Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

Tag: Salad Dressing

Golden Beet and Orange Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds and Pickled Red Onion

Golden Beet and Orange Salad with Toasted Sunflower Seeds and Pickled Red Onion

A lot of people can’t stand beets. I used to be one of them. I’m not sure what my motivation was to start tuning my taste buds to like beets, but one thing that made me love them was a mandarin orange and beet salad. […]

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Basil, Nectarine and Blueberry Salad with Chicken and Feta

Are you the type of person that hates salad? I’m not, but I bet you hate salad because of taste-less greens. But this salad has a secret weapon! Fresh basil leaves right in the greens. I used spring mix as well, which typically has a […]

Spanish Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Spanish Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Recently I had tapas at a restaurant called La Taberna in downtown Napa, Ca. My boyfriend and I shared Squid a la Plancha, which was pan-seared pieces of squid dressed with a vinaigrette. Just by taste, the vinaigrette had a good dose of garlic, bits […]

Kale Slaw with Blue Cheese

Kale Slaw with Blue Cheese

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe Chow Bella has been around 8 years now. I nearly tripled the number of blog post in 2016 compared to 2015, and I hope to continue that trend. This year we kick things off by with tradition by […]

My Favorite Homemade Mayonnaise

My Favorite Homemade Mayonnaise

Making a batch of homemade mayonnaise is becoming a weekly habit because it’s so versatile. It’s also a lot tastier than the store-bought stuff. You can dress a salad with it, use it in a dip, fish cakes, or just slather it on anything that […]

Whole 30 Day 1

Whole 30 Day 1

I had been toying with the idea of doing Whole 30, which is a 30 day period of omitting foods that can negatively impact your health and fitness. I have been doing Paleo/Primal for almost a year now (July 1 is my Paleoversary!), and even […]

Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

The other day I had a massive craving for ranch dressing, but because most commercial ranch dressing is made with poor-quality oils, like soybean oil, I stopped buying it a long time ago. As a substitute, I made a balsamic dressing, but it was almost […]