Category Archives: Salad


Healthy and Delicious Tuna without mayo! Ingredients: 1 can premium tuna 1 ripe avocado 1 tbsp greek yogurt (or other) 1/2 can corn kernels or fresh cooked corn 1 finely diced celery stalk 1/2 tsp dried dill 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper Instructions: Strain tuna, set aside Strain corn, set Continue Reading
Horta are not just Dandelion Greens
Horta, or Greens, are a healthy staple in any Greek household. ┬áMany people mistake “horta” for dandelion greens, but the truth is that there are dozens of different types of greens that Greeks use that fall into the “horta” category. ┬áHorta are greens. These greens are simply boiled, cooled, and traditionally eaten topped with olive Continue Reading
Sweet Cucumber Salad
Ingredients: 4 cucumbers, thinly sliced 1 small white onion, thinly sliced 1 cup white vinegar 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar / agave Optional: 1 tablespoon dried dill, or to taste 1 diced thai chili Instructions: Toss together the cucumbers and onion in a large bowl. Combine the vinegar, water and sugar in a saucepan Continue Reading
Raw Kale Salad
Ingredients: 1 handful curly kale 2 oz grated Parmesan or Asiago cheese Juice of 1 lemon EVOO dash Red Pepper flakes salt & pepper Instructions: Clean the kale by washing and removing the center rib, which can be very tough Chop the kale finely into little strips In a bowl, toss with all of the Continue Reading
Artichoke & Orzo Salad
Ingredients: 12 oz Artichoke Hearts (6 oz cans) 2 oz Kalamata Olives 1 Cup Feta Cheese (Crumbled) 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon Oregano (Dried) 1 1/2 Cup Orzo (Uncooked) 1/4 Cup Basil (Fresh, chopped) 1/4 Cup Toasted Pine Nuts 1 Medium Red Onion (Chopped) 1 Medium Tomatoes (Seeded & chopped) Continue Reading
Horiatiki / Greek Salad
Ingredients: 4 Medium Tomatoes (Ripe) 1 Cucumber 1/3 lb Feta Cheese 1 Green Bell Pepper 1 Handful Olives 1/2 Red Onion 1 Pinch Oregano (To taste) 1 Pinch Salt (To taste) 1/2 Cup Olive Oil Optional: 1 Handful Capers (To taste) Splash of red wine or balsamic vinegar Instructions: Cut the tomatoes into wedges and Continue Reading
Fresh Barley Salad
Ingredients: 1 cup pearled barley 1 red/yellow/orange pepper, minced 1 red onion, minced 1 celery stalk, minced 5-6 mint leaves, minced 2-3 tomatoes, minced 2-3 radishes, minced any other veggie you’d like to add, minced 1/4 cup olive oil Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp cumin Instructions: Rinse the Continue Reading
Canellini and Edamame Bean Salad
Ingredients: 1 can canellini beans 1 bag edamame beans 1 cup chopped arrugula 1 cup chopped green onion 1-2 chopped zuccini 1/4 cup parmesean cheese 1/4 cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves zest of 1 lemon 1-2 sliced tomatoes splash of vinegar salt and pepper to taste Instructions: If you cannot find edamame beans by Continue Reading
Chickpea Salad with Fresh Herbs
Ingredients: 2 cans chickpeas 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 1/2 cup chopped fresh oregano 1/2 cup grated Parmesan or Asiago Cheese 1/2 thinly sliced red onion 1 grated/pressed garlic clove 1 diced red pepper 1 diced medium tomato or a handful of small tomatoes zest and juice of one lemon Continue Reading
Israeli Couscous Salad
Ingredients: Grains: 2 cups Israeli (large) Couscous 1 cup black or wild rice 1 cup barley Finely diced: 2-3 celery stalks 2-3 green onions 1/2 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup dried cranberries and/or yellow raisins 1/2 cup dried apricots Dressings: 1/3 cup Olive oil 1/3 cup white balsamic vinegar Spices: 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp Continue Reading