This salad is filled with nutrients that will boost your mood and decrease your anxiety.
A sprinkle of almonds add a crunch to this salad of cooked carrots. Almonds are a rich source of vitamins, especially folate and vitamin E.
Grains of whole wheat have a distinctive sweet, nutty flavour. Here they are mixed with corn, toasted walnuts and crisp vegetables in a fragrant dressing to make a nutritious salad that is substantial enough to serve as a well-balanced main course.
This simple yet tasty salad is perfect for a family dinner or side salad at a backyard barbecue.
One of the first grains to be dubbed a ‘superfood’, quinoa is a complete protein (possessing all nine essential amino acids) and is packed full of nutrients that may help regulate blood pressure.
‘Escalivada’ comes from a Catalan word meaning ‘to roast over embers’. It is traditionally served as a first course or a side dish with barbecued or roasted meats. This oven-roasted version is a quick, easy alternative if you don’t have a charcoal grill.
Full-flavoured shiitake mushrooms are poached with more delicate chanterelles and oyster mushrooms, then tossed with herbs and topped with softly poached quail eggs.
The Incas called quinoa ‘the mother of all grains’ due to its excessive nutritional value. You can spruce up the colour of the plate by using white, red and black quinoa.
Here, young tender leeks are marinated in a piquant tarragon vinaigrette and then sprinkled with hard-boiled eggs and toasted breadcrumbs. This salad makes an excellent side salad, starter or light lunch.
Risoni is a fine, rice-shaped pasta that is perfect for salads. You can use any small pasta shapes in this recipe.
This hearty salad is sure to fill you up with a combination of tuna, egg and vegetables.
The rice, with its slightly chewy texture and Indian spices, provides the perfect backdrop for tender chicken, crunchy raw vegetables, sweet grapes and toasted nuts.
Get a hefty serving of vegetables with this platter for two.
This salad goes perfectly with buttered hazelnut or walnut bread, or other dense breads.
Marinated chicken strips are threaded onto skewers, then cooked and served on top of a rice and crunchy vegetable mixture and drizzled with spicy peanut dressing.
A variation on the classic caesar salad, this one is more substantial as it includes chunks of tender chicken, green beans and tasty anchovy croutons, all tossed in a creamy yogurt dressing.
This salad is a perfect partner for lamb or chicken, or can be served as a starter before a light main course.
High in protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals quinoa is highly nutritious, with a mild flavour.
This filling salad is easy to make using only a few ingredients. Mix it up a little and add a few ingredients of your own preference as well.
One of the joys of a roast turkey or chicken is the tender meat least over that is perfect for rustling up a super-quick meal. Add some basic fresh ingredients and perhaps a few special extras, and dinner is on the table.