Green ‘Chicken’ Salad

Surprisingly simple & delicious salad, recipe serves 3-4 You will need the following: 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil / Butter 300g Vegideli Chicken Pieces (any chicken substitute will work) 1 Lettuce or Equivalent Leafy Green (I used Kale in this recipe) 10-15 Cherry Tomatoes 1 Avocado Chopped 1 Yellow / Orange Pepper, sliced 6 Baby Cucumbers,…

Mixed Salad with Blackened Aubergine

Another lovely simple lunch or side dish. 1 Aubergine 1 Courgette handful of Runner beans handful of Asparagus mixed green Salad leaves of your choice     Slice the aubergine, courgette and runner beans and place under a hot grill together with the asparagus spears (or on a griddle). Cook until softened and charred. Serve…

Super Salad

This makes a lovely light lunch. It can be eaten warm or cold so it perfect for a packed lunch too. You will need: 1 cup Butternut squash, diced 1/2 cup Puy lentils or Spelt 1/2 cup Green beans 1 Courgette 100g baby Spinach leaves 1/2 cup Sweetcorn 50g Goat’s cheese (optional) For the dressing:…

Grated Roots with Yoghurt Salad

This zingy little salad is great for lunch on its own or as a side dish too.                     You will need: 4 – 6 tbsp Live natural yoghurt or soya yoghurt 1 tbsp fresh Mint leaves 1 tbsp fresh Basil 1 tbsp fresh Parsley 1 tbsp…

Chargrilled Vegetable Salad

A delicious light lunch, or even a main meal. This is easy to prepare and you can prepare a batch in advance and just keep it in the fridge. You will need: 1 large Courgette (sliced diagonally) 1 red Pepper (cut in to thick strips) Olive oil 1 tbsp Cider vinegar 1/2 tsp smoked Paprika…

Californian Salad

This has got to be my favourite salad! My mouth is watering as I write … trust me it is amazeballs!! You will need: 1 cup Leaves, I love soft butter lettuce for this recipe 2 large Strawberries, sliced 1 handful of Caramelized Pecans (simply add 2 Tbsp of brown sugar, 1 Tbsp Agave nectar…

Delicious Light Lunch

Here is a light salad that will leave you feeling satisfied and virtuous! For this salad, I layered a series of veggies to build a balanced plate of carbohydrates, protein and fat. I started with a bed of puy lentils, then added a layer of finely chopped green pepper, cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, hummus, topped…

Pistachio and Fig Salad

This salad was one I made for a BBQ we had recently, it was gone in a flash! You will need: 200g shelled pistachios 2-3 tbsp of a natural sweetener, I used date syrup 2 punnets of fresh figs 100g feta – optional To caramelise the pistachios, place them into a warm pan and allow…

Watermelon Summer Salad

Nothing says “SUMMER” quite like a watermelon to me! It’s refreshing, sweet and soooo good for you.  Here is a delicious summer salad idea that is hard to beat. For two plates you will need the following: 1 small watermelon 200g of feta / vegan cheese 50g pistachios salad leaves 200g sweet corn olive oil…

Not Just Any Green Salad!

Spinach leaves, chopped courgette, chopped green pepper, chopped celery, artichoke hearts from a jar, handful of drained, tinned green lentils, a dollop of hummus topped with jalapeno and toasted cashews. Dressed with oil from the artichoke jar & lime juice (or lemon). Black pepper to taste.