Category: Salads and dressings

Salad bowls: sushi, Mexican or mezze

Three quick and easy lunch or simple supper ideas: a salad bowl stuffed with nutritious, filling, feel good REAL FOOD! 1) Sushi style Microwave pack of brown rice, cooked (leftover) salmon or smoked salmon, edamame beans (keep a bag in the freezer), grated carrot, cucumber, avocado, spring onions. Carrot & ginger dressing (carrots, onion, fresh …

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Super sauces: tahini dressing, chimichurri and salsa verde

These three dressings, or sauces, add a HUGE punch of flavour, zing and healthy YABADABADOO to any grilled fish or roast veggies.   Green tahini dressing (courtesy of Riverford) Tahini is a super duper ingredient: packed full of protein, B vitamins for energy and brain function and vitamin E, plus minerals such as magnesium, iron and …

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Salad bowl three ways

Three quick and easy lunch or simple supper ideas: a salad bowl stuffed with nutritious, filling, feel good REAL FOOD! 1) Sushi style Microwave pack of brown rice, cooked (leftover) salmon or smoked salmon, edamame beans (keep a bag in the freezer), grated carrot, cucumber, avocado, spring onions. Carrot & ginger dressing (carrots, onion, fresh …

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Halloumi feast salad

This isn’t just a salad, it’s a feast. It’s full of nutrition plus delicious salty squishy hot halloumi: lush.  Makes two good sized servings plus a  leftovers lunch! Ingredients  One pack halloumi, sliced 2 pre-cooked beetroot (out a pack is fine), sliced into matchsticks (if you don’t like beetroot you could substitute roasted red peppers) …

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Kale supersonic superfood salad

All the ingredients in this garlic fest salad are superstars, it’s quick and easy and it tastes lush. No brainer. Courtesy of the wonderful ‘Feed Me Phoebe’  https://feedmephoebe.com/best-raw-kale-salad-recipe. Follow @phoebelapine and #feedmephoebe Ingredients Big bunch nice curly kale on the stalk, cavolo nero is good too 1 garlic clove 2 lemons juice – about 5 TBSPs …

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Salad dressings

Four delicious salad dressings courtesy of Gwynnie. Always make double so you have extra in the fridge. Don’t forget to top salads with seeds for extra crunch and nutrition.  Vietnamese Dressing ¼ cup fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 2 teaspoons soy sauce ¼ cup fish sauce ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon toasted sesame …

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Super Caeser Salad

From The Midlife Kitchen cook book As usual with a Caeser salad, you can serve with grilled chicken breast, prawns or salmon. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed salt and pepper 200g kale, tough stems removed and leaves shredded 200g Romaine lettuce, shredded 30g parmesan cheese, shaved or grated Dressing 1 egg yolk 1 …

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Vietnamese style salad

Adapted from Gwynnie www.goop.com Enjoy this as is or with roast chicken or grilled prawns. Ingredients 4 large bok choy leaves, rough bottoms discarded, stems cut into chunks and leaves shredded 4 big leaves white cabbage, shredded 1 bunch watercress (discard thick stems), roughly chopped 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks the leaves …

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