Fennel & Crispy Chickpea Salad

This salad is green, crunchy and super satisfying- for those days when you just need something quick and healthy.  (Would be delicious topped with steak or salmon too!) Ingredients(For one meal-sized serving of salad)2 cup of romaine lettuces; finely chopped2 can chickpeas; drained1 cup of fennel; choppedSalt & pepper1 tbsp of garlic salt2 tbsp olive…

Roasted Brussels Sprout & Chickpea Salad

Ingredients2 cups butter lettuce; chopped1/2 cup cherry tomatoes; cut in half1 avocado; cubed1/3 cup of mozzarella; diced1 spring onion; sliced1 can chickpeas; drained3 cups Brussels Sprouts; halved1 tbsp Shawarma spice1 tsp paprika1 tsp garlic saltSalt & pepperOlive oil1/2 lemon RoastPreheat your oven to 400F.Line a baking sheet with tin foil & set aside.In a bowl,…

Kale, Chicken & Halloumi Salad

Ingredients1/2 cup cooked, shredded chicken1 cup kale; massaged until soft & roughly chopped3 slices of Halloumi cheese1/3 cup cucumber; chopped1/3 cup tomatoes; chopped1/2 cup cooked quinoa1/3 cup broccoli1/3 cup fingerling potatoes; diced2 tbsp parsley; chopped2 tbsp mint; chopped2 tbsp olive oil Dressing4 tbsp tahini2 tbsp olive oil1 tsp salt1 tsp lemon pepper1 tsp maple syrup1/2…

Steak Fajita Salad

IngredientsIceberg lettuce; choppedPurple or green cabbage; thinly slicedCilantro; chopped1 can of corn; drained1 can of black beans; drainedTomatoes; dicedAvocado; cubedShredded Jack CheeseCrumbled tortilla chipsSirloin steakSalt & pepper1/3 cup of crushed tortilla chips2 tbsp Adobo seasoning Dressing3 tbsp Ranch dressing1/2 tsp chipotle spice1/2 tbsp BBQ sauce SteakSprinkle salt, pepper & Adobo on both sides of your…

Chinese Smashed Cucumbers

This is quite possibly one of the easiest, most satisfying “salads” (no lettuce involved) to throw together if you need another aspect to your meal. Chinese Smashed Cucumbers, or pai haung gua, is the perfect combination of spicy, sweet, tart, crunchy and goes well with many dishes.  This dish is sort of a version of…

Raw Zucchini Salad

A couple nights ago I was craving one of my favorite appetizers from one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Marin County, Cucina, so I decided to use my memory and recreate the dish! What you need: 2 zucchinis, shredded Either slivered almonds or almond slices (I found almond slices) 1 cup Pecorino Romano cheese, shredded…