Healthy Greek Freekeh Salad

Ingredients 1 cup cracked freekeh 2.5 cups of water 1/2 cucumber 1 red bell pepper (optional) 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup vegan feta crumbled cheese salt and pepper to taste Optional Extras Black olives fresh tomatoes Extra veggies Greek Dressing 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp red…

Panzanella Italian Bread Salad

This tastes like piece of Italy. A traditional salad, it is really filling thanks to the bread pieces, which a coated with good-quality olive oil before being baked. Cucumber and cherry tomatoes bring a wonderful freshness. Simple and good, the only missing from this lunchbox is a view of Italty! Ingredients: 5 slices of baguette,…

Zingy Summer Salad

Ingredients: 30 g/1.5 /¼ cup camergue red rice 50 g / 1 ½ oz / curly leaves kale 1 lemon juice 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp sea salt ½ blood orange (optional) 25 g/2 oz pomegranate seeds 25 g/ 2 oz hazelnut (cob nuts roughly chopped) I replaced the nuts with roasted…

Cherry tomatoes & Sweet Corn Salad

Ingredients: 200 g/7 oz frozen sweetcorn 165 g/6 oz cherry tomatoes ½ red onion, finely chopped 1 small green pepper, halved deseeded and Cut in small chunks 40 g/1 ½ oz kale, shredded 25 g/1 oz fresh coriander, roughly chopped Dressing Finely grated rind and juice of 1 lime 2 tbsp olive oil Salt and…

Sweet potatoes with Irish potatoes and freekeh salad

Simple Sunday dinner, last minute preparation couldn’t think what a I wanted to eat. I struggle sometimes with food, having severe allergies and reading labels in the supermarkets and health store before purchasing it’s frustrating. The simple things like a bottle of natural fruit drink making sure there’s no ingredients like black currants, mango, strawberries,…

Vegetarian Sushi

Ingredients: 200 g/ 7 oz /3/4 cup sushi rice, rinsed and well drained 1 ½ tbsp mirin 50 ml/ 1 ¾ fl. Oz /1/4 cup rice vinegar 4 sheets of seaweed 1 tsp prepared wasabi paste 2 tbsp mayonnaise ¼ cucumber, julienned 1 red pepper deseeded and julienned 1 beefsteak tomato, peeled and deseeded and…

Chickpea salad

Ingredients: 400g (14oz) tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 spring onion, thinly sliced 1-2 gherkins/pickles, finely sliced 125ml (4 ½ fl oz) vegan mayonnaise (or avocado mashed or 125g (4 ½ oz) houmous) 1 tbsp whole grain mustard Juice of ½ lemon A pinch of cayenne pepper and garlic…

Panzanella Salad

Ingredients 150g good stale brea, about 2-3 days old, diced 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 small cucumber, roughly chopped 1 red onion, roughly chopped 6 ripe tomatoes, roughly chopped Sea salt and milled black pepper 3 tablespoons caper, chopped 1 handful basil leaves, roughly torn Method: 1.Pre-heat the oven to 200°/C/fan 180° Gas ,Mark…

Greek Feta Salad

To make the dressing, put the oil, lemon juice, oregano salt and pepper in a- topped jar and shake together until blended. Arrange the vine leaves on a on a serving dish, (optional) and then the tomatoes, cucumber and onion. Scatter the cheese and olives on top. Pour the dressing over the salad and serve….

Marinated Tomatoes and Mozzarella Salad

Beautiful vegan salad dish with such lovely taste combined with the mozzarella and balsamic vinegar and sugar, basil, and salt and black pepper and other ingredients, deliciously tasty. Ingredients: 8 plum tomatoes, quartered ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon dried basil Or 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped…

Middle eastern bread salad

Ingredients: 2 flatbreads or flour tortillas 1 large green pepper,cored and deseeded and diced 1 Lebanese cucumber, diced 250 g (8 oz) cherry tomatoes halved ½ red onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped mint 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 2 tablespoons fresh chopped coriander 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Salt and…

Potato salad with peas, capers & gherkins

This is a much healthier than a potato salad made with mayonnaise. Peas add sweetness and capers and gherkins add some real tang. I prefer using new potatoes in their skin, for the taste and the ease. Leave the potatoes whole to cook as they will cook evenly and retain their flavor, their flavor, then…

Tunaless Salad

If you want to give this salad a more “fishy “ and tuna-like floavor, you can some nori or other seaweed flakes; however the canned chickpeas do make this tunaless salad very similar to tuna fish, except none our fishy friends had to suffer for this delicious salad. Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained…