+ Healthy salad recipes

Chargrilled Caesar Salad with maple bacon

My husband used to work as a waiter in Melbourne many years ago.  It’s where he developed his passion for good food.  Since I first met him, he has reminisced and raved about a chargrilled Caesar Salad that one of the restaurants used to serve.  With my lettuce patch in full yield, this is the Read More

Green Bean and Almond Salad

This Green Bean and Almond Salad is a simple, delicious combination of flavours.  It is a great salad to make when entertaining as you can prepare it and quickly assemble it just prior to serving.  So many ‘green’ fussy kids I’ve had to dinner have loved this salad; it’s sure to become a family favourite. Read More

Moroccan Carrot Salad

This vegan, gluten, grain and dairy-free Moroccan Carrot Salad is a real hit with adults and kids alike.  It is easy to make, sweet, fresh and super nutritious. I think it is perfect with grilled or BBQ’d meat for a mid-week meal or a gathering. Why is it healthy? The carrots provide an antioxidant and Read More

Pomegranate and Maple Spiced Walnut Salad

This Pomegranate and Maple Spiced Walnut salad recipe makes a simple yet fabulous edition to the Christmas table.  Nothing screams Christmas to me like pomegranate.  It lends such a beautiful colour, texture and flavour to a salad and really compliments traditional Christmas meats.  Once more it is so very healthy and nourishing.  Pomegranate has an Read More

Asian Mango Salad

I love this time of year when the beautiful Queensland mangoes appear at my local farmers market.  So, today I thought I’d share a family favourite – a very healthy Asian Mango Salad recipe.  As soon as my kids see mangoes in store this is what they request.  I make it with both green (as Read More

Smoked Salmon, Walnut and Avocado salad

This delicious smoked salmon salad is so simple to prepare and has a combination of healthy, mood elevating whole food flavours to satisfy and leave you feeling great.  Grain free, gluten, dairy and fructose free. Why is it so good? Each and every ingredient contributes vitamins, minerals, proteins and good oils that support optimal brain Read More

Puy Lentil Salad

This is a fast and versatile, high fibre, healthy lentil salad.  It is a great accompaniment to just about any protein, or a meal in itself. Why is it so good? The puy lentils (also called french lentils) are a great pantry staple as they have a long shelf life, don’t need to be soaked Read More

Middle Eastern Potato Salad

This is my take on a perfect potato salad, bursting with flavour and goodness.  It’s also gluten, dairy, nut and grain free so good to satisfy a crowd.  You can pre-make it even a day before, so it is perfect for a picnic or entertaining.   In fact, I think the flavour improves with time! Read More

Anything goes super salad

The idea of this ‘too easy’ healthy salad is that it can be as simple, or as complicated as you like, depending on what supplies you have and the foods you like.  The majority of the bowl should be green and leafy, but any thing goes really.  Try different leaf combinations and the rest of Read More

Cauliflower, broccoli and lemon salad

This nutritious, cauliflower, broccoli and lemon salad is the perfect accompaniment to meat, especially lamb or fish.   The lemon dressing helps to cut through and freshen up the fat in the lamb.  It also compliments fish.  I love this because it is very simple to make, can be pre-prepared for dinner and it’s great Read More

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