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Print Cherry tomato, Cucumber and Bean salad   Ingredients ⅔ c cherry tomatoes, halved 1 Lebanese cucumber, sliced 90g baby green beans, trimmed Sugar snap peas ¼ cup olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill 1 … Continue reading

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Kale and quinoa salad

Print Kale and quinoa salad   Ingredients 1⅓ cups plus ½ cup water ⅔ cup quinoa, any colour 4 cups chopped kale, center ribs and stems removed 1 cup red bell pepper, sliced into 2 inch lengths 1 can cannellini … Continue reading

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Sesame-ginger-beet quinoa Salad

Print Sesame-ginger-beet quinoa Salad Author: Sesame-ginger-beet quinoa salad   Ingredients ¾ cup quinoa 1 bunch beets, about 750 g ¼ cup rice vinegar 2 tbsp canola oil 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger 4 tsp soy sauce 2½ … Continue reading

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Maple Cider Chicken with Quinoa

Print Maple cider chicken with Quinoa   Ingredients 1 cup dry quinoa ½ cup chopped walnuts 3 skinless, boneless chicken breasts ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp fresh-ground black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil ⅓ cup chopped parsley Dressing 3 tbsp … Continue reading

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Viv’s Secret Tomato Salad

Print Viv’s Secret Tomato Salad   Ingredients Tomatoes, cherry or not, cut up 1 large cucumber, diced 2 avocados, diced A little red onion, sliced or diced ¼ c cilantro Instructions Toss ingredients with 2 T fresh lemon juice and … Continue reading

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Mango Lentil Salad

Print Mango Lentil Salad   Ingredients 2 garlic cloves ½ t cinnamon ½ t coriander ¼ c lime juice 1 can lentils, rinsed and drained 1 mango, diced ¼ c red or sweet onion, diced 2 T cilantro, chopped Instructions … Continue reading

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Roasted asparagus salad with parmesan croutons

Print Roasted asparagus salad with parmesan croutons Author: CL Serves: 16   Ingredients Lemon-Tarragon Dressing: ¼ cup (60 mL) lemon juice 4 tsp (18 mL) Dijon mustard and liquid honey 1 small clove garlic, minced ¼ tsp (1 mL) each salt and … Continue reading

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Orange Sesame spinach salad with chicken

Print Orange Sesame Spinach Salad with Chicken Serves: 4   Ingredients 2 oranges 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 cups (1 L) packed baby spinach leaves 2 cups (500 mL) packed torn romaine lettuce 2 cups (500 mL) torn radicchio leaves … Continue reading

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Coleslaw dressing

Print Coleslaw dressing   Ingredients 3T sugar one quarter c hot water 3T vinegar one quarter c oil one half t celery seed pinch of celery salt if desired Instructions Dissolve sugar in the hot water add other ingredients Wordpress … Continue reading

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Hearty Greens with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Print Hearty Greens with Creamy Tahini Dressing   Ingredients 6 cups (1.5 L) lightly packed baby spinach leaves 6 cups (1.5 L) lightly packed torn escarole, leaves 6 cups (1.5 L) lightly packed torn frisée 1 carrot, julienned ½ cup … Continue reading

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Wheat Berry and Chickpea Salad With Garam Masala Dressing

Print Wheat Berry and Chickpea Salad With Garam Masala Dressing Author: CL Serves: 4-6   Ingredients Wheat Berry and Chickpea Salad With Garam Masala Dressing Wheat berries are whole, unprocessed wheat kernels that have a pleasant bite when cooked and make a … Continue reading

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Walnut Pesto Potato Salad

Print Walnut Pesto Potato Salad Author: CL Serves: 4-6   Ingredients 675 g yellow-fleshed baby potatoes, scrubbed 1-1/3 cups (325 mL) lightly packed fresh basil leaves ⅓ cup (75 mL) chopped walnuts, toasted ¼ cup (60 mL) grated parmesan cheese ¼ tsp … Continue reading

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Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Salad with Sesame Dressing

Print Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Salad with Sesame Dressing Author: CL Prep time:  15 mins Total time:  15 mins Serves: 4   Ingredients 6 cups (1.5 L) sugar snap peas, trimmed 1 tbsp (15 mL) seasoned rice wine vinegar 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Cucumber and Red Pepper Salad

Print Cucumber and Red pepper salad Author: Chatelaine   Ingredients WHISK 2 tbsp lemon juice with 1 tbsp each lemon zest and olive oil and ¼ tsp salt in a large bowl. Add ½ diced English cucumber, ½ diced small onion, … Continue reading

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Watermelon Feta Salad

Print Watermelon Feta Salad   Ingredients Cubed Watermelon Feta Cheese Mint Olive Oil Instructions Combine above ingredients and serve Wordpress Recipe Plugin by EasyRecipe 3.2.1275  

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Chinese Chicken Salad

Print Chinese Chicken Salad   Ingredients Ingredients 4 pieces fresh ginger, coin-sized 2 garlic cloves, crushed 6 green onions, 2 crushed and 4 cut into matchsticks 1 small star anise 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder 4 cups water 2 skinless, … Continue reading

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Skinny Broccoli Salad

Print Skinny Broccoli Salad   Ingredients 2 heads fresh broccoli, chopped 1 head fresh cauliflower, chopped ½ cup chopped red pepper ½ cup chopped green pepper ½ red onion, chopped ½ cup green olives 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 cup … Continue reading

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Chinese coleslaw noodle salad

Print Chinese coleslaw noodle salad   Ingredients 8 oz coleslaw in bag ¾ c bean sprouts 1 pkg instant noodles ½ c celery snow peas Dressing ¼c olive oil 3-4 T soya sauce 1 T vinegar Seasoning pkg from soup … Continue reading

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Asian Spinach Salad

Print Asian Spinach Salad   Ingredients 5 c spinach strawberries ½ c mandarin oranges water chestnuts sliced red onion motzerella cheese shredded Instructions Dressing T rice vinegar t soya sauce T lemon juice T oil /2 sesame oil Wordpress Recipe … Continue reading

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Lentil and Cucumber Salad

Print Lentil and Cucumber Salad   This recipe makes 4 servings Portion size: 4 For an extra Mediterranean touch, add 2 tbsp (25 mL) drained rinsed capers or ½ cup (125 mL) sliced stuffed green olives to this mixture. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Black bean & corn salad

Print Black bean & corn salad   8 servings, about 7 cups (1.75 L) Ingredients 2 to 3 limes 3 tbsp ( 45 mL) olive oil 1 tsp ( 10 mL) ground cumin ¼ to ½ tsp (1 to 2 … Continue reading

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Vegetable Salad

Print Vegetable Salad   Preparation time: 20 minutes Makes: 12 servings Ingredients 8 ripe plum tomatoes 6 celery stalks 3 peppers, preferably a mix of yellow, orange and red 1 small red onion 2 170-g jars marinated artichokes 2 oranges … Continue reading

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Garlic Cucumber Strips

Print Garlic Cucumber Strips   Portion size: 6 to 8 It’s best to use small pickling cucumbers, Persian or immature English cucumbers (also called baby seedless cucumbers) for this authentically garlicky salad. English cucumbers will also work but remove any … Continue reading

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Rainbow Slaw

Print Rainbow Slaw   Portion size: 8 This bright slaw stays crunchy and is creamy without using mayonnaise. Pack the cheese in a separate container to keep the colour and flavour of this slaw. Ingredients 1 Granny Smith apple or … Continue reading

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Cucumber Herb Salad

Print Cucumber Herb Salad   Portion size: 8 Inexpensive field cucumbers are perfect for this light and fresh salad. Ingredients 4 cucumbers ½ cup (125 mL) fresh coriander leaves 4 green onions, sliced 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh mint … Continue reading

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Lentil Feta Salad

Print Lentil Feta Salad   Portion size: 6 This is a quick and substantial side dish. Ingredients ½ cup (125 mL) slivered almonds 1 cup (250 mL) dried green lentils 2 garlic cloves ¼ cup (60 mL) extra virgin olive … Continue reading

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French Paprika Dressing

Print French Paprika Dressing   This recipe makes 1 cup servings French dressing poured over wedges of iceberg lettuce makes a refreshing summer salad – and one that is currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Ingredients ⅔ cup (150 mL) … Continue reading

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Great Greek salad

Print Great Greek salad   Jun 1, 2006 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Makes: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients ½ cup (125 mL) olive oil 3 tbsp (45 mL) red wine vinegar 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 … Continue reading

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Chunky Cucumber, Pineapple and Radish Salad

Print Chunky Cucumber, Pineapple and Radish Salad   Jun 1, 2007 Chatelaine 0 Preparation time: 10 minutes Makes: 6 servings and ⅓ cup (75 mL) dressing 1 garlic clove, minced or 1 tsp (5 mL) bottled chopped garlic 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Authentic Hot German Potato Salad

Print Authentic Hot German Potato Salad   Original Recipe Yield 4 servings Ingredients • 3 cups diced peeled potatoes • 4 slices bacon • 1 small onion, diced • ¼ cup white vinegar • 2 tablespoons water • 3 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Asian Pasta salad

Print Asian Pasta salad   Ingredients 2 c fusilli or rotini 4 oz sugar snap peas Half each of sweet red and green pepper ½ english cucumber ⅓ c radishes 2 green onions thinly sliced Dressing 2 T rice vinegar … Continue reading

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Grated Beet Salad With Citrus Herb Dressing

Print Grated Beet Salad With Citrus Herb Dressing   Servings: 4 Ingredients ? ¼ cup (50 mL) fresh orange juice ? 3 tbsp (50 mL) olive oil ? 1 tsp (5 mL) each of grated orange zest and fresh lemon … Continue reading

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Lorraine’s Napa Cabbage Salad

Print Lorraine’s Napa Cabbage Salad   Ingredients 1 large head Napa Cabbage 2 packages Raman Noodles, broken up, seasoning removed 1 small package slivered almonds 1 small red pepper (optional for colour) 5 green onions chopped ½ cup sesame seeds … Continue reading

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Mango and Chickpea salad

Print Mango and Chickpea salad   Ingredients – 1 can drained and rinsed chickpeas – Part of a ripe mango peeled and chopped ( I usually buy it ahead of time and leave on window sill til ripe. It’s no … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with fennel, red pepper, in an orange dressing

Print Quinoa Salad with fennel, red pepper, in an orange dressing   Quinoa is such a versatile healthy grain and the only one considered a complete protein. The fennel, sweet peppers, apricots, dried cranberries, and orange dressing give this salad … Continue reading

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Thai Cucumber Salad

Print Thai Cucumber Salad   Ingredients • 2 tbsp (30 mL) each granulated sugar and white vinegar • 2 tbsp (30 mL) freshly squeezed lime juice • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil • 1 tsp (5 mL) dark sesame … Continue reading

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Classic French Vinaigrette Makes:

Print Classic French Vinaigrette Makes:   1 cup (250 mL) Ingredients ¼ cup (50 mL) white wine vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard 1 tsp (5 mL) dried tarragon or ½ tsp (2 mL) dried … Continue reading

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Cobb-Style Salad with Canadian Blue Cheese

Print Cobb-Style Salad with Canadian Blue Cheese   Portion size: 4 to 6 Ingredients 4 cups (1 L) chopped iceberg and/or romaine lettuce 1 cup (250 mL) chopped watercress (optional) 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 4 hard-cooked eggs, peeled … Continue reading

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Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Sauce

Print Green Beans with Toasted Sesame Sauce   Portion size: 4 This crisp and nutty salad makes a terrific part of the bento box. Look for toasted (not raw) sesame seeds in the sushi or Asian section of the grocery … Continue reading

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Thai chicken salad

Print Thai chicken salad   zesty lime dressing transforms cucumber and store-bought roast chicken into a gorgeous supper salad. Oct 1, 2009 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 1 rotisserie chicken or 3 cups (750 mL) chopped cooked chicken 3 … Continue reading

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Korean bean sprout Salad

Print Korean bean sprout salad   Dec 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 500 g bean sprouts (about 5½ cups) 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp dark sesame oil 2 garlic cloves, minced ⅛ tsp pepper 1 carrot, … Continue reading

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Thai mango salad

Print Thai mango salad   Sep 1, 2012 Chatelaine Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 3 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp honey ½ tsp hot chili-garlic sauce 2 peeled mangoes, sliced into matchsticks 1 red pepper, sliced into … Continue reading

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Crunchy noodle salad

Print Crunchy noodle salad   Sep 1, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Ingredients 2 200g pkg udon noodles ¼ cup rice vinegar 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger 340g pkg rainbow or … Continue reading

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Gingered noodle salad

Print Gingered noodle salad   Aug 1, 2004 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 8 servings Ingredients ½ (450-g) pkg spaghetti 4 green onions ½ cup (125 mL) cooked salad shrimp or 120-g can cocktail shrimp (optional) ⅔ cup (150 mL) Japanese ginger … Continue reading

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Cool cauliflower salad

Print Cool cauliflower salad   Aug 1, 2012 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 4 Servings Roberto Caruso Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets, 6-8 cups 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin ¼ tsp hot-red-chili … Continue reading

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Thai Napa-cabbage coleslaw

Print Thai Napa-cabbage coleslaw   Oct 1, 2010 Chatelaine 0 Makes: 2 Servings Ingredients See below Instructions Stir 1 tbsp lime juice with 1½ tsp brown sugar and ½ tsp fish sauce in a large bowl. Add 2 cups shredded … Continue reading

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Summertime Barley Salad

Print Summertime Barley Salad   This recipe makes 8 servings This delicious, sweet and savoury salad may appear to have a lot of dressing, but the barley and apricots will absorb most of it while it stands, adding lots of … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and Crispy Roasted Kale

Print Cauliflower and Crispy Roasted Kale   This recipe makes 6 servings This dish is served at room temperature but is equally delicious chilled for lunch or dinner the next day. Ingredients ½ tsp (2 mL) fennel seeds 1 head … Continue reading

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Honey-Lime Barley and Black Bean Salad

Print Honey-Lime Barley and Black Bean Salad   This recipe makes 6 servings Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) barley 1 cup (250 mL) drained rinsed canned black beans 1 cup (250 mL) halved cherry tomatoes 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and … Continue reading

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Asparagus and Mixed Greens Salad

Print Asparagus and Mixed Greens Salad   This recipe makes 8 servings Portion size: 8 A tender green salad showcases fresh asparagus beautifully. Paired with a tangy vinaigrette, this no-fuss appetizer is simply elegant. Ingredients 1 cup (250 mL) pecan … Continue reading

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Chickpeas With Pearl Onions, Artichokes and Roasted Red Peppers

Print Chickpeas With Pearl Onions, Artichokes and Roasted Red Peppers   This recipe makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 sweet red peppers 1 bag (10 oz/284 g) white pearl onions 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt … Continue reading

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Shaved Beets With Toasted Cumin Vinaigrette

Print Shaved Beets With Toasted Cumin Vinaigrette   This recipe makes 4 servings Use golden, candy-cane (striped) or white beets or any other non-red beet for a stunningly colourful salad. These varieties tend not to bleed their colour. Red beets … Continue reading

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Asian Primavera Salad

Print Asian Primavera Salad   Ingredients Baby spinach Mango Snow peas Edamame Rice Vermicelli Dressing ⅓ c sesame oil or less ⅓ c vegetable oil ¼ c rice vinegar 4 t maple syrup 1 T grated ginger Wordpress Recipe Plugin … Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper, White Bean and Goat Cheese Salad

Print Roasted Pepper, White Bean and Goat Cheese Salad   Portion size: 4 Roasted garlic brings a lovely creaminess and subtle sweetness to this salad’s bright vinaigrette. Ingredients 4 cloves garlic, (unpeeled) 3 sweet red peppers 1 can (19 oz/540 … Continue reading

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