Super Simple, Yet Amazingly Delicious Kale Salad!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Super Simple, Yet Amazingly Delicious Kale Salad So, you may be thinking that the name of this recipe is way too long, but after you taste this salad you will agree that it’s the perfect name! This basic salad is such a hit at our house that it usually seems to disappear before it even reaches the table 🙂 Ingredients: 1 bunch kale, washed (I’m sure you can use any type but I’ve been loving the green curly variety in this recipe) 1 lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp Organic extra virgin olive oil (may need...

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Raw kale Salad with Garlicky Tahini

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Raw kale Salad with Garlicky Tahini This salad is a must try! Not only is it delicious, but it is oh so nutritious, full of protein, B-vitamins, antioxidants, calcium and many more essential nutrients. Massaging the dressing into the kale is a very important step in the recipe, so don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty! The acid from the lemon juice and vinegar help to break down the kale (like steaming would), making all the nutrients more accessible to your body. Ingredients: 1 large bunch organic black...

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Strawberry Pecan Salad

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Strawberry Pecan Salad Ingredients: 6 cups mixed greens 2 cups fresh starwberries, halved 1/2 cup raw pecans 1/2 cup crumbled feta or goat cheese (brie is also nice!) 1 tablespoon whole cane sugar Directions: In a small fry pan, over medium heat, add pecans and sugar and cook until pecans are coated and sugar dissolves. Put aside to cool. Toss all ingredients together in a large salad bowl and serve with balsamic vinaigrette.

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Black Bean and Couscous Salad

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Black Bean and Couscous Salad Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous (or quinoa to make gluten-free, make as per regular directions) 1 1/4 cups water (or chicken stock if you’re not vegetarian for added flavour) 3 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 4 green onions, chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen organic corn kernels, thawed if frozen 2...

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Pork, Pear and Walnut Salad

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Gluten-Free, Main Courses, Recipes, Salads & Dressings | 0 comments

Pork, Pear and Walnut Salad Ingredients: 1 lb boneless organic pork chops, cut into strips 2 pears (firm and ripe) 1 tablespoon organic butter 1 tablespoon organic extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated 1/4 cup raw apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon whole cane sugar (panela or sucanut) 1/2 teaspoon un refined sea salt pinch of cinnamon 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped 6 cups mixed salad greens Directions Peel and core pears; cut into 12 slices....

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Peanut Soba Noodle Salad

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Gluten-Free, Main Courses, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Peanut Soba Noodle Salad Ingredients: 454 g (16 oz) package soba (buckwheat) noodles 1 bunch asparagus spears, ends trimmed then cut into 1/2-inch segments 3/4 cup organic peanut butter 1/4 cup brown rice vinegar 2 cloves garlic, crushed drizzle of toasted sesame oil big pinch of crushed red pepper flakes 1/4-1/2 cup hot water 4 spring onions, chopped 1/2 cup peanuts, chopped 350g (12 oz) extra-firm organic tofu, cut into small cubes (I usually saute mine first in some coconut oil) unrefined sea salt to...

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