Sides, Dressings & Dips
This insanely delicious combo of salty and sweet makes for a perfect snack of salad topping any day of the week.
Skip the processed deli pork and try this for a nutritious, simple and delicious snack – what more could you ask for?
I see some happy little vegetarians.
Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is member of the seed family. I mispronounced this for several years before being corrected and turning to Google for definitive advice. Regardless of what you call it, its wonderfully healthy and versatile. Not only is it a complete protein – making it fantastic for vegetarians – but this superfood is also rich in iron, magnesium and dietary fiber. Tasty and just a little bit sweet, this recipe will leave you with enough for a quick and delicious cold lunch during the working week.
Eggplant is an excellent source of bone-building manganese, and cooked without oil this delicious purple vegetable yields only 12 calories per cup! That means you can fill up without filling out while getting a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals.
Quinoa is a great source of protein, iron and fibre – awesome news for vegetarians. Slightly nutty in flavour, this super seed is a fantastic low GI carb that will keep you full for hours. This dish has a nice sweet twist with the addition of some chopped dried apricots, but fresh apple, pear or orange segments would work just as well.
The nutrition in carrots are held in protein sacs that have to be broken by heat (cooking) or mechanical action (grinding, juicing, proper chewing).Also, by cooking carrots in oil you can increase the availability of carotenoids by 600 percent.This recipe calls for roasting in hazelnut oil, so you will get a maximum kick of nutrients and good fats. Serve alongside your favourite lean meat dishes.