Roasted Beet and Apple Salad

Roasted Beet, Apple, Walnut Salad

This Roasted Beet and Apple Salad is a favourite at our house. Sweet earthy beets, tart apples, bitter walnuts, lemon,  and apple cider vinegar combine all the flavour elements and some nice crunch in this delicious dish. We love this salad all year. But it’s especially welcome during the fall and winter months, because applesRead more

Wild Rice Salad – Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Wild Rice Salad

I love a wild rice salad. They’re simple, nutritious and delicious. And, I  always like to use whatever is locally in season. So, when I found some beautiful, locally grown  beets from the farmers market this week, I roasted them up on the barbecue, being sure that I had leftovers to use in this greatRead more

Avocado Shrimp Salad

Avocado Shrimp Salad

This Avocado Shrimp Salad is much more than avocado and shrimp. Almonds, grapefruit sections, and the best part; roasted carrots, make this salad a party in your mouth. Roasting the carrots makes them sweet and a little caramelized, and gives a delicious flavour element to the plate. Avocado and grapefruit are beautiful together. The tartnessRead more

Strawberry Caprese Salad

Strawberry Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad is one of my favourite salads. Usually just fresh, ripe tomatoes, basil and fresh mozzarella drizzled with a good quality extra virgin olive oil. It’s a classic, and it’s a salad that’s meant to showcase the ingredients. Which means they have to be the best you can find. That’s why I usually onlyRead more