Lemon Caper Quinoa Salad

 

Lemon Caper Quinoa   Salad

Lemon Caper Quinoa Salad

Jewish cooking today reflects the times we live in. People want a  healthier lifestyle so it’s easier to find dishes that are lighter which incorporate more vegetables. Here is an example of a light and easy salad that will be a favorite for get togethers and for a lunch option during the week. It is versatile so you can get creative with the different veggies that you use. Perfect for all year round.  Read on for the Recipe

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Sheryl’s Summer Salad

Sheryl's Summer Salad

Sheryl’s Summer Salad

This unbelievably delicious and simple salad was served by a family member, Sheryl, at a recent family gathering. You can put this together in five minutes and everyone will want the recipe! It looks beautiful and is a great offering at a summer cookout or get together. Enjoy! The Recipe

Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing – A Multi-Tasker

This Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing is a multi-tasker. You can add different seasonings and/or different herbs. Here I added roasted salmon with veggies to the “luchshen” (noodles), tossed with a few tablespoons of the dressing and in no time I had a complete meal. Sometimes I add sliced black olives or grilled chicken or I change up the veggies (I cook them with the noodles to save time). Change up the herbs if you like. You can use the dressing in a cold potato salad, rice salad, or quinoa salad which is perfect for cookouts and BBQs. Experiment and have fun.

Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing over Veggie Noodles (Luchshen)

Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing over Veggie Noodles (Luchshen)

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Orange Avocado Salad

Orange Avocado Salad

Orange Avocado Salad

Here is an easy salad that is light for summer or for any time. It can be put together in 5 minutes. These ingredients could be found in Israel, so think of this as an “Israeli Style” salad. So delicious! I guarantee there will be no leftovers!!
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Cool Summer Pasta Salad

Cool Summer Pasta Salad

Cool Summer Pasta Salad

Just in time for your summer BBQs and get togethers, this salad is easy and delicious! It is mayonnaise free and heart healthy. You can add in other ingredients such as sliced canned artichokes and or different veggies if you like. It is also good with tuna or salmon pieces mixed in. A perfect lunch for the office!
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Miriam’s Mediterranean Couscous/Quinoa

Miriam's Mediterranean Couscous/Quinoa

Miriam’s Mediterranean Couscous/Quinoa

Here is the perfect summertime dish. This was given to me by Miriam’s daughter, Diane. Miriam was an avid reader and a very thoughtful person. She was also a wonderful Jewish cook. This is such an easy dish. Feel free to change up the seasonings and eat it hot or cold. It is perfect to bring for lunch to work or to a BBQ. I’m sure it will become one of your favorites!
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