Chicken & Orange Salad

This salad is simply delicious. It is sweet and juicy and makes a great winter salad when you need something really refreshing – and the navel oranges are in season. Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 chicken breast (no skin / bone) 1 clove of garlic (minced), save 1/4 of it for the dressing 1 good splash…

Salad Dressing

If you have the following ingredients in your pantry at home you can quickly rustle up a dressing to transform the most basic of fresh greens into a delicious meal or side dish. The quality of dressing will depend on the quality of your two main dressing ingredients: oil & vinegar. Right now I’m loving balsamic…

Beetroot and Goats Cheese Salad 

It amazes me how many people who aren’t keen on beetroot or goats cheese in isolation love them together in a salad. Unlike some salads this one works all year round.  First make the dressing:  Mix together – 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tsp dijon mustard, 1 tsp honey, 2 tbsp walnut oil, a pinch…

Blue Cheese Nicoise Salad 

We rustled up this salad for lunch yesterday, instead of a tradional Tuna Nicoise we went for blue cheese instead – a very tasty combination. My daughter made the dressing, a red wine vinaigrette (which we’ve called All Blacks Dressing – see below!) Ingredients Couple of handfuls of washed spinach leaves Cherry tomatoes (halved) Green…