Spinach Salad with Scallop, Strawberry in Lemon & Pineapple Vinaigrette


There are many types of spinach salad. The most common ones include a mix of spinach with some types of nut, berry, bacon, and/or cheese and are served with a sweet vinaigrette-type dressing. While I enjoy the taste of conventional spinach salad, I have always wanted to try three new things for spinach salad: First, I want to try seafood as an ingredient for spinach salad so that we can have more protein intake from the salad. Secondly, I want to lightly cook the spinach to make it taste soft and warm. Finally, I want to make the vinaigrette dressing with fresh fruits. Below is my new recipe. Continue reading

A Warm Salad in Less than 20 Minutes


After a long walk home from school in the rain, I opened the fridge, craving for something that can warm me up. Making a hot soup is a good idea, but I really needed a healthy plate of vegetables and fruits to make up for the vitamins I missed all day. So I decided to make something new – a warm salad. And it needed to be ready quickly as I had very limited time to spare before preparing for tomorrow’s tests.

Here is how I got to satiate my appetite in less than 20 minutes: Continue reading