Gado-Gado is a popular IndonesianÂ salad composed of both raw and cooked vegetables in a spicy peanut sauce. Try it as a side at summer potlucks or a main-dish meal at home. More
Topic: salad recipes
Later this week, we’ll all be eating rich, indulgent food for Thanksgiving. We’re looking forward to it, but a lot of us are also terrified of the damage we’ll do nutritionally. To find some balance (and enjoy your feast without feeling guilty), we highly recommend honoring Meatless Monday (and maybe even Tuesday and Wednesday) with some vegetarian salad recipes that feature light, seasonal ingredients to help energize you for the holiday, instead of weighing you down.
This week’s Meatless Monday recipe gallery may seem like it’s just living up to the staid stereotypes of vegetarians and vegans: We’re all just people who nosh on carrots and salad and never eat anything rich in protein or fats. Wrong. Not only is the stereotype of vegetarians wrong, but these recipes prove that it’s way off the mark for salad, too. Gone are the days when salad means a wedge of iceberg coated in some kind of cheese and bacon; they’re not just piles of spinach and carrots, either. These salads incorporate grains, protein, tons of fresh vegetables…and did we mention taste? More
Meatless Mondays don’t require going anemic, thanks to iron-rich (and tasty) spring greens. Check out our roster of recipes to get your fill of greens this Meatless Monday: