Parsley Salad

Parsley is not just a garnish to food.  It has been consumed both medicinally and used in cuisine around the world. Parsley is very nutritious and has many health benefits. Parsley is an excellent source of vitamin K and Vitamin C as well as a good source of vitamin A, folate and iron. Parsley’s volatile oil components include myristicin, limonene, eugenol and alpha-thujene. Its flavonoids … Continue reading Parsley Salad

Tuna, Chickpea and Wild Rice Salad

A healthy salad of seasonal vegetables, wild rice, chickpeas, flaxseeds and  tuna makes a hearty and filling lunch. It is rich with leafy greens, snow peas, roasted sweet potato, and with the sharpness of cranberries or pomegranate seeds. The nutty taste of mixed wild rice is balanced by the freshness of orange segments, lemon juice and mint. Lower in calories than regular rice, wild red … Continue reading Tuna, Chickpea and Wild Rice Salad

Lentil, Walnut and Vegetable Salad

This is great vegetarian salad that is perfect for lunch and so healthy. Marinaded artichokes, cucumber, baby cos lettuce, red capsicum, mini Roma tomatoes, walnuts and Spanish Onions, all add a rainbow of colour to the cooked green lentils. Served with a vinaigrette dressing and crusty bread it makes a delicious lunch. Lentil, Walnut and Vegetable Salad Ingredients: 2 cups cooked green lentils 1 medium … Continue reading Lentil, Walnut and Vegetable Salad

Nicoise Style Salad

There are many  versions of the traditional Nicoise salad from Nice in France.  This Nicoise inspired salad is John’s adaptation. It is very nutritious and includes  the protein of flaked tuna, and egg, along with  refreshing summer vegetables and a lime, herb and Dijon mustard dressing. This is a great salad to take for lunch and this recipe makes 2 servings Nicoise Style Salad Ingredients … Continue reading Nicoise Style Salad