Tag Archives: salad

Roasted maple pumpkin and freekeh salad_close up

Roasted maple pumpkin & freekeh salad

I made this beautifully colourful salad for National Nutrition Week last month and it was a real hit. Crispy snow peas, creamy feta, sweet caramelised pumpkin, crunchy pine nuts – what’s not to love? But there’s one ingredient in this salad that you might not be familiar with. It’s touted as an ancient ‘super grain’, […]

Walnut falafel burgers

Walnut falafel burgers with beetroot, carrot & apple slaw

The weather is warming up around here at the moment and burgers are calling out to be made. While they may be delicious, most burgers are filled with lots of saturated fat and empty kilojoules (you know, kilojoules that don’t provide the body with many of the nutrients that it needs). I’m all for a […]

Royal Gala Dinner Party

What?! You haven’t been getting my posts since April? Maybe you should check up on your RSS feed reader In all seriousness though, life has been hectic, what can I say? I just hope that you will all find it in your hearts to forgive me – It is my birthday after all! Well, it […]

Mediterranean Carrot Rolls & Salad (Cookbook Challenge #17)

I’m starting to think I should stop buying ‘healthy’ cookbooks, because all I do is criticise them! (although, in my defense I didn’t actually buy this one…) A couple of weeks ago I bagged out another so-called health conscious cookbook and I have even been known to throw a cookbook in the bin after it […]

Tandoori Chicken Burgers w/ Beetroot Couscous

I made these burgers when my brother and his *new* girlfriend came around for dinner last week. There were 5 of us, so I increased some of the ingredients in the original recipe (which was from the November issue of Super Food Ideas magazine) so I could make enough patties for all of us. I […]

Menu Plan Monday (& A Couple of Recipes)

It’s time for another week of Menu Plan Monday! I didn’t deviate from my plan at all last week and managed to cook everything, so that is great. It is so good knowing that dinner is all planned out. Before I tell you my menu plan for this week I am going to share a […]

My Favourite Christmas Sides & Salads

Please note: This is an old blog post written before I completed my masters and became an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). Older posts may not reflect my current knowledge or contain ‘healthy’ recipes, so check for nutrition info or analysis below any recipes to see if it is something to enjoy regularly or just for […]