This salad is a great dish which incorporates a variety of colourful ingredients. Salads are a great option to meet your 5aday, full of fibre and goodness and super simple to rustle up.
2 cups of raw cauliflower rice – can buy ready made or simply blitz cauliflower in a food processor
1 cup of tinned chickpeas drained
Handful of pitted olives
1 cup of baby tomatoes halved
1-2 handfuls of chopped parsley
1 tbsp of olive oil
Juice from ½ a lemon
Add all the ingredients in a dish, along with olive oil, lemon juice, season with salt and pepper and gently toss until combined.
Serve with wholemeal pitta bread and low fat yoghurt
Add nuts and seeds
Add salad leaves/cucumber
Add alternative pulses
Gopika Papiah (nutritionist)
Farhanda Shah (dietitian)