Category Archives: Salads

Bánh mì salad

Vietnamese-inspired dish a perfect way to enjoy leftover ham! I think I might be onto a flexible, delicious idea for a recipe series…imagine bread salad reimagined for different cuisines and flavour profiles! Let’s get the party started with this Vietnamese-inspired … Continue reading

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Kale salad with caper vinaigrette

A make-at-home version of  a perennial favourite at Supply and Demand! When Supply and Demand opened its doors in Ottawa just over five years ago, this was the dish that made me fall in love with kale. I’d never tasted … Continue reading

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Raw zucchini noodles with spicy peanut sauce

Spiralized vegetable dishes are fast, fresh and fun! I really miss the fresh tastes of summer during our long Canadian winters. While I am a big fan of root vegetables and I love a hearty soup or stew, the bright, … Continue reading

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All about apples

So many delicious possibilities for this versatile fruit! I’ve loved cooking with apples since I was a young child. Helping my mom make applesauce, dozens of pies, apple jelly and loads of loaves didn’t seem like a chore because I … Continue reading

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Japanese-style seaweed salad

A make-at-home version of a restaurant favourite! It’s amazing how tastes change over time. A generation ago, you’d never have found little kids in North America devouring dried seaweed as a schoolyard snack, but it’s all the rage now. I … Continue reading

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Crisp and colourful Waldorf pasta salad

A hearty and nutritious meal that’s simple to prepare! I love Waldorf salad. Crunchy, creamy and delicious, it offers such a pleasing combination of contrasting flavours and textures. It’s long been one of my go-to lunches because it’s super packable. … Continue reading

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Vietnamese -inspired pasta and vegetable salad

A flavourful vegan dish that’s also great with fish, chicken or beef! I love pasta salad, though definitely NOT with creamy dressings – I’m a vinaigrette girl all the way (unless, of course, I’m using pesto thinned with the hot … Continue reading

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