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Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe. This tangy cilantro lime dressing is destined for your next taco salad.

Cilantro Lime Dressing Recipe

Fall Farro Salad w/ Halloumi & Pomegranates Recipe. As we approach Thanksgiving, I feel like foods become more and more brown.

Fall Farro Salad w/ Halloumi & Pomegranates Recipe

I know – we all love cheesy, bready things, and of course dark whole grains are wonderfully wholesome… BUT if I’ve found one calling in life (er.. in blog-life), it’s to find and bring forth the colorful foods of every season. This post is in partnership with POM Wonderful because, in our house, we flipping love pomegranates! The bright pop of sweetness and the ruby red color from little pomegranate arils add vibrancy to any dish. Fennel & Peach Salad with Mint & Pesto Recipe. I think fennel is way too underrated.

Fennel & Peach Salad with Mint & Pesto Recipe

It’s one of my absolute favorite vegetables and I’m just waiting for the day that it becomes “the new” kale so that everyone will love fennel salads as much as I do. The wisps of raw fennel soak up the olive oil and lemon juice just enough that they slightly wilt, but still keep a tender bite. Chipotle Apple Sweet Potato Salad Recipe. This is my new favorite salad… and I don’t throw words like “favorite” or “best ever” around lightly.

Chipotle Apple Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

You may have noticed that I love roasted sweet potatoes in just about any salad (as evident here, here, and here) but this combination – with roasted tomatoes, roasted apples, corn, and a tangy/smoky chipotle dressing – was so good that I made it for dinner two nights in a row. The first night, I made this as a lazy-girl dinner. Jack was out of town so for an easy “by myself” dinner I decided to roast the things (pictured above) that had just arrived in my Farmhouse Delivery box. I made a quick (yet super delicious!) Dressing and tossed it all together with toasted pepitas for crunch. The second night, I was so excited to recreate it for Jack because I just couldn’t get it out of my mind. In my humble opinion, this is late-summer-early-fall produce perfection. Chipotle Apple Sweet Potato Salad You can also use adobo sauce from a can of chipotles in adobo. If you make this, let us see! Fennel & Peach Salad with Mint & Pesto Recipe.

Pear & Fennel Salad Recipe. Happy new year!

Pear & Fennel Salad Recipe

Do you all make resolutions? In the past I haven’t, but this year I’m going to give it a go. (And I’m thinking if I write them here, maybe I’ll feel some sense of accountability). 1. Cucumber Mango Miso Noodle Bowls Recipe - Love and Lemons. A few weeks ago, while I was making a list of potential upcoming summer recipes, I asked Jack “hey, what’s a recipe you really want me to make?”

Cucumber Mango Miso Noodle Bowls Recipe - Love and Lemons

In the past, answers to questions like that are usually “pretzels!” An Exceptional Ginger Carrot Dressing Recipe. Blender dressings are great, in part, because they're fast.

An Exceptional Ginger Carrot Dressing Recipe

Everything into one container, puree, and you're set. This is a dressing I tend to make quite a lot in the fall, and then I just keep on going all the way through winter. It's an incredibly versatile blend of favorite ingredients like carrots, turmeric, coconut milk, ginger, and sesame. Also, lots of shallots. Pear and fennel salad with caraway and pecorino I Ottolenghi recipes. Genius Kale Salad Recipe. There is a special kale salad in the in the new Food52 Genius Recipes cookbook.

Genius Kale Salad Recipe

A single kale salad that ran the gauntlet, beating out all others, for a slice of limelight in the book. Which is saying something. There is no shortage of kale salad inspiration out there, and I knew this one must be pretty special to make the cut. The whole premise related to the genius recipe series is highlighting recipes that aren't just great - they need to be more than that. They need to change, or surprise, or shift the way you think about a recipe - or cooking in general.

Bar Tartine Cauliflower Salad Recipe. I'm not much of a menu collector, although I have a small stack of gems in one of my desk drawers.

Bar Tartine Cauliflower Salad Recipe

A good number of them are menus from past meals at Bar Tartine. For those of you who have yet to visit San Francisco, Bar Tartine is a much loved establishment in the heart of San Francisco's Mission district, just a couple of blocks from the (deservedly famous) namesake bakery. Winter Farro & Kale Salad Recipe. Heirloom Apple Salad Recipe. I'm off to New York this week, and thought I would leave you with this Heirloom Apple Salad recipe from the archives.

Heirloom Apple Salad Recipe

It's the sort of salad that works this time of year, and you likely have the ingredients needed sprinkled about your kitchen - on counter tops, or in the crisper. It's hearty and substantial, colorful and crunchy - made with heirloom apples, shaved celery, and toasted nuts of your choosing. The dressing is crème fraîche spiked with rosemary, garlic and champagne vinegar - you could use sour cream or even yogurt. The original recipe was posted just after our basement flooded a few years back. Moroccan-Spiced Millet-and-Lentil Salad Recipe. Nutritional information Serves 6 You might think of this salad as a versatile winter tabbouleh. Feel free to use any fruits and vegetables you have on hand. Salad ½ cup millet ½ cup cooked lentils 2 medium carrots thinly sliced on sharp bias (½ cup) ½ medium red onion, thinly sliced (½ cup) ¼ cup sliced pitted Medjool dates ¼ cup chopped parsley ¼ cup roughly chopped pistachios ¼ cup pomegranate seeds 2 Tbs. minced green olives 1 Tbs. chopped mint 1 small orange, cut into pieces Dressing ¼ cup cooked lentils 1 pitted Medjool date 2 Tbs. olive oil 2 Tbs. orange juice 1 Tbs. lemon juice 1 tsp. ras el hanout spice blend.

A List of Summer Picnic Bowls. This coming weekend I'm planning a break from the fog. If all goes well, there will be sun-bright days, star-lit skies, pine trees, bare feet, and eating outdoors. There will be a river. There will be a grill. There will be a cabin. All the necessary components for California mountain summering. Mung Yoga Bowl - The kind of bowl that keeps you strong - herb-packed yogurt dolloped over a hearty bowl of mung beans and quinoa, finished with toasted nuts and a simple paprika oil. California Barley Bowl - Plump barley grains tossed with sprouts (or greens), nuts, avocado, a bit of cheese - all dolloped with a simple yogurt sauce. Asparagus Panzanella Recipe. There is quite a lot going on here. I'm putting the finishing touches on this little bear of a project. The photos are shot, the cover is set, and the files are locked down.

Peach salad with mint & pistachios. Is anyone else wondering how it’s August already? After some morning blog reading, I’ve suddenly realized that everyone else has gone (and come back from!) A summer vacation and we somehow forgot to plan one of our own. We’ve been talking about a number of trip ideas since last winter but that’s just the problem – it’s been all talk. Talk followed by excuses, followed by projects and general life busy-ness. So… help? Veggie Tower. Blueberry Spinach Salad Recipe. Spring root & watercress salad. Kale and quinoa salad with ricotta salata. Salad Booster Recipe. Coconut Corn Salad Recipe.