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Three Beans Salad

Three Beans Salad

Beans are powerhouse of protein and have significant amount of soluble fiber, which is helpful in keeping blood cholesterol low. In India, beans are an integral part of our daily diet but we always prefer them in spicy curries along with rice or chapatti, till recently for me also beans means Rajma Masala or Lobia Curry, I never explored any other option of including beans in my diet. Ingredients: ⅓ Cup Red K…

Pineapple Cream Cheese Salad

Pineapple Cream Cheese Salad

I love fresh fruits in salad, that sweetness and citrusy juices of fruits give flavors of salad a punch; Pear, Pineapple, Apple, Globe Grapes and Raw Papaya are few fruits that always make a delicious salad. Cream Cheese or Sour Cream has a zingy taste, which compliments sweetness of Pineapple perfectly, and crunchiness of vegetables make this salad hard to resist. Ingredients: For Salad: 1 Cup Pineappl…

Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

This recipe of Chinese Chicken Salad is one of my favorite recipes of Chinese Salad, it has trucks of fresh greens, and vegetables and grilled chicken served with fried wonton wrappers. Now in India also, at Gourmet Food Stores you can easily find readymade Wonton Wrappers or Spring Roll Pastry, it is one must item in my refrigerator, it comes real handy while making wontons or spring rolls for large gather…

Apple - Sprout Salad

Apple – Sprout Salad

Sprouts are the best way to consume legumes in a healthy manner, a fistful of sprouts in salads increases nutritional values of salad, with each bite tons of Vitamins and Proteins entering our body. The whole process of Sprouting turns legumes and grains into living plants with more vitamins, such as Vitamin C, B and carotene. It also helps the absorption of minerals. All across the globe variety kind of pu…

Chinese New Year Inari Age Laughing Prawns Salad

Chinese New Year Inari Age Laughing Prawns Salad

Why the name “Laughing Prawns”? In Cantonese, the word for prawn is Ha (虾); or in Mandarin, it sounds like 哈, which means laughter. So let’s all go “Hahaha!” with this refreshing sweet & sour appetizer! Ingredients: 12 medium Prawns 2 Hard-boiled Eggs 1 Green Apple ½ Mango (not too ripe so it’s sourish) 1 slice of Watermelon 4 tbsp Salad cream/Mayonnaise (depending on preference) 12 Inar…

Kale-a-palooza Salad

Kale-a-palooza Salad

I created this salad for a Food Blogger Los Angeles meeting called Kale-a palooza. We all brought kale dishes to our meeting. Kale is one of the healthiest, most nutrient-dense veggies on the planet. This holds up well as leftovers, too. From the original site: And so was born Kale-a-palooza Salad, a fitting main dish repast for any lunch or dinner when I want to feel like I’m eating cleaner than usual. Get th…

 Kale Salad with Wild Rice and Cranberries - A Vegan Delight!

Kale Salad with Wild Rice and Cranberries – A Vegan Delight!

How can anyone resist a salad that is popping with color? Not only is it colorful but healthy. Kale’s anti-oxidant health benefits means it has been studied more extensively in cancer research than any other health condition. Kale’s nutrient richness is found in three areas: 1) antioxidant nutrients, 2) anti-inflammatory nutrients, and 3) anti-cancer nutrients (glucosinolates). It&…

Grilled Peach, Onion and Bacon Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Grilled Peach, Onion and Bacon Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

This recipe is truly “Summer on a Plate” with the smokey flavors of grilled peaches and vidalias tossed with lettuce and buttermilk dressing. And if that weren’t delicious enough, a few sprinkled pieces of candied bacon to take it over the edge. From the original site: This is a juicy, salty, tangy, spicy (very very slightly) and sweet rendition of boring ‘ol lettuce and cucumbers. Ma…

Better Than Trader Joe's Kale Salad

Better Than Trader Joe’s Kale Salad

We love raw kale salads and this is one of the best we have ever made! Super healthy, too. From the original site: This is the tale of the teenager who became besotted with Trader Joe’s prepared, packaged Kale and Edamame Bistro Salad, and the mom who was going broke buying them for her, at a pop. It’s a simple story, involving a woman fully aware that of all the addictions in the world, a love of kale salad was, sha…

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Lemonette Dressing

Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Lemonette Dressing

Bright spring spinach with tender young shoots and dark green leaves are a tasty and healthy addition to any salad. The slightly bitter leaves are well paired with the tart sweetness of young strawberries, slices of oranges or tangerines, and complemented by the crunchiness of candied walnuts, pecans, hazelnuts or even peanuts. This light lemon vinaigrette is easy to prepare, but can be substituted wi…

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