Strawberry Cress Salad

    • Difficulty
    • Easy
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A simple and fast yet highly nutritious and delicious recipe. Because sometimes you need that extra minute saved to take a deep breath, dance, sit and observe, hug a friend, do laundry, drink mocktails in the park, save the world or salute the sun. Have fun!

Recipe and image © Kyra’s Kitchen


  • 2 tbsp sprouted buckwheat, toasted amaranth, or puffed quinoa
  • 2 very large strawberries, crown removed
  • 1 Hass avocado, no peel and no pit
  • 1 hand watercress, leaves
  • 1 small heritage green cherry tomato (optional)
  • 2 tsp balsamic syrup / vinegar
  • 2 tsp fresh basil / thyme
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper


  1. Cut strawberries, avocado and (optionally) heritage tomato in cubes. Add watercress and fresh basil. Serve with homemade (sugar-free) balsamic syrup or organic balsamic vinegar.
  2. Flavour with sea salt and black pepper. Sprinkle with sprouted buckwheat and serve.
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Kyra is a certified naturopath, bodymind chef and a self-taught food and lifestyle photographer. She writes books (Daytox, Kyra’s Kitchen), magazine articles (Yoga Magazine, ELLE food, Chickpea) and develops recipes, photo and film footage and health food concepts for (inter)national clients such as Yogi Tea, Fontaine Publishers and The House of Yoga. Her online journal, full of plant-based recipes and holistic health inspiration, can be found at Kyra's Kitchen, or follow Kyra on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

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