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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 More