Festive baby kale Christmas salad

Vegetarians –check, Vegans – check, Rawtarians – check, meat eaters – check. Everyone will be happy with this colourful festive baby kale Christmas salad. I wanted to make this layered salad for a Christmas potluck & really, really wanted to capture the festivities of the holiday season. My neighbourhood is so bright and sparkly with…

Cranberry Cinnamon Clove Apple Chutney

Apples again! 2 weeks ago I went with my hiking club to Primrose River, Boyne Trail about 20 km north of Orangeville. While everyone marvelled at the level 2 intermediate hike, I kept eying apples on the trees. Tiny, sometimes red, sometimes green, always pretty. They were also strewn on the trail. Yeah, luckily the farmers…

Meatless Monday with mango nectarine salsa

Ever had a sluggish constitution? Ever felt tired and bloated for hours or days after a big meal? Ever wondered why you feel so lethargic hours after a big meal? Then read on for one sure fire way to get your intestines moving along and keeping you healthy. During teacher training, I learnt more about…

Sweet Quebec strawberry yoghurt rice

Summer is here ! Hot and Humid! My favorite time of the year. Time for something chilled and cold. Yogurt rice is a classical southern Indian dish that my family used to make almost daily in summer. Its so refreshing to beat the Delhi heat. Toronto summer feels just like Delhi today. Last Sunday, on our drive…

Strawberry goji berry red onion roasted chickpea salad

There wasn’t a whole lot I could find in the fridge today. When I spotted the strawberry, an AHA moment happened!! It is really spring now with the weather being double digits. So salad it was going to be. I wanted fruits & nuts. But the goji berries called, so I abandoned the nut idea….

Pineapple Cucumber Salad

Sweet and sour! fresh and succulent pineapples are the main ingredient in this no-fuss no-dressing salad. Cucumbers, thinly sliced red onions and a dash of crushed pepper flakes round off this amazing salad. Last Monday my workplace brought in a juice bar. After filling up on all the fresh fruits juiced right in front of us,…