Healthy Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Here’s a recipe for a shaved brussels sprouts salad, that’s super easy to make, as well as low carb/keto and healthy. It’s surprisingly filling — the brussels sprouts are very hearty, and the addition of shaved parmesan, Castelvetrano olives, and toasted nuts really rounds out this shaved brussels sprouts salad recipe. Make it for dinner… Continue reading Healthy Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Here’s a recipe for an heirloom tomato mozzarella salad — perfect for the heirloom tomatoes we see in July and August. Use this recipe as a template for any tomato salad you like — it’s very versatile and flexible to whatever herb or cheese you want to use with it. With bright tomatoes, creamy mozzarella,… Continue reading Heirloom Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Summer Tomato Salad with Feta

This is a summer tomato-feta salad recipe that uses peak tomatoes, gorgeous feta, and preserved lemon as an unexpected flavor to combine into a lovely, refreshing salad. this summer tomato-feta salad is a recipe for one, but can definitely be scaled up — or not! it’s totally okay to not share this recipe. make this… Continue reading Summer Tomato Salad with Feta

Upgraded Peach Caprese Salad for Summer

This recipe is less of a recipe and really more of a formula for a summery fruit salad. You take mozzarella — buffalo, burrata or ciliegine all work great — and combine with your favorite stone fruit — apricot, plum, peach, or nectarine — and top with sweet herbs — mint, tarragon, or basil —… Continue reading Upgraded Peach Caprese Salad for Summer

Fried Chicken Salad

This is a fried chicken salad that’s inspired by my favorite fried chicken sandwich. It has all the crunchy, fried bites of a fried chicken sandwich, but made low carb by eschewing a bun for salad greens. This fried chicken salad is perfect for summertime and is my new favorite “unhealthy” salad. I make this… Continue reading Fried Chicken Salad

Radicchio Salad Inspired By Toro Bravo

This bitter greens salad is inspired by a delicious dish from Toro Bravo in Portland, Oregon. Made with radicchio, bacon, parmesan, and a balsamic vinaigrette, it is simple and easy! If you love spicy, bitter flavors from the radicchio, this is the salad for you. The sweet and mild ingredients balance out the salad to… Continue reading Radicchio Salad Inspired By Toro Bravo

Spicy Cucumber Salad with Chili Oil

This spicy cucumber salad recipe is crunchy and cool and spicy! It comes together so quickly and uses chili oil as its primary seasoning. This spicy cucumber salad recipe is a homemade take on a typical appetizer at Western Chinese restaurants, and will be your favorite snack too! And if you don’t have a jar… Continue reading Spicy Cucumber Salad with Chili Oil

La Scala Chopped Salad

Here’s a recipe for a classic Italian chopped salad, inspired by the iconic Beverly Hills restaurant La Scala. Crunchy iceberg, cool cucumber, tender garbanzo beans, salty salami, and sweet tomato all combine with provolone, basil, and an oregano vinaigrette to make a delicious salad that you can serve as a side for 4 or 5,… Continue reading La Scala Chopped Salad

Classic Cobb Salad

Here’s a recipe for a classic cobb salad, that’s filled with greens, proteins, and herbs. This salad is best when tomatoes are ripe, but with tomatoes in the grocery store year-round, it can be made any time you want. This classic cobb salad is healthy, delicious, and easy to make.

Steak Salad with Asian Pears

Summer Asian Steak Salad

Here is a recipe for an Asian pear steak salad that is crisp, light, and summery. With peppery arugula, sweet pear, flank steak that’s marinated in soy sauce and honey, and avocado, it’s a perfect summer salad idea for these hot months or honestly any time you’re looking for a low-carb, delicious entree salad. Hope… Continue reading Steak Salad with Asian Pears

Summer Peach Burrata Salad

This summer peach burrata salad is luxurious, silky, sweet, and tart. It’s naturally gluten-free and is just such a celebration of summer produce that you get at the farmer’s market. It comes together so quickly and is perfect for warmer weather. This summer peach burrata salad is perfect for a dinner party or just a date… Continue reading Summer Peach Burrata Salad

Summer Corn Salad with Jalapeño Ranch Dressing

summer corn salad

Inspired by the flavors of Mexican elotes, here’s a recipe for a summer corn salad. This salad is crunchy, tender, citrusy, and quite satisfying. It comes together super quickly and is naturally light, super refreshing, and perfect for warmer weather. And, this chicken and corn salad is topped with the piece de resistance: jalapeño ranch!

Barbuto Kale Salad with Pecorino and Bread Crumbs

the original barbuto kale salad

Here is the best kale salad recipe – it’s as close of a copycat of the Barbuto kale salad as I could ever make. This kale salad is loaded with fluffy greens and salty, garlicky breadcrumbs. It comes together quickly in a food processor and is great in the depths of winter as a side… Continue reading Barbuto Kale Salad with Pecorino and Bread Crumbs

Vietnamese Boodle Bowl (bun ga nuong)

ba bar copycat vermicelli noodle bowl

One of my favorite restaurants in Seattle, ba bar, makes the perfect vermicelli bowl recipe. called bun, Vietnamese cold noodle salads combine sweet, salty, savory, crunchy, and vinegary flavors into a really satiating and healthy-ish lunch. This is a copycat recipe of Ba Bar’s vermicelli bowl recipe – as best i could reverse engineer it!