Chickpea Feta Salad

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Chickpea Feta Salad

Chickpeas get a lot of love in our house. Then again, what is there not to love? This Mediterranean powerhouse is full of fibre, protein and a long list of vitamins and minerals. Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) have shown to help control blood sugar, maintain good bone and heart health, improve digestion and even help with weight loss.

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Baby Kale Quinoa Salad

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Baby Kale Quinoa Salad Recipe

Let’s be honest, you would have had to be living under a rock for the past couple of years to miss the fact that kale is ridiculously healthy. The quintessential ‘superfood’ seems to have made its way into almost every possible meal.  I’ll admit that there are many food fads that I’m not fond of; however, it’s hard to find … View The Post

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Crispy Tofu Spring Rolls

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Crispy tofu spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce

Spring has sprung, and I am SO looking forward to the lighter food and fresh produce that warmer weather brings.  It was a beautiful sunny day, and I wanted to make something that tasted like summer.  I had just finished a shopping spree at Nature’s Fare Market (a health-foodie’s dream), and with a package of tofu and a pile of … View The Post

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Falafel Salad with Lemon Garlic Tahini Dressing

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Falafel Salad with Lemon Garlic Tahini Dressing

I love salads, but I will admit, sometimes I’m left wanting more substance to my meal. Which is why I am head-over-heals for this hearty Falafel Salad!  This salad combines the best of both worlds: heaps of vegetables, piles of healthy Mediterranean flavours, and perfectly cooked crunchy falafels that are so satisfying! 

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Kitchen Sink Salad

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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

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The Ultimate Power Salad

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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!

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Japanese Noodle Salad

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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

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Classic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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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

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