A spinach or kale salad is low in calories and high in nutrients..

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A spinach or kale salad is low in calories and high in nutrients, but it can leave you wanting more. To make it more filling, top it with

. Bonus: Avocado also helps your body absorb more of the veggies’ disease-fighting antioxidants. wb.md/2KrOsCX

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Boiled Eggs with Hummus recipe

 Another great nutritious egg recipe from Daniel Davey, Sports Nutritionist

ngredients

  • 400g chickpeas
  • 3 tablesp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 eggs
  • Paprika

To Cook

For the hummus
1. Place the chickpeas in a blender with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and blend until smooth.
2. Remove from the blender and place in a bowl.

For the eggs
3. Boil the eggs till hard, roughly 8 minutes from when the water begins to boil.
4. Let the eggs cool then remove the shell, cut in half and scoop out the egg yolk into a bowl.
5. Fill egg white halves with hummus mixture and place on a platter then sprinkle with black pepper or paprika. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

 http://www.bordbia.ie/consumer/recipes/eggs/pages/boiledeggswithhummus.aspx

Mediterranean Style Potato & Greens Salad

Ingredients

100g baby/new season potatoes (or 2cm cubed Roosters)

½ fennel bulb, finely sliced

1 small courgette

50g cook lentils

30g pomegranate seeds

10 green beans, topped and tailed

10g sunflower seeds

For the dressing:

2tbsp olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon

½ tsp dill

1tsp chopped parsley

Method

Cook the potatoes in salted boiling water until tender, drain and once cool enough to handle cut in half. Place into a mixing bowl.  Cook the green beans in the potato water until tender and place into the bowl.

Take a vegetable peeler to make ribbons of courgette and place into the bowl.

Add the finely sliced fennel, cooked lentils and pomegranate seeds.

Make the dressing by simply mixing all the ingredients together and pour over the salad. Mix well and serve with a scattering of sunflower seeds.

Prep in:20 mins
Cook in:10 mins
Serves:2
Per Serving %RI
Energy (Kcal) 226 11%
Energy (KJ) 940 11%
Fat 14g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Total Sugars 5g 5%
Salt 0.3g 5%

https://potato.ie/recipes/mediterranean-potato-greens-salad/

 

Boiled Eggs with Hummus recipe

 Another great nutritious egg recipe from Daniel Davey, Sports Nutritionist

ngredients

  • 400g chickpeas
  • 3 tablesp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 eggs
  • Paprika

To Cook

For the hummus
1. Place the chickpeas in a blender with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and blend until smooth.
2. Remove from the blender and place in a bowl.

For the eggs
3. Boil the eggs till hard, roughly 8 minutes from when the water begins to boil.
4. Let the eggs cool then remove the shell, cut in half and scoop out the egg yolk into a bowl.
5. Fill egg white halves with hummus mixture and place on a platter then sprinkle with black pepper or paprika. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

 http://www.bordbia.ie/consumer/recipes/eggs/pages/boiledeggswithhummus.aspx