About the author
Nicola Graimes is an award-winning writer specializing in nutritional health, vegetarian cookery, and food for children. A former editor of Vegetarian Living magazine, she has written more than 25 books, including Great Healthy Food for Vegetarian Kids, which won Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World Gourmand Awards 2002. Nicola is a member of the prestigious Guild of Food Writers and lives in the coastal town of Brighton in the UK.
Fresh, healthy, wholesome, and delicious—there can be so much more to salads than just a few leaves on a plate. These tasty recipes will inspire you to nourish your body from the inside out with every delicious forkful.
Take inspiration from countries all around the globe and whip up hearty salads that are nutritious and full of flavor. From Mediterranean recipes to Asian-inspired classics, salads have never been been as popular. This delightful book showcases beautifully balanced salads, with chapters covering Meat and Poultry, Fish and Shellfish, Dairy, Grains, Beans and Pulses, and Simply Fruits and Vegetables. Salads are ideal for light meals, and there are plenty of ideas here that can be made in advance and transported to the office or school. The book also contains midweek ideas that will please the whole family, as well as some impressive dishes that wouldn’t be out of place at a dinner party. Sprouted seeds and micro greens are becoming increasingly popular, and are now readily available to buy, but Nicola goes the extra mile by showing you how to sprout seeds at home, so you will always have some on hand to throw into a speedy dish. With more and more people aspiring to eat healthier diets, and with such a large variety of fresh and interesting ingredients now readily available, there has never been a better time to experiment and discover some new favorites.