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pretty peach & greens salad

pretty peach & green saladThis just looked so pretty tonight, I couldn’t wait to eat it with my sweet potato hash & chicken sauteed with onion, bacon and chicken stock.

  • few handfuls of mixed rocket & english spinach
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint
  • 1 cup watercress.
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1/2 grated beetroot
  • 1 peach, chopped.
  1. Toss all the ingredients in a bowl.  You can sprinkle toasted coconut flakes on top or nuts if you can eat them.

kale, beet and apple ‘slaw’ with avocado ‘mayo’

kaleslawAre you looking for something to do with that kale you bought on the weekend? Try this kale-slaw.   I didn’t toss the salad in the dressing as the beetroot makes it all turn purple, but it did taste good one it was all mixed through.  This recipe is auto-immune protocol compliant.  If you’re not following an AIP diet, then it would taste great with some nuts tossed through too and/ore with a ‘normal’ or paleo mayo.  Then it would be a bit like a woldorf salad.

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roasted field mushroom with rocket, persian feta, sun-dried tomatoes and roasted beetroot chips


Often on a Friday night my kids like pizza because it’s ‘Friday Fun Night’.  I’m often looking for a quick , healthy  and grain-free  ‘treat-like’ alternative for the adults.  Tonight I came up with these roast mushrooms (perhaps very loosely they could be mushroom pizzas).  They were absolutely divine!  The best bit was the slightly sweet crunch of the beetroot chips.  In my mind the beetroot was going to be roasted but still a bit soft, but I got distracted watching YouTube clips with the kids and forgot about the beetroot for a few minutes too long and so my roasted beetroot turned crispy, but it was such a blessing in disguise as it was the highlight of the dish.

We had it as a light meal, but it would be the perfect sexy side to an eye fillet.

My husband has decided that each of my dishes in these posts need a ‘husband rating’ and this one gets a 10/10!! Continue reading roasted field mushroom with rocket, persian feta, sun-dried tomatoes and roasted beetroot chips