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…