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Cake, anyone?

  (not so) Traditional Christmas Cake For the first time this year I made a Christmas cake. I am honestly not much of a baker, but I really enjoyed this baking experience and thought I’d share it with you. Now, dietary restrictions amongst those who’ll be enjoying the cake meant it needed to be grain […]

December 15, 2012 | 1 Comment More

Summer Salad Cheat Sheet

Who said salads were boring and not filling? Not me! Why not try a few of these ideas and make yourself an irresistible, nutritious, and filling meal? Step 1: Start with at least 3 cups of Colourful Veggies Step 2: Add about 1 cup of Protein (why not try a combination from the list below) Step 3: […]

November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Baby food ideas

A lovely friend asked for a post on “baby foods with quinoa and other Eucale type ingredients” (for her 7 month old). So, here are some healthy, easy and fun baby food ideas that I love, for bubs around that age: Avocado (so handy too, just chuck in your bag with a spoon. Easy!) Baby […]

May 27, 2012 | 0 Comments More

My favourite slow-cooker meals

I want to hug whoever invented the slow cooker! Many Days it enables me to nourish myself and my family with a healthy evening meal despite a hectic schedule. And who doesn’t love coming home to a hot meal on these cold nights? Here are a few of my favourite, healthy one-pot-wonders: Pumpkin and red […]

May 7, 2012 | 3 Comments More

Slow roast lamb with veggies

Most of my posts are about healthy food fast. Indeed this is how I cook most of the time. But this one brings a lovely change of pace, and is best cooked on a rainy weekend at home, whilst pottering about doing other things. Lamb is my favourite meat and is unbeatable when cooked really slowly. […]

March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Plum, pear & blueberry crumble with maple nut crust

            Delicious. Healthy. Easy. Versatile. What’s not to love about this yummy dessert? It can be made in individual ramekins or a large dish, with any seasonal fruit you have handy.    Recipe Stewed fruit: Slice about 10 plums and 3 pears, leaving the skin on, and cook over medium heat until soft, […]

February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Healthy Eating on the Go

We all have those frantic days where grabbing takeaway seems like the only viable dinner option! One of the most common dietary pitfalls I see is people turning to nutritionally poor take-aways on a far too regular basis. Now, enjoying an occasional pizza is no problem, but it shouldn’t be part of your weekly menu… […]

February 14, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Lentil Burgers with Guacamole

I love nourishing my family with healthy, delicious meals, and this is one you’ve got to try. Lentil Burgers with guacamole Burger ingredients: (makes 12) 1 tin lentils, drained and well rinsed 5 eggs 1 medium tin of tuna in olive oil, drained 1T wholegrain mustard 1 onion, finely diced 1C baby spinach leaves 3 […]

January 23, 2012 | 4 Comments More