Quail Egg Salad

… quail eggs are definitely not super easy to find, but they have the most beautiful shells and are quite high in iron and selenium…  Ingredients:  4 small orange tomatoes 4 small red tomatoes  5 quail eggs Rocket leaves  Pomegranate  Olive oil  Balsamic vinegar / cream Method:  In a saucepan bring some water to the…

Rainbow Veggies

… this is a really colourful veggie dish and super simple to prepare… for when you’re feeling lazy! Serves 2 Ingredients: 200gr pumpkin noodles (finely shred / spiralize slices of pumpkin, if you can’t buy pumpkin noodles – yep, this is actually a thing! M&S actually sells them at their Soho store in HK). 100gr…

Strawberry, Melon and Spinach Salad

… this salad is very refreshing and a little bit sweet! works well as a side dish…  Ingredients:  1 large ripe avocado 10 large strawberries 1/2 cup raisins 1/4 watermelon (small)  100gr spinach  Goats feta Olive oil  Balsamic cream  Method:  Wash and plate the spinach leaves. Remove strawberry stems and cut into quarters. For the…

Physalis, Pomegranate and Feta Salad

… so you think by now I would realise that de-seeding a pomegranate in a white t-shirt is a terrible idea… but no… formerly white shirt which now has pink patches all over it is proof I was a little over-estimating my pomegranate de-seeding skills… rocket salad with pomegranate seeds, feta, physalis (the orange coloured…

Quinoa, Sprouts and Pomegranate Salad

… in love with colourful salads lately… Ingredients:  1/2 cup dry quinoa 1/2 pomegranate 20 large brussel sprouts 2 tbsp black sesame seeds 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp pine nuts 2 tbsp soy 1 tbsp agave nectar 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 10 fresh basil leaves (finely chopped) Olive oil 1 tbsp black truffle-infused oil…

Cooked Buckwheat, Leek, Mushroom and Choy Sum Salad

… first time cooking buckwheat… the purple cabbage is super colourful in this one! Serves 2 Ingredients: 150 gr choy sum 1 leek 2 tbsp soy 1 tbsp agave nectar 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp sunflower seeds 10 small button mushrooms 1/2 cup dry buckwheat 1/4 small purple cabbage Olive oil Method: Combine 1/2 cup dry…

Spinach, Beets, Feta and Honey Walnut Salad

… this has to be one of my favourite salads and it is very easy to make… works well as a side dish for lunch or dinner…  Ingredients: 100gr spinach 2 cooked beets Handful of walnuts  2 tbsp honey Feta cheese  Olive oil  Balsamic vinegar  Method: Wash spinach and chop the beets into smaller square…

Broccolini and Honey Pumpkin Salad

… super simple veggie dish… Serves 2 Ingredients: 250gr pumpkin pieces (M&S sells pumpkin pieces readily cut into squares for those of us who are too lazy to buy and whole pumpkin and chop it up ourselves) 200gr broccolini (it’s kind of like broccoli, but with smaller florets and longer thin stalks… personally, i think broccolini…

Cucumber Ribbons, Peas and Pear Salad

… this salad is very green, pretty and simple to prepare…  Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 large cucumber  1 pear  1tbsp Feta cheese 2 small radishes  1 medium carrot  150 gr frozen peas  Olive oil (to taste)  Salt and pepper (to taste)  Method:  In a medium saucepan bring water to the boil… reduce to a simmer,…

Organic Carrots and Kale Salad

… made this for a friend the night before flying out to Luang Prabang on vacation… it’s really quick and easy to do, so this one if perfect for when you don’t have much time… it can also be prepared ahead of time and then set aside in the fridge which is super useful for those…

Kale, Mushroom and Asparagus

Super healthy and easy to prepare… dinner prep for tonight… trying to keep it simple!   Ingredients: 1 bunch of kale 7 sprigs of asparagus 1 large portobello mushroom 10 walnuts 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp garlic 1 tsp lemongrass powder Salt and pepper to taste   Method:  Chop the asparagus and…