Light Meals, Salad

Prosciutto, Avo and Rocket Salad

It's not often I find a recipe for an entire meal that looks good, ticks all the health boxes, covers almost all of the food groups and is prepared in under ten minutes, so when I opened my fridge and these ingredients stared back at me, I knew I was onto something. The four ingredients… Continue reading Prosciutto, Avo and Rocket Salad

Light Meals, Salad

Corn & Gherkin Salad

Yesterday my hubby cooked an extra chicken on the Weber which is always a treat for me as I then don't have to think too long about what to cook for dinner. Having said that, I don't normally have to think too long anyway as I am pretty good at meal planning and normally have… Continue reading Corn & Gherkin Salad

Light Meals, Salad

Roast Chicken and Quinoa Salad

Quinoa, pronounced keen-wa, is probably not a staple in most households just yet, but vegetarians have been touting it's benefits for years. For those embracing the principles of a Low-GI diet (and by this I don't mean a weight loss plan, just a healthy way of eating), you will understand what I mean when I… Continue reading Roast Chicken and Quinoa Salad


Toasted Pine Nut Coleslaw

With Spring well underway, I'm always on the lookout for fresh salad ideas. ┬áThe old "lettuce, cucumber and tomato" becomes a tad boring and there are so many new recipes to try - just Google an ingredient and literally thousands of ideas appear at your finger tips. One of my family's favourites is Coleslaw, traditionally… Continue reading Toasted Pine Nut Coleslaw