Quinoa, black bean and corn salad

Quinoa, black bean, and corn salad

Quinoa salad is a staple for pot lucks and summer barbecues at our house. This recipe makes a large bowl of quinoa salad that will see you through any family dinner and makes great leftovers. Quinoa is a slowly digested carbohydrate that contains a complete protein, making it a good choice for vegetarians and people who…

Sautéed Savoy cabbage with Dijon mustard

Sautéed Savoy cabbage with Dijon mustard

If you’re looking for a new side dish that’s delicious, healthy, and pretty to look at, try Savoy cabbage with Dijon mustard.  The crinkly cabbage leaves look beautiful slivered up on your plate, and the Dijon mustard grains pop delightfully in your mouth with each forkful. If you think cabbage is boring, think again! Try…

Low carb egg salad

Classic low carb egg salad

Egg salad doesn’t have to live in a sandwich! This classic low carb egg salad tastes great as a side dish, a salad topping, or wrapped up in lettuce leaves. Dijon mustard and smoked paprika give it an extra zing. Print Classic low carb egg salad Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total…

Edamame salad with sesame

Sesame edamame salad

This simple edamame salad combines soy beans with freshly-toasted sesame seeds and crunchy grated carrots, creating a salad that’s a hit at any summer barbecue or pot luck. The secret ingredient in this salad is freshly toasted sesame seeds — toasting raw sesame seeds brings out their natural oils and you end up with an aromatic and fresh result that…

2-week Greed Salad

Grab-and-go Greek salad

Greek salad is one of my favourite low-carb salads, but I never used to make them because they didn’t last well in the fridge. Thankfully, I discovered this method of preparing Greek salad that allows me to do the the lion’s share prep work ahead of time, and then spend a few seconds throwing it together when I want a…