Stuffed Mediterranean Loaf – Super Mouthwatering Treat

I stuffed a loaf with my Giardiniera recipe last year, but since I had run out of my giardiniera, I made this delicious delight with the contents of my fridge – and it was truly one of the best snacks I’ve had in my life !  It is such a treat, crunchy on the outside and full of colour, with contrasting texture and wonderful tastes on the inside – one bite and your bought, sold, […]

Middle Eastern Tahini Salad

This wonderful salad goes well with just about every Middle Eastern dish. It’s rich in flavour, very appetizing, and is one of my favorites of its kind.  To spice it up, you can also add chopped hot pepper.  You can serve this along side any veggie burger, with falafel, accompanied by hot pita bread.  It’s a great one to serve up for guests, and also fantastic as an accompaniment to vegan BBQs. INGREDIENTS 2 tomatoes, […]

Best Ever Pasta Salad – Gluten-Free, Cholesterol-Free, Lactose-Free, & Vegan of course

I knocked up this salad at lunchtime to take to the beach, and it was awesome – really tasty, wonderful flavours and textures.  My young daughter loved it too, which is saying something as she is a fussy one !  The combination of sweet and savoury lingers on, and makes you feel as though you are eating your main meal and dessert together, except that the flavours really compliment one another.  An excellent treat for […]

Beaming Sunshine Energy Salad

A powerhouse of nutrients, beaming with colour – this appetizing salad is what I treated myself to today.  I needed a ‘pick-me-up’, and wanted art in my plate, so this is was what I composed.  Garnish with raw sesame seeds or hemp seeds.  Buy organic whenever possible.   Makes 1 large portion or 2 side plate portions INGREDIENTS 2 slices sweet cantaloupe melon, chopped into squares 1 spring onion (scallion/green onion), chopped (mine was rather […]

Wild Rice Salad

Serves 4 This salad has far too many benefits to mention here – suffice it to say, its ingredients are highly nutritious, the taste is sublime, and it won’t be an effort to indulge. This recipe features in my book ‘Mouthwatering Vegan’ and I wanted to gift it to you to enjoy a good hearty and delicious salad from my book.  Bon Appetit ! INGREDIENTS 1 cup mixed rice, wild red and black, boiled and […]

My Tutti Frutti Pesto & Quinoa Citrus Salad

This is an incredible salad – a powerball of superfoods.  It’s best served slightly warm or at room temperature is  best and it’s a hearty salad for the autumn, winter and spring months – it is full of rainbow colours, vitality and has a wonderful aroma and texture.  The taste is sublime and you will want to make this again.  If you have extra left, refrigerate it and place it in an airtight container, but […]

Summer Bean & Cauliflower Salad With A Zesty Edge

I love this salad, it’s so easy to make, so very nutritious and delicious, and a work of art on your serving dish.  You will enjoy this any time of year.  Drizzle with lemon on top, and my choice is to serve this warm.  I recommend serving it with hot crunchy garlic bread !   INGREDIENTS 2 cups cooked borlotti beans, or other of your choice 1 cauliflower – use the florets freshly cut flat […]

A Choice of Two Exotic Spring Salads

More wonderful fresh produce from the Gardens at Villa Bologna, served in their inimitable Ceramika Maltija dishes. Spring is in the air, and so are flavours of the Med from Mouthwatering Vegan Recipes for your joie de vivre !   Red Cabbage, Spring Onion & Roast Pecan Nut Salad, with a Sweet Toffee-Style Fruit, Maple & Balsamic Dressing ¼ fresh red cabbage, shredded or finely chopped 1 spring onion (scallion), chopped ¼ cup roasted pecan […]

My Exotic Tabbouleh (Tabbouli)

I make my own version of Tabbouleh and I love it – it’s fresh, versatile and one handsome salad.  Loved and enjoyed by millions of people worldwide, this is a wonderful treat any time of the year – serve with hot pitta bread and my hummus or better still my Smoked Red Pepper & Garlic Bean Dip http://mouthwateringvegan.com/2013/02/27/smoked-red-pepper-garlic-bean-dip/. Enjoy ! Note:-  For a gluten-free tabbouleh use boiled millet with quinoa – follow cooking instructions for […]

Strawberry, Avocado & Coriander Nut Salad with a Sweet Balsamic Dressing

This salad is so tasty and moreish.  You can have it as an accompaniment with any main course, or just as it is with a dip and rice cakes – or hot pitta bread, or whatever takes your fancy ! INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh strawberries, roughly chopped 1 avocado, sliced lengthways 3 cups lettuce of your choice, chopped up ¼ cup fresh coriander/cilantro, finely chopped 1 medium red pepper, sliced ¼ cup roasted salted peanuts […]