Tag Archives : salads

salad bowl

Create a home salad bar with delicious texture, taste and colour


Salads. Hopefully you are way past the thought of salad being lettuce, tomato and a slice of cucumber, possibly with a sprinkle of cress! Maybe you are in the next stage where you add a bit of carrot, sweetcorn, beetroot, pepper or onion – a bit like a cheap and cheerful restaurant salad bar. Either way, both are good for…

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winter salad in white bowl

Give yourself a healthy boost with this seasonal warm winter salad


Warm Winter Salad There are so many seasonal recipes I could have posted, but I decided to go with a lighter healthier option and make a winter salad. I have used the Brussels sprout as the star of this dish and put different flavours together than I have before! These ingredients complement each other really well, and each brings its…

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quinoa salad in a white square bowl

Batch cook tasty lunch for everyone with this easy quinoa


Quinoa Lunch Bowl Quinoa is one of those foods which is still relatively new to the UK. If you are unfamiliar with the pronunciation it is ‘keen-wah’. Quinoa is a great nutritious food, full of protein – which is especially great on a plant based diet as it contains all 9 essential amino acids. This little wholegrain (althought technically a…

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Houmous… mint & spinach


Convenience Houmous is one of those wonderful easy to make foods which we tend to pick up in the supermarket rather than bother to make our own! Sure, it is easy to pick up tub or two of plain, low fat, sundried tomato or caramelised onion houmous, but why not try making it? and you’ll save on the plastic too…

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Summer is on the way… !


Summer is on the way… ! If you are in the UK… isn’t it a glorious day!? It certainly feels like Summer here! (20c / 68f) So, out are the hot soups, the curries and the chili and instead let’s have salads! No, not a bit of lettuce and tomato, a proper salad! or even how about a delicious Buddha bowl? I…

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Saturday Spiralling Adventure!


Saturday Spiralling Adventure! Usually on a Saturday I post about chocolate or cake, something which takes a bit longer than my usual recipes in the hope that over the weekend you’ll have more time for baking! 🙂 However I was so excited yesterday I just HAD to share this with you! I know it’s not ‘news’ to some of you but to…

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