Tag Archive: raw

Japanese Quick Pickled Cucumbers

The inspiration for this one was: 1) I was having folks over for dinner and every dish I had planned was (miraculously) regionally cohesive, but I needed an appetizer. 2) There’s this restaurant… Continue reading

Raw Avocado and Cucumber Soup

 I feel like all I’ve been eating for the past 3 days is avocado and yogurt (I do have a chicken roasting in the oven so don’t worry – or maybe do worry… Continue reading

CSA Bounty Salad with Kefir-marinated Chicken

  Ahh, CSA Bounty, the theme of my summer! This time I got (and used to create the base of this salad): – Kale (torn up and massaged) – Heirloom tomatoes (sliced into thin… Continue reading

Lettuce Sauce over Smoked Salmon, Tomato, and Egg

  If you join a CSA, you have to expect that you’ll end up with some produce that you’re not especially fond of, and for me that’s lettuce.  Seriously, it’s so boring, and there… Continue reading

Tomato, Cucumber, and Red Onion Salad with Parsley

  Super easy summer salad – reminiscent of something Mediterranean, largely taken from this Epicurious recipe (using parsley instead of mint and using balsamic instead of red wine and not letting the cucumbers sit for… Continue reading

Thai Coleslaw with Red Pepper Dressing

Well, it’s officially hot, and I no longer want anything to do with my oven, and I’ve been obsessed with this shredded cabbage salad from the deli down the street from my office.… Continue reading

Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Tomato and Pesto

I have a new toy!! And I’m so excited about it. It’s not like I have a ton of space for appliances, but spiralizing is one of the few things that you really… Continue reading

Chopped Brussels Sprout Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

A friend of mine made this delicious brussels sprout salad which gave me the idea. Then I found this recipe from Epicurious for one that also included kale, but I decided to ignore… Continue reading

Massaged Kale Salad with Apples, Avocado, and Sunflower Seeds

Again, you probably know all you need to know from the title, but this was delicious and I highly recommend the combination. My cousin Wendie makes an incredible massaged kale salad. I couldn’t… Continue reading

Adult Ants-on-a-Log

I’m assuming everyone grew up with the traditional of this – peanut butter and raisins on celery – or maybe that was just a Midwest thing? Either way, this grown-up version is awesome:… Continue reading