It will keep crisp until you're ready for it, and kids will love shaking their jars when it’s time to dress their salads.
This salad is delicious with any number of ingredients – instead of the corn, try finely chopped cauliflower, diced apple or a handful of chopped dried apricots.
A can of chickpeas can help shake you out of a dinnertime rut.
A colourful fruit salad makes a welcome addition to any brunch table. Dress it with a fresh and simple honey-lime syrup for the occasion, along with a sprinkle of mint.
Potato salad is a summer classic - this version is dressed up with seasonal berries and fresh mint from the garden.
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!