Posts Tagged ‘salad’

Recipe: Chickpea Salad

Even though we are more than a month into Autumn, Melbourne appears to think we’re still in summer and this weekend presented us with glorious sunshine, and high-20s temperatures. This means I’m still making summery food, and this chickpea salad fits the bill perfectly!

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Recipe: Pomegranate and Cranberry Rice Salad

I first made a variation on this salad before Christmas, and when trying to decide what to make for lunch at work this week I thought I’d give this another go, with some changes like the addition of cranberries and pomegranate molasses. It worked out pretty well too – although it’s not the prettiest of salads to photograph, that’s for sure!

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Recipe: Roast Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Now that the heatwave in Melbourne has subsided for the time being I have been able to turn the oven back on and add some more variety to my cooking. This roast veggie quinoa salad with a tahini dressing seemed like the perfect way to reintroduce oven baked foods to my diet, and is the perfect thing to bring to work for a week’s worth of lunches!

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Recipe: Vegetable Frittata & Sweet Potato Salad

Another delivery of my organic veggie box arrived on Thursday, which was a great thing to come home to after spending over 13 hours at work that day. My mind is ticking over with things to make, but I decided to start with something simple for an easy Friday night dinner. The result was a veggie frittata with a nut-filled sweet potato salad. Delicious!

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Veggie Box Challenge

As much as possible I try and eat vegetables that are in season and therefore haven’t travelled huge distances to the shops. I also like to support local farmers and so used to do as much of my veggie shopping as possible at farmers markets. I started finding it difficult to be able to get to them consistently enough to keep me going so late last year I started ordering a fortnightly delivery of organic veggies, dropped right at my door.

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