4 Simple Homemade Dressings

Try not to fall into the trap of purchasing commercial salad dressings and vinaigrettes, unless you read the ingredients on the back because most are full of sugars/sweetners/extra fats and can turn a healthy meal into an unhealthy meal. The following salad dressings are all vegan and healthy versions of my old favourite dressings thatContinue reading “4 Simple Homemade Dressings”

Mixed shredded carrot & beetroot salad with poached chicken & homemade dressing

A fresh summer salad that is sweet, light, fresh and filling at the same time. I also threw together this homemade salad dressing today and it turned out well. Ingredients 1 cup mixed salad leaves 1/4 cup shredded carrot 1/4 cup shredded beetroot 1/4 red onion, diced 80g cooked chicken (I poached mine) Sprinkle ofContinue reading “Mixed shredded carrot & beetroot salad with poached chicken & homemade dressing”

Asian Soba Noodle Salad with Tofu & Orange dressing

A light-yet filling salad, very fresh and crunchy, filled with vitamins and minerals. The dressing gives this dish a fresh citrus aroma with a sweet after taste. Perfect for a pre-packed lunch or lunch at home. Serves 1 Ingredients Salad 1 ½ cups mixed lettuce ½ carrot, thinly sliced ¼ red onion, sliced ¼ cupContinue reading “Asian Soba Noodle Salad with Tofu & Orange dressing”

Chickpea Asian Salad

Chickpeas contain a lot of protein, as well as iron and magnesium. Ingredients 1/2 carrot, shredded 1/4 onion, sliced 1 cup cabbage, shredded 1/2 cup mixed lettuce 1/4 cup bean sprouts tsp olive oil 1 garlic clove 1/2 zucchini 1/2 can chickpeas 1 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp tumeric 1 tsp nutmeg 2 tsp mixed herbsContinue reading “Chickpea Asian Salad”