• Summer cesar salad - a fresh and fruit filled dish. Let's eat up!
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    Recipe: Summer Cesar Salad

    Summer cesar salad – a fresh and fruit filled dish. It’s perfect for summer BBQs, or as a side for lunch. Take out the croutons and replace them with berries, and for the bacon lovers, some hearty peaches or nectarines will add some punch. Let’s get cooking! Ingredients 2 heads of romaine lettuce 2-3 tablespoons of cesar dressing medium nectarine 1/2 cup of blueberries 1/3 cup of parmesan cheese First, chop and wash the lettuce. Then, prep the rest of the ingredients. For the dressing,…

  • or dinner, or even for lunch the next day. You won't be disapointed with this refreshing salad. Okay, let's get cooking!
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    Recipe: Mexican Watermelon Salad

    Mexican watermelon salad – this bright and fresh dish is sure to spice up any table! Eat it for breakfast, for dinner, or even for lunch the next day. You won’t be disapointed with this refreshing salad. Okay, let’s get cooking! Also, one thing to note, I haven’t leared how to pick out the perfect jicama yet, so please share your tips below. Cooking Light has some great tips and tricks on how to cook with jicama – check them out if you like this…

  • Chickpea and avocado salad - it's simple, fast, and super tasty (just don't add too many red onion chunks!). Plus, it's got my favourite dressing - poppyseed. Okay, let's get chopping so we can get eating.
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    Recipe: Five Spring Salads

    Five spring salads, to roll in the slushy, sunny, and springy days! We’ve got savoury salads, sweet salads, and salads loaded with fruits and veggies. Let’s get cooking! Five Spring Salads Sweet Potato and Blackberry Salad Roasted Carrot Salad Chickpea and Avocado Salad Blackberry Chicken Salad Pomegranate and Pear Salad These five salads make use of mixed greens, some flavourful dressing (hello poppyseed – my favourite!), and are loaded with veggie and fruit goodness. Hearty salads for dinner or lunch. Which one sounds good to…

  • Pomegranate and pear salad is fresh, full of flavour. Oh, and the pomegranate seeds (which are frozen, so easy-peasy) are a burst of brightness. So good!
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    Recipe: Pomegranate and Pear Salad

    Pomegranate and pear salad is fresh, full of flavour. Oh, and the pomegranate seeds (which are frozen, so easy-peasy) are a burst of brightness. So good! Okay, let’s get chopping, crumbling, and tossing – this salad won’t last long. Ingredients 6 cups of mixed greens 1 pear 1/2 a cucumber about 1/2 cup of pomegranate seeds 1/4 cup of crumbled feta about 1/4 cup of chopped walnuts poppyseed dressing (or your favourite vinaigrette) First, wash and dry the mixed greens. Then, make the dressing (if…

  • lackberry chicken salad - who else loves fruit in salad? This salad is bright, fresh, and the blackberries are plump and simply perfect. Plus, the dressing has crushed fresh blackberries in it. Okay, let's get cooking!
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    Recipe: Blackberry Chicken Salad

    Blackberry chicken salad – who else loves fruit in salad? This salad is bright, fresh, and the blackberries are plump and simply perfect. Plus, the dressing has crushed fresh blackberries in it. Okay, let’s get cooking! Ingredients 2 chicken breasts 1 tablespoon of butter 6 cups of mixed greens 1/4 cup diced red onion 1 avocado 1/2 a cucumber 1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds 1 cup of blackberries 3/4 cup of canola oil 1 tablespoon of agave 1/4 cup of lemon juice 8 smashed blackberries…

  • Chickpea and avocado salad - it's simple, fast, and super tasty (just don't add too many red onion chunks!). Plus, it's got my favourite dressing - poppyseed. Okay, let's get chopping so we can get eating.
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    Recipe: Chickpea and Avocado Salad

    Chickpea and avocado salad – it’s simple, fast, and super tasty (just don’t add too many red onion chunks!). Plus, it’s got my favourite dressing – poppyseed. Okay, let’s get chopping so we can get eating. Ingredients 1/4 cup of chickpeas 1/2 an avocado 1/4 of a red pepper 1/2 a cucumber some red onions (about 1 tablespoon) 3 tablespoons of crumbled feta your favourite dressing (poppyseed for me!) First, rinse and drain your chickpeas. I like having chickpeas in the pantry since they pack…

  • Roasted carrot salad is a delicious way to bridge the winter to spring weather. Fresh greens, with hearty warm carrots. Plus, the lemon tahini dressing is creamy and rich. Okay, let's get cooking!
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    Recipe: Roasted Carrot Salad

    Roasted carrot salad is a delicious way to bridge the winter to spring weather. Fresh greens, with hearty warm carrots. Plus, the lemon tahini dressing is creamy and rich. Okay, let’s get cooking! Ingredients 5 large carrots 1/2 can of chickpeas 1 tablespoon of olive oil salt to taste 6 cups of mixed greens 1/4 cup of tahini 1 teaspoon of garlic 2 tablespoons of lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon of cumin 3-4 tablespoons of water First, turn your oven on to roast at around 400…