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

Garlic Pepper Prawns with Cauliflower “Rice”

Don’t be frightened…I’m not on the anti-carb bandwagon.  I really prefer to focus on what I need to put in my body rather than the things that must be avoided. More often than not I make this dish with beautiful, bouncy, nutty brown rice – but I do have a thing about making sure I … Continue reading

Bean Burrito Bowl

This recipe is my ode to the perpetually busy woman (or man). Sometimes the best way to maintain healthy eating habits is to take the question mark out of the equation….you know those moments, you’re approaching lunch time, your head is in the fridge wondering what to have. It is precisely at those times that … Continue reading

Cajun salmon with Corn Salsa

Ah Salmon….what’s not to love?! The omega 3 fats from these lovely oily pieces of goodness are like the ultimate anti-ageing nutrient. They keep your brain sharp (they are an integral part of the structure of your brains tissues), they help to lower your blood pressure and triglycerides, they reduce blood clotting…..put those 3 together … Continue reading

San Choy Bow – Veggie packed!

  This little dish packs a lot into it’s servings. Lean protein, fibre, spices and lots & lots of vegetables. It’s great for those trying to drop a few kg’s….nutrient dense & low kJ….it could just be the holy grail of dinners. I usually finely chop a couple of cups of iceberg lettuce and stir … 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

Grandma’s Vegetable & Pearl Barley Soup

I didn’t realise I had a quirky way of making vegetable soup until I started serving it to other people….it’s just the way my grandmother always made it. She was the goods in the kitchen so I wouldn’t dream of altering her method (too much). My grandparents were perhaps the ones that started my love … Continue reading