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I'm Mikhaela.

I quit sugar four years ago when I was pregnant with my first son. It was making me fat, sick, lethargic... miserable. It was hard, but I got there. The reward has been incredible. For me and my family.

This is a personal blog. A place that I share #refinedsugarfree recipes and other family favourites.

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Simple Summer Salad - Brussel, Bacon and Walnut Salad

Simple Summer Salad - Brussel, Bacon and Walnut Salad

I thought this too good not to share. A simple and healthy Summer Salad. Great with fish, chicken, lamb or beef I think even a hater of brussel sprouts may be converted.

Let me know what you think.

Serves 4 (as a side dish)

Ingredients.

  • 2 tbs quality olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 3 cups finely sliced brussel sprouts
  • 1 cup diced quality speck or bacon
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1 tbs honey
  • Juice of 1/2 fresh orange

 

Instructions:

1. In a large pot add the oil, onion and garlic and saute on a medium heat for 1 minute.

2. Still on medium heat, add the bacon and stir occasionally for 5 minutes. Allow the bacon to crisp slightly.

3. Add the walnuts and cook for a further 3 minutes.

4. Add the brussel sprouts and honey and stir through so everything is combined.

5. Turn the heat off and cover with a lid. Let this sit for 5 minutes then remove the lid. Dress with the fresh orange juice.

This Brussel Sprout, Bacon and Walnut Salad is great served warm or cold.

*** Great for a BBQ :)

Mikhaela x


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