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Simple Salad for the Soul

Simple Salad for the Soul

By: Lee Holmes

This is the kind of salad that is nutritionally sound and can be assembled when ready to eat.



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  • 2 zucchini, sliced lengthways
  • 1 small pumpkin, cubed
  • 2 cups cauliflower florets
  • 2 tbsp mixed herbs
  • Squeeze fresh lime
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 fresh cos lettuces, washed
  • 2 cups basil
  • 1 cup coriander
  • 2 cups rocket
  • 2 radishes, sliced
  • Olive oil, to serve


  • Preheat oven to 200°C.
  • Sprinkle zucchini, pumpkin and cauliflower with mixed herbs, lime and olive oil, season to taste and bake in the oven on 2 large, lined trays for 40 mins. Stir intermittently so the vegetables cook evenly.
  • Remove from oven and place in bowls.
  • Place salad ingredients in bowls.
  • Season to taste and dress the salad with a squeeze of lemon and olive oil.


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Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids.

Lee’s food philosophy is all about S.O.L.E. food: sustainable, organic, local and ethical. Her main goal is to alter the perception that cooking fresh, wholesome, nutrient-rich meals is difficult, complicated and time-consuming. From posting recipes, her passion to share her autoimmune disease story and help others has snowballed and the blog has recently taken home the overall prize at the Bupa Health Influencer Awards as well as the best blog in the Healthy Eating category. She also runs a four-week online Heal Your Gut program.

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