Tabbouleh Salad

With garden lettuce and fresh herbs I wanted a good grain salad. I used my butterhead lettuce as usually Tabbouleh is served on lettuce. In summer, tabbouleh is often served with sliced or cubed cucumber, pepper, or tomato, and with grape leaves rather than lettuce.  Tabbouleh Salad 2 cups bulgur (available in bulk at http://www.ourfarmtoyou.com/site/index.cfm)…

Orzo and Watermelon Salad

When one has a lot of watermelon you can make fabulous salads with it! Try any of these recipes, all are good! Orzo and Watermelon Salad Ingredients: 1 – small to medium watermelon carved with a baller 1 – package of orzo ( I actually only used about 1/2 or so of the package )…

Watermelon Salad with Mozzarella and Mint

Watermelon Salad Use any amounts you want, a few sprigs of mint leaves chopped Combine watermelon, mozzarella balls, mint, and drizzle with a little olive oil, and a sprinkle of red chili flakes to make the flavors pop! A combination of spicy, tangy, hot, cold, creamy, icy flavors– all in one!

Kale Bruschetta

Kale is growing like crazy now. Try this simple recipe to compliment your dinner. Make it on the grill, so easy! Ingredients: bunch of kale a good crusty bread, yet moist inside 1 garlic clove, minced salt and Extra virgin olive oil Shaved Parmesan cheese or toasted pine nuts a few sprinkles of hot pepper…

Strawberry, Rhubarb with hints of Mint and Ginger jam

Rhubarb, Strawberry with hints of mint and Ginger Jam Ingredients: 7 cups finely diced strawberries (about 3 quarts) 3 cups diced rhubarb 1/3 cup minced crystallized ginger* 1 bunch fresh mint (I prefer spearmint than regular mint, much better flavor) 4 1/2-5 cups sugar (depends on how sweet your berries are) 1 box liquid pectin…

Melon and Jicama Slaw

Tangy Melon and Jicama Slaw Try this quick salad for a summer time meal Sweet melon and jicama take center stage in this delicious salad. INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons finely chopped shallots 4 tablespoons chopped fresh mint (about 12 sprigs) 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1…

Beet and Celery Salad

Salad time! Beets make a really good salad, and so much color to the plate!  Beet and Celery Salad Ingredients 4 tablespoons vinaigrette dressing, your choice  (see below)  2 cups  fresh or frozen cooked beets or 1  (15-ounce) can sliced beets 2 stalks celery, plus leaves for garnish Directions In a medium mixing bowl, combine…

Celery and Apple Salad

Time for a quick salad and this is easy and healthy. Make it tonight! Celery Apple Salad Ingredients:             2 red apples 2 green apples 1 cup celery              1 cup light, low-fat vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans                          1/4 cup golden raisins…