Dad’s Steak Salad

In light of the upcoming Father's Day weekend, I thought I would share this hearty, mouth-watering salad that, I am willing to bet, even the 'meat-and-potato' dads will want to eat. Ingredients: 1 head of romaine lettuce 2 medium size, sirloin steaks 1 cup goat cheese, crumbled 2 red peppers 2 carrots, shredded 1 English … Continue reading Dad’s Steak Salad

Chick Pea Greek Salad

  I normally make a big batch of whatever I am going to eat for the week to simplify things. This might mean however, that the size of the recipe might be a lot larger than you want which means you may want to cut this recipe in half or even to a quarter. The … Continue reading Chick Pea Greek Salad

Carrot Ginger Quinoa Salad

 Carrot Ginger Quinoa Salad (6 Servings)  Ingredients: 6-8 peeled and grated carrots 2 ½ cups chopped parsley 2 cups quinoa 1/3 cup sunflower seeds ½ red onion chopped ½ cup raisins   Instructions: Rinse quinoa several times under cold water. Add 4 cups of water to a pot. Bring to a boil and add 1 … Continue reading Carrot Ginger Quinoa Salad

Quinoa, Parsley and Honey Grape Salad

Servings: 6 Ingredients: 2 cups dried quinoa (4 cups water-- and don't forget to rinse the quinoa before boiling) 1 1/2 cups chopped parsley 1 chopped cucumber 3 cups chopped red or green grapes 3-4 chopped celery stalks 2 red peppers  - finely chopped Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 apple cider … Continue reading Quinoa, Parsley and Honey Grape Salad

Quinoa Spinach Salad

While we should be eating protein with every meal that doesn't mean it has to be animal protein at  every meal. Both spinach and quinoa are packed with protein not to mention fibre and dozens of other vitamins and minerals. There is a reason that the Incans called it the Plant of Life. Quinoa is … Continue reading Quinoa Spinach Salad

Apple Kale Salad with Beets

This salad is pretty straightforward. I threw it together one Sunday with the leftovers I had in my fridge. The ingredients are exactly as the title states. My beets were boiled earlier in the week and then stored in the fridge. Some people can tolerate beets that are uncooked, however I cannot. If you have … Continue reading Apple Kale Salad with Beets

Kale & Beet Salad with Avocado

Makes six servings Ingredients: 1 bunch of Kale 6-8 boiled beets (grated) 4-5 avocados 1 1/2 cup chopped parsley 1 cup chopped cilantro 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cups chopped almonds or other nuts or seeds. Dressing : Olive oil and Lemon or your preferred dressing. Note: I do not add the avocado till I am ready … Continue reading Kale & Beet Salad with Avocado

Red Pepper and Lentil Salad

This salad has lots of lentil and chickpeas that provides protein and leaves you feeling full longer. I drizzle olive oil with lemon juice or apple cider vinegar, but feel free to add your favorite salad dressing. Cilantro is great for pulling heavy metals out of the body but if you're not a fan of … Continue reading Red Pepper and Lentil Salad

Maple Baked Squash and Kale Salad with Cranberries

This salad is as delicious as it looks. Ingredients: 1 bunch of kale (chopped) 4 cups spinach 1/2 red onion 2 butter nut squash (slice before baking to make it easier) 1/2 cup cranberries 1 1/2cups goat cheese (I sprinkle it on after I have served the salads into their individual bowls) Optional: Add walnuts, almonds, … Continue reading Maple Baked Squash and Kale Salad with Cranberries

Mixed Bean Salad

Ingredients: 1 16oz can black beans 1 16 oz can chick peas 1 cucumber chopped 1 red peppers chopped 1 yellow pepper chopped 1 orange pepper chopped 1/2 cup fresh cliantro, finely chopped