Mango, Avocado and Macadamia Salad

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1 ripe mango, cut into cubes

1 ripe avocado, cut into cubes

Juice of 1 lime

2 tablespoons of olive oil

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard

1 long red chilli, deseeded and sliced

100g baby spinach leaves

100g cos lettuce leaves, ripped into smaller pieces 

1/4 cup macadamia nuts, crushed


Chop the mango and avocado into small cubes of the same size and set aside.  

 To make the dressing: Mix the lime juice, olive oil, garlic, mustard and sliced chilli together in a small bowl.

Put the lettuce and spinach in a large bowl, add the mango and avocado and the dressing and gently toss to combine.

Sprinkle with the macadamia nuts to serve. Enjoy!

Grated Carrot & Apple Salad with Dijon Lemon Vinaigrette

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Grated Carrot & Apple Salad with Dijon Lemon Vinaigrette  
Servings: 4

Total Time: 15 Minutes

4 carrots, peeled

2 Apple, peeled 

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

Juice of 1/2 a lemon, 

2 tablespoons sesame seed oil,

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil,

2 tablespoon of unfiltered apple cider vinegar,

1-2 teaspoons honey, to taste 

Pinch of Maldon sea salt

Pinch of ground black pepper, 

2 finely sliced scallions (or 1tablespoon finely chopped shallots) 

Grate the carrots in spiraliser or food processor. Peel and chop Apple into matchstick size pieces and mix together  in salad bowl.

In a small bowl, combine the dijon mustard, lemon juice, honey, sesame seed oil, olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper. 

Add vinaigrette to the Carrots & Apples and toss well.

 Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve with a delicious protein like pork or fish.

Simple Halloumi salad

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Quick Lunch-


80g Halloumi, sliced

1/2 pear, sliced 

Small handful of pecans 

Handful of  baby spinach

a squeeze of lemon juice 

1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar


Slice Halloumi into strips and pan fry till golden each side, 

toss through baby spinach, pecans, sliced pear and lemon juice & balsamic vinegar.  

It took about 3 mins to make 👌 So yum!