Firstly, I don’t know if you can tell, but…
I GOT A NEW CAMERA!
Oh em gee. I am seriously (still) internally freaking out! It’s so gorgeous and literally so HD it makes me want to weep.
Just look at that quality. Weep worthy or what.
I can’t wait to improve my photography and make (and eat) lots more food! I think it’s the perfect time to get a new camera as my blog is turning one! Literally today! One year ago, I wrote my first post! I can’t believe how quickly time has flown and thank you all so much. This has honestly been one of the best decisions I’ve made and it really has changed my life for the better! I urge anyone that wants to start a blog to do so 🙂
Whether you’re a new reader just stopping by or you’ve followed my blog for a while – THANK YOU! Honestly, it means so much to me that people have been enjoying it by leaving comments and e-mails!
I can’t wait to see what the future holds but I will carry on blogging fo’ sho’!
Aaaanndddd… in other news, exam results are on Thursday. That’s in two. days. time.
ASDFGHJKL is how my brain is feeling about this.
But good luck to everyone out there! As long as you tried your best, you’ll have done the best you can!
This salad is perfect for a light lunch or you could serve it atop brown rice or another grain. You could also drizzle it with toasted sesame oil and sprinkle sesame seeds on top for more of an Asian vibe.Feel free to also poach salmon or trout, which is delicious, but has a less strong flavour.
1/2 avocado, cubed
A few slices of smoked salmon (I used applewood and oak smoked)
Extra virgin olive oil
Apple cider vinegar
Salt and pepper
Place the asparagus and boil in salted water until tender.
Once done, put straight into ice cold water to cool down and keep the colour vibrant.
Mix together the olive oil, vinegar, squeeze of lemon and salt and pepper to taste.
Once the dressing is done, stir the asparagus in it.
Just before serving, add the avocado and salmon on top.
Drizzle with a touch more olive oil and freshly ground pepper.
28 thoughts on “Salmon, Asparagus and Avocado Salad & 1st Blog Birthday!”
Congratulations on your first year and on your new camera Millie! Best of luck with the results too! 😀
Thank you Lorraine! You’ve been so lovely and supportive since the beginning 🙂
Happy blog birthday! And congrats on the new camera, too. 🙂 This salad sounds and looks amaze.
stephanie @ girl versus dough
Thanks Stephanie for always being so lovely! Have a great day 🙂
Congratulations on the first blog anniversary and new camera! We love salmon and this salad looks delicious!
Thank you Nami! I hope you can try it out 🙂
Congrats on your Anniversary! I am also in my first year of food blogging. This dish looks amazing!
Thanks you so much! Have a great day!
Happy Blog Birthday!
Thank you Rachel!
Great recipe! Happy Blog Birthday 🙂 What kind of camera did you get? I need to upgrade and those pictures look AWESOME (though camera only gets you partway, the rest is the photographer!)
Hey Ashley! Thank you so much! I just got a Nikon Coolpix P340! It’s not a DSLR, but I shoot in manual 🙂
Happy birthday to your blog! This salad looks awesome 🙂
Aww thank you so much for the kind words!
This looks so good and healthy! Some of my favourite ingredients in one dish… very promising ❤ Happy blog anniversary 🙂 xx
Thank you Valerie! This is one of my favourite flavour combinations!
Congrats on turning 1 year (and the new camera!) My blog is approaching that date too, it’s crazy how time flies. I’m sure it’s fun to look back and see how much you’ve learned, cooked, and ate!
Thank you Kelly! I can’t believe how quickly time has flown by – its crazy!!
When I got my current camera, I saw my photography improve by leaps and bounds. Don’t read up too much about how to use it at the start, just leap in and take lots of photos. Get a feel for the kinds of photos you want to take and then do some tutorials and reading. The information will sink in much better than if you went in fresh.
Thank you for the tips! Can’t stop photographing haha!
What a great way to celebrate a blog-iversary!!
Thank you Megan!
looks like a very yummy blog-anniversary, awesome pictures love it
Thank you Denise for the lovely words!
Happy First blog birthday Millie!! Yeah for a new camera!! That salad looks awesome!
Thank you so much! I love it too 🙂