CALIFORNIA SPRING ROLLS

INGREDIENTS Sauce 1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise 2 tbsp (30 mL) rice vinegar 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh cilantro 4 tsp (20 mL) wasabi paste 1 tsp (5 mL) sesame oil Spring Rolls 1 lb (450 g) cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed (about 3 cups/750 mL), coarsely chopped 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 2 large carrots, peeled 1 medium seedless cucumber 2   avocados 12 (8-in./20-cm) rice wrappers 1 cup (250 mL) water DIRECTIONS Combine […]

TUSCAN SALMON AND BEAN SALAD

INGREDIENTS Dressing 2 tbsp (30 mL) small capers, finely chopped 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil 2 tbsp (30 mL) mayonnaise 1 tbsp (15 mL) red wine vinegar 1 tbsp (15 mL) snipped fresh basil 3 garlic cloves, pressed 1/2 shallot, finely chopped 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Dijon mustard 1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) coarsely ground black pepper Bean Spread and Salad 1` can (15 oz or 540 mL) cannellini or […]

MEDITERRANEAN ORZO SALAD

INGREDIENTS 1 lb (450g) asparagus spears, trimmed 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch (2.5-cm) wedges 1 medium red onion, sliced into 1/2-inch (1-cm) wedges 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil 2   garlic cloves, pressed  Salt and coarsely ground black pepper (optional) 3/4 cup (175 mL) uncooked orzo pasta 1 can (15 ounces or 540 mL) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 package (4 ounces/125 g) crumbled feta […]

KING CRAB SALAD WITH LEMON CRÊPES

INGREDIENTS Salad and Dressing 8 oz (250 g) cooked king crabmeat (about 1 lb/500 g crab legs in shells) 1/2 cup (125 mL) canned hearts of palm, drained and sliced 1/2 cup (125 mL) sliced celery 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped red onion 1 lemon 2 tbsp (30 mL) mayonnaise 1 tsp (5 mL) hot pepper sauce 1 garlic clove 1 tsp (5 mL) snipped fresh dill weed Cucumber ribbons (optional, […]

Summer Time…Are you ready to THRIVE!

  Are you ready to wrap your arms around summer time and refresh your body, mind and spirit? Summer is a great time to spend reflecting and refreshing yourself before the holiday’s come rushing at us. As women we are often out of balance because we are always busy taking care of everyone else and […]