salads archive

cold sesame noodles on repeat

It’s a bone fide heatwave here in Vancouver and I’m not going to complain. It’s hot, but we can manage. Bike rides add much needed breeze and is a generally pleasant way to get around town. Cold drinks on a…

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the perfect picnic salad: chickpea & vegetable salad with mint and a lemon-cumin vinaigrette

I know the official start of summer isn’t for another month, but the warm weather that we’ve got right now is clamouring for picnics, sunny patios and long bike rides. I’m digging it. I made this salad last night for part…

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on january: green apple and celery salad with walnuts and mustard vinaigrette

Vancouver is covered in fog which is my favourite part about winter in this neck of the woods. Everything is quiet and beautiful with just a hint of a Scooby Doo mystery in the dark. The downtown towers disappear and…

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red hands alert: carrot & beet salad with harissa, currants & mint

Farmer’s markets are in full swing still and last Wednesday I picked up some beets, carrots, garlic and mint. At the time of purchase, I wasn’t envisioning a meal that would use everything I bought, but somehow everything came together and…

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holy hippy yummm bowl

I love veggie bowls and yet I don’t make them as much as I’d like. I think I just forget about them so this post is a reminder to myself to make up a veggie bowl on a weekly basis. They’re…

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ben vs noel: kale and farro salad (with a heck of a lot of dill)

I’m going to get this out of the way right now: yes, this is one more summer salad recipe. Yes, I eat a LOT of salads in the summer because cooking in a hot kitchen is not my idea of…

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picnic planning: summer bulgur & chickpea salad

Salads that double as a meal are what I tend to eat come summertime. They should be hearty so you’re not left feeling hungry an hour later and they should be filled with the bounty that summer provides. This bulgur…

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easy-chickpeasy: chickpea & tuna salad with fresh croutons & a creamy lemon dressing

This is what happens when you crave sandwiches and the only bread you have are those days-and-days-old bready end bits hanging in the bread bag. So you call yourself innovative and make a salad with big buttery, garlicky homemade croutons…

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