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Roast Nectarine and Ricotta Summer Salad

What a delicious summer salad. Its light, fresh and full of colour. Nectarines are a great source of fibre. They contain a good dose of vitamin c, as well as potassium, lutein and B-carotene. These vitamins and bioactive compounds have been linked to having anti-oxidant and immune strengthening effects. Fennel provides a good source of the bioactive quercetin which “switches on” genes responsible for reducing oxidative stress and “switches off” genes that...

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Summer Salad Series – Barley, Kale and Grilled Vegetable Salad

Earthy. Wholesome. Rich. Aromatic With its strong Middle Eastern Flair, this salad is nothing but hearty, nourishing and delicious. The pearl barley base pushes you in the right direction for good gut health and energy with its high fibre and vitamin B content. Sulforaphane is once again in the spotlight with the kale and cauliflower, ‘switching on’ those detoxification pathways in the liver and activating the anti-oxidant pathways....

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Summer Salad Series – Summer Asian Crunch

Umami. Nutty. Crunchy. Oriental This salad has an oriental flair and satisfies all those nutty cravings. Sulforaphane on a plate is a great way to describe this dish. Filled with red cabbage, coriander, micro herbs and mint; these ingredients ‘switch on’ those detoxification genes and anti-oxidant pathways. Shiitake mushrooms are high in copper and vitamin B. The have been strongly linked to having immune boosting and anti-cancer effects....

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Cruciferous Summer Salad

Cruciferous summer salad A medley of colours, flavours and a whole lot of food-gene crosstalk. When I walk through the isles of a shop, I look around and see what ingredients I can combine that will provide that deeper nutritional value. I look for variety and colour, imagining different flavour combinations. With all the cruciferous vegetables, the healthy fats from the nuts and tahina, the curcumin from the...

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