Asian food is oftentimes my go-to for quick and easy meals. I always have the ingredients to make an Asian sauce on hand in my pantry or fridge and you can basically throw any colorful
Written by Kim Maes
This Creamy Macaroni Salad with Kale is delicious and healthy. It’s the perfect spring or summer dish to toss together for something quick and easy.
Written by Ricki Heller
I know that minestrone is a soup. It is a lovely soup. And I love soup. But I also love salad so I thought “minestrone salad – why not?” Why not indeed!
This gluten free soup turned salad recipe takes advantage of the abundance of summer vegetables available right now. Zucchini, corn, tomatoes, basil – does it get any more summery than that?
Since this pasta salad is mayonnaise-free, it is good for taking to cook outs and picnics without the fear of poisoning your diners. It can be served right after making (great for a quick mid-week meal) or you can make it ahead and serve it chilled.
This recipe makes a ton of salad – if you don’t have a crowd to feed, feel free to cut the recipe in half but you should know that
I used to eat lunch at a Middle Eastern restaurant that offered a sumptuous midday buffet filled with all sorts of tasty gluten free offerings. My favorite part of the meal was the end when I had little bits and pieces of all sorts of flavors on my plate and I would scrape them up into one delightful forkful of flavor.
That last exotic forkful was the inspiration for this pasta salad; lots of ingredients used in Middle Eastern dishes all mingled together into a refreshing salad perfect for a hot summer’s day.
This salad is a great addition to a barbecue, as a side dish or vegan main dish if you leave out the feta; it is light yet filling at the same time.
Unlike many pasta salads that have a mayonnaise base, the dressing is