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

Giddy Up Banana Bread!

  I don’t know about you, but sometimes my kids get a touch bored with the old hummus and vege sticks as an after school snack. This year I made a bit of a New Years resolution that if my kids were going to get some treats, then by George they would be home made! … Continue reading

Curry Chicken Salad with a Lime Thyme Dressing

Recipe number 2 for the mamamia foodblogger idol competition…..thought I’d get a little creative with Rachel’s yoghurt and make a gorgeous curry chicken salad. I used some lovely spices that not only give the chicken a little kick but they are also good for you too….especially the turmeric which has anti-inflammatory properties. I knocked up a spicy little … Continue reading

Mango & Macadamia Cheesecakes

  So…..my lovely friend Janet saw that Mamamia was on the lookout for a new foodblogger and suggested I enter….and I thought, what better way to kick start a new venture than with a bit of nudge from one of my favourite websites! All entries must include Rachel’s yoghurt as a recipe ingredient and lucky for me, … Continue reading

Sweet potato stuffed mushrooms

Sweet potato stuffed mushrooms with a rocket & apple salad

  Mushrooms are gorgeous little creatures aren’t they! If weight loss is a goal for you then you can’t go past good old mushies. They’ve got oodles of rich savoury flavour for very few kilojoules in return. At only 96 kilojoules per 100 grams they have a very low energy density….that just means they have … Continue reading

Curried pumpkin & lentil soup

Curried pumpkin, sweet potato & lentil soup

  Daylight savings has finished and the days are starting to shorten, it’s time to start thinking about comfort. Comfortable slippers, fluffy jumpers, woolly scarves and comfort food. This soup is fast, low in the saturated fats that we should be keeping to a minimum but high in tasty goodness and so easy the kids … Continue reading

Chicken Roasted Capsicum Salad

Preparation is the key…

  Time is a ridiculously precious commodity. With a “to do” list that is more often than not the length of your arm, finding the time to knock up a gorgeous and healthy lunch for yourself can become a task of Herculean proportions……lets be real, who hasn’t inhaled the kids soggy leftovers and a cup … Continue reading

Homemade chicken stock

Chicken Stock

    Now, I know it’s not completely essential for you to make your own chicken stock from scratch but trust me, it is so much tastier and healthier than the store bought versions and it’s really easy to make…..seriously, really easy. On the day I do my grocery shopping I unpack the ingredients for … Continue reading

Vege Burgers

5 reasons why eating less meat is good for you.

  Now, I love meat as much as the next gal. I like a succulent steak, a crispy chicken wing and a gorgeous rack of lamb. Of course there is room for most things in a balanced and healthy diet but the benefits of cutting back on the meat side of things are quite substantial, … Continue reading