Salads: Spring

Spring side salad











its easy to prepare a salad with portion control. These are 150g serve side salad to serve with red meat or prawns or  fish or chicken or turkey or pork or just as a salad by itself.

  • Israeli Pearl cous cous
  • Vegepod rocket, Vegepod beet, feta, walnut
  • Vegepod lettuce, tomato,celery,red capsicum, olives, avocado, carrot, dried cranberry
  • Vegepod kale, tomato, olives, feta
  • Vegepod lettuce, tomato,olives, Gorgonzola
  • Vegepod kale, Vegepod beet, walnut, feta

Indonesian Sides: Selada Indonesia

Indonesian Salad comes in various dishes but this one is my adapted one from a  traditional salad from a traditional Indonesian cookbook with ingredients I had available at the time. As the original recipe is subject to copyright I cant post it. Here is my version of the recipe as  I swapped out the potato for cauliflower, coconut milk with desiccated coconut and coconut water. I didn’t add the cooked egg omelette strips.

Selada Indonesian

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Caesar with tomato and cucumber

Making caesar with what i had in house.

This is certainly not a traditional Caesar salad but it was very tasty.

This can be a salad or as a side with grilled fish or chicken or steak cooked on a bbq.

Great dish if you need to take a pot luck somewhere.
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This entry was posted on July 25, 2018, in Salad.

Salad to Go

More salads made to use up salad ingredients. Base is the same then I add different dressings, or chicken and sauces.

Salad : Cos lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Radish, Red Onion, French Dressing

Salad : Cos lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Radish, Red Onion, Italian Dressing

Salad : Cos lettuce, Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot, Radish, Red Onion, French Dressing, w Pan-fried free range, Antibiotic free, Chicken Thigh, Pete Evans Recipe BBQ Sauce paleo also served with this one.

Pot Luck : Spaghetti ‘salad

I didn’t have time to do much for pot luck lunch so put this together with help from recipe on pinterest but changed the dressing to a bought Italian dressing. It was also good for using up spaghetti.

Spaghetti salad

Ingredients makes 1 bowl

1/4packet wholemeal spaghetti cooked

6 cherry tomatoes quartered (*vegepod grown)

2cups mixed leaves

2Tb sliced black olives

1 carrot diced or grated

1/4 lebanese cucumber sliced and halved

1/4 red onion thinly sliced

1/2 red capsicum sliced into strips then halved

2Tb Italian dressing


Cook spaghetti with water covering spaghetti for 8 minutes in microwave bowl (*strands separate when cooked) then drain. Allow to cool then add to salad

Chop ingredients as stated then mix well with spaghetti and dressing. Cover and chill overnight or until needed.

Serve hot or cold.

It can also be served without spaghetti