French Green Lentil Salad with Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

French Green Lentil Salad with Balsamic Vinegar dressing – A flavorful meal on its own! This week is super exciting as I got to work with three ingredients that were mailed to me by Varada; a fellow blogger who blogs

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Warm Black Bean Salad – Mexican Black Bean Salad

Mexican dinners are very often made in my house and I love to include beans whenever I am making it. Usually for quick fixes on week nights, I just open a can of refried beans, heat it up and use

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Black-Eyed Peas Salad – Black-Eyed Beans Salad

Until about a year or so ago, I have never cooked with black-eyed beans much. Lately I have been making so many different dishes with it and it has become one of our favorite beans. Few things that I really

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Channa Chaat / Chickpeas Salad / Garbanzo Beans Chaat

4th Jan, 2015 As I am typing the recipe, I am drooling just by thinking the name of the dish. This is a very quick to make dish that can be made with any kind of chickpeas. You could use

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Pasta Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes

Pasta Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes – A salad that can be a meal by itself.  Pasta and vegetables marinating in a tangy dressing and is best when served chilled.    I always wonder how people just salad as their

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Bulgur Salad – A recipe from North Africa

For the third and last day of my African cuisine series, I made this simple yet very flavorful salad made with Bulgur and few vegetables. Doing series like these gives me a chance to do lot of research and the

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Quinoa Tabbouleh – BM # 32

20th Sept, 2013 For the alphabet Q, I wanted to make something with quinoa. Recently I had been to a workshop in our local library here that was called the Cooking with whole grains. In that workshop, the presenter was

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