Category: Salads

Aug 26

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing

Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing Dressing: 1 cup red chili, finely chopped 250 mL 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 125 mL 3 tbsp *Niagara Ice Wine vinegar 45 mL 1 tbsp maple syrup 15 mL 1/4 cup freshly chopped mint 50 mL 2 tbsp chives, snipped 30 mL Sea salt to taste …

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Aug 21

Sun Roasted Carrot & Chicken Salad

Created and inspired by professional chef Mark McEwan for Sun Life Financial – as part of the company’s commitment to help with the prevention and management of diabetes, this recipe demonstrates that healthy meals can be easy and full of flavour. A combination of sweet and savoury, it’s a carrot and chicken recipe loaded with …

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Jun 21

The benefits of enjoying the healthy Mediterranean diet & North African Salad Recipe

(BPT) – With warmer weather, more people turn to fun outdoor activities, especially after a long cold winter. Diet and exercise are the key ingredients of a healthy lifestyle, and fresh salads and other summertime delicacies abound. One particularly healthful diet trend is the Mediterranean diet, so named after the tastes and habits of the …

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Jun 21

Mint lightens and brightens summer dishes: Mint pesto, Summer rice salad, & Mint simple syrup

(BPT) – The Kentucky Derby, held the first Saturday in May, may be responsible for making mint the king of summertime drinks. Along with big hats, the Derby is famous for its mint juleps, kicking off the warm weather season. This year, mint is making its mark in the culinary scene in some new and …

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Apr 19

Summer Salads: Cucumber-Chickpea Salad & Fresh Apple Salad

Summer salads that are packed with flavour allow you to feel confident in what you’re serving to guests. Toss together a super side that is delicious and affordable with these easy-to-make dishes from Walmart’s Our Finest brand: Cucumber-Chickpea Salad Makes 6 servings Ingredients: ½ cup (125 ml) Our Finest Yogurt Tzatziki Dressing 2 English cucumbers, seeded …

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Feb 13

Blueberry, Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Two of nature’s superfoods – fresh blueberries and quinoa – team up with butternut squash to create a salad that’s packed with protein, bursting with sweet and tangy flavor, and colorful enough to brighten the drab grays of winter. Supplies of fresh blueberries are plentiful all winter long, courtesy of the growers and exporters of …

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Dec 02

Grilled Mushrooms with Tomato, Avocado and Feta Salad

Grilled Mushrooms with Tomato, Avocado and Feta Salad Number of Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 min Skill Level: Average Ingredients: 1 large ripe tomato, quartered and seeded 1 large ripe avocado peeled and pit removed 3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled (3oz/90 g) 175 mL 1/4 cup olive oil 50 mL 2 tsp cider, white wine …

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Dec 02

Thai Chicken and Florida Grapefruit Noodle Salad Recipe

Thai Chicken and Florida Grapefruit Noodle Salad Recipe This Thai inspired salad can be enjoyed as a tasty main dish. The Florida grapefruit juice and fresh Florida grapefruit adds a tanginess that balances out the curry paste. The crunchy red pepper and Florida grapefruit add colour and freshness to cool and refresh your palate. Preparation …

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Dec 02

Quinoa Spinach & Shiitake Salad

Quinoa Spinach & Shiitake Salad Impress with this warm quinoa, spinach and shiitake salad.  Delicious seasoned quinoa forms the base of this warm greens-and-veggie side salad. Leftovers make a great packed lunch. Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) Chicken Broth 1 pkg (225 g) PC Organics Roasted Garlic and Fine Herbs Quinoa 2 tbsp (25 mL) …

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Dec 01

Simple Rice Recipes to Make Over a Lunch in Just Minutes

Rather than sitting down to a wholesome meal, do you spend your lunch break running errands, catching up on bills or organizing your kid’s next big activity? Too often busy parents and working professionals have to choose between eating well and doing important tasks during the lunch hour. With the start of the new year, …

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