Warm Corn and Zucchini Salad

If you are looking for a quick, healthy and delicious summer side, look no further! This corn and zucchini salad is not only delicious but takes under 10 minutes to prepare. I prefer to serve it warm, but it also tastes great at room temperature. It is a great way to incorporate summer vegetables into…

Summer Potato Salad

Potato salad is a dish that I find myself making over and over in the warm summer months. It’s a great side for a BBQ or picnic, and something that I tend to whip up when a large group comes over. This salad a is a lighter version of the traditional dish, which is usually…

Warm Mixed Rice Salad

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I am always trying to add a healthier option to my traditional dishes. I like to use a mixed rice medley for this salad because it takes 15 minutes to cook, as opposed to 50 minutes for wild rice. If you prefer wild rice, go ahead and prepare the…

Lentil and Arugula Salad

Lentils are a great source of fibre and very low in fat. They are relatively quick to cook, and this salad can be eaten as either a main dish or a side dish. Feel free to add more or less of any of the salad ingredients as you like. I sometimes like to just put…

Roasted Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush is a healthy and versatile spread made of roasted eggplant. I like to serve it with pita bread as well as sliced vegetables (cucumbers, carrots and bell peppers). I also love to use it in my sandwiches instead of mayonnaise. My husband says that its great with meat…the possibilities are endless. The secret…

Fresh Caribbean Salsa

Bringing the refreshing flavors of the caribbean to any dish is easy when you make this salsa. Serve with tortilla chips or as an accompaniment to your choice of grilled fish or meat.  I prefer serving it with a nice piece of pan seared salmon or in a grilled fish taco.  This dish works with anything…

Edemame & Corn Summer Salad

This salad is both easy and delicious. I personally like to add some chopped cilantro and feta cheese to it, but my kids prefer it as is. It takes 5 minutes to prepare, making it a great meal when you don’t have time to cook. Ingredients: 1 can drained corn kernels 1 cup cooked shelled…