Tag: avocado

Boiled Egg & Crab Salad in an Avocado Yogurt Dressing

Boiled Egg & Crab Salad in an Avocado Yogurt Dressing

I still had some seafood sticks left over from the frittata I made earlier this week, so I decided to use them up in a salad. I also had some eggs and an avocado and as all these ingredients work well together, I decided to 

Curried Paneer & Tenderstem with Mango Salsa

Curried Paneer & Tenderstem with Mango Salsa

This recipe evolved a lot from my initial plans. I intended to make paneer and pepper kebabs, but I ran out of peppers and so had to raid my fridge to find a good substitute. Sometimes these sort of meals turn out to be the 

Griddled Asparagus, Pea & Quinoa Salad

Griddled Asparagus, Pea & Quinoa Salad

This quick to make, nutritious and filling meal is great for days when you don’t have much time to cook. It can be served on its own as a vegetarian dish if you wish, but if you are like me and feel like you want 

Salami & Avocado Frittata

Salami & Avocado Frittata

I like to make this for lunch on days when Neil or I don’t have to rush off to do another training session in the afternoon. Or, like this week, when we are having some down time recovering from our World Championships. They are few and 

Smoked Salmon Poke

Smoked Salmon Poke

Poke, pronounced poh-kay is a traditional Hawaiian speciality. It is similar to sushi in that the fish is typically served raw on top of rice. It differs though in that it is served in a bowl and garnished with salad, herbs and even fruit. It is 

Ingredient of the Week: Avocado

Ingredient of the Week: Avocado

The avocado gets its status as a superfood because it is so highly nutritious. Although commonly mistaken for a vegetable, it is actually classed as a fruit. More specifically a berry, as it has a tough outer layer of skin, a middle layer of  flesh, 

Spicy Chorizo, Bean & Avocado Rice Bowl

Spicy Chorizo, Bean & Avocado Rice Bowl

Chorizo is one of my favourite ingredients! Unfortunately however, it is not the most nutritious, as it is highly processed. It also contains a higher amount of fat and less protein than chicken or fish. In moderation though, there is no harm in including it 

Jerk Beef, Rice and Avocado Salsa

Jerk Beef, Rice and Avocado Salsa

For this meal I use beef hache steaks from muscle food, which are kind of like a giant steak shaped burger. Ordinary steak would also work fine, as would chicken breast or salmon. It is nice and quick to make and full of lots of 

Smoked Salmon Sushi Salad

Smoked Salmon Sushi Salad

I was definitely a late starter to the sushi trend, but once I got a taste for it, I just couldn’t get enough. We are lucky to have a really good sushi take away near where we live, and it is our go too food