Cabbage and Raisin Salad

Cabbage Raisin Salad

When I serve Meat or Fish as a main dish, I often make a simple salad as a side. Those kind of days are few since I tend to stick to Indian food for Lunch and Dinner. Indian food is usually high in carbs and I often end-up feeling guilty if I have too much

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Pomegranate Apple Salad

Pomegranate Apple Salad

When the guilt sets in after eating too much of White Rice, then I switch onto Salads. However, I get bored of Salads pretty quickly unless it is awesome. It is difficult for me to like a salad unless it has Boiled Eggs or Chicken. Yes, I need my protein! Here is the recipe for

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Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Indian Spices

Indian Spiced Fruit & Vegetable Salad

I had a mini heart-attack when I checked the date of the last post on my beloved website. Yes, it’s been more than 3 months since I posted a new recipe. Let me apologize to my dear readers. The last few months kept me on my toes. A month long Kerala vacation, a wedding in

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Homemade Chicken Salad

Homemade Chicken Salad Appetizer

In the US, Chicken Salad refers to a salad made with diced chicken and mayonnaise as the main ingredients. Some of other ingredients used in Chicken Salad are Celery, Spring Onions, Bell Peppers, Grapes, Apples, Cranberries, Nuts, Cucumbers and so on. Chicken Salad has a perfect balance of sweet, salty, tangy flavors. It is creamy

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Tuna Pasta Salad

Tuna Pasta Salad

Here comes the recipe for another Pasta Salad after Red & Green Pasta Salad. Well, we have fallen in love with Pasta Salads and so I keep on trying some new Pasta Salad for lunch on weekdays. This is the recipe for making a yummy Salad using Tuna. You can use Canned Tuna for convenience.

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Crunchy Chicken & Vegetable Salad

Cruchy Chicken & vegetable Salad

Chicken Salad is definitely the most popular Salad. It can be made into delicious Sandwiches and served for parties & picnics. Here is the recipe for a nice Crunchy Chicken Salad with Vegetables. I have used Carrots, Celery and Pecans in this salad for extra crunchiness. Sun dried tomatoes impart so much of flavor to

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Red & Green Summer Pasta Salad

Red & Green Summer Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad is often associated with Spring and Summer. Now that the summer heat has gotten high, here is a recipe for a simple Pasta Salad which can be served for Lunch or Dinner as a wholesome meal. You don’t have to spend hours cooking in the kitchen, when you can prepare tasty salads with

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Black Chick Peas, Asian Pear & Cucumber Salad

Black Chick Peas, Pear & Cucumber Salad

It was one of those days when I wanted to have a light dinner and decided to make a salad. I looked in my fridge and searched for ingredients for the salad. I had some boiled Black Chick Peas/Bengal Gram (Karutha Kadala) and Cucumber in the fridge. I saw an Asian Pear/Apple Pear lying in

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Sprouted Moong Beans and Boiled Egg Salad

Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

After all the Holiday Eating, here’s a super simple salad made using Moong Bean/Green Gram Sprouts (Cherupayaru Mulapichathu) . I have been longing to write about all the health benefits of Sprouted Mung beans but, I guess, it is well known to almost all Indians. Sprouts are free of cholesterol and are a good source

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Grilled Chicken Salad

Grilled Chicken Salad

Here is a nice salad with Grilled Chicken. I had posted the recipe for Simple Grilled Chicken here. You can either grill chicken at home or buy any variety of grilled chicken from your Grocery Store. Usually, I make this salad when I grill Chicken or sometimes I use fully cooked Perdue Shortcuts Grilled Chicken

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Spicy Steamed Vegetables

Spicy Steamed Vegetables

Since, I am on a Calorie Reduction Plan, I need to plan for every meal well in advance. I don’t have the luxury of indulging in packaged or ready made foods like burgers, pizza and so on.

For lunch, I decided to steam a few veggies along with garlic and chilly flakes. I used frozen

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Chicken Salad Sandwich

Chicken Salad Sandwich

I have fallen in love with Chicken Salad Sandwich after tasting it at a luncheon in our Church. The sandwich was so creamy and tasty. It was a Croissant filled with creamy chicken, grapes, almonds, chives, pecans and lot more.

Creamy Chicken Salad Sandwich

I was searching for Chicken Salad Recipes and I found

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Lettuce and Chicken Salad

Lettuce and Chicken Salad

This is one of my favorite salads and is tasty and healthy. It has no salad dressings or mayonnaise and it’s still tasty. Here is the recipe for a Low Fat Lettuce and Chicken Salad.

Low Fat Lettuce and Chicken Salad

Ingredients

Finely Chopped Romaine Lettuce – 1 Bunch Diced Tomatoes – 1 Diced

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Steamed Broccoli

Steamed Broccoli and Garlic

Broccoli is so tasty whether you steam it or use it in your fried rice. When I wanted to lose a few pounds, I used to have steamed Broccoli for dinner. It’s the easiest thing to make when you are in no mood for cooking. Broccoli and Garlic make an awesome combination. Thanks to my

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Strawberry Sun Dried Tomato Salad

Strawberry Sun Dried Tomato Salad

I tasted a wonderful appetizer at my friend Revathi’s house. She had used Sun Dried Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Strawberries, Almonds and other ingredients to make the Italian appetizer.

Ever since, I have been inspired to try out a salad using strawberries and sun dried tomatoes. I love the red color of this salad.

Strawberry Sun

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Onion & Cucumber Salad

Onion Cucumber Salad

This is an easy to make Healthy Salad which can be eaten alone or with Biriyani, Fish Fry etc.

Ingredients

Onion – 1 Small Green Cucumber – 2 Green Chillies – 2 Black Pepper Powder – 1/2 tsp Salt – 1/4 tsp Lemon Juice/Vinegar – 1 tsp

Preparation Method

Wash cucumber and peel off the

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