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Summer Salads

Do you find that your appetite is less during the summer? I certainly do! Summer salads are the way to go! Here are two quick and easy salads that you can make. Not only are they filling but they are also delicious!


Fig, Prosciutto and Avocado Salad (serves 1 as a full meal or 4 side salads)

1 avocado

5 slices of Prosciutto

1/4 cup of goat cheese

2 handfuls of pine nuts

1 container of arugula

4 figs

Dressing: Oil and Vinegar


Chicken and Peach Salad (serves 1 as a full meal or 4 side salads)

4 thin chicken breasts, cooked and chopped into pieces (I did mine in soya sauce, maple syrup and a bit of sesame oil)

2 handfuls of pine nuts

2 Peaches

1/4 cup of fig goat cheese

1 container of arugula

2 plum tomatoes

Dressing: Agave Syrup, Sesame Oil and splash of Olive Oil


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Nikki is the owner/director of Seasons Family Centre. She completed a diploma in photography at Fanshawe College, followed by a degree in psychology at the University of Western Ontario. Shortly after she finished a post-graduate diploma at the Toronto Art Therapy Institute. She is a Registered Canadian Art Therapist. Over the next few years she extended her education through various courses in psychology, counselling and play therapy at George Brown College, Hincks Delcrest and Cross Country Education. For the past several years Nikki has been running art programs all across the city of Toronto at various schools, community centres, libraries and private homes. She also runs play therapy groups at Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Offices as well as private art therapy sessions. Nikki has taken several courses in baking and cake decorating through the Wilton certification program.

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