Tag: salad

Marinated Mushrooms

These marinated mushrooms are handy to have ready-made for adding a deep savoury taste to lunch salads and wraps, or as an added ingredient in quick meals, or serve as a side dish. Nice variations are lemon with coriander, oregano and basil, or add turmeric and cayenne for a hot spicy flavour.  The longer you […]

Cucumber Dill Salad

Cucumbers and dill are good ingredients to consider if you are feeling bloated or suffering from digestive upsets.  Dill herb and seeds are calming to the digestive system and help reduce bloating and flatulence. Cucumbers are mildly diuretic, probably due to their high water content, they are also high in potassium and low in sodium, […]

Kale Salad

Ingredients:  1 bunch of kale 4 tbsp of olive oil 2 tbsp of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar ½ tsp of unrefined sea salt 1 tsp of cayenne powder Directions: De-rib the kale, wash and pat dry. In a large mixing bowl stir olive oil, lemon juice, salt and cayenne. Cut the kale leaves and tender stems […]

Salad Dressings

Make your own salad dressings A vinaigrette is a blend of vinegar with oil. This is a quick and easy classic salad dressing. A ratio of 3 to 1, oil to vinegar is a good rule of thumb to follow. There is a wide variety of oils  to choose from, the following are the ones I […]