A great side dish, or main course, you can mix up the ingredients depending on what’s in season. You’re aiming for lots of bright coloured veg to make this a healthy, delicious and colourful salad.
An indulgent and colourful salad
This delicious Middle Eastern dish is fresh and zingy with the addition of preserved and fresh lemon. Using quinoa keeps this gluten free while adding plenty of protein and fibre …
This delicious salad really shows off young baby leeks, their sweetness combining beautifully with the smoky depth lent by char-grilling. Making leeks a centrepiece like this is quite unusual and is the perfect accompaniment to a Sunday Roast or elegant light lunch.
It’s always nice to have something a little bit different from a standard salad and this wintery salad is just that. It’s packed with texture, flavour and colour and the roasted leeks add savoury warmth, which is perfectly complimented by the crispy apple, the bitter endive and the creamy goats cheese. It makes a great weekday lunch or a light dinner.
The delicate flavour of smoked trout is complemented with creamy leeks, spring onions and a touch of horseradish in this delicious salad
Research has shown that the best way to lose weight is to choose meals that help you feel fuller for longer while being low in calories. This means choosing meals that are balanced in carbohydrates, protein and plenty of fruit and vegetables. This couscous salad is a perfect match. The couscous provides some starchy carbohydrate, the feta provides protein and the leeks and other ingredients contribute to you 5-a-day whilst keeping the calorie content low.
Regular hard exercise can take its toll on the immune system as levels of valuable vitamins and minerals in the body are depleted. That is why it is important to put them back though a diet rich in immunity boosting nutrients. The mackerel is one of the richest sources of long chain omega 3 fatty acids, needed to counteract inflammation, while the leeks contains powerful antioxidant substances that can help to prevent cell damage. The avocado is a great source of vitamin E needed for immunity and heart health.
A tasty salad combining the delicate flavour of celeriac with leeks
A warm salad of chunky rounds of leek and pepper. Oven roasted with thyme and oregano in a white balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing finished off with a liberal sprinkling of pine nuts, leaves of rocket and parmesan shavings. Serve as a light lunch accompanied by some foccacia bread or as a first course.