November 18, 2018

Spicy Wheat salad with Goats Cheese – perfect picnic food!

Posted on October 30, 2018 by in cheese

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This Spicy Wheat salad is on every single one of our family feast tables. Low and behold every time there will be someone at the table who has a jaw-drop moment. “What is this salad”, they would ask. The Spicy Wheat salad is a staple for us, but obviously not for everyone. I also cannot […]

Smoked Mackerel Salad with Summer Fruit

Posted on October 23, 2018 by in seafood

Smoked Mackerel Salad

This Smoked Mackerel Salad hit the spot tonight. No cooking in my kitchen today. We all loved this Smoked Mackerel Salad, the salty fish, the crisp lettuce, creamy avocado and the refreshing summer fruits. All I added was a yogurt dressing and a few crispy rolls and voila, dinner was served. Mackerel is somewhat underrated, […]

Hot Smoked Salmon Salad – weird and wonderful!

Posted on July 15, 2018 by in salads, seafood

Hot Smoked Salmon Salad

My Hot Smoked Salmon Salad will surprise you! It has flavors and textures that you would not often expect to see in the same salad. If you like a conventional salad, this salad is most probably not for you. I do think you should give it a try. This Hot Smoked Salmon Salad is just […]

Zoodles with Pesto – oodles of flavor

Posted on January 24, 2018 by in cheese, paleo

Zoodles with Pesto

Zoodles with pesto…… yum! Possibly the most flavor in the quickest amount of time. Zoodles with pesto are noodles made with zucchini for the un-informed. Which makes this dish banting-friendly, paleo-friendly, LCHF-friendly and gluten-free. Quite extraordinary for something so simple. I think zoodles came on the map with the above mentioned eating life-styles. People saw […]

Fried Tomato salad

Posted on January 15, 2018 by in salads, vegetables

Fried Tomato salad

Fried Tomato salad is definitively meeting healthy eating halfway. Fried Tomato salad has all the elements of a good salad. The crunch, creamy, bitter, tart and then it meets up the forbidden world of fried food. Yes, forbidden for many as we started the new year with resolutions to eat healthier. Usually after a December […]

Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad

Posted on December 8, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad

The Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad was met with much controversy on Facebook this morning. Some people LOVE gelatin salads and others absolutely hate it. This Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad brings back so many childhood Christmas memories. The good news is, these salads are back and quite trendy right now. Seriously, if I look at some […]

Caprese Salad – of course my take on it!

Posted on November 15, 2017 by in cheese, salads

Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad is one of those classic salads that should not me messed with. The classic Italian Caprese Salad is made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and sweet basil. Simply seasoned with salt and olive oil. A Caprese Salad features the colors of the Italian flag, green, white, and red and in Italy, it is […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Mustard Dressing

Posted on July 25, 2017 by in salads, vegetarian

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This Roasted Cauliflower Salad is everything a salad should be…….. in winter! My roasted Cauliflower salad is robust, packed with flavor and colorful. I will be happy to have it as a main meal, let alone a salad. Let’s face it, winters are for soups and stews and comfort food, not salads! It’s not that […]

Roasted Butternut Salad – wholesome goodness on a plate.

Posted on April 28, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Roasted Butternut Salad

My roasted butternut salad is a hit. Every time I make it, people want to know the secret. My roasted butternut salad has no secret, really. It is just proof that good wholesome ingredients, treated with love and care, do not need much else. I love roasted vegetables. Frankly, I will be happy to eat […]

Two Minute Noodle Salad – it’s a keeper!

Posted on April 13, 2017 by in vegetarian

Two Minute Noodle Salad

This Two Minute Noodle Salad I can eat every single day. So many Two Minute Noodle recipes online, but most of them are loaded with expensive ingredients which no longer makes it a rand stretcher. Look, I know I will be in trouble with the purists about the nutritional value of two minute noodles, but […]