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

As I am typing the Channa Chaat 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 canned ones,

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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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Corn Pineapple Salsa/Salad – BM # 31

18th August, 2013 Summer always means lots of fresh seasonal vegetables either from my backyard or from the local farmer’s market. My oldest son loves fresh vegetables and summer is his favorite time of the year, when he can just

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