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5 ways upgrade summer salad

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Summer Salad

It can be hard to stay full off simply eating fruits and veggies when it’s hot out. Fortunately, there’s more than one way to upgrade your summer salad!

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Chickpea Quinoa Salad

This quick and versatile quinoa chickpea salad can be served hot or cold, which makes it the perfect meal for any time of the year!

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Lemony White Bean & Arugula Salad

This recipe for lemony white bean & arugula salad is simple so anyone can make it. Learn how to pair it perfectly with protein to create a full meal!

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Don’t you love it when your friend makes something that is yummy, simple, and satisfying, and then it becomes one of your favourite recipes?

asian ancient grain salad

Asian Ancient Grain Salad

If you love Asian food, you should try this nutritious (and calorie – conscious) salad. Use any one (or a combination) of the 6 recommended ancient grains.

grain salad with asparagus and parmesan

Grain Salad with Asparagus and Parmesan

With harvest in full swing it is a great time to learn more about cooking with grains! The following recipe gives you a bunch of healthy and fibre-filled options to get creative with. Try it a few ways and see which you like best!

Broccoli and apple salad

Broccoli and apple salad

Both local broccoli and apples are available through September, as are hazelnuts. What better way to celebrate them than to combine them in a tasty side-dish!

fennel red pepper salad

Fennel & Red Pepper Salad

This recipe is simple and tasty, and a great addition to barbecued chicken, fish or pork tenderloin. It will last for several days in the fridge.

hail to the kale salad

Hail to the Kale Salad

This delicious colourful salad is chock full of “superfoods”, boasting high antioxidant abilities! One serving provides over half of your daily vitamin C.

jicama blueberry green salad

Jicama Blueberry Green Salad

Jicama or “Yambean”, is a Mexican root vegetable with a waxy outer peel. When spiced, as it has been in this recipe, it tastes like an apple but less sweet.

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Layered Jar Salad

This layered jar salad is a perfect “grab-and-go” lunch. Packed with protein and fibre, this recipe is as healthy as it is delicious.

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Green Bean Salad Recipes

With beans in abundance we boil, steam, and sauté them. But when we get tired of that what else is there? How about a nice, crisp salad to accompany your meal?

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Kale with Roasted Apples & Yams

The colourful combination of yam, apple, and kale provides a rich source of potassium; vitamin K, A, C; and flavanoids. Its also great source of soluble fibre.

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Carrot & Beet Salad

This tasty salad can be packed for lunch, a snack, or served alongside dinner. It provides 2 servings of fruits and vegetables and is high in Omega 3 fats.

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Quinoa & Lentil Salad

This gluten free, low sodium vegetarian dish balances carbohydrates, protein, healthy fat and fibre. It is also high in vitamins, folate and calcium.

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Try These Delicious Quinoa Recipes!

This weeks’ recipe club features two salads full of flavour, fresh ingredients and fibre. Try them as a meal on their own, on top of salad or as a side dish!

Thai Mango Salad Recipe With Three Protein Options

Thai Mango Salad Recipe With Three Protein Options

Mangos are great not only in salads, but also as a salsa, dressing or chutney, in curry dishes and other spicy dishes, in sandwiches and wraps, on top of pizza, at breakfast with yogurt, as part of a smoothie, or even a healthy dessert!

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Avocado Salad Recipes

Although avocados have been avoided for their high fat content, the fat is actually a heart healthy fat important for a healthy diet. Recipes: Avocado Apple Salad & Smoked Salmon & Prawns with Avocado Salsa