Salads

Eating veggies is more fun when they're roasted to add a rich flavor and delicious crispness! This salad is loaded with fall flavor. Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is a great way to ensure you are eating produce when they taste their best and are higher in nutrients.

The cannellini beans add plant-based protein and fiber to this dish, giving this meal more staying power. Mushrooms take on the flavor of any dish while adding micronutrients and antioxidants.

Having a go-to bean salad in your repertoire is a must! Bean salads are easy to put together and can be adapted with whatever vegetables, herbs and spices you have on hand. The best part? They can be made in advance and keep well in the fridge for days. We love a good bean salad for weekday lunches for this reason!

Legumes like beans, peas, chickpeas, and lentils are a staple of the Mediterranean diet. They are high in fiber and protein and low in saturated fat, making them great for heart health.

We love this fall take on a classic black eyed pea salad. Butternut squash adds fall flavor along with immune-boosting vitamins C and A. Butternut squash is also a good source of potassium, a mineral that can help reduce blood pressure.

Everyone needs a good bean salad in their repertoire. They come together easily, keep well in the fridge for weekday meals and they are packed with nutrients!

Legumes are a main component of the Mediterranean diet. The legume food group includes all types of beans, chickpeas, peas, lentils and even peanuts. Legumes are high in fiber, which helps to keep us full and also helps reduce cholesterol. Beans are also a great source of plant-based protein.

You can use this salad in so many different ways and change it up based on what ingredients you have on hand. Here are a few of our favorite variations:

  • Black Bean & Mango Appetizer: Add Avocado to your salad, serve with blue corn chips and Enjoy!
  • Black Bean, Quinoa & Mango Salad: Add 1/2-1 cup of red quinoa to your salad. This makes the perfect easy lunch, dinner or side. Try with shrimp, salmon or chicken, Garnish with feta.
  • Black Bean & Mango Wrap: Place black bean salad in your favorite wrap or tortilla, add avocado or guacamole, sprinkle of feta. Enjoy!

Paella is a classic Spanish dish that is full of flavor and packed with nutrients. A traditional paella can be intimidating but this paella salad is so simple, making it a great way to enjoy this flavorful dish without the hassle....

This easy, refreshing watermelon and feta salad is perfect for summer. Watermelon, feta and arugula is a classic summer combination, but to change things up a bit we added a Kalamata olive dressing on top. The salty and sweet combination is the perfect pairing - we promise!

Watermelon is a favorite summer fruit. It’s hydrating and full of vitamins C and A, potassium, and the antioxidant lycopene. It’s also great at satisfying your sweet tooth!

Who doesn’t love a bread salad? A Chopped Salad? Fattoush is a Middle Eastern Bread salad
that is made from toasted pita and a combination of chopped vegetables and herbs with a
delicious sumac dressing. If you do not have sumac you can substitute lemon zest instead.
Full of fiber and antioxidants this easy to prepare salad will become one of your new favorites!