Salad in an Individual Cucumber Bowl

   Prep time: 30 mins Total time: 30 mins   Encase a simple salad in a thin wall of cucumber for a show stopping dish. I saw this presentation on my last business trip. It is moments like this when I realize I am a hopeless foodie – no one at the table cared that…

Mint & Melon Salad

PREP TIME 20 Minute/s COOK TIME TOTAL TIME 20 Minute/s Ingredients Half of a watermelon, scooped with a melon baller Half of a large cantaloupe, scooped with a melon baller Half of a large honeydew melon, scooped with a melon baller 2 Tablespoons honey 3 Tablespoons finely chopped mint Instructions Place scooped melon balls in…

Kale chips

Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins Salty, crispy, addicting, and from garden to oven in 15 minutes … making your own kale chips couldn’t be easier. Author: Kitchen Treaty Recipe type: Snack Yield: Varies Ingredients 1 bunch kale 1 tablespoon olive oil ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, more or less…

Pear Quinoa Salad

Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 1 cup of uncooked quinoa 2 Bartlett pears, diced and peeled 2 green onions, sliced 4 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled 1-2 cups of fresh spinach, coarsely chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup slivered or sliced almonds, toasted or roasted (see note) Dressing: 1/3 cup oil (whatever kind…

Mango Pomegranate Salsa

Mango Salsa Prep Time: 15 minutes Delicious Pomegranate Mango salsa, the perfect snack. Ingredients 1/2 green pepper, seeded and diced 2 jalapenos, seeded and diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1 mango, diced 3 Tbsp pomegranate arils (seeds) 2 roma tomatoes, diced 3/4 tsp kosher salt pinch black pepper 3 tsp cilantro, snipped 1 lime, juiced…

Citrus Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup dry Quinoa, cook according to package directions 3/4 cup crumbled Feta Cheese 1/4 cup Green Onion, sliced 3 Blood Oranges, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices 2 Navel Oranges, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices 1 Pink Grapefruit, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices 1 Avocado, diced & toss…

Greek Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Makes: 4 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 15 mins Ingredients: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained* 1 cup water 2 roma tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped 1/2 cup shredded fresh spinach 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion (1 small) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt Spinach leaves 2 ripe…

Summer Vegetable Quinoa Burrito Bowls with Corn, Zucchini and Black Beans

Summer fresh vegetable quinoa burrito bowls that are just packed with fresh vegetables and flavour. Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 3/4 cups water or broth 1 cup zucchini, shredded 1 cup corn (optionally grilled) 1 cup black beans 1 large…