ICEBERG LETTUCE WITH FETA AND GARLIC DRESSING

Day 4 of 365 salads : winter Feeding a crowd, weekend barbecues, picnics in the park; this salad is a winner.  Simply plate up and dress when ready to serve, or better still, put the dressing in a small jug and let guests help themselves. Caveat: the dressing is so yummy, make plenty! Lettuce has…

FRENCH GREEN BEAN, ROAST WALNUT AND GOAT CURD SALAD

Day 2 of 365 salads: winter Bright sunshine , a 3 degree winters morning and an early morning walk along the beach path juggling along with joggers, dogs, bike riders and walkers followed by coffee and we have the perfect start to Sunday. Too cold for salad…..never! Team this one up with lemon, thyme chicken…

WINTER PORRIDGE with winter fruits, gluten free

Porridge, healthy and sustaining, spice up yours with this quick winter recipe. Every day breakfast needs to be simple, not a Michelin 3 star event!  I am sure, we can all agree on that. If you have 3 kids to get off to school, yourself to work and the dog to the vet, this recipe might just be for…

LASAGNA WITH MUSHROOMS, GLUTEN FREE

Comfort food, make two and freeze one. Is there anyone who doesn’t like lasagna? It is the ultimate family meal, comfort food and kids love it.  I have made this one with lean turkey mince, gluten free lasagna and goat milk instead of cow milk. This is a dish that you can pack in and hide a…

RED WINTER SALAD WITH TAHINI ORANGE DRESSING

Day 4 of 365 day: salads Colour, crunch and zing Let the sun shine in winter with this colourful salad palette. 19 seventiesgirl loves a salad. I took a whole lot of things out of the fridge and from the garden and made this amazing salad that would accompany any dish on a cold winters…

GINGER, LEMON AND HONEY TEA

Winter sneezes, coughs and colds can be kept in check with this warming lemon, ginger tea. There are  lots of things we can do to keep ourselves healthy throughout the winter that are natural, cheap, easy to do and don’t involve multiple trips to the chemist shop, doctor or stockpiles of tissues. Simple, uncomplicated changes to…

Roast Cauliflower, Rocket and Pear Salad with Orange Dressing

    Salad is such a great way to use cauliflower and perfect through the autumn and winter months. Roasting cauliflower gives it a unique nutty taste. I usually make a big bowl so I can have leftovers for lunch the next day. If you plan to do this don’t dress leftover salad until you…