Super charge your food

Sometimes it’s the simplest of things that give us the greatest satisfaction. When it comes to super charging a salad, making a fresh dressing could not be simpler. Squeezing some fresh lemon juice, drizzling olive oil, or a little splash of balsamic vinegar over the top is enough to lift a salad.

To take the pressure off as I’m sure you have enough to think about with your busy lives, here are a few of my favourites.

Anything that contains garlic will store in the fridge for up to a week.  Anything without garlic will last a little longer.  Just bring them to room temp before serving.

(Add the ingrediets to a jam jar, screw the lid on and give it a good shake)

Simple Balsamic

3 tbs balsamic

2 tbs olive oil

1 tsp dijon mustard

1 garlic clove crushed

salt and pepper


Classic French

4 tbs olive oil

2 tbs white wine vinegar

1 tsp honey

salt and pepper

Honey & Mustard

4 tbs sunflower oil or rapeseed oil

2 tbs apple cider vinegar

1 tsp dijon mustard

1 tsp wholegrain mustard

1 tsp honey

1 garlic clove, crushed

salt and pepper


2 tbs sesame oil

1/2 lime juice

1 garlic clove crushed

½ tbs soy sauce

1  ½ tsp honey

salt and pepper


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