Colourful salad

Salad then. It’s not all iceberg, toms and cue.

We’re thinking COLOUR explosion (hence a good range of nutrients).

Loads of our clients get hooked on salad once they realise how versatile it can be and how much it can be mega-sexed-up with lots of different stuff and a beautiful dressing.


See below!

Nuush clients: Please apply the portion sizes stated in your account and divide the recipe so that you make only as much you need.


This isn’t a recipe as such but a list of items you can put in your salads above and beyond lettuce, tomato and cucumber. Choose five or six from this list, different colours, and add a tasty dressing made from all natural ingredients. You could try our own French dressing or Jamie Oliver’s Jam Jar Dressings. Don’t shun salad dressing, the oil in the dressing helps us to absorb the nutrients in the salad. Always use a good quality extra virgin olive oil for its health fats and polyphenols.

Have some protein with it such as tuna, salmon,  cheese, beef, beans, chickpeas, hummus, hard boiled eggs, tofu – the list is endless. You’ll be full as a boot and awash with vitamins and minerals!

  • Apple
  • Asparagus
  • Basil
  • Beansprouts
  • Beef tomatoes
  • Beetroot
  • Broad beans (podded)
  • Broccoli
  • Capers
  • Carrots
  • Chard
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Chicory
  • Chives
  • Coriander
  • Cos lettuce
  • Courgette ribbons or courgetti
  • Cucumber
  • Edamame beans
  • Edible flowers (check they are edible!)
  • Endive
  • Fennel
  • Figs
  • Finely chopped cabbage
  • Garlic
  • Grated carrot
  • Green beans
  • Little gem lettuce
  • Mango
  • Mint
  • Olives
  • Pak choi
  • Parsley
  • Pear
  • Peas
  • Peppers
  • Pickled onion
  • Pickled walnuts
  • Purslane
  • Plum tomatoes
  • Pomegranate
  • Radishes
  • Raw mushrooms
  • Red cabbage
  • Red onion
  • Roasted peppers
  • Rocket
  • Romaine lettuce
  • Silverskin onions
  • Spring onions
  • Sun blush tomatoes
  • Sun dried tomatoes
  • Sweetcorn
  • Watercress
  • Watermelon

Nutrition Info

Colourful salad

The nutrition content really depends on the ingredients you end up using for your creation, but just know that having a wide rage of colours is A Good Thing 🙂

Good honest nutrition

Every salad you serve is a picture you have painted, a sculpture you have modelled, a drama you have created.

Carol Truax

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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