Yummy Strawberry & Kale Salad w/ Sesame Balsamic Dressing!

Strawberry & Kale Salad

The cool thing about thisĀ strawberry and kale saladĀ is that it doesn’t get soggy so you can have leftovers the next day! This made about 3 medium sized salads. Sesame Balsamic Dressing 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 … Continue reading 

Black Bean, Corn & Feta Dip

Black Bean Corn Feta Dip

This dip of black beans, corn and feta is such a quick and amazing picnic dish! My friend Lily brought it to a potluck we had a while back and I just got the recipe. It does make quite a … Continue reading 

Big Fresh Salad w/ Cumin Infused Vinaigrette & Toasty Onions

salad with cumin vinaigrette

We were having paneer tikka and I wanted something light and fresh to go with it, so I created this light and crisp salad with a toasted cumin and mango chutney vinaigrette. The ice berg lettuce, fresh vegetables and fried … Continue reading 

Asian Ramen Salad


Asian ramen salad is actually a total American potluck classic. The salad is a mixture of coleslaw (cabbage and carrots basically), almonds, and dried ramen noodles tossed in a sweet and lightly tangy dressing. I love the crunch of the … Continue reading 

Vegetarian Caesar Dressing (& Caesar Toasts)

Caesar Dressing 2

This is a traditional caesar salad dressing minus the anchovies. Egg yolk is whipped up with a few other ingredients and then olive oil is drizzled in and whisked creating a creamy and tangy caesar dressing. This recipe is adapted … Continue reading 

Warm Butternut Squash & Candied Walnut Salad

Arugula Butternut Squash Walnut Salad 2

We absolutely loved this new warm butternut squash salad I found on thekitchn. I was especially excited because this is the first time I’ve made winter squash because my husband is not a big fan, and he liked it! The … Continue reading 

Burmese Tea Leaf (Lahpet) Salad

Burmese Tea Leaf Salad Mixed

After a Saturday breakfast of chocolate chip cookie dough :-), this light Burmese tea leaf salad was perfect! Made with fermented tea leaves, cabbage, tomato, peanuts, sesame seeds and fried channa dal, Burmese tea leaf salad is tangy, nutty and … Continue reading