New Potato Salad; Chive Blossoms & Spring Radishes

  I Who doesn’t love potato salad? I love the springtime, when we can finally eat food from our garden. Did you know that chive blossoms are edible? Chives are doing their spring thing in my herb garden, and I love them. Chives, a member of the onion family, are one of the first signs ofRead more

Wild Rice & Roasted Beet Salad

  I like salads that are simple, nutritious and delicious. I love anything that is in season and that I can get locally. So, when I found some lovely homegrown beets from the farmers market this week, I roasted them on the barbeque with some wild sockeye salmon, and cooked some wild rice to go withRead more

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Lentils may seem like an unassuming little legume, but they pack a mighty nutritional punch. High in protein, B vitamins, folate,  and fibre, and packed with minerals, in particular iron, lentils are fat free, low in calories and heart healthy. Lentils should be part of every healthy diet. If you want to know more aboutRead more

Potato Ceasar Salad with Bacon

I have been day dreaming about making this salad since the start of summer! It’s potato, ceasar salad with bacon, and I have finally put it together, and it is seriously delicious!   Potatoes and bacon are a perfect pair, and the radishes in this dish add a peppery crunch and some pretty colour. (I pulledRead more

Classic Ceasar Salad Dressing

You can buy ceasar salad dressing in the store but it’s really so easy to make from scratch and tastes a million times better. This recipe was taught to me by a friend who was at the time a chef at an elegant local restaurant. My friends and I were lucky enough to have him doRead more

Black Bean & Spinach Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

We all need to eat more beans! Beans are a super food for many reasons: they are high in fibre ( 1 cup = 12 grams, that’s half your daily requirement) They are also rich in antioxidants, high in protein, and low in sugar and fat. Beans, unlike meat, take a long time to digest, so you feel fullRead more