Avocado, feta and roasted tomato salad

Avocado, feta and roasted tomato salad

Ingredients (6 servings) 1kg tomatoes, roughly chopped 6 garlic cloves, peeled, thinly sliced lengthways 3½ tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 375g small green beans, trimmed 1/3 cup olives 2 avocados, halved, stones removed, peeled, roughly chopped 100g feta cheese, crumbled ½ cup tightly-packed small basil leaves Method Preheat oven to 200°C. Line a baking tray with…

Beef, eggplant and lentil salad

Beef, eggplant and lentil salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 500g beef rump steak 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ x 350g jar feta cheese 2 x 400g cans lentils, drained, rinsed 200g grape tomatoes, halved 100g cooked or chargrilled eggplant, chopped 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves Method Heat a chargrill pan over medium-high heat. Drizzle steaks with oil. Season with salt…

Blindness

Eye Damage (Diabetic Retinopathy)

Diabetes is the single largest cause of blindness in Canada. People with diabetes are more likely to develop cataracts at a younger age and are twice as likely to develop glaucoma, but diabetes’ effect on the retina is the main threat to vision. What is retinopathy? Over time, diabetes can cause changes in the retina…