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Kale & Sweet Potato Slaw with Cranberries and Pecans

This is a really hearty salad for any meal! And yes ... the sweet potato is added raw and it is delicious!! Bring this salad to your next potluck and you will be the hero! This will make a very large salad, but it will keep in the fridge for a few days if you have leftovers.

Lemony Celery and Portobello Salad

This is a great change from a routine green salad. It is really easy to put together and it is really fun to eat, really fresh, lemony and crunchy!

Boston Lettuce Topped with Cremini Mushrroms

A great simple side salad to serve with a pizza or quiche!

Zaatar Tomato - Cucumber Salad

This is a really simple salad to put together, but extraordinary because of this incredible spice mix Zaatar. It really makes the salad special! It’s a great addition to any brunch table or a side salad with a nice dinner.

Creamy Carrot Salad

This is a lightened up version classic creamy carrot salad! The raisins add little bits of sweetness which balances with the tang from the lemon juice!

Balsamic Beet and Carrot Salad

This is a really nice light and refreshing simple salad! The addition of raw beets in this salad adds a touch of sweetness and lots of crunch!

Kale and Tri-Color Beet Salad

This is a great recipe for late summer when all the different colors of beets are available fresh in the market (or your garden of course!). In this salad I used classic red beets, golden beets and white beets. You can use any colors that you like – even just the classic red beets would be wonderful!

Arugula, Fig and Green Apple Salad

This is a great salad to impress guests for a special occasion dinner! The sweetness of the fresh figs pairs so beautifully with the tart apples and slight bitterness from the arugula. Make it when fresh figs are in season!

Couscous Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil

This is a nice refreshing way of serving a couscous salad, what doesn't go with tomatoes and basil? It’s great for a potluck or a barbecue.

Raw Beet and Fennel Slaw with Asian Vinaigrette

In addition to being really crunchy and delicious, this salad is a colourful addition to any buffet table! The Asian vinaigrette adds a bit of a surprise factor to these crunchy fresh veggies!

Sesame Date Broccoli Salad

This is a beautiful Middle Eastern twist on a broccoli salad. Adding toasted sesame seeds with the tahini gives you a double dose of sesame! I also love the sweet chew of the dates in contrast with the fresh crunchy broccoli! This salad is great to pack up for a picnic or bring to a potluck!

Cucumber Sesame Salad

This is a really nice refreshing picnic basket salad! For this salad I used a spiral veggie slicer to get the cucumbers so thin. If you do not have one, you can use a mandolin or just a very sharp knife and slice as thinly as possible. This salad can keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Basil and Corn Salad

This is a really simple salad to put together, but the sweetness of the flavour combination will surprise you! Serve this at a barbecue party or take it to work for a delicious lunchbox salad. In this recipe I used canned corn, but if you have fresh corn available feel free to use that instead – just be sure to cook it first.

Basic Mixed Bean Salad

This is a really nice recipe for a simple bean salad. It can be eaten as a lunch at the office or taken to a potluck or barbecue party. In this recipe I use cans of mixed beans, which is always available in grocery stores and usually contains about 5-6 varieties of beans. If you prefer however, you can always just mix and match any beans that you like!

Fresh Mango and Cilantro Salsa

This is a great and refreshing salsa to serve over tacos or enchiladas. It is also great as a dip with tortilla chips to be served as an appetizer when you have company over.2. This salsa can be made up to 2 days in advance – store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Couscous Salad with Baby Spinach, Grapes and Asparagus

This is a nice refreshing way of serving a couscous salad. It’s great for a potluck or a barbecue. This salad can be prepared up to 3 days in advance. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Cherry Tomato and Bocconcini Salad

For some reason, tomatoes, bocconcini and basil just pair so well together! This is a really quick way to put them together for an amazing side dish!

Colourful Spring Salad

This salad is a great side salad for a barbecue because of the vibrant colours and fresh crunch it offers. It can also be nice to pack for a lunchtime healthy meal.

Celery Root Slaw

Celery root may look daunting at first if you have never used it, but it has such a nice nutty refreshing flavour. This recipe is a great way to start using it. I recommend using a food processor to grate it, it’s quicker, but you can always use a box grater if you prefer. If you are making this salad in advance refrigerate overnight - it is even better the next day!

Caesar Salad

This is a classic restaurant style caesar salad turned vegetarian!

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