Big Batch Salad

Salads

Big Batch Salad: the mom's guide to prepping salad for a week ahead to help the family eat their greens!

We eat a lot of salad.  I mean, we eat salad pretty much every day.  We LOVE salad!  But just like most other humans, we don’t love making it.  So let’s take a second to be honest… making salad is a bit of a pain in the derrière, yes?  All that chopping and peeling and washing and then, oh for … View The Post

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Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Lunch, Salads, Sides, Vegan

Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad with a vegan and nut free option!

I’ve had a tub of pesto staring at me in my fridge for the past week and I finally decided its fate yesterday. I’m a bit of a sucker when it comes to grocery shopping, and love buying all sorts of things that I really have no plan for.  Pesto fell into that category… and so was born this Creamy … View The Post

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Loaded Tabbouleh (Bulgur) Salad

Salads

Mediterranean bulgur salad loaded with veggies and whole grains, such a satisfying vegetarian meal!

I went through my pantry yesterday and figured I would cook with whatever ingredient I pulled out first. That ingredient happened to be… bulgur! Now, if you haven’t cooked with bulgur I highly recommend it, it’s such a neat grain!

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Spring Vegan Salads

Recipes, Salads, Vegan

Spring Vegan Salads

I don’t usually post two days in a row, but I’ve had a busy week already in the kitchen and couldn’t wait to share these recipes: I LOVE a good salad! (Charlie even listed it as my favourite food on my Mother’s Day card, he knows me well).

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Arugula & Quinoa Salad

Recipes, Salads

Arugula & Quinoa Salad

We’ve been seriously crushing on arugula lately. Maybe it’s a consequence of eating our weight in spinach (we go through so much spinach!)?  Paired with quinoa, this hearty arugula salad is enough for a meal, but you can top it with a filet of salmon or chicken if you wish!

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Chickpea Feta Salad

Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads

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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