Easy broccoli egg salad

This easy broccoli egg salad is lately my favorite go-to lunch recipe. It would be embarrassing to admit how many times in a row I had the same exact thing to eat. It’s perfect for the summer- crunchy, flavorful and colorful.  What is more, this salad other than being healthy, is also surprisingly filling. Another…

Cucumber radish salad

I really enjoy having a side of a veggie salad with my dinner. Lately, however, I got stuck in a rut, making the same thing over and over again. This is when I came up with this super light and crunchy cucumber, radish salad with dill mustard dressing. It is really delicious, perfect with meats,…

Russian salad (Salat Olivye/ Sałatka jarzynowa)

Finally I can share with you one of the staples of Eastern European cuisine- the vegetable salad. It goes under many names- sałatka jarzynowa or kaczy żer (duck’s food haha) in Poland, bramborový salát in Czech, salat olivye in Russia or simply Russian salad- every Eastern European knows exactly what it is. The dish consists of boiled vegetables like potatoes,…

Beet, carrot and onion salad

Crunchy, fresh and healthy salad with beets, carrot, green apple and onion with lemon and garlic dressing, topped with chopped parsley and sunflower seeds. A perfect veggie side for dinner or a lunch. I’m used to cooked beets in salads or just by themselves and I rarely use raw beets but this salad is going…

Lviv salad

Lviv salad (or sałatka lwowska in Polish) is a delicious salad with somewhat surprising ingredients. I was watching tv at my parents’ house and saw a show called ‘Kuchenne rewolucje’ (‘kitchen revolutions’) in which a famous food critic and chef Magda Gessler told owners of one Ukrainian restaurant to inculde this salad in their menu….

Simple tomato cucumber salad

Super crunchy, fresh and extremely easy cucumber, tomato salad is a perfect addition to any dinner. I’m going to be perfectly honest with you, I chopped my cucumber and onion and was planning on mizeria salad but I figured I will try something new. All sorts of cucumber, onion and/or tomato salads, usually with sour…

Easy coleslaw

Coleslaw is one of my favorite side dishes to make. It goes especially well with pork, sausage or barbecue food. Some versions of coleslaw are too heavy on mayo for me. What I’m offering today is lighter and very crunchy. It takes just 10 minutes to make and is easy on the wallet. Not to…

Strawberry Feta Salad

Today’s salad is the ultimate summer lunch recipe! I’ve seen so many versions of this salad- gorgonzola instead of feta, pecans or almonds instead of walnuts, onions or no onions, different versions balsamic dressing. My mom, for example, makes a salad like this but with pomegranate instead of strawberries and my mom-in-law makes one like…

Red cabbage salad

Today I am going to show you how to make a super easy, healthy and crunchy coleslaw-like  red cabbage salad. There are many versions of it, the one I am presenting is the lightest because instead of mayo we use olive oil. It’s super healthy because packed with vitamins B, C, A,E, antioxidants and folic…