Recipe: Bean Sprout Salad

Hands down, this salad is one of my favorite foods that my mom made. When I was younger, I used to sneak to the fridge and eat more of this after dinner because it was that good and I was that addicted to the deliciousness of it. It’s really simple ingredients and doesn’t take much…

Recipe: Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

I posted a picture on Facebook of my favorite, most addictive snack…My version of a Chinese smashed cucumber salad. It’s perfect for summertime snacking! Since then, people have been asking me what it is and how to make it. Since there’s a process on how to prepare the cucumbers, I thought I would do a…

Recipe: Cold Quinoa Veggie Salad

Quinoa is one of my new favorite things to make. It’s like couscous, but nuttier. It soaks up the flavor of what ever you’re cooking it with. It’s very filling. It’s delicious hot or cold. And it’s quick and easy to make! I’ve made this salad many times before. When I’ve brought it to potlucks, there…

Recipe: Creamy Avocado Cilantro Dressing

It’s time for another salad dressing recipe! What I love about this recipe is that not only can you use it for salads, but it also can be put on burritos or tacos, and it can be used as a dip for veggie sticks or chips! Everything comes together really quickly with the help of…

Recipe: Balsamic Basil Honey Dressing.

I have a confession to make…. As much as I love cooking and baking, I am lazy. Especially after working and commuting, I don’t want to stand around in my kitchen and cook something. So my ultimate lazy meal after work ends up being salads. Just wash the veggies, chop and slice them up, toss…

Recipe: Chicky Peas and Macaroni Salad

I like the idea of macaroni and potato salad, and sometimes I’ll even eat it. But I do not like mayonnaise – at all. There’s something about the smell and the taste of it that just doesn’t appeal to me. I was looking on The Simple Veganista at a recipe for a vegan lentil loaf that my…