Category: Salads

Baby Greens with Blackberry Vinaigrette

This elegant salad is a blend of spinach, arugula and other baby greens. These dark, leafy greens offer a range of nutrients including fiber, folate and cancer-protective carotenoids. A rosy blackberry vinaigrette adds bright color, sweet flavor, and ellagic acid, a cancer-fighting compound found in berries. Pair with a simple glazed salmon for a beautiful …

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Curry Apple Chicken Salad

A modern take on the classic finger sandwich When it comes to recipes, some classics are ripe for reinvention. Take this fresh twist on the traditional chicken salad sandwich, which boasts more fibre, protein and other nutrients – in addition to a great taste. The naturally fermented bread brings this sandwich to the next level, …

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Cod and Dill Fish Cakes with Spring Pea Salad

Put a twist on the traditional with melt-in-the-middle fish cakes Everyone would love to cook up something new in the kitchen, but sometimes time and the effort it takes hold us back. The best way to overcome this is by incorporating a new flavor or a twist on a traditional product to help add novelty …

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Thai-Style Beet Salad

Taste something new with Thai-style salad Salads have a host of bountiful nutrients, but it can be easy to get stuck eating the same kind every day. To help get you of this rut, Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice cooking school, encourages you to try this Thai-style beet salad, which only takes 15 …

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Florida Grapefruit Superfood Salad

The New Year is a time to reflect on the year behind us and plan for exciting months ahead. For many of us, it’s a chance to re-evaluate our food choices and set new healthy goals. To help you kick start your resolutions and refuel after a season of indulgence, try adding superfoods to your …

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Golden Turmeric Cauliflower and Quinoa Bowls

Trendy avocados are not only a tasty fruit, but provide good plant-based fat, which is low in saturated and trans fats. And a healthy diet low in saturated and trans fats may reduce the risk of heart disease. Yet despite their increasing popularity, one in two Canadians still don’t know how to incorporate avocados into …

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Recipe: Mixed Greens with Bacon Dressing

Double-duty recipes make flavorful sides or full meals Dress up your greens and add some extra crunch with this bacon-infused salad recipe. Perfect as a side dish, this quick-to-prepare and delicious meal can also hold its own as a busy weeknight dinner. Add shredded chicken for extra protein. Mixed Greens with Bacon Dressing Preparation time: …

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Farro, Tuna and Fennel Salad with Crumbled Feta

When it comes to mealtime, are you thinking fish? You should! Fish is the premiere natural source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are not naturally produced by the body and, therefore, must come from food. If you’re an expecting or breastfeeding mom, it’s even more important to eat fish because it’s a vital staple for …

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Recipe: North African Salad

 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 people living …

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Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potato and Spinach

This colorful take on a classic quinoa salad is the perfect dish for your next summer get together. It’s easy to make in the kitchen and is a healthy alternative to your usual barbecue sides. Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potato and Spinach Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: Salad: …

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