Salads

watercress creme fraiche melon chickpea avocado salad Michelle Boehm nutritional therapy nutritionist London healthy food recipes easy happy motivation fit gym fitness crossfit diet body protein wellness wellbeing support supplements tips lifestyle eating life love smile wholefood vegetarian vegan gluten free
Watercress, Avocado and Orange Salad

Preparation time – 10

Serves - 2

What you'll need...

2 oranges

2 bunches watercress, stalks removed

1 cup chickpeas, cooked

1 large avocado, diced

Juice ½ orange

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Coarse salt and ground pepper

4 tablespoons of crème fraiche

½ teaspoons chilli flakes

To prepare...
  1. Teaspoon out the segments of the oranges

  2. Place in a bowl

  3. Add the watercress, chickpeas and avocado

  4. In a jug, whisk together the orange juice, oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper

  5. Pour over the salad and toss

  6. Divide the salad into 2 serving bowls

  7. Top with chilli flakes and dollops of crème fraiche.

Beet, Sweet Potato and Goats Cheese Salad

Preparation time – 10

Cooking time – 20 minutes

Serves - 2

What you'll need...

Sweet potato fries

4 large slices of goats cheese, rind on

4 beet balls, cooked and cubed

2 tablespoons Balsamic glaze

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 sprigs mint

To prepare...
  1. Prepare sweet potato fries

  2. Place cooled fries evenly on 2 plates

  3. Top evenly with cubed beets

  4. Place the goats cheese on a foil lined baking tray and place under a hot grill until the top is golden

  5. Lay on top of the beets, 2 slices on each plate

  6. Top with glaze and oil

  7. Garnish with mint.

Beet & sweet potato salad with goats cheese Michelle Boehm nutritional therapy nutritionist London healthy food recipes easy happy motivation fit gym fitness crossfit diet body protein wellness wellbeing support supplements tips lifestyle eating life love smile wholefood vegetarian vegan gluten free
 
Rocket salad recipe with parmesan and almonds Michelle Boehm nutritional therapy nutritionist London healthy food recipes easy happy motivation fit gym fitness crossfit diet body protein wellness wellbeing support supplements tips lifestyle eating life love smile wholefood vegetarian vegan gluten free
Rocket Salad
What you'll need...

3 handfuls podded peas

2 handfuls rocket

2 sprigs of mint

Juice of 2 lemons

Olive oil, salt and black pepper to taste

80 g parmesan shavings

½ handful almonds

To prepare...
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and serve.

Rich in...

Peas (legume) - plant protein, fibre, B-vitamins, iron, calcium, folate, potassium, phosphorus, and zinc

Rocket (Arugula) - folic acid, vitamins A, C and K, potassium, manganese, iron, calcium and carotenoids, good for eye health

Mint - vitamins A, B6 and C, fibre, folate, iron, manganese, calcium, magnesium and potassium

Lemon - vitamin C and potassium

Olive oil - rich in monounsaturated fats. Extra virgin olive oil contains the antioxidants polyphenols and oleic acid

Parmesan - vitamin A, B6, B12, C, D, E and K, calcium, sodium, zinc, phosphorus, potassium and iron

Almonds - vitamin B3 (niacin) and E, calcium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, zinc, selenium and copper