Category Archives: Salad

Farro Mushroom Green Bean Salad

Samantha Bee, from Daily Show and now her OWN SHOW, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, did an interview with Grub Street, turns out she is a good cook and time organizer, two things Silly Mama loves. Among so many of … Continue reading

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Zucchini Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

If you don’t have a Spiralizer yet, I highly recommend. I’ve got the Paderno. Here’s a youtube from a previous post to help you get started. Low-carb, delicious “noodles” or, in this case, zucchini swirls for a fabulous salad. Hat … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Orzo

Had a bunch of asparagus, and needed to make a side. I wanted nothing complicated, super simple, and found this. Hat tip, Supper For A Steal. Recipe (3-4 servings): 1 cup orzo (whole wheat or regular) ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Persimmon Goat Cheese Salad

Perfect for a dinner party. I brought the goat cheese rolled in walnuts to the host’s, ready to heat, in case we weren’t eating right away, which, often, at dinner parties, you don’t. When persimmons are out of season, I … Continue reading

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Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

Hat tip, epicurious. I’ve known Janet and Suzanne since I was 10 years old, and we all have daughters. A couple of times a year, one of us hosts a Mother Daughter sleepover, and as many daughters as are in … Continue reading

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Endive Salad

I was buying one of my favorite salad vegetables the other day and the guy behind me asked, “What are those?” as the checkers put their heads together to determine the code. “Endive,” I said, the French way, “Although many … Continue reading

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Smoked Mozzarella Pasta Salad

Another salad Anna served, and when I looked it up, someone else had liked this salad enough to replicate the Whole Foods recipe. This thing just melts in your mouth. Tastes even better on Day 2. Hat tip to healthyfamilyandhome. … Continue reading

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Peach and Pecan Quinoa Salad

Salads!! My friend Anna had us over for dinner last night and served salads from Whole Foods. They were so good, you know I had to recreate them. I give you: Recipe (about 3 servings): 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 … Continue reading

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