Minted Honey Apricot Couscous Salad

Salads

Minted Apricot Honey Couscous Salad

Buckets of sweet ripe apricots are falling off of the trees in the Okanagan, desperately needing a home (pick me!).  Our lovely neighbour brought over an entire flat of apricots the other day: I decided that I would make some into freezer jam and the rest into this fresh Minted Honey Apricot Couscous Salad. Keep reading, it’s like sending your … View The Post

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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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