Salads

Find a great salad to suit your family. Choose from quick and easy salads, delicious salads, hot salads and cold salads.

Lentil, Beetroot & Feta Salad

Lentil Beetroot Feta Salad Mums if you are looking for a healthy lunch option, this Salad Recipe provided by McKenzie's is packed with nutritional ingredients to help your body.   Ingredients 3 cups water 1 cup McKenzie’s French Style Lentils 1 bay leaf 3 tbs olive oil 2 tbs lemon juice 1 tbs Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, crushed To taste, McKenzie’s Australian Natural Sea Salt To taste, McKenzie’s Whole Black Peppercorns ½ red oni...

Simple chicken salad for busy mums

simple-chicken-salad Designed with the busy mum in mind (quick, nutritious and under 30 minutes)   Serves: 2, Time: 20 minutes   Ingredients 150g raw chicken breast (approximately 100g when cooked) Salt and pepper Lemon juice 80g organic salad leaves (approximately 2 loosely packed cups) 1 spring onion ½ medium Lebanese cucumber ½ medium avocado 1 tbsp seeds of choice (eg pumpkin, sunflower) 3-6 cherry tomatoes Parsley   Instr...

Pumpkin, Feta Quinoa Salad

Pumpkin-Feta-Quinoa-Salad This Pumpkin, Feta and Quinoa Salad is a great lunch time meal that is both fufilling, healthy and good for busy mums. Eat at the park, at work or at home.   Ingredients 200g Pumpkin, cut into cubes 2 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt and Pepper 1 cup Quinoa 100g Feta, cut into small cubes 2 Tbsp. Pine Nuts, roasted 7-8 leaves rockets, washed and broken in two   Method: Place cup pumpkin pieces into a roasting dish, add ...

Lemon, Cider & Shallot Vinaigrette

Lemon-Cider-Shallot-Vinaigrette Quick and easy to create, this zesty Lemon, Cider & Shallot Vinaigrette is a great Salad Dressing perfect for Quinoa Salads as well as standard garden salads.   Ingredients ¼ cup Olive Oil 2 tsp. Wholegrain Mustard 2tsp. Lemon Juice 2 Tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar 1 shallot diced finely 1 clove garlic, diced finely Salt and Pepper to season   Method: Mix all ingredients together into a container Add lid and sha...

Rocket, Pear, Parmesan & Blue Cheese Salad

Rocket-pear-parmesan-salad My new favourite salad! The Rocket, Pear, Parmesan and Blue Cheese Salad is super quick and easy to create, while the Blue Cheese dressing in conjunction with the Rocket and Parmesan offers a delicious flavour that my children enjoyed as well.   Ingredients 300g packet of Rocket, washed and dried Handful of Lettuce (optional, especially useful for children who don't like rocket) 1 Packham pear, sliced finely 1/4 cup shaved parmesan 2 Tbsp. Roasted Pinenut...

Thai Prawn Salad

This Thai Prawn Salad is bursting with flavour and a real hit with the whole family (replace chilli with capsicum for the kids)and the flavors pop in your mouth!   INGREDIENTS – SALAD 500 grams prawns, cooked and peeled 200 grams mixed sliced cabbage leaves 1/2 bunch Thai basil, leaves picked 1/4 bunch green basil, leaves picked 1/2 bunch mint, leaves picked 1/2 bunch coriander, leaves picked 3 spring onions (white part only), sliced thinly 4 tablespoons roa...

Helen’s Mediterranean Salad

6 Roma tomatoes, diced (about 3 cups diced tomatoes) 1 Large cucumber diced. 1 tsp salt. ½ cup chopped fresh parsley leaves. 2 tbsp olive oil. 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice. 1 tsp ground Sumac. ½ tsp ground pepper.   Recipe from Helen....

Mediterranean potato salad

Mediterranean-potato-salad This Mediterranean Potato Salad recipe was provided by Renae.   Ingredients dash of olive oil small onion - thinly sliced 1 crushed garlic clove 300g new potatoes 200g cherry tomatoes 100g roasted red capsicums handful basil leaves   Method: heat oil in saucepan, add the onion and cook until soft. Add the garlic cooking for about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and capsicums, season well and simmer for around 10...

Mediterranean Summer Salad

Mediterranean-summer-salad This Mediterranean Summer salad offers a crisp fresh salad that children and adults will enjoy. My children love this salad more than a garden salad and it is super simple and quick to make.   Ingredients: 2 can chickpeas 2-3 tomatoes, diced 2 shallots, finely sliced 1 Spanish onion, diced 1 cucumber, diced   Balsamic Vinigarette 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1.5-2 Tbsp...

Fruit Salad

Fruit-Salad-Recipe Perfect as lunch on a hot day or as an afternoon snack for hungry children, you can tailor the fruit salad to meet your children's needs.   Ingredients: Fruit of your choice (we used Strawberries, Mango, Watermelon & Kiwi Fruit) Method: Cut your fruit into chunks. Add to a large salad bowl. Add a dash of lemon or lime juice to it (it stops the fruit browning). Serve with Yogurt or for a treat, whi...