The Complete Meal Salad

Serves 2-3


  • 1 cup salad greens of choice (lettuce, rucola, etc.)
  • ¼ cup mixed fresh herbs of choice (dill, parsely, basil, spring onions)
  • ½ cup chopped red vegetables of choice (red capsicum, tomatoes, red cabbage)
  • ½ cup chopped yellow and orange vegetables of choice (yellow capsicum, carrots)
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced onions (optional)
  • ¼ cup cubed steamed potatoes
  • ¼ cup cooked chickpeas
  • ¼ cup whole-wheat bread croutons


  • 2 tbsp of date paste
  • 1-2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • Juice of 3 limes
  • 1 tsp unrefined salt (or to taste)
  • 1-2 tbsp water
  • Black pepper powder to taste


Mix all the salad ingredients together in a large salad bowl. Mix the dressing ingredients together and pour over the salad, toss and serve.


The chickpeas can be replaced with other cooked beans – butter beans, kidney beans, etc.

The potatoes can be replaced with any steamed vegetables like sweetcorn kernels, sweet potato, green beans, beetroot, etc.