Category Archives: Salads

Spicy Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans

Grilled Corn SaladWe’re leaving for Mexico soon and I’m more excited about eating good Mexican food than I am about sitting on the beach. This grilled corn salad has a great spicy Mexican flavour that’s tempered by the crunch of the sweet corn and the salty feta cheese. Continue reading


Marinated Buffalo Mozzarella and Tomato

IMG_6607.JPGThese marinated tomatoes with buffalo mozzarella ask to be scooped onto a nice chunk of crusty bread and devoured. Continue reading

Potato and Green Bean Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing

Green Bean Potato Salad

This herby potato salad is a fresh take on a traditional creamy one. Because it has no mayo or eggs it’s perfect for a summer picnic – or in this case, a summer tea party.

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Watermelon Cucumber Feta Salad with Mint

Cucumber watermelon salad

I’ve been making this cucumber and watermelon salad a lot lately. The watermelon really likes the salty feta cheese and I can eat a whole bowl of it. Continue reading

Green Goddess Dressing

Green Goddess Dressing

Last year I planted tarragon in my herb box and I was pleasantly surprised when it returned in the spring. It’s a perennial but it wasn’t planted in the ground. As soon as I saw it doing so well, I wanted to showcase it and knew it is one of the key herbs in Green Goddess dressing. Continue reading

Caprese Salad with Basil Pesto Dressing

Caprese salad with pestoFresh tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, fresh greens, fresh pesto, freshly ground pepper. That’s a lot of fresh! This Caprese salad isn’t just fresh; it’s bursting with ripe flavour. Continue reading

Greek Quinoa Salad with Fresh Mint and Oregano

Greek Quinao Salad

Happy June! With summer just around the corner, I have a one track salad mind. I also have a wine track mind but that’s another story for another day. So, I was craving Greek salad but wanted more substance. Continue reading