Salads

Italian Tomato Salad

Italian Tomato Salad June 22, 2020

This Italian tomato salad calls for just a few ingredients, is super quick and easy to throw together and is the perfect summer side dish. It’s also naturally vegan, paleo and whole30.  I live in Munich, which is just a 2 1/2 hour drive north of Italy. There are a lot of expats and immigrants […]

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Polish Cucumber Salad

Polish Cucumber Salad June 11, 2020

This Polish cucumber salad (called mizeria) is a light, refreshing and creamy sour cream and dill based salad. It’s a quick summer salad that’s great for picnics! We went to Warsaw five years ago and didn’t expect to love the food as much as we did. I ate pierogi (dumplings) every day, twice a day. […]

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Sunflower Seed Salad with Cranberries

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This sunflower seed salad is a simple, fresh and quick salad with a bit of a crunch and flavor pop from pomegranate seeds. After all the sweets I’ve been posting, I figured it was time to post something healthy! This salad fits the bill.

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Quinoa Chickpea Greek Salad

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A delicious quinoa chickpea Greek salad makes a healthy vegetarian protein filled side dish or main dish. Sometimes simple is best.  What’s better than having an all in one salad?  Seriously, this could be main course and side dishes all rolled into one.  Check it out, you have carbs, protein and healthy fats and lots […]

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Whole Grain Spelt Mini Pitas with Greek Salad – Two Ways!

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So I’ve been trying to think up some fun kids lunch ideas and I think either of these ideas could be fun.  Who needs any kind of premade kids lunch packs?  Let your kids make their own Greek Pizzas or Stuffed Mini Pitas 🙂  It might be a little messy for my soon to be […]

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Marinated Summer Squash Salad

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First of all, I wanted to start off by saying thank you to everyone for your support on my last post.  My posting has obviously slowed down a lot more than I thought it would, but again, I don’t plan to be gone for too long – although I’m sure it will still be a […]

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Simple Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw

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I’m finally getting some veggies from my garden!  I had to share that – it’s seemed like I would never get anything but even now I’m almost overrun with cherry tomatoes.  Yay!  And I even used a pepper out of my garden the other day, even though it probably could have used some more time […]

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