I think lunch is more important then dinner, why? because lunch is your mid break of the day and you probably still have a lot to do afterwords and you need your energy and focus to get back to work, a workout later or maybe even a hot date ;)! Whenever I have lunch with bread/gluten I usually feel very tired and feel like I have no energy left in my body..that's like the opposite of how you want to feel after a lunch break right!? so I try to avoid them as much as possible and as I'm not a big meat eater I make sure I eat enough spinach so I still get my portion of Iron to keep myself strong and fit! I love the taste of spinach so much that I almost never buy 'normal lettuce' but I use RAW spinach instead! Mmmm..
These days there are so many recipes out there for how to make a nice salad.. but I like to keep things simple, and let the ingredients speak for themselves. This salad on the pictures here is really just a handful of raw spinach, a bit of smoked mackerel (you can use any smoked fish or smoked chicken), half an avocado (I just scoop it out with a spoon so you don't even need a knife) some typical 'amsterdam sweet & sour onions', crushed walnuts, half a lemon juice and some freshly grind black pepper.
SUPER EASY and SUPER DELISH..If you like it more intense you can also mix the lemon juice with half a teaspoon of horseradish paste.. and then pour it over the salad. This salad is always a big hit among my friends! Oh that reminds me.. I really can't wait till it's summer again.. having picknicks at the Vondelpark and drink lot's of good wine with my loved ones! Ooooohh...GO AWAY freezing Cold!! BRRrrr..
I am Eva Lia and I am the founder of The Cookteaser - a food blog and whole food catering/event business based in Amsterdam.
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