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Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake
Food
Jun 2, 2011

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

By: Alison Kent and The Test Kitchen

Small fresh wild blueberries are perfect for this dense lemony cake. However, you can use frozen (unthawed) blueberries if fresh are not in season.

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Corn, Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits
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Corn, Buttermilk and Chive Biscuits

By: Leah Kuhne and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Aug 1, 2015

Use these versatile biscuits as a base for eggs Benedict; pile them high with pulled pork, barbecue sauce and coleslaw for an out-of-this-world sandwich; or, for a simple treat, enjoy them warm out of the oven with butter.

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Slow Cooker Parmesan and Herb Corn Bread
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Slow Cooker Parmesan and Herb Corn Bread

By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen
Jun 6, 2016

There's no need to heat up your oven to make this cheesy herbed corn bread. Parchment paper protects the bread from overbrowning and allows you to lift the loaf out of the slow cooker with ease.

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Mediterranean Chicken and Spinach Pasta
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Mediterranean Chicken and Spinach Pasta

By: Irene Fong and The Test Kitchen
Mar 7, 2016

Reserving some of the pasta cooking liquid to toss with the whole dish helps distribute the ingredients and loosen up the pasta without adding extra oil. Substitute whole wheat spaghettini for regular if desired.

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Watermelon Granita
Food

Watermelon Granita

By: The Test Kitchen
Apr 24, 2013

This cool, icy treat is dead simple to make, and it's a healthy alternative to ice cream.

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10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Lentil, Apple and Radicchio Salad

This salad is reminiscent of a Waldorf salad, but the addition of lentils makes it more substantial. Once the apple is sliced, add it directly to the dressing - the lemon juice will prevent it from turning brown.

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By: Leah Kuhne and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jeff Coulson

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Avocado, Feta and Freekeh Dinner Salad

Freekeh, a supergrain that's relatively new to supermarkets, takes about the same time to cook as brown rice.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jeff Coulson

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Fresh Orange Chicken Salad

This crisp savoury salad gets tossed with dressing and topped with crunchy croutons just before serving, so nothing gets soggy. For easy assembly, grill the chicken the night before, or use rotisserie chicken

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By: Irene Fong and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jeff Coulson

10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Baby Kale Caesar Salad

Roasting all but one of the garlic cloves pumps up flavour to the max without having the overpowering taste of raw cloves. Roast a few extra heads and spread the soft cloves onto toasted baguette slices or crackers for a tasty snack.

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By: Melanie Stuparyk and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Ryan Brook

10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Thai-Style Salad With Shredded Eggs

This vibrant, fresh, herb-packed salad makes a great light dinner. The skinny shredded egg "pancakes" add just the right amount of protein to make it a satisfying meal. If you prefer a little more heat, use a whole bird's-eye pepper instead of half.

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By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jeff Coulson

10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Wheat Berry and Chickpea Salad With Garam Masala Dressing

Wheat berries are whole, unprocessed wheat kernels that have a pleasant bite when cooked and make a hearty side dish or light lunch. To save prep time, cook the wheat berries in advance and refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jeff Coulson

10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Salad With Sesame Dressing

Boosted with Japanese flavours, this fresh salad pairs nicely with grilled salmon or trout. To trim the snap peas, use a paring knife to snip and pull off the tough strings that run along the length of the pod.

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By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jeff Coulson

10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Rice Salad With Pickled Carrot and Daikon

This Korean-inspired rice salad features quick-pickled daikon, a sweet and crisp Asian radish. Hot red peppers vary in heat level, so make sure to taste a little piece so you can decide how spicy you want your salad.

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By: Jennifer Bartoli and The Canadian Living Test Kithcen Credits: Jeff Coulson

10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Orange Quinoa Salad

Humble cooked quinoa gets a boost from vibrant, sweet oranges and peppery arugula. You'll want to make this salad over and over again.

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By: Rheanna Kish and The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Jeff Coulson

10 favourite lunch salad recipes

Soy-Lime Soba Noodle and Edamame Salad

These cold Japanese buckwheat noodles (soba noodles) are incredibly refreshing. Once cooked, toss them with a little oil to prevent them from sticking. Add the dressing just before serving so that the noodles don't absorb it all.

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By: The Canadian Living Test Kitchen Credits: Ryan Brook
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