Beet and Carrot salad with tahini, mint and pistachios

Beet and Carrot salad with tahini, mint and pistachios

Day #21 beet and carrot salad. We had this tonight as a side to falafels and hummus. Super quick salad recipe that’s great on its own or as an accompaniment to a main dish.Ingredients:2 beetroots (cooked)1 large carrot1 tbsp tahini1 tbsp olive oil2 tbsp waterJuice of 1 limeTsp sumacHandful of fresh mint2 tbsp chopped pistachios  What to [...]

Beet Tart with Turmeric

Beet Tart with Turmeric

I have made my coconut fennel tart sooo many times now I decided it was time to experiment with a new one. The base for this is slightly different, I have used quinoa flakes combined with the flour which gives a really nice chunky texture. It is really important to cook the base alone without [...]

Baked aubergine

This is my easy midweek veggie dinner for those nights when you just can't be bothered to spend your evening in the kitchen. Its a cheap dinner too as you need very few ingredients, I love the texture and nuttiness of quinoa but you could substitute it for a cheaper grain such as bulgar wheat [...]

Summer salads

Summer means one thing, lighter days and lighter suppers. I have lots of people ask me for recipes for salad and these are so much more than leaves on a plate! They can all be used as sides to any of my main dishes, such as my chickpea burgers, or just enjoyed on their own. I [...]

lunch in a jar

Lunch in a jar means delicious salads without the soggy leaves! Key to this is putting the wet stuff at the bottom and working your way up to the leaves on top. This can be made with any combination of dips/roasted veg/cheese or meat. Prepare some roasted veggies at the weekend so you have a [...]

Quinoa tabbouleh

I love making a satisfying salad, and this is definitely one! The sweet potato adds texture to the quinoa and I love adding the pomegranate for some extra colour! This is based on a tabbouleh salad, with lots of fresh parsley. I used a combination of red and white quinoa and bulgar wheat, but quinoa on [...]