Salad

Guest post: Quinoa Carrot Cilantro Salad.

March 9, 2012
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  Yazmin Yeara is passionate about fashion. This young and talented girl left the Dominican Republic to go chase her dreams in Milan where she finished school recently; now she’s back in our sunny half island shaking up the dominican fashion scene. She shares cool finds on her Facebook page and on Twitter every day, […]

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#MeatlessMonday: Sakura’s Bean and Corn Salad.

February 6, 2012
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My cousin Sakura is famous for this salad.  The other day my mom and sister called her almost at the same time to ask for this recipe, and when she served at her house last Saturday I knew I had to share it here on my blog. I started writing this post on Saturday night […]

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Strawberry Pistachio Green Salad

November 30, 2011
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My dad drove my two obaasans to Constanza on Monday, they had been staying for a week at my grandma’s and my dad had to go anyways to get some herb and flower plants for his new project at Pedernales. Constanza is one of my favorite towns in this half-island. No matter the season you […]

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Raw Zucchini Salad

November 8, 2011
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I just made this for lunch and it was so pretty I had to take some photos before eating it… Not every day iPhone photos, since I photograph almost everything I eat. I used my DSLR and took like a dozen pics, then put the camera away and ten minutes later the bowl was empty. Making this […]

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Quinoa fruit salad with chia seeds.

August 12, 2011
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Hello dear friends, have you missed me? If you follow me on Twitter you know how busy I’ve been lately: new job, books to read, taking care of my sick brother… Life is going so fast it scares me sometimes. I am going back to school in a month and I’m trying to figure out […]

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Panko goat cheese salad with bacon and pear vanilla dressing.

July 18, 2011
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This salad is heaven on a plate: crispy panko goat cheese bites, savory bacon pieces, fresh greens, sliced pear, sweet and tangy vanilla pear dressing with a touch of dijon and sherry vinegar. I can’t take full credit for this salad, since it’s inspired in the “goat cheese salad” of the restaurant I used to […]

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Micro greens and beet salad with goat cheese ~ FFwD ~ Goaterie!

July 1, 2011
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Today’s French Fridays with Dorie recipe is chunky beets and icy red onions, page 123 from Around my French Table. I always have beets in my fridge but I rarely cook them. Juiced with apples and carrots, they add a nice pink color and sweet earthy flavor I adore. I skipped the onions, served over micro […]

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Strawberry Caprese Salad ~ French Fridays with Dorie.

June 24, 2011
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This week’s recipe is strawberry, mozzarella and tomato salad from page 118 from Around my French Table. I found some beautiful baby arugula sprouts at the supermarket yesterday and couldn’t resist adding them to this salad. I used cherry tomatoes and baby mozzarella to enhance the cuteness of this already beautiful dish.

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Healthy Potato Salad: two ways ~ Daring Cooks, June 2011.

June 14, 2011
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Jami Sorrento was our June Daring Cooks hostess and she chose to challenge us to celebrate the humble spud by making a delicious and healthy potato salad. The Daring Cooks Potato Salad Challenge was sponsored by the nice people at the United States Potato Board, who awarded prizes to the top 3 most creative and […]

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Cucumber Wakame Salad.

May 26, 2011
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Wakame is a pantry staple in my house, I use it at least once a week in miso soup and in this refreshing salad. Wakame is an edible seaweed high in a variety of vitamins including vitamins A, C, E, and K, it’s a good source of minerals such as iron, calcium, and iodine. More […]

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