Another healthy salad

All in the mix

This is a super-healthy mix of pulses, grains, seeds, raw vegetables, chicken etc. I had some chicken and oven baked tomatoes left-over from yesterdays dinner, and decided to use it in a salad.


Mix together:

  • Pulses; a mix of cooked chickpeas, white beans, brown beans, barlotti beans- whatever you have
  • guacamole, with extra cayenne pepper/chili, and lime, for extra taste
  • feta cheese, crumbled
  • Quinoa, ready boiled and drained
  • celery stick, chopped finely
  • spring onion, chopped finely
  • chicken, in small pieces
  • tomatos, I used both fresh and oven baked
  • pumpkin seeds, toasted in a dry pan for a few minutes
  • olive oil
  • Maldon salt and pepper

Mix it all together

All in the mix

And serveMix it up salad


Lentil salad with capers

I am absolutely in love with lentils! I use them in salads, soups, as a side dish, as a main course, as often as I can. This salad I eat for lunch or as a side dish.


Lentil salad:

  • 5 dl Puy lentils, boil for 15-20 mins. Check after 15 mins. They must be ‘al dente’. Rinse to stop cooking process, but keep warm
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 2,5 dl dried, cranberries, currants, yellow raisins, a mix or one of them, chopped
  • 0,5-1 dl good quality capers, chopped if large

If you stop here, and mix in the dressing, it will keep in the fridge for a few days. The rest you mix in just before serving.

  • flat leaf parsley
  • rucola or other salad types
  • sprouts, cress


  • Walnuts, chopped
  • seeds or nuts
  • Goats- or blue cheese
  • Fresh coreander or basil
  • Crispy seasonal veggies
  • A crispy apple, cut in small pieces


  • 1/3 cup good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. Colemans mustard
  • 2 tsp. Maldon salt
  • 2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon

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Try to use the best quality ingredients you can find. These capers are lovely!




Source: This recipe was inspired by one of my favourite bloggers: Sarah Britton