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CHICKEN MANGO AVOCADO SALAD with LIME DRESSING

CHICKEN MANGO AVOCADO SALAD with LIME DRESSING

Change in weather.. change in attitude… I think it may be safe to say spring has arrived, so I’m spending my time this week putting together some easy healthy salad-y type meals for us all to enjoy. I had a leftover grilled chicken breast so threw together this main dish salad for supper tonight. CHICKEN AVOCADO MANGO SALAD for your Lime Dressing… 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 2 tbsp grapeseed or other neutral flavour oil 2 tsp fish sauce 2…

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WARM POTATO SALAD

WARM POTATO SALAD

“If you have ever tasted the warm creamy butter-yellow potato salad in Waterloo County, you’ll never again be satisfied with the stiff white blobs they call potato salad everywhere else. I wish I could convert the world to it so I’d never again be confronted by those white blobs served with an ice cream scoop.” Edna Staebler, Food That Really Schmecks       I haven’t made Edna’s potato salad recipe in many years but it’s rich creamy taste is…

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RADISH & SPRING PEA SALAD

RADISH & SPRING PEA SALAD

Grew myself a new crop of sprouts, ….which put me in the mood for a simple spring salad. Have to start working on some good sides for grilling season… RADISH & SPRING PEA SALAD 1 tsp ground cumin seeds (*see Galley Kat Notes below) 1 tsp lime juice 1 tsp honey 3 tbsp good quality EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) 2 cups fresh or frozen peas (**see Galley Kat Notes below) 6 radishes, thinly sliced 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled…

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CAULIFLOWER (not potato) SALAD

CAULIFLOWER (not potato) SALAD

I have been on a cauliflower kick lately. So many surprisingly delicious recipes that can be created using this unassuming vegetable. If you are ‘carb conscious’ as we aren’t, this is a real winner and great substitution for traditional potato salad and easily just as delicious…     CAULIFLOWER (not potato) SALAD 4 cups cooked (steamed) cauliflower florets 1/2 cup chopped onion 3 boiled eggs (yolks removed and set aside, whites chopped) 1/4 cup mayonnaise or Greek yogurt 1 tbsp…

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BROCCOLI KALE SALAD

BROCCOLI KALE SALAD

  BROCCOLI KALE SALAD 6 slices bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled 4 cups broccoli florets 1/4 cup chopped onions 1 large tomato, chopped 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 2 cups chopped baby kale 1 cup shredded aged cheddar 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp cider vinegar 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp sea salt Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and salt and set aside. In large bowl toss together veggies. Drizzle dressing over all and toss again. Sprinkle…

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POTATO PUTTANESCA SALAD

POTATO PUTTANESCA SALAD

I’m feeling the down-slide to spring with barely five weeks until we reach the Vernal Equinox. This is the time of year when our weather is really ‘blech’ and it helps me to visualize the warmer weather ahead and the beginning of boating season by creating some easy onboard recipes… Potato salad screams picnics and barbecues and this next dish is easy and tasty and the perfect accompaniment for some grilled meat or fish. Today I served it warmed by…

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EASY PICKLED CABBAGE SALAD

EASY PICKLED CABBAGE SALAD

Do you ever crave something crunchy and vinegary? How about sliced cucumber and green onions in a bath of vinegar with lots of pepper? This following recipe really appealed to me for that very reason, and it keeps very well, increasing in its ‘vinegaryness’ with each passing day. EASY PICKLED CABBAGE SALAD 1-1/2 cup white vinegar 1-1/2 cup water 1/3 cup sugar 1 tbsp sea salt 1 tsp celery seed 1 small cabbage, cored and shredded 1 red pepper, chopped…

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MINTED CABBAGE and EDAMAME SALAD

MINTED CABBAGE and EDAMAME SALAD

This salad was almost straight out of my now fave recipe blogger Nagi from RecipeTin Eats and creator of my fave place to store my recipes offline RecipTin App She creates easy dishes, full of flavour, quite often Asian-inspired, that no matter what, I’ve been able to fit them into my little galley life in one form or other. I made this salad on the weekend when my daughter and her boyfriend popped in for a brief visit before heading…

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PRESSURE COOKER POTATO SALAD

PRESSURE COOKER POTATO SALAD

If I wasn’t a pressure cooker advocate before, I certainly am now. I have used our little 2 qt cooker at home several times but this was my first time onboard and WOW! just 3 minutes and potatoes AND eggs were ready for a perfectly easy potato salad. …served with some juicy grilled chicken… PRESSURE COOKER POTATO SALAD 1.5 lbs mini potatoes, cut in half 2 eggs in shells 1 cup water 1/2 cup mayonnaise 3 green onions, sliced 2…

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TOMATO and CHICK PEA SALAD with LIME VINAIGRETTE and GRILLED HALOUMI

TOMATO and CHICK PEA SALAD with LIME VINAIGRETTE and GRILLED HALOUMI

This is how two sailors dine at anchor… or two campers in the campground… or two RV’ers wherever you are… Life can be simple AND delicious…   TOMATO & CHICK PEA SALAD with LIME CHILI VINAIGRETTE 1 large can chick peas, drained 2 large green onions, chopped 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered for vinegrette 2 tbsp frshly squeezed lime jiuce 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp cumin 1 tsp dried chilis 2 tbsp Gourmet Garden parsely 1 tbsp Gourmet Garden…

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