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Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Mint and Raisins Recipe

There are dozen ways to make a wonderful Quinoa Salad, all exciting and all healthy and delicious, and all gluten-free. Quinoa is the grain I use most often in salads, even in Tabouleh I am going with a decidedly Sephardi Quinoa Salad, with…
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Mock Crab Kale Salad Recipe

In my Mock Crab Kale Salad, mock crab and kale complement each other and make a fabulous match. Crab Kale Salad is equally at home as a first course and a main course. I love to make salads with kale, as kale leaves are hearty and sturdy and…
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Potato Salad Recipe. Main Course Variations

A Potato Salad Recipe? Seriously, what's the big deal about potato salad, and why even dignify such a mundane dish with a formal recipe? Why can't we just, ummm, dice some potatoes, slather them with mayo, throw in some seasonings and chopped…
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Chopped Salad with Tehina Zaatar Recipe

My favorite Chopped Salad is based on the classic Israeli Salad I enrich with lots of good herbs, and dress it with a terrific Tehina Zaatar Dressing. More chopping than I like to do, but the good news is, my chopped salad can be easily elevated…
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Caprese Salad Recipe. Main Course Variations

Caprese Salad heralds spring as surely and as exuberantly as Forsythia and Daffodils We all love its intoxicating fragrances and bright Italian Red-White-and-Green Flag colors. In spring and summer the basil and the tomatoes are at their very…
Vegan Bacon
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Vegan Bacon Kale Salad with Miso Dressing Recipe

Vegan Bacon is the dream topping: And not just with Vegan diners, but with Kosher-Keepers, and everyone in between. You will enjoy it for no other reason than that it is fantastic and super healthy. Verboten no more! But that's not all: I…
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Moroccan Spicy Olive Orange Salad Recipe

Did you say spicy orange salad? Who knew oranges could be used in a savory dish, as in this delightful olive orange salad? This Moroccan salad is a staple at our tables. This always knocks their socks off. Use only navel oranges for this…
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Zucchini Dip Recipe

Zucchini Dip is what we do when we have too many zucchini. We make many wonderful zucchini treats, many of which you are of course familiar with: Ratatouille, grilled vegetables, soup, breads etc... How about this zucchini dip? Just be prepared…
red cabbage salad
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Pomegranate Herb Red Cabbage Salad Recipe.

I love love love red cabbage. There's nothing I don't do with red cabbage; to name just a few of my red cabbage treats: kim chi;  swiss chard and sausage; health salad. I can't recommend this enough: Please give your food processor all…
olive salad
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Moroccan Mixed Olive Salad Recipe

Olive Salad. That's right: Not Salad with Olives! We Moroccans grew up eating olives at every meal, not only in salads but cooked with our dishes. In this dish, they ARE the salad. I love mixing and matching good quality olives for this…
fresh seaweed noodles
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Fresh Seaweed Noodles Sashimi Salad Variation. Gluten-Free Friendly

Fresh seaweed is getting increasingly more available You will be as pleased as I am to see that , in many supermarkets and in sushi restaurants, fresh seaweed turns up more often. It is true I haven't seen fresh seaweed in any  form other…
jicama slaw
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Cabbage, Cucumber and Jicama Slaw Recipe

Jicama Slaw? Oh gosh look what happened to Cole Slaw! How did Jicama wriggle its way in there? But come to think of it, why not? There could be so many lovely variations on the "slaw" theme, where grated cabbage, as well as a pale color and…