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Time for healthy eating. Doctor says I have to loose weight. Wife says I'm shameless

Carrot and Chickpea Salad

  • 4 large carrots peeled and grated
  • 1.5 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil (adds flavour)
  • 1.5 tsp virgin olive oil
  • 1 large can (425g) dained/washed chickpeas
  • 1 bunch chopped spring onions
  • 2 tbsp toasted (white) sesame seeds
  • fresh ground black pepper
  1. make dressingb by whisking the liquids together
  2. add carrots, chickpeas and chopped oinions and toss
  3. season with pepper, spinkle seasame seed over top
  4. eat
If you make a half prtion of this you can use rest of the can of chickpeas in a chicken couscous

Sweet Potato Salad with Red Onion, Feta and Olives

  • 1 large red onion thickly sliced (wedges)
  • 2 large (about 680g) sweet potatoes peeled and sliced about 2cm thick
  • 1.5 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 50gm black pitted ollives
  • large handful chopped fresh basil
  • 75g crumbled feta
  • salt and fersh ground black pepper
  1. brush potato slices and onion wedges with mixed balsamic vinegar and oil
  2. Cook for 20mins in preheated oven 190C/gas mark 5 or until soft turning potato slices after 10 mins
  3. remove allow to cool, cube potato and cut onion into smaller pieces and add olives
  4. sprinkle feta and basil, gently stir in, season
  5. eat

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