Category Archives: Salads

Grilled Courgette Salad

This recipe came at just the right time as I was given a bag of delicious home-grown courgettes recently. So easy to make and extremely tasty, this salad can be served on its own or as a side dish for … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Noodle Salad

This is a really lovely salad to serve alongside chicken, meat or fish.   Alternatively, it is very tasty eaten on its own.   I quite like adding shredded chicken (the remains of a roast) to the salad and leaving everyone to … Continue reading

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Fruit Salsa

I love a good salsa.  It can liven up the most boring of meals and bring new life to everyday salads. I called this a ‘fruit’ salsa as officially tomato is a fruit so the only non-fruit  is the onion.   … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken, Pear and Beetroot Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

Call me crazy but I don’t like pears to eat raw, or even in a fruit cocktail but I love them roasted and served with a salad. This very simple salad is delicious and quick to make.  Roasted beetroot is … Continue reading

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Colourful Coleslaw

I love having a bowl of coleslaw in the fridge as it goes with so many different dishes.   This recipe is simple to make and will last in the fridge for a few days. In addition to the cabbage, onions … Continue reading

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Warm Sweet Potato (Chicken), Goats’ Cheese and Griddled Spring Onion Salad with Pumpkin Seed Crunch

The hardest part about this recipe was to stop nibbling the pumpkin seed crunch once it had been toasted.  It’s a bit like peanut brittle but with a delicious tang from the cumin and pumpkin seeds instead of peanuts.  Very … Continue reading

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Quick Green Salad with Chicken, Fruit and a Mustard Dressing

This is a simple salad I love making when I have just a few items left in my fridge.  A simple bag of mixed lettuce leaves (any sort) with just 4 or 5 large strawberries, a few baby plum tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Blood Orange, Avocado and Chicory Chopped Salad (with chicken)

This salad is so delicious it can be served on its own, but to make it more of a meal, add in some protein such as cooked chicken, seeds, nuts or cubed cheese. I added cooked chicken left over from … Continue reading

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Kale, Brussel Sprout, Apple and Pomegranate Salad

Last winter I realised just how tasty brussel sprouts were in a salad.  Even my son, who detests cooked sprouts, really enjoyed a salad I made for Christmas Day using raw brussel sprouts and this one is not too dissimilar … Continue reading

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Mango, Sesame and Avocado Quinoa

This beautiful salad could be a meal in itself but I decided to try it with some left-over shredded beef which I had made the day before. Instead of pitta bread,  I served my beef on some toasted flaxseed focaccia … Continue reading

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