Salads and Sides

My Favourite Salad Dressings Posted on April 12, 2019 | No Comments

Let’s face it, eating salads day in and day out can get a little repetitive. That’s why I’ve developed a range of salad dressings to help you spice things up. Feel free to prepare a big batch at the start of the week and store in an air-tight glass jar in the fridge. MACADAMIA, LEMON…

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Strawberry & Rocket Salad Posted on February 18, 2019 | No Comments

If you know me well you’ll know that I LOVE strawberries. Berries in general, but strawberries top the list. Whilst so many of us pair fresh berries with yoghurt or pop them in a smoothie, I like to incorporate them into my salads for a healthy dinner option. HEALTH BENEFITS STRAWBERRIES Strawberries are an excellent…

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Chimchurri Recipe Posted on November 28, 2018 | No Comments

One of my favourite take-aways from Argentina (aside from the wine and the steak), was Chimchurri. Chimchurri is a herbed “sauce” the Argentinians use to spice up meat or grilled vegetable dishes. HEALTH BENEFITS  PARSLEY Research suggests that parsley may act as a free radical scavenger, anti diabetic, antibacterial, anti fungal food source. Parsley has also…

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Broccoli & Cauliflower Bake Posted on July 14, 2018 | No Comments

  When it comes to warming winter side dishes, I don’t think you can get better than a broccoli and cauliflower bake. This recipe is easily one of my favourites and took SO MANY tries to perfect, but I think I’ve finally nailed it. This dish spares copious amounts of cheese and/or dairy to bring…

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Greek Salad Recipe Posted on April 3, 2018 | No Comments

Yesterday I had a craving for Greek Salad. I’m not sure what it was, but it was on my radar and I wasn’t willing to let it go so I popped on over to the supermarket and whipped up this salad in next to no time. The beauty of Greek Salad is that it pairs…

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Roasted Vegetable & Quinoa Salad Posted on January 24, 2018 | No Comments

Roasted Vegetable Salad is one of the easiest ways to prepare a nutritious, high fibre meal ahead of schedule. This recipe can be stored in the fridge (in an air-tight container) for up to 3 days, just keep the dressing in a small glass jar. Why Quinoa?  Quinoa is gluten-free grain, high (-ish) in protein.…

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Alyse’s Thai Beef Salad Posted on January 17, 2018 | No Comments

I love a light and refreshing salad during the summer months and this Thai Beef Salad is one of my favourites. Whilst it’s a more nutritious take on the typical version, it’s bursting with colour, flavour and wholesome goodness whilst holding those light and tangy flavours. Print Thai Beef Salad One of my favourite salads…

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Roast Pumpkin & Beetroot Salad Posted on November 24, 2016 | No Comments

Whenever I’m asked to bring a dish to a special event, this ‘Roast Pumpkin and Beetroot Salad’ is the one I whip up. Not only do the rich colours of this dish draw everyone’s attention, it’s incredibly easy to prepare.

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Basil & Cashew Pesto Posted on October 6, 2016 | No Comments

Making your own pesto is not only incredible easy, but rich in phytonutrients (and so much more!). This Basil & Cashew Pesto is not only rich in flavour, it pairs perfectly with almost any dish. For those seeking a vegan alternative, using “nutritional yeast” will give you a similar flavour. I personally like to use…

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Fennel & Goat’s Cheese Salad Posted on August 24, 2015 | No Comments

As the weather gets a little warmer, I start to crave that lighter, crispier texture of a salad. To help satisfy this craving, I decided to whip together an old favourite for lunch today – my pomegranate. fennel and goat’s cheese salad. It’s so simple to throw together and tastes freaking amazing. Perfect to pair back with… well, anything really! I even like to enjoy it on it’s own.

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