Asparagus Wheat Berry Salad with Pistachio Pesto

Asparagus Wheat Berry Salad with Pistachio Pesto (A Seat at the Table)

Wheat berries are a delicious option for grain salads.  They’re super chewy and can hold up to dressing so you don’t have to worry about them turning to mush.  They complement the tender asparagus nicely.  This recipe takes you through a simple pistachio pesto, but if you’re not in the mood you could easily use aRead more

Colorful Lentil Salad with Walnuts

Colorful Lentil Salad with Walnuts (A Seat at the Table)

The summer is always a good time for eating salad.  While this isn’t a completely cook-free salad recipe, the small amount of heat and time that it takes to sauté the vegetables helps meld the flavors together.  Although, I bet this salad would be delicious with raw vegetables too.  I love using legumes in saladsRead more

Apple Lentil Celery Salad

Apple Lentil Celery Salad (A Seat at the Table)

Lentils are a fantastic source of protein, iron, and fiber.  I love making lentils salads because they’re easy, convenient, and filling.  I love using the precooked lentils from Trader Joe’s, it’s not that cooking lentils is hard, but I love the convenience of having a package of lentils ready when I need a quick, easyRead more

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Thumbnail (A Seat at the Table)

  This is a fantastic new salad.  Perfect for summer, it’s filling, packed with veggies, and so refreshing.  While I made this with chicken I think it could easily be made vegetarian by substituting in chickpeas for the chicken.  This is also great for mayo-haters.  It’s easy to throw this together and can easily beRead more