Salads

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

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! 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 Pinenuts (optional) Blue Cheese Salad Dressing Salt &...

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...

Chickpea Salad

Chickpea-Salad Enjoy this Chickpea salad which is great for a lunch meal or a fulfilling side. Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time 1 5 min Ingredients DRESSING 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/2 a lime juiced 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon maple syrup Pinch sea salt SALAD 2 tablespoons sultanas 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted in a pan 1 400G can chickpeas rinsed and drained 1 red pepper, cored, seeded and chopped 1/2 red onion finely chopped 1/2 bunch fresh coriander...