Crunchy veggie mousse salad

If I start talking about how much I love this recipe I will be here forever. Maybe is because I normally make it just once a year, or maybe is the perfect combination of these fresh veggies and fruit that turns this side dish into a dinner star. The story is that I would always… Continue reading Crunchy veggie mousse salad

Delicate escarole & fruit salad : Weekly photo challenge post

I love the word "delicate". I think it applies to almost anything that is nice, pretty and grand in life. It adds the exact texture to uncontrolled emotions, surprising events and violent tragedies. In these last decades when being aggressive and competitive has become the "raison d'ĂȘtre" in western society, delicacy might be an alternative… Continue reading Delicate escarole & fruit salad : Weekly photo challenge post

Festive quinoa salad with cranberry and apricot

I am not sure if I like the way we are being rushed into Christmas. It is already everywhere as soon as November starts. Actually even before Halloween was gone, many stores had their Christmas inventory out. It can be a nice way to enjoy the holidays and all the preparation required, that to me,… Continue reading Festive quinoa salad with cranberry and apricot

Tabbouleh Salad – crunchy, healthy, fresh!

Tabbouleh is a Lebanese salad made up with bulgur, tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley and green onions. And with a very important touch: mint. The dressing is simple, lemon juice and olive oil with a dash of salt. Soak the bulgur over night or at least for 4 hours, add the chopped vegetables and dressing and it's… Continue reading Tabbouleh Salad – crunchy, healthy, fresh!

Quinoa “Caprese” salad for lunch – to go!

It is not easy to come up with healthy ideas for lunch to go. Rushing in the morning to get ready, the odds that you will grab just anything out of the fridge without putting much thought into it are high. And you might end up, for example, with a tasteless last minute cole slaw… Continue reading Quinoa “Caprese” salad for lunch – to go!