Cara Cara Orange Blackberry Salad

Cara Cara Orange Blackberry Salad

This gorgeous Cara Cara Orange Blackberry Salad is a feast for the eyes and palate. It is amazing served with homemade Orange Poppy Seed Vinaigrette.

Spaghetti Squash with Arugula Pesto

Spaghetti Squash with Arugula Pesto

Make a light and incredibly tasty salad or meal with this Spaghetti Squash with Arugula Pesto. It is perfect for those on a gluten free diet.

Mango and Turkey Salad

Mango and Turkey Salad

Luscious Mango and Turkey Salad with sweet bell peppers and a light refreshing vinaigrette. Also delicious on its own as a light lunch.

Rojak - Malaysian Spicy Fruit and Vegetable Salad

Rojak – Malaysian Spicy Fruit Salad

Rojak, a Malaysian Spicy Fruit Salad with a mix of flavors and textures unlike any other. It is spicy, sweet, salty, tangy, soft, and crunchy. A must try!

Pomelo Salad

Pomelo Salad and My Memories Suite v3 Giveaway

Pomelo is a pale green to yellow colored citrus fruit with a thick rind. It tastes like a mild grapefruit and has a very slight hint of bitterness. Pomelos come in two varieties – a sweet kind with white flesh and a slightly tangy kind with pinkish flesh. The ones we find here has a…

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Vegan Gado-gado Salad

Vegan Gado-gado Salad

The season’s festivities have officially begun for us as we had some friends over for dinner this weekend. Though it may sound a little early, it really is not with only one weekend left before Christmas. Since this is the last week of school, many will be travelling this coming weekend. Before that happens, it…

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Fusilli Chicken Salad

Fusilli Chicken Sausage Salad and Giveaway!

Several weeks back, I had agreed to review a new line of natural spice extract from Italy. The box came neatly packed with eight colorful canisters of different flavors – curry, oregano, lemon, truffle, garlic, basil, chili, and sea salt. One must say that the artwork on the individual spray is eye catching and it…

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Fingerling Potato Salad

Memorial Day 2011 and Fingerling Potato Salad

Today is Memorial Day and we commemorate the men and women who gave their lives for the cause of freedom so that we can live in peace. America is my adopted country and I am deeply indebted to the sacrifices made on my behalf across many generations past. This morning my younger son will be…

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Spicy Chocolate Rojak

Spicy Chocolate Rojak

This is a long winter and it shows no sign of abating in March. The produce section at the grocery stores is suffering from the prolonged season. Some fruits and vegetables while available are not at their best and prices are high. Most fruits are brought in from the Southern Hemisphere and they ripen in…

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Yee Sang (Raw Fish Salad)

Yee Sang and Chinese New Year Feast

Yee Sang is a raw fish salad and a must-have for the Chinese New Year Feast. Make it at home using lox and a variety of crunchies and vegetables.

Spring Greens Ambrosia Salad

Spring Greens Ambrosia Salad

Enjoy this light and tangy Spring Greens Ambrosia Salad with clementine and coconut flakes anytime. It has way less calories.

Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad and Christmas Party

Hi everyone, we are having a wonderful Christmas season. We hope your holiday is going well too. It is a nice long break and a chance to catch up with family and friends. The weather also cooperated. It has been and continues to be bright and sunny. We had some more snow just before Christmas…

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Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad

Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad

This Sweet Potato Waldorf Salad is a twist on the classic with the addition of sweet potatoes and cranberries providing a contrast of colors and textures.

Tutti-frutti Spa-ghetti

Tutti-frutti Spa-ghetti

A tasty salad with an unusual combination of spaghetti squash, kiwi fruit, pomegranate, walnuts, and shaved parmesan cheese.

Roasted Beets Salad

Roasted Beets Salad

Where did the week go? It’s Friday again! Seems like the days just flew by. Nevertheless, I am so glad the weekend is here. Now that school is in session again, weekends are precious. It’s a time to slow down, chill out, and recharge.

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Grilled Peppers and Tomato Salad

Woohoo! Another Fun Friday and it’s time for grilled peppers. We were out on a long drive last weekend to take advantage of the great weather. On our way home we stopped by some farm stands selling gorgeous, fresh produce. There were lots of corn, new potatoes, cucumbers, zucchinis, a variety of peppers, sweet onions,…

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Onigiri and Strawberry Salad Bento

The weekday mornings are always busy for me as I have to pack three lunches and prepare breakfast all at the same time. It is a little easier in the summer months when the boys are home and I only need to concentrate on one lunch for Ro-Ri San. I am not so much into…

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Cucumber, Tomato, and Boondi Raita

Cucumber, Tomato, and Boondi Raita

This cool tasty Cucumber, Tomato, and Boondi Raita is delicious with curries or grilled meats. The boondi (gram flour puffs) provide a nice crunch.

Avocado, Tempeh, and Feta Salad

Avocado, Tempeh, and Feta Salad

A luscious salad with key lime sesame oil dressing drizzled with balsamic vinegar reduction sauce for a hint of sweetness.

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Rainbow-tie Salad

It has been really nice outside. The days are bright and sunny with temperatures in the 50’s. Not exactly warm, but a light sweater or a long sleeve shirt makes it very comfortable. It’s cool and refreshing. There are also lots more fruits and vegetables in the produce section at the grocery stores now. I…

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American Yee Sang (Smoked Salmon and Bacon Coleslaw)

Yee Sang, the raw fish salad from yesterday’s post was the highlight of our Chinese New Year Eve’s feast. Our guests really enjoyed the light, tangy taste of the salad and the experience of doing the tossing. It was a lot of work to prepare the dish, but it was well worth the effort. Later…

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Yee Sang (Raw Fish Salad) and the New Year’s Eve Reunion Dinner

Yee Sang is a raw fish salad that originated in Singapore and is popular in both Singapore and Malaysia. It is a symbol of prosperity and abundance, and is normally served as an appetizer during a Chinese New Year Feast. The dish is served with raw fish, shredded daikon, jicama, carrots, pickled ginger, pomelo, fried…

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Broccoli and Tangerine Salad

I only keep enough salad for what the family can consume in a short time. This keeps the stock fresh but sometimes I run out before the next trip to the grocery store. At times like these, necessity is the mother of inventions. So invent, I did. I look through the crisper, found some broccoli,…

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