Mmmm, salad. If there’s anybody who loves it as much as we do, it’s the folks at lovemysalad.com. So we’re sharing some of their tasty recipes on our site to help leaf — and herb — lovers everywhere enjoy the delicious, creative, crispy fun.
Choose seasonal vegetables
By moving with the seasons you can enjoy the right salad all year around. Broccoli and cauliflower, carrots and sweet potato make a great wholesome salad. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, experiment with beetroot and eggplant. Splash some olive oil on these ingredients and they’ll keep in the fridge for a few days.
When the hot summer days are here to stay, we've got one thing on our minds when it comes to drinks: lemonade with fresh fruit like watermelon, strawberries and blue berries.
Do you want to make humus from scratch, instead of buying it in store? This basic humus recipe is easy to make and it doesn't require a lot of ingredients.
This creamy yogurt sauce is perfect with a variety of Middle Eastern specialties.
Shakshuka is a one-skillet dish that's popular in Middle Eastern countries.
Green beans are called lubiyeh in Arabic, and are most often stewed with tomatoes like in this recipe. The basic idea is to saute the onions and garlic and then braise green beans with tomatoes. This recipe goes well with lamb and a Lebanese flatbread with houmus.
In summer I love to use seasonal fruits in my salads. Especially those fruits that are more refreshing like melon and kiwi.
That's why we are going to make an original and fun salad with balls of different colors melon and kiwi. We can use different varieties of melon (galia, cantaloup, frog skin).
Today I bring you an idea to freshen up eating a dessert this summer and it is also very healthy and very simple to prepare. It is these so original refreshing fruit brochettes.
We are going to need a special tool, such as a vegetable ball-maker. Although today we can find it in any store or big market. With it we are going to take out small balls of the fruit that we want. I have chosen mango, watermelon, melon and kiwi.
This Grilled Corn, Tomato & Avocado salad with hemp seeds screams everything summer and is filled with refreshing flavors. The smokiness of the grilled corn, the citrusy burst of the lime, the fresh cool flavor of the cilantro and the nuttiness of the hemp seeds combined with the sweet tomato and creaminess of the avocado create a luscious burst of mouthwatering goodness. So grab a bowl and head to the pool – summer has officially arrived!