Lunches I love: Proudly South African Salad

An easy, healthy weekday lunch that feels like you’re treating yourself. Or, an excellent accompaniment to your weekend braai. Ingredients: Biltong (about 100g) Avo (1/2 medium) Peppadews (about 2 Tsbp) Cashew nuts (about 2 Tsbp) Cottage/cream cheese (about 1Tbsp) Sweet Chilli Sauce (1 Tsp) Feta to taste Cherry tomatoes Greens of choice (lettuce, spinach, rocket). Brag: […]

Meatfree Monday: Mexican Fusion Salad

This started out as a bit of a “kitchen sink” salad, but actually turned out to be a delicious meal-in-one I was rather proud of! Now to remember all the ingredients… Ingredients: Mix of red and white quinoa, cooked Avocado Red Cabbage Mango Coriander Cashew Nuts Pumpkin Seeds Lemon Juice Coriander Cayenne Pepper Olive Oil […]

Lunches I Love: Braai Bits

Masses of meat at a braai (BBQ) or bust, in my opinion. (See here for my tips to having a healthier braai). That means delicious char-grilled leftovers for  lunch. Ingredients: Leftover marinated chicken kebabs, char-grilled and shredded Leftover braaied butternut Sundried tomatoes Leftover green salad with herbs, shredded beetroot and carrot Avocado Pumpkin seeds Directions: Open […]

Lunches I Love: Chickpea and Avo Salad with Chilli Mint Dressing

Is it 12’o clock yet? Ingredients: Chickpeas/garbanzo beans Mixed greens (lettuce, rocket, watercress) Cherry tomatoes Shredded carrot Avocado Dressing: Blitz together some fresh mint, olive oil, balsamic vinegar,  sugar, salt, and pepper to taste, chilli and lemon or lime juice. Link of the Day: Clean Eating Date and Oat Cookies – Gluten Free, Sugar Free    

Cranberry Chicken Salad

I’m going a little cranberry crazy after buying  massive bag of them (at least 10kg, at least) from Gorimas (my new favourite shop) for R39. I also got a huge bag of macadamia nuts for R17! Admittedly, I may have to be selective about which ones I eat.. but R17!!! I’m willing to risk it. […]