Category: Summer Salads

Chef Salad

An oldie but goodie! My Dad loved this salad and turned me onto it a long time ago. I think in those days it was dressed with Thousand Island.   It’s the perfect way to use up some of that Christmas

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Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. When I want a creamy blue cheese dressing, this is my favourite! I love it on romaine lettuce, maybe with some heirloom tomatoes and a few very thin slices of

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Basmati Rice Salad With Currants And Cashews

A very tasty salad, great served with my “Tandoori” chicken, see link below.  Would be great to take to a picnic too! Makes 8 Side Dish Servings 4 cups water 2 cups brown basmati rice 1 1/3 cups thinly sliced

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Thai Coleslaw

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This salad can be made anytime of the year, but it is really great made with in season veggies. A mildly spicy coleslaw that is excellent for a barbecue. Leftovers

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Shrimp Salad

This salad using fresh local shrimp is lovely anytime of the year when you can get fresh seafood. On occasion, I like to make us a treat  & use half shrimp & half crab.  It can be a little $$ but you

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Fall Salads

Indian Tomato Cucumber Salad

This salad is so good. It’s refreshing and makes a great accompaniment to my barbecued Tandoori chicken.  Grill up some naan and there you have it, a great summer meal full of south Indian flavours and aromas!  But you don’t have

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Greek Style Pasta Salad

Ah… Greek Food!   Such wonderful flavours come from the Mediterranean! It’s good! Try serving it with lamb, chicken or beef souvlaki. 2 cups short pasta (such as macaroni, medium shells, campanelle, penne) 1 Tbsp. EVO 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper ¼

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Phyllis’ Greek Salad

There is nothing like serving a crunchy, tangy Greek salad in the summer to go with some barbecued chicken, lamb or beef. My rendition makes a more colourful salad and using lemon juice in the dressing adds a really nice freshness. 

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Potato Salad With Fresh Peas

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. My go to when I want a potato salad with a mayonnaise dressing and lots of colourful veggies.  It’s great for a picnic with chicken or cold meats.  It would

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