Another bit on the side…..

In my endeavour to increase vegetable consumption (worldwide and in my own house) I am starting to see that vegetables have a real marketing/PR problem. No one is really singing their praises. No one comes over all misty eyed with excitement and when asked what is making them gush replies “I just remembered….it’s broccoli night … Continue reading

A Little Something for the Time Poor – how to make healthy choices on a tight schedule

  I could bang on about the health benefits of omega 3 fatty acids until the cows come home….in fact I probably have in earlier posts. I could also bang on about the multitude of other great nutritional reasons to eat this salad…#fibre #potassium #vitaminsA&C ###…. ……here’s what I will bang on about….Time. Sometimes making … Continue reading

A Little Bit on the Side

  According to the results of the latest  Australian Health Survey only 6.8% of people consumed the recommended daily intake of vegetables. Of those surveyed, 29% had taken a dietary supplement in the previous 24 hours. Now I don’t know about you but to me that doesn’t seem to make any sense. If you think … Continue reading

Chicken, Basil & Bocconcini Salad

Here’s a bit of a quickie for you. As you all well know by now, I’m a big believer in the art of preparation. If you’ve no idea what to have for lunch and you’ve planted your head inside the fridge door hoping for divine food inspiration, the chances of walking away with something delicious … Continue reading

Rocket & Pomegranate Salad

Tis the season…fa la la la la etc. Have you ever noticed that men seem to enjoy the silly season far more than the ladies? Perhaps that’s because the lion share of duties seems to fall squarely on the shoulders of feminine persuasion. Well, for the next few posts I’m going to pop up some … Continue reading

Chicken, beetroot and feta salad

  So I’ve discovered a new product in the refrigerator section of the supermarket. Love Beets have produced a ready to eat beetroot product. Now normally I’m a little against the processing of foods but this small package is quite the time saver and more importantly there has been nothing untoward added to the goodness … Continue reading

Steak & Pomegranate Salad with salsa verde and feta cream

I know spring is in the air when the pomegranates start making their way onto my plate. I love their crunch and their juicy flavour and the fact that they are seriously good for you. They’re a great source of vitamin C and dietary fibre and a great antioxidant (plus they’re really pretty). This salad … Continue reading

Sticky Chicken with Asian Slaw and Sesame Dressing

I added a new gadget to my ever growing stash in the kitchen. I’ve been meaning to buy a mandoline for quite some time. Although my knife work can be quite fast, it’s not what we’d call delicate or fancy so I decided to take let my kitchenware do the talking instead. It’s a revelation! … Continue reading

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