Salads

Creamy Vegan Avocado Dill Baby Potato Salad

February 16, 2014
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Sometimes you get a craving for a creamy salad, especially potato salad – but how do you make it creamy and whole food based at the same time? Simple! I switch out the vegan mayo (not a condiment I use in my kitchen!) and substitute a fresh ripe avocado and mash it up and season [...]

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Raw Kale, Mandarin, Goji Salad with Citrus Ginger Cashew Dressing

September 22, 2013
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Have you ever had a craving for a deeply satisfying and hearty kale salad? But you don’t want just a big pile of kale…. no you want all sorts of yummy textures and flavors in your kale salad to keep things interesting. This is that salad. It’s perfect for a dinner entree, a potluck, or [...]

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Shaved Asparagus and Spring Vegetable Salad With Basil, Mandarins and Pine nuts

June 23, 2013
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I have to tell you… I am totally loving my new (but used) camera I just got! As you can see, I have some more delicious photos  to share with you. This is a shaved asparagus salad I’ve been wanting to try for a while and I just happened to have asparagus in the fridge this week [...]

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Vegan Avocado Dill Potato Salad

May 19, 2013
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Now that it’s Spring and some of us are thinking about barbecuing, picnics and potlucks, I thought it was the perfect time to dig out this recipe I haven’t yet shared with you. It’s a delicious twist on potato salad using avocados instead of mayonnaise. I’m sure many of you have loved potato salad and [...]

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Sweet and Savory Asian Salad with Orange Sesame Dressing

March 17, 2013
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Often when I make salads at home I toss whatever I have in the fridge into a bowl and make a homemade dressing for it. This is a giant salad I made one night for dinner and it was so filling I didn’t need anything else! But I kept it lower fat by not adding [...]

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Pomegranate Apple Green Salad With Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette

December 10, 2012
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The other day I went to a raw food potluck in Calgary and someone made this delicious salad that had a bunch of mixed vegetables and pomegranate seeds and it was quite delicious. So I thought why not make my own pomegranate salad for the holiday season? To easily peel a pomegranate, you can cut [...]

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Super Protein Packed Spinach Salad With Quinoa, Chickpeas and Creamy Orange Hemp Seed Dressing

July 17, 2012
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I think it’s time for more salads. Yes, sometimes you can get tired of the same old ones, so I wanted to create a better recipe that was all around tasty, just like you’d find at a vegetarian restaurant. All salads are not created equal of course… sometimes you just eat one because they’re good [...]

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