Salads and Sides

Grilled Eggplant & Tomato SaladPosted on 29/12/2019 | No Comments

Grilled Eggplant & Tomato Salad

This Grilled Eggplant & Tomato salad transports me half way across the world to a summer day in Italy.  This salad is light, fresh and the perfect accompaniment to any grilled fish, meat or chicken dish. It would also pair lovely with a potato salad for all my vegetarian friends.  TIP: When selecting your tomatoes,…

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My Favourite Salad DressingsPosted on 12/04/2019 | No Comments

What Does A Nutritionist Do?

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.

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Strawberry & Rocket SaladPosted on 18/02/2019 | No Comments

Strawberry Salad - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

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 RecipePosted on 28/11/2018 | No Comments

Chimchurri Recipe - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

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 BakePosted on 14/07/2018 | No Comments

Brocolli & Cauliflower Bake - An Apple a Day

  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 RecipePosted on 03/04/2018 | No Comments

Greek Salad - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

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 SaladPosted on 24/01/2018 | No Comments

Roast Veg Quinoa Salad - An Apple a Day

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 SaladPosted on 17/01/2018 | No Comments

Thai Beef Salad - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff Cocliff

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. One of my favourite salads for the summer months. …

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Roast Pumpkin & Beetroot SaladPosted on 24/11/2016 | No Comments

Pumpkin Beetroot Salad - An Apple a Day

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 PestoPosted on 06/10/2016 | 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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