You can keep a broccoli & carrot salad simple with just those two ingredients and add some salad dressing, but I like to add in a few more colours (i.e. nutrients).
Cannellini beans are a brilliant store cupboard staple. They are really convenient to add to soups, dips, stews and salads, thanks to their dense and creamy flavour.
Red cabbage is brilliant in coleslaw but of course you can use white cabbage either. It is absolutely packed with vitamins and other plant-based chemicals beneficial
Making your own salad dressing is simple and gives you the confidence of knowing exactly what ingredients have been used. This White WIne Vinegar Salad Dressing
Making your own salad dressing is simple and gives you the confidence of knowing exactly what ingredients have been used. This Balsamic Salad Dressing
Simply Quiche! Quiches are so simple to make, nutritious and versatile! You can freeze them so they are really great options for batch preparation of lunches.
Homemade Potato Salad is another staple that everyone loves, couldn’t be easier and can be made ahead of time! Potatoes are actually MORE beneficial to your gut microbiome when they have been
Aubergine (also called Eggplant) is a really versatile vegetable and contains fibre and several nutrients. It comes in a variety of sizes and colours, but I have used a purple aubergine
I bought Basil and Black Pepper Hummus once and it was so delicious, I had to try to re-create it at home! Generally, hummus is very easy to make and packed full of goodness!
This is another great staple for summer or winter, because curried rice salad is equally delicious hot or cold. When you add spices to any dish, you are adding nutritional benefits as well as fabulous
You may already know that the orange colour of this soup is due mainly to the beta carotene in the carrot, sweet potato and butternut..
Have you ever thought about adding a mango to your salad? If you haven’t, you don’t know what you are missing! Aside from the obvious deliciousness, they are a good source…
Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh is a great way to introduce a super cruciferous food to people who might think they don’t like this amazing vegetable!
I always like to add some plant protein to my soup and chickpeas are a great source of fibre, protein and choline (good for the brain among other things).
I used to think soup was too much hassle until I made it! It is now one of the things I look forward to in Autumn and Winter for so many reasons. You can batch cook it,
This salad may be a throwback to my childhood, but it still makes a great lunch or starter, so let’s put some mousse in our hair (not that I need any!), put on some Vinyl (Prince of course)and put this perfect nutritious little salad together.
I often use watermelon as a starter (served in a glass with a couple of berries and a ½ tsp honey drizzled over the top – yum) but it is equally as good in a salad.