Thai Cabbage Salad

Thai Cabbage Salad (A Seat at the Table)

This was a big hit at last month’s Carroll Cafe.  I even had people coming back for seconds.   So I’m apparently not the only one that loves Thai food.  And while this might not be a traditional dish, it is packed with flavor, texture and crunch.  Cabbage is great for mixing up the usualRead 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

Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Salad

Moroccan Roasted Vegetable Salad with Chickpeas (A Seat at the Table)

A lot of people in my life are vegetarians, so I’m pretty aware of vegetarian options when I go out to eat.  Even though I’m not always ordering a vegetarian option, I have a lot of sympathy for vegetarians when restaurant options are sparse and/or uninspired.  Vegetables are delicious and just because an entree doesn’tRead more

Confetti Quinoa Salad with Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Confetti Quinoa Salad with Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette (A Seat at the Table)

Well I found out that May is not the last Carroll Cafe!  There will be one more for the season on June 13th!  So you’re in luck if you still haven’t made it out to one! This salad is the savory option I served for May’s Carroll Cafe.  I loved this salad.  As I wasRead more

Wheat Berry Waldorf Salad

Wheat Berry Waldorf Salad (A Seat at the Table)

This was the third salad for the Women’s Retreat.   I really liked the unique spin on this Waldorf salad.  Adding wheat berries is a fun chewy twist that adds so much texture to the crunchy apples and celery.  I also love that this uses a Vidalia onion dressing instead of the traditional mayonnaise-based dressing.Read more