Salad Recipes

Healthy Chickpea Greek Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Healthy Greek Chickpea Salad with Creamy Green Goddess Dressing

Happy New Years Friends! This is the best time to jumpstart our health and start feeling good in our bodies after a month long holiday indulgence. I know I just crave tons of vegetables this time of year and trust me they make me feel so much better. I hope you enjoy this recipe and…
Spicy Cucumber Salad

Spicy Cucumber Salad

Are you looking for a super refreshing, crunchy and delicious salad? I know in the summer months this is exactly what I am craving to cool off. This is simple, fresh and easy to make. Why not try this Spicy Cucumber Salad! This is a Korean side dish that is an incredible balance of sweet,…
Grilled Halloumi and Peach salad

Grilled Halloumi & Peach Salad

Mother’s Day is this weekend and what better way to spoil your “Mom” than this gorgeous Grilled Halloumi & Peach Salad. This salad is incredibly fresh, easy to make and has the perfect combination of sweet from the peaches and salty from the halloumi cheese. Halloumi cheese is a semi-hard, un-ripened, brined cheese that can…
Quinoa Tabouli Salad

Quinoa Tabouli Salad

Let’s talk about meal prep! I love when people come up to me and ask ‘how do you cook that much food every week?’ Well to be honest, I do a lot of meal prepping. Meal prepping can save you tons of time, and effort! I love making lots of dishes on a Sunday or…
Healthy Chinese Chicken salad with bright vegetables and a peanut dressing

Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad

Taste the rainbow! Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad like you’ve never had before. This fresh recipe is completely gluten free and all the vegetables are raw. Making it an absolutely nutritious and delicious salad. Not to mention the most beautiful colours! I replaced the chow mein noodles with unsalted chopped peanuts. They are alot healthier than…
Funghi Assoluti

Funghi Assoluti (Warm Mushroom and Arugula Salad)

Looking for a super satisfying salad?! This dish is inspired by one of my favourite go to Italian spots in Toronto called Terroni’s. Meet the Funghi Assoluti – Or Warm Mushroom Arugula Salad. I’ve been craving this dish for a while now so I just decided to create it myself and it is so simple.…
Healthy Chicken Salad

Healthy Chicken Salad

Looking for healthy new lunch ideas? Why not try my Healthy Chicken Salad? This recipe is perfect for someone that is on the go and wants a protein packed meal, low in calories but big on taste! I purchased a full roast chicken for the recipe, making it easier to prepare. I love making a…

Kale Ceasar Salad

People who know me well, know that this is my absolute favourite salad in the whole world. As a kid I ate this for a full 2 weeks straight. The key to a great Kale Ceasar salad is the way you prepare the lettuce. It is best to marinate the kale in olive oil and…
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