Monthly Archives: June 2018

Summer Meal Salads: Avocado, Orange Jicama Salad

By | 2018-06-26T15:54:00-07:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

This is a refreshing favorite! This Avocado, Orange & Jicama salad from Food & Wine is great with some grilled prawns. Ingredients 3 navel oranges 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Pinch of cayenne pepper Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 small jicama (1 pound)—peeled, quartered and thinly sliced [...]

Summer Meal Salads: Orzo Salad

By | 2018-06-26T15:36:50-07:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

This Summer Orzo Salad from Giada De Laurentiis is full of fresh flavors like basil, mint and tomato,  and can easily be adapted to add grilled chicken or even tofu for a filling & easy summer dinner!! Ingredients 4 cups chicken broth 1 1/2 cups orzo 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 1/2 cups red and [...]

Summer Meal Salads: Spinach, Potato & Corn Salad

By | 2018-06-26T15:35:47-07:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

With Chilliwack Corn season right around the corner, and beautiful local baby nugget potatoes in full swing, this Spinach, Potato & Corn salad from Woman's Day is hearty and full of local flavor. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. small new potatoes (about 20) Kosher salt and pepper 1 c. fresh corn kernels (from 1 large ear) 6 slices bacon [...]

Summer Meals Salads: Quick Asian Salad with Salmon

By | 2018-06-26T15:35:06-07:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

This Quick Asian Salad with Salmon from Martha Stewart is light and satisfying all at the same time. Very quick to throw together! Ingredients 2 skinless salmon fillets (6 to 8 ounces each) Coarse salt and ground pepper 1/4 cup rice vinegar 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 small head napa cabbage, shredded [...]

Summer Meal Salads: Shrimp Panzanella Salad with Zucchini

By | 2018-06-26T15:34:05-07:00 June 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

"Panzanella" is a hearty Italian bread & tomato salad. This "shrimp" version from The Mediterranean Dish can easily be modified to customize it to your families tastes (example: I subbed out the zucchini for peppers). There are tons of versions of this beloved salad.....what I like about this particular recipe is the way she presented the salad [...]

Summer Meal Salads: Pear Pomegranate Salad

By | 2018-06-26T15:33:08-07:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Does a salad get any more perfect than this Pear Pomegranate Salad from Two Peas and Their Pod? A perfect sweet and salty dinner that doesn't require any heat! I always keep extra grilled chicken breasts in my freezer for occasions like this when I want to add some more protein without baking, grilling or frying. [...]

Foodie Camping: Fireside Snacks

By | 2018-06-22T10:40:41-07:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

If you want some great grab-n-go snacking options for camping, we've got you!  We have a lot of great options for healthy snacking on the go. No work, no prep, no dishes! Pepperoni Beef Jerky House made Hummus House made Fresh Salsa pre-cut Fruit & Veggie bowls Organic Apple Chips House made Ham-n-Cheese bread sticks Fresh Berry [...]

Foodie Camping: Breakfast

By | 2018-06-22T08:10:45-07:00 June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

For most people a camping menu has just one requirement: EASY! I guess I am not most people, because when I camp, I cook more often and more complex recipes than I do at home. I find I have more time to cook, and can sit at a picnic table and chat-n-chop in no particular hurry. [...]

Foodie Camping: Take your hot dog game pro!

By | 2018-06-26T13:09:18-07:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

I think we could have left it at this picture and called it good. Done. Just have hot dogs for lunch. But Nah! You can get away with "mailing it in" for lunch when you are camping. Its feel we really have to eat anyway? Grabbing buns and handing them a stick is okay. [...]

Foodie Camping: Dinner

By | 2018-06-20T15:59:07-07:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

This week we are featuring ideas for a delicious & healthy(ish), camping menu. The challenge is that we are trying to make the menu using one or more of the following restrictions: Doesn't require refrigeration Doesn't require an oven Doesn't require pots or pans The perfect cooking technique for this challenge is by using "packets" or [...]