Serves 2


1 Avocado, peeled, destoned and sliced

4 slices light haloumi cheese

4 handfuls mixed green leaves

1/4 cucumber, peeled and roughly chopped

1 tbsp olive oil

2tsp balsamic vinegar

1 pinch freshly ground black pepper


Wash the salad leaves and arrange on the serving plates with the cucumber

Slice the haloumi cheese into thin slices and cook on a griddle or in a frying pan, on a medium heat for 3 minutes on each side until golden

Meanwhile, mix the extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar and pepper in a small bowl

Tear the haloumi into smaller pieces and scatter over the salad leaves along with the avocado and cucumber.

Drizzle with the balsamic vinegar dressing to serve

Avocado is often avoided by people who want to lose weight because of it’s high fat content. Yet it’s actually packed full of ESSENTIAL fats which are a crucial part of a healthy diet and effective weight-loss. Try including one a week in your diet if you can.

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