Salads and Sides

Compliments to any meal!

Pickled Daikon Radish with grated Turmeric and Ginger

Tasty topping for tacos, burgers and bowls! This quick pickled daikon is a spin off a Korean style recipe but I added fresh grated ginger and turmeric for both flavour and added health benefits as both have strong anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties. Daikon radishes also boast a host of anti-oxidants and are rich in… Continue Reading Pickled Daikon Radish with grated Turmeric and Ginger

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Creamy Nutritional Yeast Dressing

Slather this on Everything! I have made variations of this dressing, including the version for the White Water Cookbook Glory Bowl, which is how I discovered it in the first place! It is addictive! This version is slightly simpler to make and takes little time to come together. This dressing is perfect for grain bowls,… Continue Reading Creamy Nutritional Yeast Dressing

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Bowl of Super Slaw with Creamy Nutritional Yeast Dressing

Super Slaw with Creamy nutritional Yeast Dressing

Move over coleslaw there’s a Super Slaw in town! It came down to this…I was soon to be out of the house for a few days and was on a mission to use everything in the fridge and not spend any money on groceries before our trip. I had a quarter of a red cabbage,… Continue Reading Super Slaw with Creamy nutritional Yeast Dressing

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Bowl of sprouted lentils and jar of salad sprouts

A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Sprouting

IT’S ALIVE!!! Nature has provided everything we need upon this planet for our survival  and we are intrinsically entwined with the world around us. For thousands of years, humans have learned how to prepare and unpack the nutrients in the foods accessible to them and this includes germinating grains, seeds, nuts and beans, helping make… Continue Reading A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Sprouting

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Black bean and corn Salad, or Salsa

Black Bean and Corn Salad, or Salsa

Salad or salsa? You choose! This black bean and corn salad, or salsa, makes a great side for potlucks, picnics and for taco night! It also makes great left overs for weekday lunches. Leave out the jalapeño if you aren’t fond of spice or kick it up by adding a jalapeño with its seeds. Rich… Continue Reading Black Bean and Corn Salad, or Salsa

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Chunky Avacado and Pear Salsa

Chunky Pear and Avocado Salsa

This pair make a smashing combo! If you love avocado you know that it pairs with almost anything! Rich in healthy fats and high in anti-oxidants, adding avocado to your diet is a great way to up your nutrition and curb food cravings. I whipped up this salsa for an autumn combo for family taco… Continue Reading Chunky Pear and Avocado Salsa

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Baked Breaded Zucchini Sticks with Almond Flour

Baked Breaded Zucchini StickS With Almond Flour

What to do with all those zukes! If you are a beginner gardener, growing zucchini makes you feel like a pro! I remember asking my husband if he had picked the zucchini from the garden and he replied “it wasn’t very big yet” to which I replied, “if you don’t keep and eye on it,… Continue Reading Baked Breaded Zucchini StickS With Almond Flour

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Shrimp, Cucumber and Vermicelli Salad

Baby Shrimp and  Rice Vermicelli Salad with Rice Vinegar Dressing

So many ways to serve up a noodle! This Asian inspired cold noodle salad is a great way to use up those nutrient rich, garden slicing cucumbers. Comes together easily and is tangy and sweet. Try this salad out for something different and new! Ingredients: Salad: Dressing: Directions:

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Avacado, Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Yogurt Dill Dressing

Avocado, Cucumber and Tomato Salad with Yogurt Dill Dressing

The ACT Trinity! Creamy and fresh, this salad is loaded with healthy fats, dairy protein, anti-oxidants and rich in vitamins and minerals. It makes a great side to Mediterranean style dishes or along with something spicy to take down the heat! Easy to make and great all year round! Ingredients: Salad: Dressing: Directions:

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Bocconcini, Tomato, Basil Salad with Balsamic Reduction Dressing

Nothing says Italy like the red, green and white of a Caprese Salad! This modern version of the Caprese salad of Italy is sure to be a win on your dinner table this summer. Fresh tomatoes and bright flavoured basil mixed with a mild soft mozzarella cheese and lifted with a balsamic reduction dressing makes… Continue Reading Bocconcini, Tomato, Basil Salad with Balsamic Reduction Dressing

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC