Ancient Grains

Roasted Pumpkin Labneh Buckwheat Salad with Pomegranate and Rocket

Roasted Pumpkin Labneh Buckwheat Salad with Pomegranate and Rocket

Summery delicious nutritious Roasted Pumpkin Labneh Buckwheat Salad with Pomegranate and Rocket. With Contrasting textures & flavours – Its Heaven on a Plate!

Black Rice Salad, Cranberry Orange Dressing

Black Rice Salad, Cranberry Orange Dressing

100 Healthy Recipes Challenge: Recipe 1 This Black Rice Salad has to be the most fun salad I’ve made so far. If you’ve been following my blog, you will know that I use several ingredients in each recipe, to bring together a variety of textures, […]

Vanilla Apricot Black Rice Kheer (Payasam)

Vanilla Apricot Black Rice Kheer (Payasam)

An Exotic yet healthy Payasam / Kheer of Black Rice, Vanilla and Apricots. Soaking the rice for 3 hours reduces the actual cooking time. The rice is soft and chewy in texture, with a nutty taste and a heady aroma and the kheer is delicious. The cardamom is optional as the rice has enough flavour on its own.

Peruvian Kiwicha Salad – Amaranth and Roasted Figs with Buttermilk Dressing

Peruvian Kiwicha Salad – Amaranth and Roasted Figs with Buttermilk Dressing

A rich, nutritious salad of heirloom Kiwicha grains (a form of amaranth), with a delicious buttermilk dressing, and with honey roasted figs, charred broccoli, herbs and pistachio nuts. Kiwicha was a staple food in Peru 4000 years ago. With disease fighting properties and great health benefits, Kiwicha is the new Quinoa!

Dandelion Greens, Mango & Couscous Salad

Dandelion Greens, Mango & Couscous Salad

With the goodness of fresh dandelion greens, Red and Yellow Swiss Card, Lettuce, juicy ripe Mangoes, some frozen and some fresh berries, the couscous plays the perfect foil to this summery deliciousness. Serve with my lemon honey dressing or strawberry poppyseed dressing.

Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad

Roasted Tomato Couscous Salad

Roasted Tomatoes of different colours and sizes, fresh herbs, balsamic vinegar and couscous go to make this healthy and fresh salad

Couscous Salad with Beans, Tomatoes, Figs in a Lemon dressing

Couscous Salad with Beans, Tomatoes, Figs in a Lemon dressing

A colourful salad bursting with flavours and textures. Couscous with Roasted heirloom tomatoes, Peppers and Figs in a cherry tomato sauce, mint, parsley and purple basil and a dressing of lemon juice and white wine vinegar.