Salads

 

 

Manchego, Apple and Almond Salad with Honey-Lemon Vinaigrette 

Print Friendly 

Description:
Apples and cheese make a classic combination, here updated with Manchego cheese and the addition of Marcona almonds. A lemon-honey dressing pairs perfectly with the flavors of the nuts, fruit, cheese and greens. Delicious with a strong flavored honey, such as chestnut or buckwheat.


Ingredients:
2 tablespoons honeyJuice of 1 lemonSalt and pepper, to taste1 tablespoon water3 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 red or green endive, rinsed, cored, cut into 1-inch pieces1 head red leaf lettuce, washed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces3 Braeburn or Granny Smith apples, cored, cut into 1/2-inch cubes1/3 pound Manchego cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes3/4 cup salted Marcona almonds. This recipes is Gluten Free, Vegetarian, High Fiber and Wheat Free.


Directions:
Combine honey, lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste and water in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Taste and adjust seasoning, then set aside.

In a large bowl, toss endive and lettuce with remaining tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside. In another large bowl, toss apple, cheese and almonds with the vinaigrette. To serve, place a mound of the endive-lettuce mix on a plate, then top with a few spoonfuls of the apple-cheese mixture. Repeat for other plates and serve immediately.


Servings: 6 - 8


Nutrient Information:
Per Serving:240 calories (150 from fat), 16g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 11g sugar), 8g protein


Notes: Special Diets: Gluten Free Vegetarian High Fiber Wheat Free


Special Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, High Fibre


Category: Salads


Previous 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Next
Connect with Us
facebook    twitter

Maria’s Ireland Itinerary Planning Services


Wellness Tip
Turn Down the Heat with Spicy Foods
Do you ever find your mouth on heat overload when eating spicy food? When this happens, don't reach for a glass of water to cool down. Water actually spreads the hot sensation inside the mouth. Your best bet is to drink skim or low-fat milk, which contains a protein that calms down the heat from peppers. Nibbling on a piece of dry bread, chips or plain rice can also help. All will help ease the pain and burning from too many hot spices.


Maria's Ireland Sacred Tours


Wellness Directory
Okanagan Thought-Field Therapy with Gerald Morris (distantly).
Specialty: Energy Workers
Tapping into Freedom. Discomfort levels gradually fall to zero and laughter is often experienced. Clients are amazed at what this Therapy can do and leave with greater levels of wellness.
View Details


Maria’s Ireland Itinerary Planning Services


Event
Michael O'Connor - Astrologer


Article
Evoke Being With Spring Fever
Spring, with its fresh promises pushes you into using your innate intuitive abilities – pushes you to evolve innovative results that fully express your true self. All necessary resources are present and empowering you. The beauty and power of Earth’s springtime is shifting your ability to embrace that which has been hidden. As totems, bees signify...
Full Article


Ferlow botanicals - natural products


Recipe
Braised Chicken Slow Cooker/Crock Pot Recipe
Category: Slow Cooker!
Description: This slow cooker chicken recipe is great to make the night before or in the morning and it will be already for you at the end of the day. You may add some extra vegetable to this dish or cook separately.
Chicken is rated as a very good source of protein, providing 67.6% of the daily value for protein in 4 ounces. The structure of humans and animals is built on protein. We derive our amino acids from animal and plant sources of protein, then rearrange the nitrogen to make the pattern of amino acids we require.
People who are meat eaters, but are looking for ways to reduce the amount of fat in their meals, can try eating more chicken. The leanest part of the chicken is the chicken breast, which has less than half the fat of a trimmed Choice grade T-bone steak. The fat in chicken is also less saturated than beef fat. However, eating the chicken with the skin doubles the amount of fat and saturated fat in the food. For this reason, chicken is best skinned before cooking.
Full Recipe


Ferlow botanicals - natural products