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Halloumi Cheese Salad

Halloumi Salad

I only ever have halloumi on the BBQ.  As it doesn’t look like we’re going to have one any time soon (it’s still in the box in the garage) I needed another way to get my fix. A salad seemed the

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Mexican Quinoa Salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Since DC3’s arrival I’ve been trying to make my life easier when it comes to meal prep, so I’ve been looking for some interesting salads that are easy to make, I can eat at home, DH can take to work

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Posted in 2014, Light Meals, Packed Lunch, Starter, Vegan, Vegetarian

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad

I’ve been on the lookout for salads the whole family will enjoy & this recipe from the Oh She Glows Cookbook (on my amazon wish list!) is a noodly variation on our favourite raw pad thai & everyone loved it. Like this?

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Raw Pad Thai

Raw Pad Thai

When I saw this recipe on Oh She Glows I just knew I had to make it!  Or rather eat it, anything involving this much chopping I hand over to DH, as although I am perfectly capable, it will take

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Roasted veg & couscous salad

Roasted veg & couscous salad

I am so very, very, very bored of taking sandwiches to work for lunch I thought I would make this.    When I lived alone, I just to eat loads of roasted veg as it was so quick & easy

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Posted in 2013, Light Meals, Packed Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

DD1(4.5) has recently decided she adores the wonder-food quinoa, so I’ve been searching out some suitable recipes for her to try. I made a few changes to this recipe to make it a bit more acceptable to her, mainly omitting the

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Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad

DD1(4.5) was eating all the cold green beans out of my salad when we were on holiday, so I thought I’d try to make my own.  This recipe looked the best out of the ones Google offered me & the girls

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Orzo Salad with Fresh Mozarella, Corn & Cherry Tomatoes

Orzo salad

This was supposed to be an Israeli Cous Cous & Orzo Salad, but DH forgot to look for any Israeli Cous Cous when he went into town! DD1(4.75) doesn’t like salad dressing, so we served ours on the side.  It

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Roasted Tomato Salad

Roasted tomato salad

I’m always on the lookout for salads that the kids might like & thought the combination of roasted tomatoes, olives & cheese would be irresistible to them… …of course it didn’t work like that, neither of them liked the roasted

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Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad

It was the alfalfa that made me want to make this salad, & I thought the kids would love the roasted carrots. Unfortunately, they didn’t.  Neither DD1(4.5) or DD2(2) liked the carrots (DD1 said they were too spicy) or were

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