Category: Salads

Summer Salad with Peach Balsamic Vinegar

Summer Salads One of my favorite gifts from my in-laws back in the day, was alot of the most delicious balsamic vinegars and olive oils from Con’ Olio! We made a ton of really great salads when I was into eating alot of kale salads! And lately, I’ve been on the hunt for some really good vinegars again, because all we feel like eating right...

Greek Salad with Homemade Dressing

Greek Salad & Homemade Dressing

For the Love of Salads! I eat a lot of salads for lunch. Usually, I incorporate leftovers like the PF Chang lettuce wrap mixture into an Asian salad or left-over taco meat into a taco salad, but my absolute favorite is a Greek salad! Check out this round up of 14 super delicious and nutritious salads from the blog.  Eating a ton of vegetables is...

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing Spinach salad is a great way to eat lots of fresh spinach!  And even better when tossed in this delicious warm bacon dressing from Alton Brown. Bacon Bacon makes everything better, right (uncured, nitrate-, nitrite-free bacon, of course)!  For this salad the bacon fat is reserved to make the vinaigrette.   There are a couple ways to cook the bacon....

southwestern steak salad

Southwestern Steak Salad and Dressing

Summer time = Big Ol’ Salad time! And grilling season! So why not indulge in a steak salad loaded with veggies and a perfectly grilled steak and a delicious homemade southwestern dressing! The nice thing is you can add whatever veggies you like or want to throw on the grill. We usually grill mushrooms and red bell peppers and now corn is in season so...

A traditional wedge salad made with goat milk blue cheese and a dressing made of goat milk yogurt, Worcestershire, lemon, garlic olive oil, and hot sauce.

Blue Goat Cheese Wedge Salad

A traditional wedge salad made with goat milk blue cheese and a dressing made of goat milk yogurt, GF Worcestershire (Lea & Perrins), lemon, garlic olive oil, and hot sauce. So a few week’s ago we discovered the abundance of goat cheeses at Central Market here in Austin. And of course that opened the door to so many re-inventions of old comfort food favorites. Add...

Blue ChBlue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad

Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad

Gluten-free fried chicken nuggets are tossed in Buffalo sauce and served with goat milk blue cheese dressing and crumbles in this delicious Buffalo chicken salad. Blue Cheese Buffalo Chicken Salad I absolutely adore Buffalo sauce. One of the first recipes I posted on this blog was a gluten-free buffalo chicken salad recipe using the Buffalo sauce as the dressing. It is super simple to make...

Gluten-Free Recipes for Leftover Turkey

After figuring out my meal plan for 2020 Thanksgiving, I like to think about ideas and gluten-free recipes for using that leftover turkey meat. I’ve listed lots of them below. At the bottom is a feature recipe for Chipotle Curry Chicken Salad. It is one of our favorite gluten-free recipes for leftover turkey. And it’s super simple so there isn’t any cooking involved. Just nomming....

homemade teriyaki chicken salad

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Chicken Salad

Teriyaki Chicken Salad This teriyaki chicken salad is amazing! Well you know by now, I love a salad piled high with lots of different veggies, colors and textures (roasted, steamed, raw…).  Add a little protein (usually my husband and I will split a chicken breast between the salads) and perfection! But this is fun because we take one of favorite flavor profiles – Teriyaki chicken...

Thai Beef Salad

Easy Thai Beef Salad & Marinade

Thai Beef Salad Thai beef salad is such a delicious dinner full of flavor and fresh ingredients like ginger and garlic.  We make this using gluten-free soy sauce or coconut aminos and Thai red curry paste. All of the other ingredients should be naturally gluten and casein/dairy free.  You could always cook up some rice vermicelli noodles to add to it and create a rice noodle...

caesar salad with homemade dressing, gluten-free croutons and parmesan cheese

Homemade Mayo Caesar Salad Dressing

A quick and easy recipe for gluten-free homemade Caesar salad dressing made with clean ingredients and healthy fats (avocado oil) whipped up in a mason jar with an immersion blender. Gluten-Free Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing This is actually a recipe Brett makes that he adapted from Once Upon a Chef’s homemade Caesar salad dressing.  And it is one of our favorites!  We use homemade mayo and...