Salad Essentials: Toppings (Vegan Savory Roasted Nuts)

**This post is part of a month-long series as I participate in the Salad as a Meal Challenge. A great way to add texture, flavor, and nutrients to a salad is to add toppings. One of my favorite toppings to add is nuts–gluten-free, crunchy, and healthy. Salad as a Meal has a recipe for curried pumpkin […]

Outside the Salad Bowl: Babaganoush

**This post is part of a month-long series as I participate in the Salad as a Meal Challenge. There are so many different ways to eat vegetables outside of the salad bowl–from soups to spreads. This is one of my favorite veggie-based spreads: Babaganoush. I grew up eating baba that was drowned in mayonnaise, so pretty […]

Salad from the Pantry: Pickled Garlic

**This post is part of a month-long series as I participate in the Salad as a Meal Challenge. One of my favorite parts of this cookbook is the whole section in the back called “Pantry.” I rely on the stock in my pantry to help keep my food costs down, and already do many of the […]