brunch, Entrees, Gluten Free, Paleo Recipes, Salads, Vegan, Veggies

Sweet Potato and Kale Salad

kale and sweet potato saladKale and sweet potatoes are by far one of my most favorite things to eat.  They are rich in wonderful vitamins for your body and super healthy for you.  We eat a ton of kale around here… this is one of the many ways we eat it throughout a busy week. Continue reading “Sweet Potato and Kale Salad”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Middle Eastern/Mediterranean, Salads, Vegan, Veggies

Mediterranean Bean & Quinoa Salad

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Who needs a little detox salad from all the football food you ate over the weekend?!  Me!!! (Hand raised HIGH!)  I woke up this morning craving something healthy and decided THIS would be a quick and easy salad full of healthy proteins and fiber that would help get me back on track after a long day of eating junk food.  Continue reading “Mediterranean Bean & Quinoa Salad”

Entrees, Gluten Free, Salads, Vegan, Veggies

Roasted Veggie and Quinoa Salad

quinoa saladOMG!  We just bought a new couch and I cannot tell you how EXCITED we are to get it next week!!!  🙂 🙂 🙂 The couch we have now was bought for staging purposes (while our condo is/was on the market) and is quite possibly one of the most uncomfortable couches in the entire world.  I know.  That sounds so dramatic.  But seriously.  It’s awful.  So, since we’ve swallowed a BIG “this condo may not sell anytime soon” pill, we’ve decided to make our condo a HOME instead of living in this uninviting, impersonal space and I could not be more excited!!!  If only I was a good decorator… Continue reading “Roasted Veggie and Quinoa Salad”

brunch, Entrees, Gluten Free, Indian, Salads, Sides, Vegan, Veggies

Garlicky Kale & Chickpea Salad

kale and chickpea salad3I absolutely LOVE this salad.  One of my favorite food bloggers is the Minimalist Baker.  I haven’t made very many of her recipes, but this is one of hers and it is without a doubt one of my most favorite salads ever!  If you’ve got 30 minutes, you’ve got plenty of time for a delicious and super healthy lunch or dinner! Continue reading “Garlicky Kale & Chickpea Salad”

& Dressings, Condiments, Gluten Free, Paleo Recipes, Salads, Vegan

Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

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Omar LOVES Thousand Island dressing.  Like never wants any other kind of dressing kind of love.  When I went to the grocery store this week, they were out of his favorite kind….. SO, instead of disappointing him and drizzling a little olive oil and lemon juice on top of his salad, I decided to MAKE him his favorite dressing.  #husbandpleaser  😉 Continue reading “Homemade Thousand Island Dressing”