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3 Summer Salad Recipes You Must Try

3 Summer Salad Recipes You Must Try

I’ve always been a big fan of salads, especially summer salad recipes. But not the sparse lettuce leaf type of salads… the real hearty ones, packed with flavour and wholesome, nutritious ingredients. As a busy working mom, my immune system is often low, however, when I plan in advance and eat well (especially at lunch time), I find that I instantly feel better and more

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Hearty Rice Salad

Hearty Rice Salad

Amp up your next weekend braai with this hearty rice salad. The fruity bits and fresh herbs really give it a delicious flavour! Although you can use any rice for this recipe, I found that wild rice tastes the best as it goes brilliantly with the pecan nuts.  Serves 4 Ingredients: 350g wild rice 150g nuts (like pecans or walnuts), chopped 1 handful of fresh

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Avo, Feta And Nut Salad

Avo, Feta And Nut Salad

This yummy avo, feta and nut salad is a real crowd pleaser! The tangy dressing combined with the rich, filling ingredients makes it a delicious salad, and one of my favourite summer salad recipes. In fact, I often eat this for a protein-rich lunch. Serves 4 as a main meal Ingredients: For the dressing: 1/3 cup olive oil 3 Tbsp vinegar of choice 1 Tbsp

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Mexican Salad

Mexican Salad

This Mexican salad is one of my favourites because it’s so tasty and has all the right stuff to make it a full meal on it’s own. It’s also quick and easy to throw together.  Ingredients: For the lime dressing: 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced ¼ cup fresh lime juice ¼ cup olive oil 2 T honey 1 t chopped chilli (or a pinch

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Healthy Holiday Treats For Everyone

Healthy Holiday Treats For Everyone

When we think of the festive season, this time of year is often synonymous with rich processed foods, sweets, cakes and chocolates. But the good news is, it doesn’t have to be, and you don’t have to kill yourself in the gym in January to lose all the weight you’ve gained over Christmas. It’s all about finding those healthy holiday treats everyone can enjoy without

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