Tuna and White Bean Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Tuna and White Bean Salad with Tahini and Avocado

For the month of January, I’ve been sharing a new salad recipe every weekend.  Honestly, I could not pick a favourite!  Each one is different, yet simple enough to pull together quickly from pantry ingredients (plus a bit of fresh produce).  Here are the other three, which are well worth trying if you haven’t yet: Pesto-Dressed Three Bean Salad Sesame Black Bean Salad Glass Noodle … Continue reading Tuna and White Bean Salad with Tahini and Avocado

Sesame Black Bean Salad

Sesame Black Bean Salad

Sesame and ginger-infused dressing breathes new life into this black bean salad, taking it in a deliciously different direction. Dive into the flavours of Asia with a salad that can serve as both side dish and healthy lunch. The versatility of bean salads also means that they can be enjoyed in many ways–in pitas, on crostini, as well as plain on a plate.  I also … Continue reading Sesame Black Bean Salad

Tuna Pizza Poppers {Gluten Free}

Forget the crust, just give me Mediterranean tuna pizza poppers for lunch!  I’m trading my pizza stone some for muffin tin magic, with protein-packed pizza bites that keep everyone full and happy. At last, here is a long-awaited savoury muffin tin recipe!  Until now I have shared only sweet muffins for Muffin Tin Month. Except on my Muffin Tin Mania Pinterest board, which has some savoury … Continue reading Tuna Pizza Poppers {Gluten Free}

Harvest Lentil Salad with Goji Berry Vinaigrette

Harvest Lentil Salad with Goji Berry Vinaigrette

As satisfying as a warm bowl of lentil soup is, I sometimes long for something different. Crisp apple and carrot cubes offer plenty of crunch in this dish that celebrates the harvest season. A splash of apple cider vinegar adds just the right tang to the goji berry-infused vinaigrette that ties the flavours of this autumn salad together. As a bonus, the honey, apple cider … Continue reading Harvest Lentil Salad with Goji Berry Vinaigrette

12 Fresh Lunch Pairings (Including Many Gluten-Free)

12 Fresh Food Pairings for a More Appealing Lunch

What was the last homemade lunch you truly enjoyed?   I like to find a balance between variety and keeping things simple. Even folks like my husband, who are willing to eat the same sandwich five days in a row, appreciate an upgrade from time time. Whether you pack a lunch for work, make lunches for kids, or just want something different on the weekend, it is helpful to have … Continue reading 12 Fresh Food Pairings for a More Appealing Lunch

Homemade Buckwheat Noodle Soup

An aromatic Asian broth surrounds homemade buckwheat noodles in this comforting soup. Each flavourful spoonful is also healthy and gluten free, thanks to nutritious bone broth and magnesium-rich buckwheat. This month, in addition to fancier fare like clafoutis, I’ve intentionally shared more of my family’s favourite simple recipes.  Tasty foods like Creamy Sweet Pea Salad and Paradise Fruit Salad appear on our table again and again in real … Continue reading Homemade Buckwheat Noodle Soup