Kitchen Sink Salad

Recipes, Salads

Kitchen Sink Salad in white bowl with wooden tongs

Isn’t it funny how January hits and all of a sudden salads look AMAZING??  I guess a person can only handle so many shortbread cookies before the body goes on strike. I ate a quinoa salad at the Cactus Club not that long ago that I became obsessed over.  I loved the combination of ingredients, and it was a unexpected … View The Post

The Ultimate Power Salad

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

The Ultimate Power Salad

Everyone needs a go-to salad, this is ours.  Loaded with vegetables and healthy vegetarian protein, this power salad is filling and PACKED with nutrition.  This salad dressing is a staple in our house.  We often add feta cheese, it adds a lot of flavour.  Your call!

Japanese Noodle Salad

Recipes, Salads

Japanese noodle salad

My friend Sarah told me to try a salad recipe featured in Bon Appétit not that long ago, and it was love at first bite.  The perfect combination of heat, sweet and acidity – I was hooked.  It inspired me to create one of my own as I’ve been experimenting with edamame beans trying all sorts of combinations (some better … View The Post

Classic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Recipes, Salads

Classic vinaigrette salad dressing

Let’s face it, a salad dressing can make or break a salad. I spent ages trying to create a great versatile salad dressing to help our family eat more greens, and after many failed attempts I stumbled on this concoction. You can use this on nearly any type of salad or even as a marinade for grilled vegetables. I make … View The Post

Kale Tofu Glory Bowl (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Kale Tofu Glory Bowl

I have been wanting to make the Kale Tofu Glory Bowl recipe from Whitewater Cooks for absolute ages – I have no idea what took me so long! I decided that today was the day. Ok, I lie. I wrote that part Monday: a week ago when I actually made it – let’s just say it’s been one of those … View The Post

Roasted Pumpkin, Kale and Quinoa Salad (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Roasted pumpkin kale and quinoa salad

When I grew up, a salad was simply a bunch of iceberg lettuce, maybe some tomato and cucumber, and Kraft salad dressing. Have times ever changed!  Salads are where you can let your imagination go wild. Veggies, fruit, cheese, nuts, greens… anything goes! Now that Halloween has come and gone, I was eyeing up those unsuspecting cute sugar pumpkins pondering their … View The Post

Mexican Kale Salad (Gluten-Free)

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

Mexican Kale Salad in white bowl

We can’t get enough of these Mexican flavours in our house: honestly, we cook a Mexican meal nearly once a week. This is a super healthy and filling kale salad that incorporates the Super Food kale into the mix to give it a bit more texture, fibre and vitamins. In addition to only having 33 calories per cup, kale is … View The Post