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Fusilli Salad with Ham and Lima Beans

This hearty salad features pesto made of walnuts and peppery watercress leaves'a savory twist on the classic basil-pine nut version'with more chopped cress, lean ham, and lima beans tossed in a lemon and yogurt dressing.

Yogurty Potato Salad

A creamy potato salad that isn't packed full of fat, this also provides some extra greens (and tastes delicious!).


Watercress, cheddar and tomato omelette

Watercress teams well with eggs and is highly nutritious, providing iron and beta-carotene. The cheddar cheese supplies plenty of taste...


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Roast pork and apple baguettes

For a really superb pork sandwich, spread a crusty baguette with spiced apple and shallot sauce and pack it with...


Sardine and pepper toast

A no-cook recipe is perfect for a light lunch when time is short. Remember to include the sardine bones in...

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Mixed leaf and peach salad with brie crostini

A delicious way to enjoy the delights of summer, with rust-red salad greens, currants and peaches all bursting with vitamin...


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Chili’lime chicken salad

In this salad, chicken is gently poached in stock to give an almost melt-in-the-mouth texture and is then mixed with...

Egg mayonnaise salad with smoked salmon

This variation on the classic egg mayonnaise salad uses little quail's eggs with a creamy yet light mayonnaise and yogourt...


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Warm teriyaki salmon salad

The technique of cooking salmon in foil captures all the succulent juices of the fish that, together with the teriyaki...


Pasta, ham and fava bean salad

This quick and easy pasta salad is just right for busy people. It is appealing and sustaining and the watercress...


Smoked Salmon on Mixed Salad Greens

Smoked salmon has slightly lower amounts of omega-3 fatty acids than fresh salmon but, like other oily fish, it provides...