Dukkah-Spiced Pumpkin and Haloumi Salad

Gluten Free

A hearty winter salad of roasted pumpkin and capsicum, halloumi, rocket, corn with Crunchy Dukkah seasoning.  This salad, will not disappoint served as a side, or a filling lunchtime meal. This Pumpkin and Haloumi Salad with Dukkah will add vibrance and warmth to your meal during the cooler months and will keep you nutrient loaded…

Black Sesame Seared Tuna Steak with a light soy & lime dressing

Serve Tuna Steak marinated in a tangy refreshing soy dressing and coated in black sesame seeds. The Tuna steaks are then seared in a hot skillet and served with a gorgeous caramelised shallot and bean salad. To make this recipe low salt when using soy sauce, I always use Kikkoman brand. Tuna steak makes a…

Warm roast pumpkin quinoa & lentil salad

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You don’t need to be vegetarian to enjoy this warm roast pumpkin, quinoa and lentil salad.  This colourful warm salad is perfect for those autumn days where the days are slowly becoming a little shorter, and the air a little cooler.  Enjoying salads in the cooler weather is even more important as they are loaded…

Vegan Black-eyed Bean (pea) and Spinach Salad (mavromatika) μαυροματικα με σπανακι

Vegetarian

Black-eyed beans are wonderful as a soup and in this post, you will discover after trying this recipe it can be equally enjoyable as a cool bean salad. This salad features black-eyed beans ( peas) a vegan’s delight, it is protein-packed without the meat and you will be glad to know an authentic Mediterranean diet…

Red Cabbage and Fresh Herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing

If your looking for a different kind of salad that is both tangy, crunchy, delicious and with a high nutrient count this Red Cabbage and fresh herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing provides anti-inflammatory benefits, will boost your immune system and help to give you a natural glow. This little salad is the…

Healthy Salt & Pepper Prawn and Calamari Seafood Salad ( Shrimp and Squid )

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Whip up this salt and pepper squid and prawn seafood salad – an Australian favourite at your next lunch or barbeque.  This healthy seafood salad is perfect for entertaining your guests in the summer months. Refreshing, with loads of flavour and healthy, this lightly marinated prawns and calamari can be cooked on a barbeque or…

Immune Boosting Mediterranean Herb, Beetroot & Quinoa Salad

Summery salads are not only useful for summer but also have their place during winter. The high nutrient herbs in this salad provide anti-inflammatory benefits and will boost your immune system during the time of year when we are all susceptible to our immune systems being compromised.  What is wonderful though, is that this salad…

Roasted Sweet Potato, Quinoa and Baby Endive Salad on a Light Vinaigrette Tahini Dressing

Serve up a fresh winter salad, with all the goodness you need from this perfectly balanced selection of superfoods.  Possibly the best quinoa salad recipe you have had, features charred sweet potato and zucchini , on a bed of fresh baby endives and brown lentils for that added satiety factor.  A healthy light lemon and…

Black-eyed Bean, Spinach and Haloumi Salad

Vegetarian

This vibrant salad features black eyed beans which are a protein rich creamy textured white legume, high in iron, folate and B vitamins. Black eyed beans are soft yet firm and flavoursome without having to try too hard and are also distinctively marked with a dark dot like mark. They beans are allowed to marinade…

Roasted Chickpea and Pumpkin Couscous Salad

The Honey and Paprika Roasted Pumpkin is the key ingredient to the Roasted Chickpea and Pumpkin Couscous Salad featured here. The chickpeas are delicately spiced and baked along with the Honey and Paprika Pumpkin slithers. This warm salad has varied textures, colours and flavours for a Moroccan inspired dish and is a perfect accompaniment to…

Never Boring Brown Lentil and Quinoa Salad

Gluten Free

If you had to describe what your ideal  salad is what would it be? Is it a fresh green garden salad with a few greens mixed in together. Don’t get me wrong a garden salad serves its purpose but for some people a few leaves wouldn’t hit the mark. I’m that sort of person. When…