Fruity Couscous Salad

Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups cooked whole-wheat couscous 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp orange juice 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup blueberries 1/3 cup raspberries 1/2 cup mango, chopped 1/2 cup fresh peach, chopped 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tsp green onions, finely chopped Salt and pepper Instructions: In…

Delicious Avocado and Tomato Salad

Serves about 4 Ingredients: 1 cup fresh mozzarella, cubed 1 large ripe tomato, diced ½ cucumber, peeled and diced ¼ cup red onion, diced 1 avocado, diced Extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt Instructions: Arrange the tomato, cucumber, red onion, avocado, and mozzarella in a serving dish. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and sprinkle with sea…

Citrus Carrot Combo

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small clove garlic, minced Freshly ground pepper to taste 2 cups grated carrots 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill 2 tablespoons chopped scallions Instructions: In large bowl combine grated carrots, chopped dill, and chopped scallions. In separate bowl mix together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic,…

Sweet Cherry and Vegetable Summer Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh sweet cherries, pitted 1 cup sugar snap peas 1 cucumber, seeded and sliced 1 cup radishes, sliced 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted 1/8 teaspoon pepper Instructions: Fill a medium saucepan with water. Place over high heat and bring…

Cauliflower Salad

Ingredients: 1 C. shredded carrots 1 C. sliced cauliflower ½ C. chopped pecans 1 C. spinach or other greens Black pepper Directions: Slice cauliflower in ¼ to 1 inch slices. Tear greens into small pieces. Toss all ingredients together. Add pepper to taste. Chill and serve with your choice of fat-free dressing. (Serves 4) Low…

Bangin’ July Fourth Potato Salad

Ingredients: 3 1/2 pounds red potatoes 1 Cup lite Mayonnaise 1 (4.5 ounce) can of green chilies, chopped 1/3 Cup cilantro, chopped 3 green onions, chopped 2 Tablespoons lime juice 1 garlic clove, minced 4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled   Instructions: Place a large pan of water over medium high heat. Bring water…

Aubergine Salad With Yogurt

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 lb aubergines 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 cup of natural yogurt Fresh lemon juice Mixed lettuce leaves Instructions: Preheat the oven to moderate heat. Bake the whole aubergines in a moderately hot oven until they are tender. Allow to cool, then chop and place into…