Category: salads

Edamame Bean and Squash Salad with Miso Tahini Dressing

Now that we’re full on into autumn I’ve been going through about two butternut squash a week. It’s one of my favourite seasonal veggies and I love how versatile it is.  When the days get colder and the nights start drawing in, it can be easy to crave stodgy, heavy meals. I created this salad…

Feta strawberry salad with lentils and quinoa

I’m really getting back into the grainy salads these days. After writing Grains as Mains I think I grained myself out and therefore didn’t feel inclined to include them in my diet quite so much. I love including grains in salads for the added healthy low GI carbs they add, making them a little more…

vegetarian

Recipe: Halloumi + Lentil Salad with Kale + Mint

I might as well start by saying how much I adore halloumi. I first came across this salty squeaky cheese when making a Nigella recipe that called for slices of it to be melted in top of roasted vegetables. I was instantly hooked. A couple of years later when I went on holiday to Cyprus…

vegan

Recipe: Curried Chickpea and Freekeh Salad

If you’ve never heard of freekeh, get ready because I think this is going to be a new trend. I’ve already seen it called the new superfood on MarieClare.com and due to it’s nutritional profile I think it will only become more popular which is nice to see in a world that seems to have become…