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For many of us growing up, lettuce represented the primary source of vegetable greens in our diets. Lettuce is absolutely standard in sandwiches and burgers, and makes...

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For many of us growing up, lettuce represented the primary source of vegetable greens in our diets. Lettuce is absolutely standard in sandwiches and burgers, and makes a simple, inoffensive base for salads. Its flavour is mild and neutral — not too...

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Toasted spices add interesting texture to this classic Tunisian carrot salad recipe from Executive Chef Adam Hynam-Smith, co-owner of El gastronomo Vegabundo, Ontario’s first gourmet...

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Toasted spices add interesting texture to this classic Tunisian carrot salad recipe from Executive Chef Adam Hynam-Smith, co-owner of El gastronomo Vegabundo, Ontario’s first gourmet food truck. This salad can be served on its own or is fantastic with fish...

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From The Book of Kale & Friends by Sharon Hanna and Carol Pope. This fantastic book includes over 130 recipes and covers 14 easy-to-grow super-foods that can be grown in the garden or in patio containers. Minted Kale with Peas and Blue Cheese is one of our stand-by fresh salads, a knock out for parties and potlucks.

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From The Book of Kale & Friends by Sharon Hanna and Carol Pope. This fantastic book includes over 130 recipes and covers 14 easy-to-grow super-foods that can be grown in the garden or in patio containers. Minted Kale with Peas and Blue Cheese is one of our stand-by fresh salads, a knock out for parties and potlucks.

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Cucumber plants are really productive. Once they get going in summer, you may be hard pressed to find ways to deal with the quantity. This...

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Cucumber plants are really productive. Once they get going in summer, you may be hard pressed to find ways to deal with the quantity. This Japanese Cucumber Salad is very simple and quick to make, and it works well at...

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Laab Gai is a traditional Thai minced chicken salad with fresh herbs. Thai cooks depend on the tropical herb phak phai (aka Vietnamese coriander or...

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Laab Gai is a traditional Thai minced chicken salad with fresh herbs. Thai cooks depend on the tropical herb phak phai (aka Vietnamese coriander or Persicaria odorata), but this recipe relies on a combination of Thai basil, cilantro, and mint....

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Kohlrabi salad with cilantro and lime is a refreshing and healthy summer salad made with kohlrabi, cilantro, lime, jalapeño and a citrus vinaigrette This tastes...

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Kohlrabi salad with cilantro and lime is a refreshing and healthy summer salad made with kohlrabi, cilantro, lime, jalapeño and a citrus vinaigrette This tastes good the next day too. Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 2 medium kohlrabi, cut into matchsticks 1...

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The elements of this Fennel and Golden Beet Salad really benefit from the use of a mandoline slicer to achieve very thin, even slices. Both...

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The elements of this Fennel and Golden Beet Salad really benefit from the use of a mandoline slicer to achieve very thin, even slices. Both the fennel bulb and beet are sliced this way (on the thinnest setting), but they...

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This is one of the fastest, easiest salads we know of, but it looks sensational and tastes great. It is easily adapted by switching out...

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This is one of the fastest, easiest salads we know of, but it looks sensational and tastes great. It is easily adapted by switching out one or more ingredient, but the radicchio is essential. We are always amazed by how...

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Soya bean sprouts are one of the most common and popular vegetables in Korean cuisine. They are known as kongnamul in Korean, and this salad...

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Soya bean sprouts are one of the most common and popular vegetables in Korean cuisine. They are known as kongnamul in Korean, and this salad is Kongnamul-muchim. Soya bean sprouts are always cooked before eating, which takes away a musty,...

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This light dinner salad is perfect for those early fall months when you’re too lazy to be in the kitchen. Edamame or baby green soybeans...

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This light dinner salad is perfect for those early fall months when you’re too lazy to be in the kitchen. Edamame or baby green soybeans have a mild flavour and offer a great source of protein along with the quinoa....

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Cookbook author Emily Richards loves serving this salad with fresine, a long pasta similar to fettucine. Then, once most of the tomato and cucumber is...

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Cookbook author Emily Richards loves serving this salad with fresine, a long pasta similar to fettucine. Then, once most of the tomato and cucumber is eaten, you can break up the pasta to soak up all the tasty vinegar dressing....

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Pick red, orange and yellow tomatoes fresh from your garden to create a rainbow of flavour in this colourful tomato and pine nut salad recipe....

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Pick red, orange and yellow tomatoes fresh from your garden to create a rainbow of flavour in this colourful tomato and pine nut salad recipe. Use any combination of interesting tomato varieties to serve up in this tasty salad with...

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If you’ve never tried fennel, now is a great time to get acquainted. Although fennel takes more time than arugula to grow, when the two...

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If you’ve never tried fennel, now is a great time to get acquainted. Although fennel takes more time than arugula to grow, when the two meet up in a salad, it’s a wonderful culmination of your garden – spicy, juicy,...

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When I was growing up, Swiss chard and kohlrabi were completely unfamiliar to me. My aunt served this salad recently, and I was so impressed...

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When I was growing up, Swiss chard and kohlrabi were completely unfamiliar to me. My aunt served this salad recently, and I was so impressed I begged for the recipe. Colourful, tasty, and full of different textures, it’s also fantastically...

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Fattoush salad recipe is a Lebanese salad enjoyed in variations around the Mediterranean. It’s a superb way of using fresh, seasonal vegetables, and the salad components...

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Fattoush salad recipe is a Lebanese salad enjoyed in variations around the Mediterranean. It’s a superb way of using fresh, seasonal vegetables, and the salad components can vary depending on what’s fresh or what you like to eat. It’s also a...

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3 cups Arugula 1/4 cup of finely chopped Basil 3 thin slices of Red Onion 3 cups of black cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons of drained...

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3 cups Arugula 1/4 cup of finely chopped Basil 3 thin slices of Red Onion 3 cups of black cherry tomatoes 3 tablespoons of drained capers 4 tablespoons of Olive Oil 4 tablespoons of White Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 tablespoon of...

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SALAD lb spinach (I pinch off the larger stems) 1 pint strawberry, sliced set a few aside (egg slicer works wonders) 1/2 cup pecans, toasted...

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SALAD lb spinach (I pinch off the larger stems) 1 pint strawberry, sliced set a few aside (egg slicer works wonders) 1/2 cup pecans, toasted DRESSING 1 cup(s) strawberries (6 large berries), rinsed, hulled and sliced 1 tablespoon(s) balsamic vinegar...

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3 red onions, quartered and sliced 4 plum tomatoes, quartered 4-6 garlic clove, peeled and left whole 1 aubergine, thickly sliced extra virgin olive oil...

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3 red onions, quartered and sliced 4 plum tomatoes, quartered 4-6 garlic clove, peeled and left whole 1 aubergine, thickly sliced extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp finely chopped rosemary leaves 2 tsp chopped thyme 400g canned chick peas, drained...

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Sprout some sun with this Sunflower Sprout Salad recipe ! This salad combines stored root vegetables with fresh and delicious microgreens. • 375 mL (1...

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Sprout some sun with this Sunflower Sprout Salad recipe ! This salad combines stored root vegetables with fresh and delicious microgreens. • 375 mL (1 1/2 cups) of sunflower seed microgreens • 62 mL (1/4 cup) pistachios • 250 mL...

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The end of winter is bittersweet. It spells the end of cold, crisp days, but it’s also the beginning of gardening season, and what could...

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The end of winter is bittersweet. It spells the end of cold, crisp days, but it’s also the beginning of gardening season, and what could be better than that? This Bittersweet winter wrap uses some of the storage vegetables from...

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