Madeleine Shaw has made a name for herself in the wellbeing world for her healthy recipes that are full of nutrients and flavour, promising to boost your health and give you that gorgeous glow. In her second cookbook, Ready, Steady, Glow! Madeleine shares her top healthy dishes that can be prepared in under 30 minutes, like this tasty grilled halloumi salad recipe.
'This is my dream summer salad; I love the sweet flavours of mango and fennel mixed with salty halloumi and drizzled with creamy tahini dressing. It’s a real crowdpleaser, perfect eaten al fresco on a warm evening,' says Madeleine.
coconut oil or butter, for cooking
1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced, julienned or grated
1 carrot, thinly sliced, julienned or grated
1 mango, stoned and thinly sliced, julienned or grated
400g halloumi, cut into 1cm slices
10g basil leaves, torn, to serve
1 red chilli, finely sliced, to serve
salt, to taste
2 tbsp tahini
juice of 1 lime
½ tsp salt
1 tbsp finely grated ginger
1 tbsp coconut milk
- Heat 1 teaspoon of coconut oil or butter in a pan, throw in the cashews and stir well to coat. Sprinkle over some salt and keep stirring for a few minutes until golden. Tip out onto a plate to cool.
- Mix the fennel, carrot, mango and raisins in a bowl. Combine the dressing ingredients, adding 1–2 tablespoons of water to thin it out.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a griddle or frying pan over a high heat, then grill the halloumi for 1 minute on each side until golden. Top the veggies with the halloumi and cashews and drizzle over the dressing. Throw over the basil leaves and chilli to serve.
Madeleine Shaw's book Ready, Steady, Glow! is published today by Orion Books in hardback & eBook, priced £20/£10.99 and is available to buy at selected Asda stores. Photography: Martin Poole, Ellis Parrinder