Cucumber, Tomato, Feta and Pickled Onion Salad

During the summer months, I try to eat a lot of salads and lighter fare. Now, during our time in quarantine, I have found that I keep making the same recipes over and over again. One of my all time favourite salads is a simple greek salad, but I make it often. I needed to…

Vegetable Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is incredibly quick to prepare. You can literally use any vegetables that you have on hand. There is no limit. It is a perfect summer dish, especially for a last minute meal. It goes great with BBQ, or on its own.  It is colourful, full of flavour and easy to prepare. It…

Fall Salad with Apples and Fennel

  This salad combines some of my favourite fall flavours and looks beautiful on the Thanksgiving table. It works well as a light first course, but may also be served as a meal. If I have candied or toasted pecan on hand, I love to add them for a nice crunch. It is delicious with…

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 takesĀ 15 minutes to cook, as opposed to 50 minutes for wild rice. If you prefer wild rice, go ahead and prepare the…

Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Sweet Potatoes

Roasted vegetables are a staple in my house, I will almost always have some form of roasted vegetable in my fridge at all times.They are healthy, easy to make and versatile. You can eat them as a side with anything or just as a healthy snack. This recipe is so simple and full of flavour….

Low Calorie Vegetable Stew

This vegetable stew is easy and quick to prepare and tastes great served both hot and cold. If you do not want to add potatoes, you can substitute them with chickpeas. Just add chickpeas along with the peppers and tomatoes if desired. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 sweet onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, finely…

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…