Summer Lentils ♥ A Great Summer Salad Recipe

A hearty lentil salad that's so packed with vegetables it might even be called the "Great Big Vegetable Salad with a Few Lentils Thrown In Just for Fun". Perfect for picnics and outdoor meals. Great Crunch, Extra Hearty. No Mayo. Low Carb. Very Weight Watchers Friendly. Great for Meal Prep. Vegan or Vegetarian.

Jicama-Mango Salsa with Chipotle ♥

Say hello! hello! hello! to the summer's new salsa, an alluring combination of crunchy jicama and sweet mango, all bound up with a little lime juice and chipotle and brightened with cilantro. Add a few chips? Summer's sweet spot. Great for Meal Prep. Low Carb. Low Fat. Raw. Weight Watchers Friendly & Freestyle Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Friendly. And of course? Delicious!

Quick Pickled Asparagus ♥ No Canning Required!

Today's Quick Pickle Recipe: Summer's best asparagus doused in a pickling liquid from pantry ingredients, left to rest for a few hours. Totally addictive – but guilt-free since pickled asparagus basically have zero calories, my estimate is just three calories (yes, just three, that's no typo!) per spear. Great for Meal Prep. Weight Watchers Friendly. Low Cal. Low Carb. Gluten Free. Paleo. Not just vegan, " Vegan Done Real ".

Seasonal Soup & Salad Recipes ♥ May

Seasonal Soup and Salad recipes, ideas perfect for the month of May, all from A Veggie Venture's decade+ collection of 1000+ vegetable recipes. May's recipes are mostly veg(etari)an and call for easy-to-find ingredients. Find your early-summer salad (and soup!) inspiration here ... About May's Recipe Collection It's spring some places, it's full summer in others. But the point is ... for seasonal cooks, May is a "cusp" month, when winter finally fades and summer begins to show its bountiful face, when we put aside our cold-weather food sensibilities, when our palates and tables really begin to change. It's so exciting! And hey, for all of you in the southern hemisphere, it's fall and winter, right? So the same things are happening to you, just in the opposite order. You may want to check out the November and December and even January collections, links below. Our world, isn't it so so amazing?! So May's collection of Salads and Soup (

Smitten Kitchen’s Avocado-Cucumber Salad ♥

An easy and adaptable salad to make again and again, so many variations yet grounded by the terrific combination of crisp cucumber and soft avocado bound by a light, creamy dressing spiked with a touch of hot sauce. Positively addictive! A Summer Classic. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Naturally Low Carb. Gluten Free. Vegetarian. Great Choice for Meatless Monday! Scales from Small Plates to Large Platters.

Roasted Asparagus with Feta ♥

How to roast asparagus in the oven without oil with no more than a little salt and high heat. That's right, you read that right, no oil! While roasting, the asparagus is topped with feta for sharp bursts of melty cheese. Fresh & Seasonal. A Spring & Summer Classic. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Low Carb. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian. Naturally Gluten Free.

Green Cabbage Salad ♥ with Fresh Lime Vinaigrette

A quick-to-make combo of thin-sliced green cabbage and other vegetables with great color and crunch, all brightened with a vinaigrette that starts with fresh lime juice and ends with a touch of heat from hot sauce. So good and somehow more "cabbage salad" than "cabbage slaw". Fresh & Ready for Spring. Great for Meal Prep. Low Carb. Low Fat. Very Weight Watchers Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free. Skip Straight to the Recipe What're You Loving? Me, it's salads. Ask me what I'm hungry for? "Salad." Ask me what's for dinner? "Salad." Ask me to bring something to a potluck picnic? "Salad." Salad, salad, salad. And more salad. It's not a diet thing , it's just what tastes good. It might be the Soup & Salad Effect, I blame credit the deep dives into A Veggie Ventures some-1300 recipes, looking just at the soups and salads from years back. (For example, April's colle