Cauliflower Fried Rice

Now don’t let this post fool you…I’m not a firm believer that carbs/grains/whatever are the enemy and should never pass the lips, it’s just that sometimes I like to get some extra serves of vegetables into my day and substituting rice with cauliflower is an easy way to up the intake and lighten the load. … Continue reading

Breakfast smoothie bowl

Smoothies can be a quick and easy breakfast if you’re on the move fast…..however, I quite like to eat my food rather than drink it so I’ve made a smoothie bowl that you can eat with a spoon. You need to start this one a day ahead as freezing the bananas before you blend gives … Continue reading

Shakshuka

I learned how to make this dish when it was the Italian version “Eggs in Purgatory” which is a fantastic title. This version has a middle eastern bent with the flavours of the cumin and paprika and the kick of the harissa paste. It also has the added bonus of  having another fabulous title, “Shakshuka!” I don’t … Continue reading

Greek Bruschetta a’la husband

The husband doesn’t get a lot of time in the kitchen at our house. Now that’s not out of sheer laziness it’s just that it is my happy place and he really doesn’t get a look in most days. Don’t get me wrong, he can be ridiculously lazy in some respects, but in this particular … Continue reading

My Muesli

  As exciting as I find food (a happy day for me is one spent entirely in the kitchen), at breakfast time I can be a bit of a creature of habit. I like to start the day off with a good bowl of whole grains, nuts, seeds and a small serve of fruit. Now … Continue reading

Zucchini Fritters & poached eggs with spinach, rocket and tomato relish

We all know that we are supposed to have at least 5 serves of vegetables a day. Sometimes it can be tricky squeezing 5 full serves into a your daily menu. On the weekend when I have a little more time, I like to fit  a good couple of serves into breakfast. These zucchini fritters … Continue reading