Salads

pumpkin vinaigrette
Salads

Easy Pumpkin Vinaigrette

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Homemade pumpkin salad dressing (aka pumpkin vinaigrette) is so simple to make that you might decide never to buy store bought salad dressing again.  Every Thanksgiving Sunday at our big family gathering we have an afternoon pumpkin carving. It’s an annual tradition for my kids and nieces and nephews, and […]

 
Sweet pepper black bean salsa
Appetizers, Salads, Vegan

Sweet Pepper Black Bean Salsa

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Sweet Pepper Black Bean Salsa is great eaten like a dip with tortilla chips or added to quesadillas, tacos and fajitas. The bright flavours of lime & cilantro give this salsa a delicious lift.     Some of the best recipes come with names… This is actually “Astrid’s Black Bean Salsa”, […]

 
Salads, Vegan

Creamy Apple Vinaigrette

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Creamy apple vinaigrette is a thick and tangy salad dressing that’s versatile and vegan. Years ago my mom and dad lived in a house that had a one-storey family room off to one side, and overlooking the roof of that room was a bedroom window. Very early one spring morning, […]