Moroccan Butterflied Chicken

I love a good free range, succulent, crispy chook. I don’t so much like the carving part so I’ve been doing some investigating *googling* and I’ve managed to teach myself how to debone a chicken. Why would I want to do that you ask? Well, the husband, every now and then, likes to display his … Continue reading

Vegetable & Lentil Curry – #meatfreemonday

I like to have at least one vegetarian meal a week but sometimes it can be a bit hard to get the husband to agree with my nutritional philosophy…..unless this vegetable & lentil curry is on the menu. For some reason, men quite like a bit of a curry and while ordinarily he’d probably prefer … Continue reading

Quinoa & Spelt Crackers

Impress your guests! Homemade crackers are a sure fire hit at any gathering, they really are quite easy to make and people are always so damned impressed when I serve them. These contain lots of good things to rave about….lovely nutty spelt flour, chia and sesame seeds and quinoa, which is a complete protein and … Continue reading

Broccoli, Cauliflower & Roasted Garlic Soup

It’s cold outside! I love a bit of homemade soup in winter….nothing screams “goodness!” like homemade soup and this one is good and seriously fast! I use homemade chicken stock for extra goodness and flavour but you can use whatever you have handy. The Washington Post just posted their list of “powerhouse fruits & vegetables” (a list … 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