Salads & Sides Recipes

Probably one of my favorite categories, Salad! So many options and flavor combinations…try all of them. Enjoy salad recipes from The Naked Bite. Plus, all of our tasty side dishes. Dig in.

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20 Flavor-Packed Thanksgiving & Holiday Recipes for Your Contemporary Table

Posted on Oct 25th, 2016

Cooking, eating with friends and family and being grateful for the abundance in our lives is what The Holidays are all about. Enter my 20 Thanksgiving & holiday…

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Brussels Sprout Salad with Brown Butter Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Posted on Oct 24th, 2013

This Brussels Sprout Salad with Brown Butter Hazelnut Vinaigrette might just be my favorite holiday recipe. Many people might think that butter sounds weird in a…

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How to Sprout Most Beans

Posted on Feb 23rd, 2017

Sprouts are fun and easy to grow and are delicious, alkaline and packed full of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. These fun little projects are also a great source…

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Kale & Sweet Potato Salad with Miso Ginger Dressing

Posted on Mar 5th, 2013

I just love myself some miso! Especially the white or the yellow flavors as they are sweeter and have less salt than the brown or red varieties, in fact I could almost…

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Kale Salad with Lemon and Toasted Almonds

Posted on Feb 8th, 2013

This was my first true kale salad triumph in the makeshift kitchen of our temporary housing when we first moved to Miami (4-1/4 years ago!). In the past years kale has…

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Marinated Cucumber Seaweed Salad

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2014

I used to always order a seaweed salad at a Japanese restaurant. That is until I realized that the bright green ones are artificially colored...ewww! Do not fret, you…

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Moroccan Carrot Salad with Miso

Posted on Apr 19th, 2013

This salad was inspired by a dear and talented friend of mine. Ellen Kanner recently released the fabulous book Feeding the Hungry Ghost. This is a woven tale filled…

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Pear & Fennel Salad Rolls with Toasted Walnuts

Pear and Fennel Salad Rolls with Toasted Walnuts

Posted on Oct 13th, 2014

Everyone loves portable food, especially these days. These salad rolls wrapped with Asian rice paper wrappers are so easy to work with and can turn many different foods…

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Autumn Salad Recipe

Shaved Root Vegetable Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2013

With the coming of fall, root veggies are inspiring. This Shaved Root Vegetable Salad with Toasted Hazelnuts is simple, fast, and even better the next day. There are…

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Black Bean Salad

Southwestern Black Bean & Corn Salad

Posted on Oct 24th, 2013

Everybody loves black beans, or I should say I can't imagine how they someone couldn't like them. I love them! This is a great salad for the warm weather and holds…

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Spicy Southwestern Kelp Noodles with Avocado & Toasted Seeds

Posted on Sep 14th, 2015

Raise your hand if you love noodles. I DO, I DO!!! Unfortunately they tend to be on the heavy side and often carry the "guilt factor".  I prefer not to associate guilt…

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Sun Gold Tomato Salad with Fava Beans & Buratta

Posted on Sep 7th, 2013

This is an amazingly easy and delicious composed salad that I made during my trip to Sonoma County last week. Of course I can take much less of the credit than my…

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Thai Mango Cucumber Salad

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013

This is one of my favorite salads and perfect for mango season here in South Florida. I made it as a demo for the Annual Mango Festival at the Fairchild Tropical Gardens…

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Tomato Cucumber Salad with Sesame Oil & Lemongrass

Posted on Jan 6th, 2015

Last Sunday I did an open house at Teena's Pride farm. I just love, love, love basking in all the glory of such fantastically fresh and delicious produce! It is so easy…

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Warm Quinoa & Zucchini Salad

Posted on Apr 1st, 2013

This is such a quick recipe that is a perfect weeknight addition to any meal. Make it a meal in itself and add some cooked garbanzos or lentils right at the end. It is…

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