Mediterranean Tomato Salad


Adding one more to the recipes born out the fresh veggies from our garden. This year, we planted 3 different kinds of cherry tomatoes, in addition to the usual larger tomato varieties. ‘Sweet 100’ red cherry tomatoes, Orange cherry tomatoes and yellow pear tomatoes. There has been a steady supply of these little beauties, and … [Read more…]

Chickpea Salad Wraps/Garbanzo bean Salad Wraps


Blogging Marathon #46: Week 1/Day 2 Theme: Kid Friendly Dishes with Nuts and Legumes Dish: Chickpea Salad Wraps/Garbanzo Bean Salad Wraps I first came across the recipe for a mashed chickpea salad here, when I was searching for a healthy alternative to a potato salad or an egg salad. I decided to give this a … [Read more…]

Asian style Caesar Salad with Chilli Tofu Croutons and Tofu Dressing


With my new low carb lifestyle, I have been incorporating tofu into my diet a lot. I have so many tofu recipes in archives and could post one every week. 🙂 With summer upon us, or so it seemed for the past week in Seattle, I have switched from eating soups and stir fries to … [Read more…]

Mung bean Salad with Tangy Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

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It’s hard to believe but I’ve got a writer’s block. This is probably the tenth time I have started writing this post, deleting whatever I had written and trying to rewrite it. I made this salad as part of my SBD phase 1 diet probably 3 months back, and this post has been sitting in … [Read more…]

Grilled Corn n Carrot Salad in Chipotle Lime Dressing

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We love grilled corn – and one of the must haves for summer is to buy corn and grill it. I flavor the corn several different ways – with butter, with green chutney, pesto, lime and chilly powder or just chaat masala. This is for corn on the cob. However, some times I also like … [Read more…]


Tabbouleh 1

Tabbouleh, is a very popular salad from the Middle East/Arab regions. The actual Arabic word meaning ‘a little spicy’, this salad is typically made from bulgur wheat, combined with herbs, tomatoes and dressed with a simple olive oil, lemon juice vinigarette. Bulgur, is a staple in this region and is used in all dishes from … [Read more…]