Salads

Low-fat Creamy Pasta Salad

Pasta-based salads are a favourite with a lot of people. In fact, the common sight at salad bars is people indulging in a large serving of pasta salad with that extra helping or two of mayonnaise/aoli/sour cream. How cool would it be to have a not-so-fatty version of the salad? […]

Crunchy salad with Spicy Herbed Breadcrumbs

This flavourful salad is a combination of fresh and juicy vegetables topped with spicy herbed breadcrumbs. It is an improvised version of the panzanella salad; stale bread or any bread along with tomatoes and other vegetables go into the making of the panzanella salad. Instead of using rustic bread varieties, […]

Pan-grilled Vegetable Salad

This has to be one of the tastiest salads ever. Rendering taste to this rustic dish are grilled vegetables, fruity olive oil, zesty lemon and fresh herbs. The marinated vegetables are pan-grilled, and have a smoky flavour that works very well with the tangy dressing and salty feta. To make […]

Grilled Watermelon Salad

It is amazing what you can do with watermelons. Sweet, savoury or juiced, the tasty melon never disappoints. With the onset of spring here in Australia, the markets are stocking up on juicy, red watermelons. The fresh and sweet fruit is a personal favourite, and it is no wonder that […]

Strawberry & Avocado Salsa

How about giving fat-laden and calo-terrific dips and sides a break? Here is a salsa that will make your chips, crackers, tortillas and meat dishes tastier. It is a combination of fruity, savoury and tangy ingredients loaded with vitamin E, vitamin C, anti-oxidants and so much more. It is a […]

Garden Veg Salad

This has to be one of the easiest salads to make; it is a no-fuss salad that can be made with whatever ingredients you have in stock. Another reason why this salad gets a big thumbs up is because it tastes great with just about any dressing. I have used […]

Watermelon and Feta Salad

I love fruits and vegetables that are in season. And for me, summer is synonymous with watermelons. I try and put this amazing summer fruit to good use in juices and salads. Here is a salad that combines juicy watermelon pieces with salty feta cheese that is given a touch […]

Nutty Roasted Pumpkin Salad

This salad makes a complete meal, and checks all the boxes for essential nutrients for the day such as vitamins, good fats, carbs, protein and so much more. Besides being a nutritious salad, it is super tasty and quite simple to make. The nutty-sweet taste salad is just what the […]

Greek Salad on a Stick

Looking for a party menu that is healthy and tasty? Or do you want to get your children to eat vegetables? Here is a fun way to make salads more appealing whether it is for your party or children. Not only is it easy to make, it also is a […]

Warm Mediterranean Salad with Halloumi

This is a Mediterranean-style salad that is served with warm vegetables and toasted halloumi cheese. This variety of cheese originated in Cyprus and features in Middle Eastern, Greek and Cypriot cuisines. If you have not already tasted halloumi, it tastes very similar to paneer (Indian cottage cheese). With a simple […]