A nutrient dense fall salad that healthy and delicious. The bonus is that this recipe is super easy. You don’t even have to peel the squash, as it’s totally edible! This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, shellfish, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP) and paleo diets.

Roasted Squash, Beef and Arugula Salad

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This Roasted Squash, Beef and Arugula Salad recipe is an autumn twist on a salad. It uses squash and ground beef over a bed of spicy arugula. The delicate squash is surprisingly buttery for squash. It goes well with the meat and greens.…
A simple recipe for an autoimmune protocol approved Mediterranean Salad. Romaine lettuce is the base for lots of onions, tomatoes, kalamata olives and homemade Mediterranean Salad Dressing. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, shellfish, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP) and paleo diets.

Mediterranean Salad

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It’s very easy to get stuck in a rut on the AIP diet. I sometimes find myself making the same thing each week in an effort to not have to think about meal planning. After making the same green salad once a week for a month, I hit a wall.…
This Cucumber Herb Salad is perfect for a summer BBQ or an easy weeknight meal. It’s a refreshing salad made of fresh herbs and crisp cucumbers. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, seafood, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol (AIP), paleo and vegan diets.

Cucumber Herb Salad

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Salads are a summer staple for my family. They are easy to make and require no cooking. Summers in San Diego are scorchers so this is important. This Cucumber Herb Salad is very similar to my Cucumber Dill Salad but uses a variety of fresh,…
Here’s a refreshing and vinegary summer recipe, Cucumber Dill Salad. It’s made with fresh dill, cucumbers and a vinegary dressing that requires absolutely no cooking. It’s the perfect summer side dish. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, seafood, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the autoimmune protocol and paleo diet.

Cucumber Dill Salad

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This Cucumber Dill Salad recipe is the perfect summer side dish. There’s absolutely no cooking, it can be made in advance and it uses fresh summer ingredients. Oh, and it delicious! It’s crisp and fresh from the cucumber, dill and vinegar,…
Japanese Salad Bowl

Japanese Salad Bowl

This Japanese Salad Bowl recipe is really more about assembling than cooking which is fine by me. It’s nice to have a healthy and simple recipe to pull together for dinner. The dressing is a copy of the salad dressing that you normally…
Cilantro Rice Salad. Loads of greens and a little bit of rice make for an unusual but refreshing salad. Perfect for summertime!

Cilantro Rice Salad

In a moment of extreme hunger while pregnant I thought it was a really good idea to combine warm rice to iceberg lettuce. Looking back it seems strange. So strange that I decided to try it now that I’m no longer pregnant and (most) of…
Vietnamese Chopped Salad

Vietnamese Chopped Chicken Salad

There’s a Vietnamese dish that’s called Bun Cha Gio Tom Thit Nuong that has to be one of my favorite traditional Asian dishes of all time. It’s made of rice noodles, lettuce, pickled carrots and cucumbers, egg rolls, BBQ pork and grilled…
Spinach Salad with Barley with Grapes and Pickled Onions

Spinach Salad with Barley, Grapes and Pickled Red Onions

My husband is typically not a fan of salads. I think it’s a guy thing. I love them and I’ve been looking for ways to make him love them too. I tried to pull together a few things he does love like spinach, grains, and fruit into a salad.…
Olive Garden's Famous House Salad Copycat from foodfashionandfun.com

Olive Garden's Famous House Salad Copycat

I remember when I was about 10, our town got an Olive Garden. My family would go for the Italian faire but all I wanted to eat was the salad and breadsticks. I absolutely fell in love with their house salad and constantly requested it. They…
Grilled Cabbage with Ginger Soy Dressing

How to Keep Grilling Into the Fall | Grilled Cabbage with Ginger Soy Dressing

This post is sponsored by Hebrew National kosher hot dogs. Fall is quickly approaching but I’m not done with summer. It helps that it’s still sunny and warm in San Diego. Although as long as your grill isn’t covered in snow, you can…
Grilled Chicken Salad with a Roasted Red Pepper Dressing from Bon Aippetit

Grilled Chicken Salad with Roasted Red Pepper Dressing

When we in Las Vegas a few weeks ago, were walking around trying to find something to eat. We had just arrived in Vegas and had been on the road for hours so I was starving! We randomly walked into this restaurant but I must have been delirious…
Tri Tip Spinach Salad with a Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing from foodfashionandfun.com

Tri Tip Spinach Salad with a Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing

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This Tri Tip Spinach Salad with a Creamy Cucumber Dill Dressing recipe started as a cucumber salad that I used as a side to steak. The cucumber salad was underwhelming and I was about to add it to my list of recipe failures but I looked…