Blog Posts for March 2013

Chickpea Salad

March 18, 2013

This is by far my most favourite chickpea salad. I make this every other week in the summer when ingredients are the freshest, but it can still be made this time of the year too, for a glimpse at the coming warmer weather...


How to cook beans from dry

March 14, 2013

Beans, beans they're good for your heart, the more you eat the more you... Why do beans cause gas? Did you know that they don't have to cause gas? Check out how to cook them so gas isn't an issue in your house...

Beet & Apple Salad with Feta

March 11, 2013


A colourful and tasty winter vegetable salad...

How to cook Quinoa

March 07, 2013

Quinoa, pronouced "keen-wa", is a seed originating in Peru. It is protein rich, gluten free and a wonderful alternative to rice. It has a nutty flavour and chewy texture. Read on to for how to cook quinoa...


Asian Quinoa & Vegetable Salad

March 04, 2013

Here is a quinoa salad with an Asian flare. Try this salad paired with soy, lime and sesame  marinated salmon or chicken...


Apple Lentil Salad

March 01, 2013

My daughter asked me once "what's your favourite food". Easy...salad. Really salad can be defined in so many ways. Many people think of salad as boring old lettuce, some chunks of vegetbales and bottled dressing. But salad can be so much more. I'll be featuring some of my favourite salad recipes over the next couple of weeks. 

Try this hearty and tasty winter salad...