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Delicious, healthy salads & dressings!

Coleslaw Salad with Thai Peanut Dressing in serving bowl with lime wedges and cilantro scattered

Coleslaw Salad w/ Oil Free Thai Peanut Dressing

I love a good coleslaw, but don’t especially love the ton of mayo that typically comes along with it. So here I’ve made a healthy coleslaw salad with a spin on traditional versions. No mayonnaise here! Just a healthy, protein dense, homemade peanut dressing, that also happens to be oil free, plant based, and gluten free! The crunchy cabbage combines…

Strawberry Spinach Salad in serving bowl

Strawberry Spinach Salad w/ Berry Basil Dressing

Fresh and yummy salads are a great way to eat clean, and stick to that resolution you made not so long ago! This strawberry spinach salad will not disappoint, with it’s nutritious and wholesome ingredients. It really packs a punch in the protein department featuring quinoa, black beans AND almonds! Plus the spinach and black beans also provide a healthy dose…

Spinach Quinoa Salad with tangerine wedges in serving dish

Citrus Spinach Quinoa Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

It’s January, and that means, like myself, most people are trying to shed a few holiday pounds! Hope you’re looking for healthy salads because I’ll be having a quite a few coming your way over the next couple of weeks. This spinach quinoa salad is fresh and tangy, accompanied by an oil free, sweet orange vinaigrette. Perfect for lunch or…

easy creamy potato salad in bowl

Easy Creamy Potato Salad – Dairy & Egg Free

Here’s a classic and easy creamy potato salad recipe without the eggs and dairy! This tastes just as great as the original. In fact, no one will know the difference if you don’t tell them. When you’re invited to a vegan pot luck, sometimes you need to improvise! There’s no need to stress over what to bring sine most recipes…

7 layer spinach salad

7 Layer Spinach Salad (Easy)

Salads are a great dish, whether it be the main course, or a side. They are extremely versatile. I mean, you can put practically any ingredient into a salad. Try this 7 layer spinach salad with your next barbecue! It adds colour, variety and FRESH flavour to the table and your plate. It provides a much needed fresh bite beside…

chili lime vinaigrette

Chili Lime Vinaigrette – Oil Free & Gluten Free

Salad dressings and vinaigrette’s are very easy to make at home. Not to mention, store bought salad dressings are often full of added preservatives and ingredients that no one can pronounce! This chili lime vinaigrette is a super simple recipe, using only 6 common ingredients, and requires zero skill. Better yet, this dressing uses NO oil, making it a perfectly…

asian quinoa salad

Asian Quinoa Salad [V+GF+Oil Free]

This Asian quinoa salad is chock-full of nutrients and delicious flavour. This salad is great to take along to a pot luck or gathering. It is filling and satisfying, and oh so flavourful. This quinoa salad tastes great at both room temperature, or chilled, making it an easy take a long dish that you can prepare ahead of time. I…

creamy butter bean salad dressing

Creamy Butter Bean Salad Dressing

I’m not a big fan of store bought salad dressings. They always seem to contain a ton of ingredients that I can’t pronounce. That’s usually a red flag for me. As a general rule, I try not to buy a lot of packaged items. But when I do, I’m always reading the labels and the ingredients. Personally, I’m more interested…