Recipes: Salads

Cranberry Slaw

Bring the best of summer and fall together at your table with this elegant variation on coleslaw that is delightful as a side dish or a condiment for your favorite lean meats.

Wheat Berry Salad

Wheat berries are a chewy whole grain with a wonderfully nutty taste. This salad makes a perfect lunch in cold weather or warm. Prep the ingredients in advance, keeping them separate for a fast lunch. The wheat berries can be warmed easily by running them under warm tap water in a strainer to give them… Read more »

Mung Bean Medley

This simple warm bean salad is a delicate marriage of complex flavors and textures that makes a perfect and nutritious comfort food for a busy weeknight.

Chicken, Corn & Tomato Salad

This summer-fresh salad is best when fresh, tender vegetables are available at your farmer’s market, but making it in the cold winter will bring your taste buds happily back to the warmth of summer.

Beet Quinoa Salad

If the delicious flavors of this unique salad aren’t enough to convince you to give it a try, perhaps you’ll be enticed by the delightful way the cooked beets turn the quinoa pink.

Beet Quinoa Salad

Chicken Quinoa Salad

Forget pasta salad. Once you taste the way the quinoa just soaks up the simple dressing and experience the way the dressing-rich grains coat each piece of vegetable, you might even wonder what anyone ever saw in mayonnaise-drenched macaroni in the first place.

Saffron Couscous

If you don’t have currants on hand, substitute raisins to get the sweet, fruity burst in this luxuriously simple couscous.