Sugar Snap and Green Bean Salad with Chia Seeds


The perfect starter or side salad to any dish.

Add some extra goodness to this already glow packed salad with the incredible chia seed. These are the complete superfood packed full of omega 3s, antioxidants and fibre. They are the new miracle multivitamin so get them in wherever you can.



For one

  • 50g of sugar snaps
  • 50g of green beans
  • 20g of rocket
  • 1 TBSP of chia seeds
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 TBSP of olive oil
  • A pinch of sea salt


  1. Steam the sugar snaps and green beans in a little water for 3 minutes. Then transfer to a bowl of ice cold water to blanch. Place the rocket on your plate and scatter the beans and sugar snaps.
  2. Zest some lemon and grind over your salad, drizzle the olive oil and scatter salt and chia seeds over the top.
  3. Enjoy.

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Images by hollyclarkphotography 

About the author:

Madeleine is a qualified nutritional health coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, creative chef, vociferous blogger, fledgling presenter and self-professed yoga enthusiast. She is committed to helping her clients enliven the hottest, healthiest, happiest versions of themselves. Through her website and consultations, Madeleine helps reeducate her clients in the appreciation and effects of eating wholesome, organic produce. She helps them to work towards better relationships with their bodies, boosts confidence, injects energy and sculpts beautiful silhouettes. She has a particular interest in the growing rate of IBS, and is working towards ways of eliminating it in daily life. Madeleine’s recent clients are Millie Mackintosh (t.v star and model), Caggie Dunlop (t.v personality and celebrated music artist), and not forgetting the fantastic Rocky Elsom (Australian rugby hero!). Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.

2 comments on “Sugar Snap and Green Bean Salad with Chia Seeds

  1. Hi Maddie in light of the news today advising frying our meat etc could possibly lead to dementia because of the levels of Ages please tell me this does not apply to when we use our coconut oil I don’t know what I’ll do if it does it’s so scrummy. Xx

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