Pineapple Coleslaw (no mayo)

Cook's notes: I adapted this coleslaw recipe without mayonnaise from Let's Dish Recipes. The original recipe says, "Shredded cabbage and pineapple tidbits come together in a sweet and tangy dressing in this unique take on a classic salad."  I modified it to make it less sweet (omitted brown sugar, cilantro, and jalapeño). A sprinkle of …

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Roasted and Pickled Beets

Cook's notes: the beets are so good this way, but the dressing -- oh my! Delicious. 3 medium beets, scrubbed and trimmed Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat beets lightly with olive oil. Wrap beets in aluminum foil, place on a baking sheet, and roast in the oven until cooked through, approximately 45 to …

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Pear & Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dressing

lemon dressing: whisk together 2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 teaspoon dried scallion 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon dried herbs 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper   salad: 2 cups mixed greens 1/2 ripe pear, cored and chopped 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed …

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