Recipes — Salads

Myrna Burlock

Sweet and Spicy Quinoa, Cabbage and Apple 'Salad'

This is a heart healthy dish, that can be customized to suit your personal taste, by adding some grilled vegetables, nuts and fresh herbs. Be careful not to drown the quinoa when cooking. See method. Ingredients 1 cup (250ml) organic white quinoa, rinsed and drained 1 1/4 cups (310ml) water or vegetable stock (low sodium chicken works well also) Dressing 2 Tbsp (30ml) pure maple syrup 1 1/2 Tbsp (22ml) Liquid Gold Japanese Roasted Sesame Oil 1 tsp (5ml) tamari soy sauce 1 large garlic clove, minced Generous pinch Epices du Cru Alleppo Pepper (crushed chillis work too) 1/4 cup...

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Tiara Phaboonheuang

Arugula Salad with Grilled Shrimp, Asparagus and Fennel

This salad is my version of one of Bonnie Stern's recipes, from  "The Best of HeartSmart Cooking". We like it as a lunch or light dinner. Makes 6 servings 2 plump cloves garlic *1 bunch basil *1/4 c LG Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Look for one in the more med-robust section. Ask if there is one with notes of fennel) *If you make this out of Basil season, use our Basil infused Olive Oil as a delicious alternative. 2 tiny pinches of good quality sea salt 1 lb (500g) wild shrimp butterflied ( I use frozen Argentina if large fresh...

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Myrna Burlock

Creamy Parmesean Dressing

Ingredients: 1/2 - 1 cup mayonnaise (to taste) 1/2 cup Liquid Gold Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 2 tablespoons white Balsmaic Vinegar (Oregano, Sicilian Lemon) 1 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon Epices de Cru Italian Seasoning Blend 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper Directions: 1. Whisk all ingredients together. 2. Serve over your favorite salad.

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Myrna Burlock

Mediterranean Bean Salad

  Ingredients: 1/2 cup LG Extra Virgin Olive Oil plus 1 T 1/2 cup white Balsamic vinegar (Oregano, Sicilian Lemon, Grapefruit) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup fresh corn kernels, about 2 ears 1 bunch scallions, trimmed and chopped 1 15oz. can cannellini beans, rinsed and well drained 1 15oz. can red beans, rinsed and well drained 1 cup sweet grape tomatoes, halved 1/3 cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped 1. In a jar with tight fitting lid, combine extra virgin olive oil, vinegar,...

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