Friday, 20 June 2014

Recipes of the week

Aubergine pomegranate salad
  • 1 aubergine
  • 1 courgette
  • olive oil (just enough to coat the vegetables)
  • 1 large handful mixed salad leaves
  • 1 dessert spoon full pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tbsp plain yoghurt
  • pinch smoked paprika
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tsp honey
  • small handful each of parsley and mint, roughly chopped
  • chopped walnuts

  1. Pre-heat your oven to 200 degrees centigrade. Chop aubergine and courgette and mix in a large bowl with the olive oil
  2. Spread on a large baking tray. Season with salt and pepper
  3. Roast on the top shelf for 30 – 40 mins until golden brown.
  4. Mix the yogurt, paprika, honey and lemon juice together in a bowl and season to taste.
  5. Serve the cooked vegetables on a bed of salad leaves. Drizzle the yogurt dressing over and add the pomegranate seeds. Garnish with your herbs and walnuts

 Avocado mango salad
  • lettuce, torn into small pieces 
  • 1large avocado, diced
  • 1 large mango, diced
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries or dates
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon white vinegar for the dressing

  1. Combine chopped avocado, mango, lettuce, almonds and dates in a bowl  
  2. Whisk together the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper for seasoning  
  3.  Add this dressing the salad bowl. Toss to combine

Banana coconut oat muffin
The only difference in my recipe is that I switch the flour to oat flour. T loves it for breakfast

My easiest breakfast (no recipe needed)

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  1. I love aubergine and avocado ......

    Thanks for sharing your recipe ideas.

    All the best Jan

  2. Those are some good looking recipes!!

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  4. All those recipes sound so good! I'll definitely try the aubergine salad :)

    1. you should it was surprisingly very nice..