German potato salad

German potato salad

Not sure if this is cultural appropriation, but I call it German potato salad with no intention to appropriate anything… It’s just how I call it. I guess I could also ask my German friend Angelika to see if it resembles anything she’s grown up…

Carrot raisin kale salad

Carrot raisin kale salad

My friend Margarita makes this carrot raisin kale salad and I like it so much that I have incorporated in my menu and everyone in the family loves it! Kale is a new vegetable to me, I had never seen it before coming to the…

Multicolor white bean salad

Multicolor white bean salad

This multicolor white bean salad used to go in my kid’s lunch box almost every week. Now that we’ve been two weeks at home already, and it looks like we’ll be here for quite some time, I started to feel nostalgic about the lunch boxes……

Black bean, sweet potato quinoa salad

Black bean, sweet potato quinoa salad

A black bean, sweet potato quinoa salad with cilantro lime dressing, a great weekday dinner. This is an easy comforting salad with just 4 ingredients: quinoa, sweet potato, pine nuts and the cilantro lime dressing as the fourth ingredient. You can use canned or home…

Chickpea avocado quinoa salad

Chickpea avocado quinoa salad

We discovered this chickpea avocado quinoa salad at a place we sometimes go for a quick lunch. We liked it so much that we reproduced it at home and has become a usual in our menu. The key of this quinoa salad is the dressing,…

Whole wheat pasta salad

Whole wheat pasta salad

I feel that pasta salads are so versatile. You boil pasta, mix a few well combined ingredients and you have a meal. This whole wheat pasta salad is one of those zero fuss salads that can solve you a lunch box meal, a quick lunch…

Chickpea salad

Chickpea salad

Well, we’re finally back home. After an amazing time away we’re back to the routine! Yippieee!!!! Kids in school, adults back to work, lunch boxes, meal planning (I’m working on it and I hope to publish the first post soon). This chickpea salad is a…