No More Boring Salads…

Sometimes the thought of salad for lunch sounds boring. 

So to make it more fun I like to jazz it up a little. 

Here is a fun idea. 

This is how I severed my lunch up yesterday. 


I am also going to make them up for the children at the weekend. 

Serves 1

You will need:

  • A small muffin baking tray

Ingredients :

  • 3 celery sticks
  • 2 heaped spoonfuls of hummus
  • 6 plum cherry tomatoes
  • 8 slices of cucumber
  • Handful of strong grated cheese
  • Handful of chopped lettuce
  • Handful of rocket

To serve:

  • 2-4 of your favourite crackers to make it filling

How To Make:

  1. Get a muffin tray ready to use. Wash and cut top and bottoms of 3 celery sticks, cut in half, add to try.
  2. Add 2 heaped spoonfuls of hummus in on hole.
  3. Wash and chop 8 slices of cucumber, add to another hole in tray. Add a big handful of washed and chopped lettuce to another hole and wash 6 plum cherry tomatoes for another slot in the tray.
  4. Grate a big handful of strong cheese, add to try and decorate with a handful of rocket.
  5. Serve with a few of your favourite crackers.

What do you think?

Do you think these make a fun lunch too?

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How fun!?


This chicken and blackberry salad not only looks beautiful but packs a punch when it comes to flavour. 

The soft chicken mixed with the juicy blackberries and the zesty lemon dressing is a winner.

Delicious!

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28 Comments

  1. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    11th May 2016 / 12:35 pm

    This is such a fun idea! Love it!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      15th May 2016 / 11:42 am

      Thanks Heather 🙂

  2. Kathryn Grace
    11th May 2016 / 5:43 pm

    But of course! What a sweet idea.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      15th May 2016 / 11:43 am

      Thanks Kathryn 🙂

  3. Margarett Murphy
    12th May 2016 / 4:55 pm

    What a great idea. Lovely for party's too.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      15th May 2016 / 11:46 am

      Thank you, it would be great, wouldn't it 🙂

  4. Jessica Powell
    13th May 2016 / 10:27 am

    What a fab idea! I always enjoy salad once I'm eating it but, like you say, the thought of it seems so boring. I love this idea to make it a bit more exciting. x #pocolo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:14 pm

      Thanks Jessica, yes me too. Its the getting the salad cut up I don't like, ha!!

  5. Kim Carberry
    13th May 2016 / 12:05 pm

    Yummy! What a great idea x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:21 pm

      Thanks Kim 🙂

  6. Lins @ Boo & Maddie
    13th May 2016 / 2:50 pm

    Such a good idea, we could really do with this at work where we're constantly moaning that we can't think what to have for lunch and lacking inspiration X #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:22 pm

      Thanks lovely, love this fun idea 🙂

  7. pixiedusk
    14th May 2016 / 10:18 am

    A lovely idea for presentation! Can I confess that I am not keen on eating salads but this probalby would make me consider it =) #pocolo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:22 pm

      Hehe, hope you get to try this idea out 🙂

  8. Julia Nyanyo
    15th May 2016 / 9:55 pm

    Much nicer that it all bunged in together, you can mix and match each mouthful!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:22 pm

      Thanks Julia :):)

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:24 pm

      Thanks so much for stopping by and hosting Jess, just shared! Thank you 🙂

  9. GiGi Eats Celebrities
    17th May 2016 / 12:47 pm

    BRILLIANT! I am the type of person who likes LOTS of stuff on her salad, so to see all the options in a muffin tin is AWESOME 🙂 Makes me taste buds excited!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:25 pm

      Aww, thank you. Imagine all the extra things you can add in a 12 holed tin 🙂

  10. Julie's Lifestyle
    18th May 2016 / 3:21 pm

    I love this cute idea Claire! This would be great for a bbq too.Thanks for sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J&J.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      18th May 2016 / 7:26 pm

      Thanks Julie, whoo just gave me an idea, we all love lots of different dips!! Great for dips too 🙂

  11. Silly Mummy
    20th May 2016 / 12:26 am

    This is a fun idea. I really like salad & it looks really good done this way! #PoCoLo

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29th May 2016 / 6:22 pm

      Aww, thank you 🙂

  12. Morgan Prince
    22nd May 2016 / 9:01 am

    Oh how fun! It would never occur to me to do that! You have made me want to have salads for lunch this week though. ☺️

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29th May 2016 / 6:22 pm

      Hehe, thanks Morgan 🙂

  13. Morgan Prince
    22nd May 2016 / 9:01 am

    Thanks for linking to #PoCoLo hun xx

    • Clairejustine oxox
      29th May 2016 / 6:22 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Morgan 🙂

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