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A beautiful Garden Harvest Jewelled Salad with sliced candy cane beets, grated golden beets, raspberries, blackberries and more.

Harvest Jewelled Salad

Posted on September 6, 2019

I’m calling this my summer garden Harvest Jewelled Salad. This salad intrigued me because of its’ unusual combination of vegetables and fresh berries. I also l...

A plate of Blackened Steak Salad with peppers, tomato, onion and blue cheese dressing.

Blackened Steak Salad

Posted on August 2, 2019

For me this Blackened Steak Salad is the perfect way to eat steak. I get to enjoy a big salad and the juicy slices of meat make it feel like a special treat. Of co...

Spinach Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs and bacon

Spinach Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs

Posted on May 17, 2019

This is my version of Spinach Salad with Hard Boiled Eggs and Bacon. The bacon and egg are both mandatory for this classic salad, but I add a bit of red onion and a few mushrooms ...

Deconstructed Grilled Caesar Salad with gluten free croutons and Parmesan cheese wafers

Deconstructed Grilled Caesar Salad

Posted on May 3, 2019

We eat a lot of Caesar salads at our house so when we heard about a Grilled Caesar Salad we thought we’d try it. Now if you're going to grill a salad, you first ...

A platter of Mexican Orange Avocado Salad

Mexican Avocado Orange Salad

Posted on March 8, 2019

This green salad has flavours reminiscent of Mexico so I call it Mexican Avocado Orange Salad. I like to serve it in winter when oranges are at their peak. In ...

A Greek Beet Yogurt Salad with Walnuts

Beet Yogurt Salad with Walnuts

Posted on October 19, 2018

The snow finally melted in my back yard and I was able to dig up the last of my carrots and beets. That is what brought me to thinking about beets and beet recipes, and finally to ...

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

Posted on September 21, 2018

Making Roasted Tomato Soup has become a fall ritual in my kitchen. The bounty of the garden coupled with the cooler weather provides the inspiration I need to move...

Warm Spinach Basil Salad

Warm Spinach Basil Salad

Posted on July 13, 2018

This Warm Spinach Basil Salad brings together the classic flavours of pesto in a salad. Perfect for almost any summer menu the salad must be tossed after your gues...

Canadian Potato Salad

Canadian Potato Salad

Posted on July 6, 2018

Potato Salad is one of those down home dishes that your mom, your grandmother or your great grandmother probably made. It has been and still is a popular salad at barbecues and pic...

Sesame Salmon on Greens with red pepper, asparagus and orange segments.

Sesame Salmon on Greens

Posted on April 29, 2018

Sesame Salmon on Greens is a delightful main course salad that reminds me of spring. When asparagus is in season I have a long list of recipes to make and this ...

A composed Salad Nicoise ready to enjoy.

Mediterranean Salad Nicoise

Posted on September 1, 2017

Salad Nicoise is a classic Mediterranean salad that I make in September. It is composed of the best vegetables from a late summer harvest. That includes plump, jui...

Mason jars filled with my Farm to Table Gazpacho for our Gourmet Dinner Club evening.

Farm to Table Gazpacho

Posted on August 4, 2017

In summer I love to make gazpacho. I named this version of the Spanish tomato-based cold soup Farm to Table Gazpacho. It is loaded with seasonal vegetables so t...

A cold tapa, Summer Rice Salad.

Summer Rice Salad

Posted on July 7, 2017

Summer Rice Salad is actually a cold tapa, often served as individual portions. But I never serve this salad like that. For me it is simply a nice summer salad. ...

A bowl of Lentil and Red Pepper Soup

Lentil and Red Pepper Soup

Posted on March 17, 2017

Lentil and Red Pepper Soup with Tandoori Chicken on top…drizzled with yogurt and sprinkled with fresh cilantro. Now that’s one delicious bowl of soup.

March is Nutri...

A bowl of Noodle Soup with Peanut Sauce surrounded by optional toppings.

Noodle Soup with Peanut Sauce

Posted on February 3, 2017

Noodle Soup with Peanut Sauce is my homemade version of Ichiban-style noodles. No styrofoam cup, no additives and preservatives; just plain old rice noodles with a tasty, peanut fl...

A bowl of Green Bean Soup with cauliflower, cilantro and parmesan.

Green Bean Soup with Cilantro

Posted on September 9, 2016

This hearty Green Bean Soup with cilantro and Parmesan cheese is a recipe I look forward to making every September. It is a simple soup but always seems new and...

Individual dishes of Gluten Free Apple Quinoa Salad

Apple Quinoa Salad with Feta

Posted on August 26, 2016

Here is a delicious Apple Quinoa Salad just in time for those wonderful fall apples. A healthy, crunchy, year round salad that is naturally gluten free. This salad is perfect for a...


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