Grain Salads

Zesty Chickpea, Avocado and Feta Salad

Zesty Chickpea, Avocado and Feta Salad

Ingredients: – For the Salad: 3 cups shredded romaine (or Boston) lettuce 1 x 400 g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 small red pepper (orange or yellow), cubed very finely 100 g reduced fat feta cheese 2 avocados, pitted and chopped Salt and black […]

Chickpea Salad with Yogurt, Lime and Dill Vinaigrette

Chickpea Salad with Yogurt, Lime and Dill Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 2 cans (16oz each) of chickpeas, drained and rinsed (divided) 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp. of freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 Tbsp. of olive oil 1/4 tsp. of garlic powder 1/2 tsp. of salt 1/2 tsp. of black pepper 1 cup finely […]

Sweet Potato, Lentil and Feta Salad

Sweet Potato, Lentil and Feta Salad

Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes, medium-sized 1 pinch chili flakes, dried 1/ 2 red onion, thinly sliced 1 x 250g can of cooked lentils, drained 75 g feta, crumbled 2 Tbsp. of Balsamic vinegar 4 Tbsp. of Olive oil 1 tsp. of Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp. […]

Navy Bean Salad with Lemon and Dill

Navy Bean Salad with Lemon and Dill

Ingredients: 5 cups navy beans, rinsed and drained ¼ cup of fresh chives, chopped 3 Tbsp. of fresh dill + a little more for garnish 2 Tbsp. of lemon juice + lemon zest for garnish ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp. Of Dijon […]

Cauliflower Israeli Couscous Salad

Cauliflower Israeli Couscous Salad

Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower, broken into florets 1/2 c. pitted and halved kalamata olives 1/2 cup of feta, crumbled 1 c. Israeli (pearl) couscous 1/4 c. chopped parsley 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil (and a little more for drizzle) 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice […]

Feta and Mint Couscous Salad

Feta and Mint Couscous Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup of plain couscous 3 Tbsp. of olive oil 2 tsp. Sriracha sauce 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup of halved mixed cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves 1 small red onion, minced 3/4 cup of crumbled feta cheese   Directions: […]

Roasted Beet and Carrot Quinoa Salad

Roasted Beet and Carrot Quinoa Salad

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained (if in a hurry, you may use instant Quinoa as well) 2 large carrots, peeled and cut in julienne 2 small beets, peeled and cut into diced sized cubes 2 Tbs. of honey 1 Tbs. of olive oil […]

Greek Lentil Salad

Greek Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1-19 oz can (540 mL) of lentils, rinsed and drained ½ cup of Kalamata olives ½ cup of onion, chopped 1½ cups cherry (baby) tomatoes, halved 1 cup cucumber, diced ¼ cup of feta cheese, crumbled ¼ cup of fresh parsley, chopped ¼ cup […]

Rainbow Wild Rice Salad

Rainbow Wild Rice Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked wild rice 1 cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper 1/4 cup finely sliced green onions 1/3 cup packed cilantro leaves, chopped Dressing: Zest and juice of 1 lime 3 Tbs. olive oil 2 Tsp. apple […]

Lentil Salad with Roquefort and Roasted Tomatoes

Lentil Salad with Roquefort and Roasted Tomatoes

Ingredients: 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced 1 Tbs. of red wine vinegar 250g lentils 3 Tbsp of olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 3 Tbsp. of parsley 3 Tbsp. chopped chives 4 Tbs. of chopped dill 8oz l0g of Roquefort, cut into chunks (or […]