Beetroot, Carrot & Pear Salad

This cleansing salad has a delicious orange vinaigrette dressing. It’s lovely on it’s own, but I think it’s best as an accompaniment to your main dish. It looks colourful and vibrant, while the flavour of the orange vinaigrette is light, tangy and sweet. Beetroot, Carrot & Pear Salad 1 large beetroot, peeled 2 large carrots, peeled 2 large crunchy pears, cored 1 small …

salad leaves with blue cheese and walnuts on top

Earthbound’s Pear & Blue Vein Salad

This week we are sharing one of my favourite salad recipes, rocket with pear, blue vein and red wine honeygar. An absolutely delicious salad that takes only minutes to whip up, from our wonderful friends at Earthbound Honey. Earthbound is a sustainable artisan beekeeping business based in the pristine Bethells Valley, North West of Auckland, New Zealand. Their bees produce a premium range of …

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Best Ever Healthy Salad Dressings

  Dressings are the key ingredient to any salad, and these four from nutritionalist Natalie Brady are absolutely delicious and healthy too, choose from Avocado Lime, Cleansing Vinaigrette, Miso and Tahini. “If you know me personally you’ll know I’m all about the dressing and sauces. Dressing are one of the best ways to jazz up a salad or any meal. Delicious dressing …

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Raw Squash & Pomegranate Salad

  This season our butternut squash did very well, which left me thinking of different ways to eat it. A friend of a friend put me onto this delicious salad made with raw grated butternut squash; I had never heard of eating squash raw before and was delighted to discover it tastes great: a bit like melon when combined with persimmon, olive …

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Beet Greens; Spice Up Your Life

Beet greens aren’t particularly spicy, but they can help spice up your love life! Nature’s Viagra is the common beet green: used by the ancient Romans as an aphrodisiac due to the fact that when eaten they increase blood flow due to their nitrates. Per 100 grams, beet greens contain 177 milligrams of nitrates which help stimulate blood flow – …