I generally dislike salads without tomatoes. But since it's fall, and tomatoes aren't in season (and they're so much tastier when they are in season), I've been forced to get creative. I've been making a non-fat yogurt based caesar salad dressing for a little while now (as Tudy's blogged before, non-fat plain yogurt really is the best diet secret - we both use it so much!), but wanted to think of a way to make the plain ol' caesar salad a little more exciting. "Sun dried tomatoes?" I asked Jordan, to which he immediately replied "Eew." So, I knew I needed to come up with something a bit more true to the traditional caesar salad. Well, traditional caesar… continue reading get "egg"cited about this caesar salad! | 4 Comments
To be honest, for a vegetarian, I'm very picky when it comes to salads. I can only eat them when I'm craving them (usually during the warmer months), and I generally crave a very specific type of salad (no lettuce, lots of tomato, cucumber, olives, lemon juice, salt and pepper - to be exact). Well, for the past week, I've been craving salad - and as usual, a very specific one. This time, I was craving a fall salad - and not just any fall salad, a grilled fall salad. I finally made it today, and it really was everything I was hoping for and more.
So the weather has been really crazy in CA these days. Yesterday it was cold and rainy and today it was 80 degrees. Since I am guessing there a few hot days left, I decided to make a really refreshing greek salad that uses alot of vegetables. After my trip to Greece this summer, I fell in love with greek salad, but whenever I had it was always covered in olive oil. I think this recipe's dressing tastes delicious with just a teaspoon of olive oil.
Greek Salad2 ripe tomatoes chopped (preferably tomatoes on the vine) 1/2 a hot house cucumber chopped in 1/2 thick slices 1/4 cup… continue reading bring the freshness to you with greek salad! | 2 Comments