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    Cous Cous Salad

    While I was in NZ my sister made me this salad. I swear, she is some kind of culinary genius because its just gorgeous! And all the flavours go so well together. 10 Cherry tomatoes, halved 100g Feta, crumbled 1/4 cup Walnuts, chopped roughly 2 cups Spinach, finely sliced 1/4 cup Cranberries 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander 1 cup Wholemeal cous cous 1/4 Basil pesto 1/2 cup olive oil Place cous cous in a bowl and cover with 1 cup boiling water, and cover with a plate. leave to stand while you chop the other ingredients. Combine in a large bowl: cherry tomatoes, feta, walnuts,…

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    Toasted Cashew and Spinach Salad

    Hi All! While I was in NZ on holiday with my family, my sister (who is a chef) made me this salad, and I swear, it is THE BEST SALAD I have ever eaten! It was so simple, but had so much flavour. I insist that you give this a go. Its a light and flavoursome salad, that is simple and incredibly nutritious. Salad: 3 leaves Iceberg lettuce 2 handfuls Spinach 1/4 Capsicum 5cm peice Cucumber 1/2 Avocado 10 Cherry tomatoes 8 Medium brown button mushrooms 1/3 Cup Unsalted Cashews 1 Apricot Dressing: 1/3 cup Olive oil 1/4 cup Balsamic Vinegar 1 Tbsp Wholegrain mustard 3 Tsp Basil Pesto 2…