Delicious and quick (my favourite!) The mint leaves a rather nice fresh taste on the palate after you’ve finished eating. Use about 5g fresh mint.
Broadbean, mint and mozzarella salad.
Such a great simple dish for World Free Meat Day! When the ingredients are good, there’s no need to complicate things. Just enjoy the great ingredients. Continue reading
Fennel, asparagus and pinenut salad.
Super delicious, finely sliced fennel, quickly blanched English asparagus, with toasted pinenuts.
Caramalised pear and goats cheese salad with walnuts.
Sweet and soft caramalised pears with a nice tart goats cheese, a little rocket and a few crumbled walnuts. Quite delicious! Continue reading
Fresh basil and tomato salad with feta.
The first of the garden basil is now ready, and the tomatoes are not far behind. I adore that summery taste and smell of freshly picked basil and am making what must be the fastest and tastiest salad for lunch today. Just a few ingredients and a piece of crusty bread to mop up the juice. Delicious.
Quinoa with bright green summer veg and feta
I was inspired by Jamie Oliver’s superfood salad YouTube clip that I watched on the train back from London yesterday, so when I got back home I had a ferret around to see what ingredients I could use up based on this high protein salad.
Watercress and fennel salad with pomegranate
Made so easy as you can buy pomegranate seeds in the chilled fruit section and you won’t get any of the bitter bits from the pith. But personally I love to cut the gorgeous fruits in half and bash out the pips. I maybe sad!
There’s gorgeous English watercress around now so try and buy that!
Tomato and feta salad, simple but delicious!
For British Tomato Week, and when the ingredients are this good, why interfere?
Lentil and rice salad with Harissa and spices
I’m making up some of this delicious and versatile salad to do 2 meals. It’s a great base to add lots of other things to and really good for a lunchbox for work. If you only have a little left over from a supper you can run some rocket through it, chickpeas, feta, mint even a little cold chicken, black olives, pinenuts. The possibilities are endless!
Quinoa and broccoli salad with poached chicken
It’s London Marathon weekend and yesterday Rob, a keen sportsman, asked me if I could suggest a high protein low fat lunchbox meal to take in to work. You can make this the night before, eat it for supper even! adding a few more things to it that take your fancy, maybe some feta, some seeds.