Harvest Wild Rice Salad with Apple Vinaigrette

Harvest Wild Rice Salad (A Seat at the Table)

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week?!  I’m not sure how it snuck up on me, but I’m in shock that it’s approaching so quickly! I made this salad for Carroll Cafe, but it would be a great addition to your Thanksgiving spread.  It’d also be great to make with leftover roasted vegetables.  ThisRead more

Spiced Eggplant, Chickpea, and Bulgur Salad

Spiced Eggplant, Chickpea, and Bulgur Salad (A Seat at the Table)

I’ve been getting quite a few eggplants from my CSA.  I’m a huge fan of this eggplant salad with goat cheese and smoked almonds, but in hopes of learning other ways to cook eggplant, I tried out this recipe.  This is a fantastic salad.  The spices add just enough flavor and the fresh lemon andRead more

Lebanese Chickpea Salad

Lebanese Chickpea Salad (A Seat at the Table)

This is a delicious salad.  Totally addictive and packed with flavor.  I even got a bean-hater to eat this salad.  It has bright bold flavors with lemon and za’atar, parsley and mint.  Za’atar is a middle eastern spice blend that has thyme, sumac, oregano and some other delicious spices in it.  It’s a bit challengingRead more

Lemony Orzo, Feta, and Chickpea Salad

Lemony Orzo, Feta, and Chickpea Salad (A Seat at the Table)

This is another great salad from the Women’s Retreat.  I think this one was my favorite, because you can’t go wrong with lemon, feta and dill.  The lemon really brightens up this dish and keeps the orzo from feeling slimy, which can happen with cold pasta salads.  This also has great texture from the crunchyRead more

Curried Ginger Red Lentil and Quinoa Soup

Curried Ginger Red Lentil Quinoa Soup (A Seat at the Table)

This is one flavorful vegan soup!  Even though I know better, it’s still sometimes hard to think of vegetarian/vegan soups as something complex and flavorful.  Meat adds a lot of flavorful layers to a soup, even if there’s a lot of vegetables mixed in.  However, this soup is definitely not lacking in complex flavors!  Read more