Category Archives: salad

Rice Salad With Mandarin Oranges

Rice Salad from What We Eat– What We Eat isn’t primarily a cookbook.  There are only about half a dozen recipes.  Mostly it is a picture book about nutrition, foods from around the world, where food comes from, how it grows, and how different cultures eat.  It’s a good library book, I am not sure […]

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Tuna and Tomato Mayonnaise

Tuna and Tomato Mayonnaise (adapted Lunch Boxes and Snacks: Over 120 healthy recipes from delicious sandwiches and salads to hot soups and sweet treats) 3 five ounce cans of tuna, open and drain (the Boy was insulted when I asked him if he knew how to drain a can of tuna properly) 3 Tablespoons softened […]

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Winter Rice Salad

We always use leftover rice for this (and I cook extra just so I have ‘leftovers’), so it only takes a few minutes to make. Chinese Style Vegetable Rice Salad 4 cups brown rice, cooked and cooled2 scallions, green onions, leeks, onions- very thinly sliced and/or diced1 large carrot, grated2 ribs celery, finely diced1-2 turnips […]

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Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad

Broccoli and Cauliflower SaladThis is from Sugar Bust for Life!, and this recipe was delicious. I like it better than potato salad.For 4 servings:1 bunch each:BroccoliCauliflower (?) Scallions, however many you like. Break into florets or dice as required (we didn’t have scallions and used green onions. Leeks would also be tasty) Combine with:1 1/2 […]

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Quinoa and Potato Salad

Quinoa potato sald 2 pounds fingerling potatoes1/4 cup rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar with 1/2 t. sugar1/4 cup white wine1T olive oil2 T white miso1 T dijon mustard1/2 cup chopped shallots2 cups cooked quinoa3/4 cup chopped dill pickles2 celery ribs, diced1/4 cup minced fresh parsley1/4 cup dill, fresh, mincedsalt, pepper Serve warm The One-Dish […]

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Quinoa and Fennel, a Salad for Autumn

Quinoa Salad3 c. cooked quinoa2 each apples and pears, diced and peeled, sprinkle iwth lemon juicesmall fennel bulb, trim, dice1/2 cup dried currants2 shallots, minced fine1/2 cup orange juice3 T fresh lemon juice1 T. olive oilfreshly grated rinds of 1 lemon and 1 orangesalt to tastepepper to taste (fresh ground better)1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts […]

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Turkey Walnut Salad

Turkey Walnut SaladThis is a cold salad, lovely for a brunch, and perhaps better suited for warmer months, but we like it: 3 cups cooked brown rice2 cups cooked turkey, diced1/2 cup celery, diagonally sliced1/4 cup pineapple chunks, drained1/4 cup mandarin oranges, drained1/4 cup water chestnuts, drained and thinly sliced (optional)1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced […]

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Ginger Sesame Slaw

Ginger-Sesame Slaw for Twelve8 cups thinly sliced bok choy (we put it through the grater of our food processor)4 cups carrot ribbons (use the vegetable peeler)1 or 2 shredded turnips, or if you prefer a milder flavor, jicama2 tablespoons diced pickled ginger OR 4 teastpoons grated fresh ginger Oriental Sesame salad dressing (we used a […]

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Ginger Sesame Slaw

Ginger-Sesame Slaw for Twelve8 cups thinly sliced bok choy (I think Pip put it through the grater of our food processor)4 cups carrot ribbons (she used the vegetable peeler)1 or 2 shredded turnips (jicama would also be good. Daikon radish would be authentic, but alas, not one of our three grocer’s carries this).2 tablespoons diced […]

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Rainbow Salad

This beautiful and healthy salad can be frugal, too, if you make it in season and watch for sales (that’s true of many recipes, isn’t it?) Set out a cup of frozen peas to thaw. Then mix this dressing:1/3 cup of oil2 Tablespoons raw apple cider vinegar1 teaspoon brown mustarddill weed to taste (a teaspoon […]

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