Leek and Potato… Salad?

I’m sure most people have heard of leek and potato soup (Vichyssoise soup). With the warmer weather, I decided to try and turn the soup into a salad. Because nothing says summer BBQ like potato salad, right? Ok, this was mostly out of necessity. I bought a bunch of leeks at the grocery store (they … Continue reading Leek and Potato… Salad?

Minty-Fresh Zucchini Salad

Summer arrived out of left field in Vancouver! It’s been really warm the last few days. Like I’m talking mid to high 20’s (Celsius, not Fahrenheit – I’m in Canada, not Siberia), humidity, sunshine… The full-meal deal. I’m not complaining; the sunshine is a welcome respite from the rainy winter we had! While my body … Continue reading Minty-Fresh Zucchini Salad

Greek Chicken, with a Grilled Veggie Salad

Happy Victoria Day long weekend Canada! This weekend is also the official start to BBQ season, eh! I think it’s actually written in the constitution that you have to BBQ at some point over the weekend 😉 Here in Rain-couver, I'm just hoping to see the sunshine that the weather man promised. First world problems, … Continue reading Greek Chicken, with a Grilled Veggie Salad

Friday Fiesta Mango Salsa

The weather has turned back to being rainy! It’s March in Vancouver; I’m told this is normal. I can't wait for spring to get here so that I can get out and explore all the fresh flowers. Anyways, if you’re like me and you’re waiting for winter to clear up and spring to arrive this is … Continue reading Friday Fiesta Mango Salsa

Basic Vinaigrette Coleslaw

Yesterday was the first sunny warm day in Vancouver in a while! (I’m still getting used to the rain…) It had me in a spring/summer kind of mood. I raided my fridge and found some leftover cabbage from a Tuscan-inspired soup recipe I had made earlier this week, so I decided to make coleslaw. This … Continue reading Basic Vinaigrette Coleslaw