Next Monday is being labelled ‘Blue Monday’, the most depressing day of the year. Cheer yourself up with some comforting food without having to worry about breaking any New Years resolutions.

 

We have a fantastic menu for you starting with a delicious ‘pick me up’ juice.

For the juice:

1 apple

1 carrot

1cm of fresh ginger

Handful of white or red grapes

1 grapefruit

Put the fruit through a juicer and enjoy immediately.

 

For lunch, we have put together a bright and sunny salad you can take to work and enjoy right at your office desk.

 

Turmeric chicken salad

(serves 1)

1 chicken breast, finely sliced

Few pinches of turmeric

Fresh Thai chilli

Handful of cashew nuts

Couple of tablespoons of pomegranate seeds

Salad greens

Fresh mango wedges

For the dressing – combine 3 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar, dash of pomegranate molasses (optional) and salt and pepper to taste

 

Pour a dash of olive oil into a pan and fry the chicken with a large pinch of salt and the turmeric until the chicken is cooked, leave to cool

Combine with the other ingredients and pour the dressing over

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For an evening Meal, choose from the following dishes

Braised Lamb shanks

Sweet potato Fish cakes

Beef Rendang

and finish the day off with some Caramel Pop corn and a good movie!


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