Category Archives: salads

Colourful Sumac Giant Cous Cous Salad

Salads often get a bad rap. I mean, we have all been subjected to those tasteless, non adventurous excuses of salad, which, lets face it, do fit the stereotypic vegan food description of ‘rabbit food’. Whilst we have come a … Continue reading

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Blood Orange and Avocado Salad with Garlic and Herb Croutons and Bruschetta Dressing

I’ve had a bad month of too many treats that have become a little more than treats. I had a little indulgence over Christmas which became ‘just one more day’, to become a whole month. Now as the month of … Continue reading

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Mexican Baked Tofu Salad

This recipe was inspired by my blogging friend Celeste of Honk If You’re Vegan. If you are yet to have discovered her fantastic array of interesting posts, then get over there now, you will not be disappointed! One day back … Continue reading

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Caramelised Onion Potato Salad

I grew up with potato salad that came in tubs from the supermarket chiller section. Cubes of potato in a gloopy, brilliant white sauce with flecks of green. My mums homemade salad tasted way better and I could devour too … Continue reading

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Sumac Tofu Quinoa and Cucumber Salsa

It’s been a rough past few days with the passing of Binky bunny, his partner Bella’s eye infection and his sister Buttons’ lip accident. They say bad things come in three right? I’m not really sure how Buttons’ injury happened. … Continue reading

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Asparagus & Tomato Basil Couscous, & a vegan feta!

Originally posted on hearthomemade:
There wasn’t much going on in my kitchen this week since I was away (mostly work, but managed to squeeze in a hike featuring falls).  Luckily, I thought ahead and took some pics of this salad…

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Moroccan Harissa and Sesame Quinoa Balls on Griddled Asparagus Salad with a Creamy Harissa Dressing

The first time I ate quinoa was one of the greatest ingredient discoveries of my life. It’s been said that the most delicious foods are often the worst for us or at least to be eaten in moderation. In many … Continue reading

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Lentil and Beetroot Burgers – A.K.A ‘Beetburgers’ with a Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

I love burgers. Veggie, of course. I love how they can be so filling and hearty yet be full of such goodness. When I’m trying to shift some pounds, I know a good homemade burger is a good choice to … Continue reading

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Garlicky Bean Salad with Chunky Croutons

As the sky finally starts to offer a glimpse of sunshine, instantly summery, colourful salads visualise in my mind. I am slightly salad fussy, I have to admit. There must be lots of textures, lots of flavours, and it must be robust … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Lentil Salad with Basil Yoghurt Dressing

This is a really hearty, warm salad. It’s kept interesting with different flavours and textures. The olives add a lovely burst of saltiness. Feel free to try different herbs in the dressing. This is a very filling and delicious 400 … Continue reading

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