Cabbage and Kumquat Slaw

It’s the most magical time of year again: kumquat season! These teeny tiny citrus fruits are short-lived in stores and markets so get some while you can (just close your eyes, grab a handful and pretend you don’t see the $10 per pound price tag as you jam them in your pockets and walk out of the […]

Winter Salad

Here’s a new meaning of “wintry mix” for ya. A sort of slaw: A winter salad of Napa cabbage, apples, celery and citrus. Napa cabbage is one of my favorite salad ingredients because it’s crisp and mild and can be eaten freshly dressed (like a lettuce salad) or left to marinate a couple of hours […]

Corn Salad

Fresh Corn Salad Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Corn season! It’s one of the best seasons! Besides grilled corn on the cob (elotes), this bright corn salad is my favorite way to enjoy fresh corn. This version is almost like elotes en […]

Wedge salad with blue cheese dressing

Wedge salad recipe video- scroll down for recipe! Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Should be no surprise that I love salads. After all, I’m a girl! Haha. That was a joke about romantic comedies and magazine ads. But seriously, I do like salad. They are refreshing! They are easy! […]

Rainbow quinoa salad

rainbow quinoa salad video – scroll down for recipe Quinoa salad is really my favorite kind of grain salad (even if quinoa isn’t a true grain, yeah yeah). I love the way the little quinoa kernels kind of pop in your mouth and they are so small they quickly absorb all the flavors of the dressing […]

How to Make Salad Dressing

How to Make Salad Dressing – scroll down for salad dressing recipes New collaboration video with Adriene from Yoga with Adriene! Watch the video above to see how to make a classic French tossed salad and to see a recipe for a homemade salad dressing you can store in the fridge. There are about as […]

Fruit Rojak – Spicy Fruit Salad

Fruit Rojak Video with Caroline Artiss A viewer sent me a box of snacks and pantry items from Kuala Lumpur. My friend and fellow YouTube chef Caroline Artiss is half Malaysian, so I asked her to help me determine what to do with it all. Among the strange and beautiful delicacies was a jar of […]

Coconut Noodles (or Zoodles!)

Coconut Noodles Video (Scroll down for printable recipe) I made these coconut noodles for a last-minute side dish to take to a pool party. I have the most best friends because they always welcome my food experiments as willing guinea pigs and even offer constructive feedback. Though this coconut noodle salad evidently needed no adjustments because […]

Taco Salad

Taco Salad Tortilla Bowls! (scroll down for printable recipe) No rinky-dink taco salad, this one is served up in a flour tortilla bowl just like at Taco Bell. Except you make it at home, without the questionable ingredients. You can still have it with Taco Bell sauce, though, if you find a few packets in […]