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In Healthy, Recipe, Salad on
September 13, 2018

Honey Soy Chicken Noodles Salad

I know I said that I’d be posting some more comfort food recipes, but the sudden change of weather meant I had to change my plans. Luckily I had this Honey Soy Chicken Noodles Salad bookmarked since the beginning of winter!

Honey Soy Chicken Noodles, Quick, Simple, Healthy Recipe

I’m not kidding either- am I the only one who always bookmarks dishes when they’re wayyy out of season?
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In Healthy, Recipe, Salad, Vegetables on
June 3, 2018

Roasted Vegetable Salad

I can’t believe it’s June already, and the sudden change in weather is a sure sign that winter is well and truly here!

Which means, I’m doing away with the light green salads, and churning our the hearty soups, stews and curries in my kitchen!

But I’m not completely saying goodbye to salads. For something quick, and not so heavy, wintery salads make a great meal. Roasted vegetable salads are my go to in winter- just throw them in the oven to cook, then toss with a some salad leaves and a light dressing. It works well because almost all the winter veggies are great for roasting! Read more

In Healthy, Recipe, Salad, Vegetables on
May 27, 2018

Raw Pad Thai Salad Recipe

For a dietitian, I don’t talk about nutrition on this blog an awful lot. But when I do it’s almost always about eating more veggies!

You’re probably sick of me going on about it but it’s for good reason. So when I’m choosing healthy lunch options to prepare for the work week, I always make sure I choose recipes that are loaded with veggies- and what better way than to start off with a vegetarian recipe like this Raw Pad Thai Salad?

Raw Pad Thai Salad Recipe

Although I’m not vegetarian or vegan, I’m always quite intrigued by vegan/vegetarian foods. It can be difficult to achieve the depth of flavour that’s often found in meat based dishes, so I find that vegan/vegetarian dishes which work well involve some degree of creativity. This often involves a lot of oils in Asian vegetarian dishes, to impart flavour. But since I’m going for something healthier and lighter as a daily lunch option, veggie options from cafés serve as a better source of inspiration. And with so many vegan cafes which seem to be popping up, there’s no shortage of inspiration!

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In Café, Dining, Lunch on
April 20, 2018

Left of Field, Rhodes

Although Rhodes can feel like it’s in the middle of nowhere, it works well for a work location. Walks by the foreshore make for relaxing lunchtimes, and there’s no shortage of good cafés for us to try. I’ve written about how much I’m loving Bare Witness, and right across from it, Left of Field is another café we’re loving just as much!

Spring Vegetable Salad, Left of Field

Salad of spring vegetables ($18)

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In Healthy, Recipe, Salad, Vegetables on
February 23, 2018

Brown Rice Salad Recipe

One thing I think that people don’t realise about dietitians is that we really love food.

We love food, we love to eat and when we throw a party, you can be sure there’ll be great food- and no, it’s not all salads. That said, there are always plenty of veggie filled options- enough inspiration for weeks worth of lunch ideas- and this is where I came across this amazing brown salad rice recipe.


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