Category Archives: salad dressing

Garden Fresh Kale Salad

This Garden Fresh Kale Salad is easy to make, packed full of everything good for you, and uses local, readily available vegetables. It was recently brought to my attention that my recipe for Kale Salad is not on my blog. … Continue reading

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Fresh Green Bean and Zucchini Salad with Balsamic Dressing

If you live where I do and you have a garden, you’re likely experiencing a similar problem of “too much and all at once” with this hot and sunny weather we’re enjoying. Two short rows of green beans in our … Continue reading

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Asparagus-Avocado Salad with Peas and Radishes

Even though I’ve lived in this valley all my life, I never tire of its beauty. Neither, apparently, does my daughter who is on a work-away on an olive farm in Tuscany right now. The closing line of her last … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Quinoa Salad

Rhubarb with quinoa? These sound like odd companions, but the combination of flavours and textures in this salad seems to work. The tiny bit of honey is just enough to temper the tartness of the rhubarb and contrasts with the … Continue reading

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Kiwi-Cucumber Salad with Toasted Walnuts

February is Heart Month and today is Valentine’s Day. Let’s skip the chocolate (nooooooo . . . ) and be kind to our hearts. I learned something new today. I’ve always known that kiwi fruit were a good source of … Continue reading

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Shrimp and PIneapple Mini Bites–fit for a Prince :)

Super simple, fast, low-fat, cute. A great appy. Here’s something tiny to celebrate the birth of a royal prince born today. Ingredients For the Wonton Cups: 18 wonton wrappers 2 teaspoons light salad oil 1/4 teaspoon salt For the dressing: … Continue reading

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Pacific Coast Niçoise Salad

Will this perfect weather ever end? Here on southern Vancouver Island we’ve had a stretch of beautiful summer weather. It’s warm enough to swim, but not hot enough to complain about. Days like this are what we dream of all … Continue reading

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