Posts Tagged ‘spinach’

Recipe: Eggplant Chickpea Salad

I’ve been cooking a lot with eggplant this summer, putting it in curries, grilling it for sandwiches, you name it! I thought it was about time I put some in a salad too, and that’s where this baby came from – an eggplant chickpea salad!

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Recipe: Strawberry Spinach Salad

At this time of year I really like easy, lazy dinners like grilled haloumi or veggie burger patties served with delicious side salads. I’ve always been a fan of the ol’ potato salad (because, well potato!) but this strawberry spinach salad is one of my new favourites. It’s fresh, summery and delicious and is super easy to scale up if you have a crowd to feed!

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Recipe: Roast Chickpea & Sweet Potato Salad

Given my love of hearty salads it’s probably no surprise that when it comes to family gatherings I am generally given the task of bringing along a salad or two. With Christmas fast approaching I thought it was about time I started playing with some options to make this year and so far this roast chickpea & sweet potato salad is sitting in first place.

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Recipe: Pearl Couscous with Roast Tomato, Feta & Spinach

Pearl couscous is one of those ingredients I don’t cook with anywhere near enough, so when I was trying to come up with a salad as part of lunch for Mother’s Day I knew it was time to pull it out of the pantry again. It’s such a great base for a salad, and holds up well for leftovers too (if it lasts that long!).

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Recipe: Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry

Curries have long been a favourite of mine, they featured regularly on the menu at home when I was growing up, and they were one of the first things I learnt to cook for myself (albeit leaning rather heavily on a jar of curry paste!). When I first went vegetarian I relied on curries and stir-fries a lot, and whilst I might be a little more adventurous with my cooking these days I still love a good curry on a cold, grey Melbourne night.

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