Chunky salad bits 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained & rinsed 1/2 (11 ounce) can sweet corn 2 small ripe tomatoes, chopped 3/4 cup seedless […]

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