Tostada Salad a la Idella

This reminds me a lot of a dinner I make at least once a month. We call it taco salad, and I omit the cheese, use impossible meat, and ranch dressing instead of French. It’s a favorite in my family. I’ll put my method below Idella’s. Whoever Idella was, people liked her recipe enough to … Continue reading

Caprese Salad

Hi there! I took a short break, hope you didn’t miss me too much. :-) While this recipe has a long name – tomato, onion, fresh mozzarella and three-basil salad – this is a Caprese salad. Most recipes have variations – onions, capers, avocado… You can customize how you like it. Everything I have read … Continue reading

Tofu Egg-Free Salad

I’m guessing the person who saved these recipes was either vegetarian, had a family member who was, or was just open minded to various foods. Some vegetarian options are well known – such as tofu – but have a bad rep. I don’t love tofu, but I don’t hate it either. You will often find … Continue reading

Tabouli

Having its origin in Lebanon & Syria, tabouli (tabbouleh) is a vegetarian salad that combines minced herbs and soaked bulgar. It’s popular in mediterranean cuisine & had a surge of popularity in America in the late 1970s and early 80s. I remember my mother making this and thinking it was weird. As an adult, I’m … Continue reading

Spinach Bacon Mushroom Salad

Isn’t interesting how certain flavors go together, but on their face you might not think they would? Spinach, bacon and mushrooms might not sound like something you want to put together, but I bet this is delicious. I’d probably add some feta cheese and you could also throw in some sliced grape tomatoes, if you … Continue reading