Feta and Salad, such a great taste combination

Feta is made from sheep or goat’s milk. It is good for your bones since it’s high in calcium, protein and phosphorous. In fact, it contains more calcium than most other cheeses, and you can read more about it here


Feta can be used in all kinds of dishes but here I share two salad recipes that you may wish to try … Bon Appetit 😋 



Chicken, asparagus and feta salad
a salad full of flavour and contrasting textures


Ingredients

Serves Four

Chicken salad

1 lb green asparagus

1 tbsp butter
1 lb cooked chicken breast
3½ oz. sugar snap peas, strings removed
7 oz. (1 1⁄3 cups) feta cheese, crumbled
2 (1 oz.) scallions (spring onions), white and green parts, sliced
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
¼ cup (1¼ oz.) hazelnuts, roughly chopped

Dressing

½ cup (3 oz.) Greek yogurt (4% fat)

¼ cup mayonnaise
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp Dijon mustard
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper

To serve

4 cups (5 oz.) lettuce
Instructions
can be seen here



Horiatiki / Villager’s Salad

Horiatiki means villager in Greek, so this dish simply means villager’s salad.

Ingredients
Serves Four
125 g Greek feta
2 green peppers
1 cucumber
1 small red onion
5 ripe tomatoes
1 handful of Kalamata olives
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3-4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
Instructions
more details can be seen here

You will find a variety of recipe ideas are within this blog, but please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter. If you have any concerns about your health it is always advisable to consult your Doctor or health care team

All the best Jan

Feta is made from sheep or goat’s milk. It is good for your bones since it’s high in calcium, protein and phosphorous. In fact, it contains more calcium than most other cheeses, and you can read more about it here


Feta can be used in all kinds of dishes but here I share two salad recipes that you may wish to try … Bon Appetit 😋 



Chicken, asparagus and feta salad
a salad full of flavour and contrasting textures


Ingredients

Serves Four

Chicken salad

1 lb green asparagus

1 tbsp butter
1 lb cooked chicken breast
3½ oz. sugar snap peas, strings removed
7 oz. (1 1⁄3 cups) feta cheese, crumbled
2 (1 oz.) scallions (spring onions), white and green parts, sliced
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
¼ cup (1¼ oz.) hazelnuts, roughly chopped

Dressing

½ cup (3 oz.) Greek yogurt (4% fat)

¼ cup mayonnaise
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp Dijon mustard
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper

To serve

4 cups (5 oz.) lettuce
Instructions
can be seen here



Horiatiki / Villager’s Salad

Horiatiki means villager in Greek, so this dish simply means villager’s salad.

Ingredients
Serves Four
125 g Greek feta
2 green peppers
1 cucumber
1 small red onion
5 ripe tomatoes
1 handful of Kalamata olives
1 teaspoon dried oregano
3-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3-4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
Instructions
more details can be seen here

You will find a variety of recipe ideas are within this blog, but please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter. If you have any concerns about your health it is always advisable to consult your Doctor or health care team

All the best Jan