The pearling process removes the inedible hull that surrounds the wheat, and farro is generally sold either pearled, semi-pearled or regular. The pearled will take the shortest time to cook. If you’re not sure what you have, just use the cooking directions on the package. The cooking time and process in this recipe are for semi-pearled.
This is a gorgeous rustic salad. Use the most beautiful greens you can find.
This Vietnamese-style salad is a great accompaniment to summer's barbequed foods.
This is cool and refreshing, and will become your go-to potato salad.
Omit the cheese and this is vegan. Meyer lemons infuse this salad with yummy fragrant flavor.
A refreshing salad to complement a heavy winter meal.
The carrot ginger-dressing is a snap to make and is the perfect complement to the salad's creamy avocado and soft Bibb lettuce. You'll have extra dressing which works out well because you'll want to pour it on everything!
Citrus is at its peak in the middle of winter, and that's just when you need a bright sunny dish like this salad. Use any combination of citrus you like - just be sure to use sweet citrus fruit rather than sour. You may also want to try adding a pinch of black pepper or cayenne.
A tart and sweet twist on traditional chicken salad, and a great way to use leftover chicken.
The accompaniment to the Willy Street Co-op's Cranberry Pecan Wild Rice Salad.
This inventive salad is a nutritional powerhouse and sure to zest up those blah winter days!
The sweet potato has never tasted so good! One of your favorite dishes re-imagined with more color and flavor than ever before.
The hearty flavor of the kale (I recommend lacinato) combines with the sweetness of melon and the richness of the cheese to make a knock-out salad!
"It's filling, versatile, and beautiful on a plate. This traditional Italian salad is meant for summer when tomatoes are at their peak, so don't even try to attempt this with less-than-stellar tomatoes or you'll be disappointed with the results." - Jeannette Ordas
This salad will sail you to the tropics.
A meal in itself!
“This earthy salad recipe is adapted from Elizabeth Schneider's Uncommon Fruits & Vegetables (Perennial Library 1986). The sourness of the sorrel and bitterness of the endive are countered by the sweetness of balsamic vinegar and walnuts.” – NPR.com
Charming kumquats make for excellent salsa! Spoon over the usual quesadilla, munch with chips, or serve over a protein of your choice. Play with the ingredients- add whatever attracts your notice!
Did you know kumquats are one of the only citrus fruits you can eat whole? Experiment with the dressing in this tasty and simple slaw until it suits your fancy. The sweet/tart combination of the kumquat fruit and rind contrast beautifully with the crunch of the red cabbage!
This creamy and delicious salad makes use of super in-season citrus.
We are lucky here in Wisconsin to have 4 distinct seasons. Unfortunately, by this time of year there aren’t a lot of local produce choices available to us. Thank goodness for our root vegetables, which stay with us to the welcome arrival of spring. Combine local rainbow beets with very in season (if only in FL and CA) citrus for a fresh winter dish that is sure to please!
Tis the season for citrus! Try this knockout dressing on salads, or as a marinade for tofu or chicken.
Perfect for guests, or for a nutritional boost at home!
Earl Grey tea steeped in vinegar is the surprise ingredient in this salad's dressing.
This healthy and flavorful salad is just the lunch or dinnertime trick. Make extra large portions and serve as a platter salad with a side of sliced baguettes and hummus.
Another great thing about this recipe is that you can really use any combo of winter veggies you’d like. Not a fan of beets? Why not throw in a turnip? Can’t stand carrots? Throw in some red potatoes. It’s really up to you.
Another FANTASTIC and easy to make recipe from the ladies who brought us the Garden of Vegan cookbook. Top your dragon bowl, a salad, or anything, really, with this knock out dressing!
The tangy flavors of this salad make a nice change of pace.
Give your dark leafy greens a kick with this recipe! Try the cajun spice seasoning on other leafy greens, or on some popcorn.
Sea vegetables, like Dulse, have innumerable health benefits. Experiment with adding them into your diet through foods like this tasty salad!
Sweet, juicy, crunchy, pungent, spicy, delicious. Unforgettable.
This salad is summer food at its finest. Crisp, juicy, refreshing and textured, jicama and papaya make an unlikely yet delightful duo, especially when paired with this light orange juice dressing atop a bed of crunchy Bibb lettuce.
Part fruit salad and part green salad, this refreshing hybrid is the best of both worlds! Crisp romaine topped with a summery trio of tropical fruits (mango, papaya and avocado) that will satisfy and delight the whole family. Top with this easy and delicious balsamic and blended fruit dressing, which adds freshness and flavor though very little fat or calories. Candied almonds add crunch. An unusual treat that may become a summer staple after spending long days in the sun.
A delicious recipe from Eden Organics!
Creamy avocado complements tangy grapefruit in this healthy summer time salad.
Refreshing and detoxifying.
A tasty spinach salad with cooling cucumber and succulent mango.
A yummy cold chicken salad that is just the thing for a healthy and hearty lunchtime fix.
Creamy avocado combines with the zesty flavor of grapefruit in this healthy spinach salad!
A simple slaw with nourishing flaxseed oil, sweet honey and spicy chilies.
Arugula pesto is a fun and slightly spicy alternative to basil pesto. Another great way to enjoy this delightful green.
This cranberry salad will wake up your tastebuds!
This delicious side dish is perfect for a buffet, potluck or anytime. Be sure to allow enough time for the salad to marinate.
This distinctive salad is just the thing to get you out of a dinner rut. Tender bibb lettuce, torn and topped with avocado, ribbons of mint, and a fresh grapefruit juice dressing pleasantly startle and awaken taste buds. Especially delightful in the months of November through February, when Texas Rio Star grapefruit are in season.
This hearty side is a great dish for potlucks and entertaining. The addition of Brussels sprouts transforms potato salad, a summer favorite, into something definitively autumnal.
This colorful combination of autumnal vegetables is a delicious opportunity to experience the beauty a Wisconsin harvest has to offer, with your eyes as well as your taste buds.
Try this sandwich spread for a change of pace at lunch time!
A fresh look at potato salad.
A deliciously different take on cauliflower that makes a substantial entree salad.
Take this main dish salad to your next potluck or picnic.
A unique flavor experience!