Sensational Salads; Transform Your Salad Game with Herbs and Spices

Mediterranean Chic Pea Salad

As a passionate meat enthusiast, embracing vegetables can pose a significant challenge. Salads, in particular, may prove difficult to incorporate into one’s diet. However, with the passage of years, vegetables are no longer adversaries but rather trusted companions on the path to a healthier and more fulfilling life. The secret to developing an affection for salads lies in the dressings and flavours that render them irresistibly delicious.

Upgrade Your Salad Game

Getting a salad dressing that works for you is a sure way to enjoying your salads. Dressings are able to change a salad from a basic, bland veggie mix to a tasty treat you want to have more often. Salads can be a really healthy addition to everyone’s diet but shouldn’t be a tasking thing to enjoy, rather a pleasure. Mayonnaise or lemon are the easy go to salad dressings commonly used; however, the right herbs and spices can transform your salad into a vibrant, flavourful creation.

In this blog, we’ll explore the art of crafting exciting salads using a variety of herbs and spices.

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The Magic of Fresh Herbs

Improve your salad with some fresh herbs, apart from lettuce and cabbage they make a great leafy addition. Herbs infuse salads with an explosion of fragrance and flavour. Whether it’s parsley, coriander, basil, or mint, these greens are the secret to a zesty kick to your salads. Whatever herb works for your taste, you can add a generous amount to spruce up your salad. Give life to your classic Greek Salad with some chopped coriander, while you add some fragrance with basil to compliment juicy tomatoes and mozzarella. 

Spices That Dazzle

Spices can elevate your salad to a great new level. Sprinkle some toasted cumin seeds over your roasted carrot and chickpea salad for a smoky, earthy undertone. You can also add a pinch of smoked paprika to your Caesar salad dressing for a subtle, smouldering warmth that will leave you yearning for more.

A Harmonious Balance

Pairing up herbs and spices can be your secret to enjoying a memorable salad. For a Mediterranean-inspired salad, combine fresh parsley and mint with a medley of ground coriander, cumin, and sumac. The result? A tantalising dish that bursts with contrasting yet harmonious flavours.

How about you try out this recipe infused with some herbs and spices?


  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • In a large bowl, combine the chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, parsley, and mint.
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk together the lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to ensure all ingredients are coated evenly.
  • Allow the salad to rest in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes before serving. This allows the flavours to meld together.
  • Serve chilled and savour the burst of Mediterranean flavours with each delightful mouthful.
  • You can shop online on our website for some oregano, salt and pepper. We also have dried parsley which can substitute the fresh parsley.
  • Try out this recipe and let us know how you liked it. 

Gone are the boring salad days! With a dash of fresh herbs and spices, you can turn your salads into mouth watering masterpieces. Explore new flavours, mix and match, and let your taste buds savour every bite. Your salads are about to become the star of your mealtime show – get ready for a delicious adventure!

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