Fresh Blueberry & Mixed Greens Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

The weather is too warm for hot vegetables with the evening meal but after a few months of salads you start craving them regardless of the heat! I have to say that a lettuce salad can get a bit boring after a few months of summer, and I try to make them a bit more … Continue reading Fresh Blueberry & Mixed Greens Salad with Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

Sweet Potato & Carrot Salad with Mint Cream 

Are you looking for something a little different to do with the humble carrot? Then do I have the answer for you! This yummy salad is actually a warm one-you roast the vegetables and then top them with salad greens and a lovely creamy feta and mint sauce! Let's get it underway 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 … Continue reading Sweet Potato & Carrot Salad with Mint Cream 

Moroccan Pork and Fresh Herb Salad with Crispy Lebanese Bread – for two!

Late last year I expelled the virtue of the pork tenderloin fillet - well I have to say I am on the same band-wagon tonight! Juicy tender slices of Moroccan rubbed pork with crispy bread combined with fresh herb salad ingredients - OH MY GOSH - too good to not whip up for the two of us. … Continue reading Moroccan Pork and Fresh Herb Salad with Crispy Lebanese Bread – for two!

Rocket Salad with Roasted Red Onions, Butternut Pumpkin, Walnuts & Fresh Goat Cheese

Lessons To Date

Salads de Roquette au Chèvre, aux Noix aux Oignons Rouge, et á la Courge Butternut!

Remember that book from my 2016 Reading Challenge? – Picnic in Provence? Here is one of the yummy recipes that I told you all about. We had a lovely piece of butterflied lamb to BBQ and my new recipe seemed a perfect match. It is a simple yet balanced salad which was light and very tasty!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium butternut pumpkin
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea Salt
  • 100g Goats Cheese or Feta
  • Rocket Salad leaves – couple of handfuls
  • 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Preheat the oven to 180c.

Wash the pumpkin and chop into cubes, about 1-2 cm. (I like the skin but if you don’t peel it off!) Halve the onion and slice to half moons. Line a baking tray wiht baking paper. Toss the…

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