Category: Salads

8 Easy Vegan Pasta Salads – Made with 5 Ingredients or Less From Trader Joe’s

8 Easy Vegan Pasta Salads – Made with 5 Ingredients or Less From Trader Joe’s

Trader Joes dips and spreads are not just to put on a cracker- they make great pasta sauces too! Here are 8 easy vegan pasta salads made with 5 ingredients or less from Trader Joe’s.  All 8 can be made gluten free with the gluten free […]

Tuscan White Bean Salad

Tuscan White Bean Salad

Tuscan White Bean Salad is vegan, gluten free, and soy free.  It is a simple, yet delicious salad that satisfies everyone.  I love bean salads for summertime!  You can whip them up in minutes,  they are packed with filling protein, and you can store them in the fridge ready […]

Spinach Chick’n Salad with Strawberry Milkshake Dressing

Spinach Chick’n Salad with Strawberry Milkshake Dressing

This Spinach Chick’n Salad with Strawberry Milkshake Dressing is vegan, gluten free, and soy free, but bursting with flavor!  It is surprisingly delicious and makes my whole family eat plate after plate of spinach salad! It sounds a little weird and maybe a little too […]

Cranberry Kale Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Cranberry Kale Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Cranberry Kale Salad with Maple Vinaigrette is vegan, gluten free, soy free, and has no refined sugar!  You can’t get much healthier than a bowl of kale, and you won’t be able to stop eating it prepared this way!  Even my kids love this salad! […]

Chickpea Citrus Confetti Salad

Chickpea Citrus Confetti Salad

Chickpea Citrus Confetti Salad is vegan, gluten free, and soy free.  (This salad is my version of the tri-colored chickpea salad from Costco.)  It is bright and cheery and makes a beautiful side dish perfect for summer salads or bringing to a potluck!  Make a […]

Southwest Rainbow Salad

Southwest Rainbow Salad

Southwest Rainbow Salad is vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and soy free – but most important, it’s delicious! It’s a dish that you can put your own twist on and make your own. You can layer it and make it fancy, or just dump everything into a bowl […]

Dairy Free Ranch Dressing

Dairy Free Ranch Dressing

This Dairy Free Ranch Dressing is vegan, gluten free, cholesterol free, and can be made soy free too.  You won’t believe how creamy and delicious it is! My kids have been vegan their whole lives, so naturally there are just some foods that they have […]

Maple Bacon Salad  – With Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Maple Bacon Salad – With Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

It is hard to believe this delicious maple bacon vinaigrette salad is vegan and gluten free and has no food dyes or preservatives – just the best flavor combination for a delicious salad.  What goes better with the smoky flavor of bacon other than maple […]

Homemade Dye Free Bacon Bits

Homemade Dye Free Bacon Bits

These homemade dye free bacon bits are vegan, gluten free, dye free, and chemical free, but taste better than any that you can buy at the store.  Did you know that most bacon bits are vegan?  The ones that you buy in the stores are […]

Easy Chickpea Garlic Vinaigrette Salad

Easy Chickpea Garlic Vinaigrette Salad

This easy chickpea garlic vinaigrette salad is vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and soy free – yet bursting with flavor.  It is a fresh, crisp, and satisfying protein packed meal.  I like to make up a big batch and keep in the fridge for lunches and healthy […]