7 Healthy Salads to try this week

I just realized I haven’t been posting any salad recipes lately. It’s not for lack of eating them. Just ask my taste testers. I am making a promise to you that a new round of salad recipes is coming soon. Stay tuned. In the meantime enjoy these oldies but goodies. ...more

Healthy Vending Machine Finds

There's more to love about vending machines besides the convenient chocolate, chips and soda choices.  Now there are healthy choices in vending machines like salads.  Yes, salads!...more

Salad with avocado, baked feta and pomegranate seeds

I don't have a very long post this time, because frankly, this salad has it all. From creamy avocado to the salty feta, counter parted by the sweet tangy pomegranate seeds. Plus it's an absolute beauty to look at, with those vibrant colours. It makes for a festive entree when you're having people over, or an indulging lunch when you're home alone....more

Favourite Salad for Serving with Roast Chicken: Roast Butternut Squash, Red Onion and Chickpea

A week or so ago, after I had finished a culinary tour, I decided to treat myself to a healthy, if late, lunch.  I decided to head to Vinnie's Deli. I'd seen it many times, walked passed, and promised myself a visit.  ...more

Winter Salad With Maple Cider Vinaigrette

Just the right amount of savory and sweet, I think you’ll love this easy Winter salad!Prepare Sugared Curried Pecans and Maple Cider Vinaigrette ahead of time, and just before serving toss with the salad greens, blue cheese crumbles, sliced apples, and red onion. Delicious!...more

Steakhouse Salads

Originally posted at Chocolat and a Baby Doll...more

Puy Lentil Salad (Rachel Khoo inspired)

I love to watch food shows. Sometimes even when its less about food and more about everything else (Hell's kitchen anyone ?? ), :) This salad recipe today is inspired from Rachel Khoo's show 'Little Paris Kitchen'. I say inspired because instead of cooking the lentil with Bay leaves and thyme i soaked the lentil overnight in plain water with bay leaves and thyme.Here is the recipe for this easy , healthy and wonderfully tasty salad. ...more