Tagged: homemade vinaigrette

Gluten-free, Dairy-Free Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad with Fried Rice Noodles

A delicious salad full of nutrients and dietary fiber and dressed with a gluten-free, dairy-free Asian sauce.  You can easily make the fried rice noodles, too! Asian Chicken Salad You know I love a salad piled high with veggies! I really think it is the best way to fill my body with nutrients, minerals and all the goodies you get from fresh veggies. And I’m...

salad nicoise with green beans, potatoes, eggs, tomatoes and turkey

Salad Niçoise with Homemade Dressing

Salad Niçoise Salad Niçoise is traditionally made with eggs, green beans, potatoes, tomatoes, olives and fish tossed in a lemony vinaigrette.  It is probably one of my all-time favorite salads. During the summer I have a ton of basil, thyme and oregano growing in the garden to make the vinaigrette.  And fresh green beans are in season so it is perfect for this time of...

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...

Favorite Kale Salads & Dressings

Getting Creative with Kale & Balsamic Vinegar For Christmas one year, we received a basket full of balsamic vinegars and infused olive oils (they were all gluten-free) from Con’ Olio Oils & Vinegar located here in Austin. I was so excited because I just love salads!  And we’ve had a great time experimenting with kale and pairing the various vinegars with the different types of fruit,...

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...

Imperfect Foods Delivery May 27 + Weekly Menu Plan

Why Imperfect Foods? We got our first delivery from Imperfect Foods this week and I’m excited to see how this goes. I created a gluten-free menu plan based on what was in our delivery box so we could try and prevent anything getting thrown away. There were several reasons we decided to try this delivery service. They deliver “ugly” or imperfect foods to your door...

Austin Farm to Table Home Delivery Service

Great Option for Home Delivery Well we are hitting the one month mark since we have been staying at home. And it has been reassuring to see so many options now available for produce home delivery here in Austin. We found one nearby called Farm to Table that offers two options. They offer an Omnivore’s Delight box with five pound of ground Wagyu beef, an...

green beans tossed in vinaigrette with toasted walnuts and fried shallots

Clean Eating Fancy Green Beans

fancy green beans Perfect for the holidays, these fancy green beans are dressed up with fried shallots, toasted walnuts and tossed in a simple red wine vinaigrette. This green bean dish is a healthy alternative to the traditional green bean casserole usually served during the holidays.  Some of our favorite gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes are the perfect roasted turkey recipe a la Martha Stewart with a...

Eat the Rainbow! 14 delicious and nutritious salads from the weekly menu

14 Delicious + Nutritious Salad Recipes

Time for a round up of some pretty awesome delicious + nutritious salad recipes with a huge variety of veggies, fruits, nuts, seeds, lean protein, and good-for-you fats.  These 14 salad recipes are all gluten-free and have healthified homemade dressings! Eat The Rainbow Indeed! When spring rolls around cravings shift from soups and stews to bright, beautiful salads.  Aren’t all the spring and summer seasonal...