Recipes

Warm Winter Salad

Beetroot SaladThis salad is a great winter warmer and perfect for a winter weight loss diet.
 
Due to all the colours and variety of vegetables we are getting a variety of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

The addition of the feta and chickpeas will give you a hit of protein to sustain the energy and satiety for longer.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes
Serves 4

  • 1 can of baby beetroots washed and drained and cut into quarters
  • 1 can of chickpeas washed and drained
  • 1/2 japanese pumpkin diced
  • 100g of feta diced
  • 8 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 brown onion diced
  • 1 tbs of oil
  • 1 lemon squeezed for juice

Directions

  1. First, chop up the pumpkin and place it on the baking tray with some baking paper and place in a 200 degree oven and roast for 20 minutes.
  2. While the pumpkin is cooking, in a pan heat the oil and pan fry the garlic and onion until it starts browning.
  3. Add in the chickpeas and beetroot and heat through on high for a few minutes.
  4. While cooking, chop up the remainder of the ingredients and toss in a bowl.
  5. Add the chickpeas, beetroot  and roasted pumpkin to the bowl, fold through, squeeze of the lemon juice and serve

320 calories per serve.

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