It's the last day of Apple Month! Vote for your fave - and if my quinoa salad wins, the Calgary Inter-faith Food Bank will get $1000. Bonus: BC Tree Fruits will give you a fabulous Okanagan getaway for 2.
Quinoa is one of my favourite salad bases; technically a seed, it's not as heavy as many whole grains, and takes on all kinds of flavours well - the perfect base for lunch at my desk.
Got leftover turkey? Try this crunchy Ichiban noodle salad - like a bowl of chicken noodle soup in salad form!
Cold noodle salads travel well; you don’t have to worry about them going limp, or leaving them out in the sun since they’re mayo-free.
The garlic toast acts like a giant crouton; crumble it overtop or eat it a bite at a time.
A cold roast chicken from the deli is delicious in this light yet filling salad.
This big black bean and barley salad is nutrient-dense and delicious - with a grainy base it's perfectly portable for a potluck or picnic.
If you're one of many who trim their beet greens and toss them into the compost bin, here's a delicious combination that makes a tasty and unique winter salad.
This unique winter salad makes use of quinoa and kale, balanced with the sweetness of dried cranberries and salty nuggets of crumbled feta.
We love this salad at big meals, especially in fall. It’s wickedly healthy, and the colours are vibrant - saves the festive table from too many shades of brown!