Fresh Corn and Avocado Salad

Fresh Corn and Avocado SaladWhenever I go out to eat, I have the habit of choosing my main course, not by the protein or how it’s prepared, but by what is served with it.  The side dish.  That’s the thing that really pulls me into the entree.  Of course, my mood at the time is also an influencer....more

Tuna White Bean Puttanesca

Asian Barbecued Shrimp Salad

Foodie Friday - Quinoa Waldorf Salad

This salad has been the leading recipe on the Grandparent and Grandchildren blog in 2015.  We hope you enjoy the recipe.  Made with quinoa this salad is gluten free and dairy free.  It can be used as either a dessert or a side salad....more

Cold Pasta Salad With Potatoes

Ingredients:                                       Prep. Time: 20 Mins, Serves: 21 cup penne pasta12 baby potatoes1/4 cup green peas5 tablespoon mayonnaise1 teaspoon black pepper powder2 cups torn lettuce 1/2 lemon, juiced...more

Red Cabbage Salad with Curried Tofu

This salad makes a nice light meal for lunch or dinner and the addition of the tofu ups the protein count.You may choose to not blanch the red cabbage but I like the way the purple pops after blanching and the flavour seems to be more intense. The best way to blanch the cabbage is to immerse the shredded cabbage into a rolling boil bath for no more than 2 minutes. Remove cabbage promptly and rinse under cold water and drain....more

Baby Spinach Salad with Dates and Almonds

Chicken and Strawberry Salad

This summer salad has everything one would need for a perfect summer salad. Plump red strawberries and BBQ’d chicken combined on the same plate. It’s low carb, gluten-free, and packed with protein but its a perfect combination of sweet and savory....more