+ Healthy salad recipes

Orange, Fennel and Mint Salad

Christmas day for us is a day of grazing. My whole family are food lovers, so as much as there is excitement around presents, there is also a lot of anticipation for the feast ahead. Christmas lunch generally starts around mid-day with some simply prepared seafood – fresh prawns, oysters, and half shell scallops (this Read More

Simple Green Salad with seeds and an orange balsamic vinaigrette

Simple Green Salad

As you may already know, as part of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, I was one of 10 people selected to put my spin on 10 of Jamie’s favourite staple recipes. This is a task right up my alley as I just love the endless possibilities of food creation. So my next JamieOliver.com recipe ‘to save your Read More

Quinoa Tabbouleh

This Quinoa Tabbouleh is really easy to make and one of my most favourite and versatile salads. Other than being incredibly nourishing, it’s a salad that will keep for a few days so leftovers are great for lunch or another dinner. Health Benefits Quinoa is a complete protein and has an extraordinary nutrient profile. I’ve written Read More

Haloumi, Asparagus and Strawberry Salad

I love creating healthy, delicious salads. Gone are the days of iceberg lettuce, tomato and cucumber salads! So with the season of summer BBQ’s in mind, I thought I’d share this divine, colourful flavour combo. Health benefits Lots of plant-based goodness here! The Spinach is loaded with fibre, antioxidants and to many vitamins and minerals to Read More

Rainbow Detox Salad

Chopped salads are a favourite in our households because they are quick and easy to make and most importantly delicious. This is a salad that often appeals to salad resistant kid and also toddlers because it’s texture is very different to eating the vegetables in their whole form. My daughter actually calls this ‘baby food’ Read More

Blueberry, Rocket and Almond Salad

My local market has big buckets of fresh blueberries for sale at the moment, so this salad was born from my need to use my berries at every given opportunity. This is a great side salad or a meal in itself. Kids in the kitchen  When my kids were little they hated anything green and Read More

Lemon, Tuna and Quinoa Salad

Every time I cook a batch of quinoa, I always make extra so I can make a salad for the kids and I for lunch the next day. Our favourite combo is with lemon and tuna – it’s fresh, zesty and really quick and easy to throw together. Feel free to add in any raw or Read More

Winter Sweet Potato Salad

Come winter time, I love to continue to eat salads as leafy greens are in season and I believe nature has given us an abundance of them for a reason (to keep us well through the sneezing season, for more on that click here). However I always ‘warm’ them up by adding cooked vegetables, nuts, Read More

Summer Zucchini Salad

This beautiful, fresh, summer zucchini salad really showcases this season’s produce.  I developed it as my garden has exploded with zucchinis, but seeing as zucchini is one of my kids least favourite vegetables, I had to think outside the square to make the most of my abundant supply.  They dislike zucchini so much they have nick-named Read More

Cabbage, Pea and Mint Salad

I love this light and super tasty Cabbage, Pea and Mint Salad.  With the warmer weather in full swing (at least, it is here in QLD), one of my favourite past-times is creating the ultimate salad.   This week I picked a beautiful green cabbage and the last of my sugar snap peas from my Read More

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