Tag: healthy

Italian Tomato Salad (Marinated Tomato Salad)

Italian Tomato Salad (Marinated Tomato Salad)

Garden fresh tomatoes marinated with red onion, garlic, and fresh basil and parsley.  This flavourful Italian tomato salad is a great side dish for any meal, or try them as a burger topper or on sandwiches!   For the last few weeks every time I […]

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Grilled Vegetable Salad

This grilled vegetable salad is an easy and flavourful side dish perfect for summertime grilling season.  My favourite grilling veggies, zucchini, eggplant, mushrooms red pepper, and onion are grilled on the BBQ then topped with pesto and crumbled goat cheese.   Is there anything better […]

Bruschetta with Mozzarella

Bruschetta with Mozzarella

Bruschetta with mozzarella – fresh diced Roma tomaotes, red onion and bocconcini are tossed with basil, garlic and olive oil then served with freshly toasted bread for an easy and flavourful appetizer perfect for summer entertaining.   As a tomato lover, there is nothing that […]

Rainbow Thai Noodle Salad

Rainbow Thai Noodle Salad

This salad has plenty of fresh veggies and cold soba noodles all dressed in a Thai flavoured dressing.  Rainbow Thai noodle salad is a light and delicious plant based dish that works well as both a salad side and a light and healthy meal. It’s […]

Halloumi Kebabs

Halloumi Kebabs

Halloumi kebabs are the ultimate vegetarian kebabs for summer grilling! Flavoured with lemon, parsley and a hint of spice, these kebabs are easy to make and the perfect vegetarian skewer for summer BBQ meals! Summer isn’t summer without meals cooked on the BBQ.  When you’re […]

11 Best Seafood Tacos for Summer

11 Best Seafood Tacos for Summer

Is there anything more quintessentially summer than seafood tacos??  Everything about them just reminds me of summer time: fresh seafood, taco stands, salsas and citrus flavours.  Not to mention how perfect they are for summertime meal prep – seafood takes minutes to prepare, and salsas […]

Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Flavourful chipotle shredded chicken piled onto crisp tostada shells and topped with shredded lettuce, avocado, cotija cheese and any of your other favourite toppings! Use pre-shredded chicken to make these chicken tinga tostadas a quick and easy healthy meal! Anything in taco form is always […]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad

Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad

Chicken bacon ranch salad packs in the flavour – chicken, bacon, tomatoes, cucumber, onion and avocado are piled onto leafy green lettuce and topped with ranch dressing in this family pleasing salad. Chicken, bacon and ranch is an epic flavour combination.  You can find it […]

Curry Dip

Curry Dip

Curry dip is a tangy and flavourful homemade dip.  Fresh and light tasting, this dip is perfect for vegetable platters, crackers, chips and more!  It’s just as easy as any packaged dip mix – without all the processed ingredients! Veggies and dip are a staple […]

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered Shishito Peppers

Blistered shishito peppers are a tasty and some times surprising snack – about 1 in 20 of these sweet peppers have an extra spicy kick!!  They make an excellent quick healthy appetizer and are naturally low carb and gluten free. One of the things I […]