This lentil, carrot and quick pickled fennel salad makes the perfect light yet satiating lunch or dinner all on it’s own or paired with some roasted vegetables and/or a spread on whole grain sourdough. It comes together quickly for a delicious nutrient dense meal.
This noodle salad is loaded with the goodness of naturally gluten free black rice noodles, carrot ribbons, edamame beans, shiitake mushrooms and a sesame soy ginger dressing. It’s packed with dietary fiber, protein, iron, complex B vitamins and several other vitamins and minerals.
Chickpeas are mashed and mixed with lemon juice, tahini, sea salt, fresh ground pepper, fresh parsley and fresh mint and sandwiched between two slices of multigrain sourdough bread with sumac roasted carrots and quick pickled cabbage.
This spread is perfect for a picnic, on your favourite sanwich or served with crackers and crudités. It’s a wonderful appetizer, makes a great addition to the buffet table at a party and a wonderful picnic companion. It’s loaded with the goodness of roasted heirloom carrots, creamy cannellini beans and deliciously tangy and sumac spice. It’s so good you’ll want to spread it on everything.
This simple pressed salad makes a great side dish or accompaniment to brown rice. The vegetables are pressed or pickled to improved digestibility without destroying the enzymes.
This stew is the perfect farewell to late Summer’s bounty and a warm welcome to Autumn’s harvest. Sweet picadilly tomatoes and green beans are simmered with root vegetables and shredded cabbage for a hearty, delicious and nutritious meal in a bowl.
Farro makes a great alternative to pasta or rice in this wholesome summer salad. It’s naturally low fat and is a good source of protein, fiber, and vitamin B complex among other things. Here it is mixed with carrots, zucchini, sundried tomatoes, shallots and edamame beans and topped with my go to Lemon Basil Dressing.
Quinoa is not only delicious, it’s also nutrient rich and loaded with vegetable protein. Try it out with this colourful Soy-Lime Tofu & Veggie Stirfry.
Spring is in the air, not to mention the supermarkets, farmers markets and vegetable stands, so make the most of it with this light pasta dish with peas, carrots and arugula. Perfect for a quick lunch or weekday dinner.