Tag: salad

What vegetables can you grow in Autumn and Winter?

What vegetables can you grow in Autumn and Winter?

We’ve survived our first spring and summer with fruits and veggies in abundance but what about the colder darker months of the year? Find out what you can grown throughout Autumn and Winter below. Growing fruits and veggies all year round When I first signed up…

Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad is a healthy lunch that won’t leave you wanting more. It’s filling, tasty, and lasts well in your lunchbox. Find the recipe below. Healthy body, healthy mind How many times have you heard the saying never trust a skinny chef – well…

Crab and Avocado Salad with Lemon Yoghurt Dressing

Crab and Avocado Salad with Lemon Yoghurt Dressing

This Crab and Avocado Salad is full of the flavours of summer with char-grilled asparagus, char-grilled spring onion and a creamy dressing made from natural yoghurt, lemon and fresh red chillies!  This summery Crab Salad may seem a little out of place as we move into the middle…

Greek Salad with Herby Roast Chicken

Greek Salad with Herby Roast Chicken

This chopped Greek Salad and Herby Roast Chicken is full of the flavours of summer. Read on to find out how to make this quick and easy meal. I like to think that although the recipes I share are interesting and delicious, that they are…

Broccoli and Raisin Pasta Salad

Broccoli and Raisin Pasta Salad

My Broccoli and Raisin Pasta Salad is a quick and easy dish perfect for picnics, packed lunches and light dinners. Best eaten al fresco with a glass of white wine! What on earth has happened to the weather?! I know, its incredibly British to start…

Portobello Mushroom and Lentil Salad with Lemon Dressing

Portobello Mushroom and Lentil Salad with Lemon Dressing

Mushroom and Lentil Salad a sophisticated salad full of refined flavours, delicious served as a side dish or as a vegetarian main course. This weekend I went back to my home-town to celebrate the christening of my eldest cousin’s baby boy. His name is Alikae…

Meal Planning Monday

Meal Planning Monday

It’s that time of the week again – Monday. Not the most popular of days, but a day we’ve got to get through nonetheless. Monday’s for me are always a fresh start – this week we are saying good by to takeaways, meals out and…

Watermelon Salad with Crumbled Feta and Balsamic Glaze

Watermelon Salad with Crumbled Feta and Balsamic Glaze

If you walk down any high street in North London at this time of year you are guaranteed to see one thing – large crates stacked high with watermelons, big, swollen and juicy.  I don’t know why but whenever we buy one I always get…

Beetroot Salad with Feta and Honey Vinaigrette

Beetroot Salad with Feta and Honey Vinaigrette

I’m trying to distract myself today from the unexpected UK General Election results – out of nowhere we were flooded by a sea of blue! As an emotional eater I’ll cope the only way I know how – food. What better way with salad…or more precisely Beetroot…

Halloumi and Chickpea Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Halloumi and Chickpea Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

I realise it’s been a while since I properly sat down and thought about what it was I was going to blog…Perhaps its time for a bit of an update! Firstly, It’s going well guys! The diet is going well! We’ve been doing this for…