Pomegranate and Honey Glazed Chicken – A perfect summer dish

The last days of summer are here and this is a dish full of summer flavours. I love the pomegranate molasses as it adds a lovely sherbert lemony flavour and It makes a delicious salad dressing or is lovely with roasted peaches or nectarines. There is great nutrition in this dish with protein from the chicken the goodness of the nuts and the antioxidants from … Continue reading Pomegranate and Honey Glazed Chicken – A perfect summer dish

Fattoush with Crispy Croutons & Sumac Dressing

Summer arrived this weekend and we spent a long afternoon in the garden soaking up the available rays while sheltering from the still slightly chilly wind. Memories of lying behind a windbreaker on a Wexford beach and running to dive into freezing seas convincing yourself it was summer, and sure it was summer, Just Irish Style. This salad is an amazing crunchy crispy tangy dish … Continue reading Fattoush with Crispy Croutons & Sumac Dressing

Winter Vegetables – Honey Roasted Sesame Sweet Potato

Root vegetables are perfect winter comfort food for this time of year. I love the vary them up with different dressings or additions. The pomegranate seeds and balsamic vinegar make a delicious dressing and overall this is a wonderful filling side, low GI, high levels of Vit A and betacarotene so great for the skin. The good fats in the dressing allows the body to … Continue reading Winter Vegetables – Honey Roasted Sesame Sweet Potato

Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate

  This is a spectacular salad the basis of which is Quinoa. Easy to cook, a great source of protein and combined with vegetables and topped with pomegranate seeds and dressing was just beautiful to eat.  We had this accompanied by the lamb meatballs I have posted on before although I varied them slightly by replacing the spices in the recipe with a tablespoon of … Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate