Roasting is a great way to prepare tomatoes that have fallen off the vine, are slightly damaged or are late harvest. Add any fresh herbs you have on hand for a verdant contrast to the smoky flavor of the roasted tomatoes.
The combination of creamy avocado with the crunch of crisp beets and the snap of green beans is a real palate pleaser. The colors are as startling and varied as the tastes. Key to this easy-to-prepare salad is avoiding overcooking the beets; they should still be crunchy. Cook in salty water until your fork just pierces them and the skin is easy to remove.
Made with simple ingredients, this sweet and tangy salad is full of Vitamins C and E and beta-carotene- powerful antioxidants that increase the production of infection-fighting cells and antibodies.
An Indian condiment made with yogurt, a "raita" can be used as a sauce, dip or dressing. This tasty plum, pecan and baby-greens salad is doubly dressed-with both a spicy raita and a plum dressing.