Greek Salad + Salmon

Greek Salad is synonymous with spoonfuls of sun-kissed tomatoes, cucumbers, and riots of red onion and capsicum colour, all brimming with vitamins, phytochemicals and flavour to boot. The salmon? Ah, it’s a magic piece of the puzzle 🧩 It’s rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which, along with helping us absorb the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E and K, also help …

Low-Carb Porridge with Raspberries and Coconut

Mornings are all about get up and go don’t you find, and during the Winter months in particular a really good way to be tempted out of the doona covers is with a warm, cozy bowl of porridge. Of course we would never describe ourselves as fussy, but we want this porridge to be a warm bowl of delicious goodness, am I …

Rocket & Radicchio Salad with Pear & Hazelnuts

  Do you find that as the morning temps start to dip into the single digits, and the rugs, throws and slippers come back out into play, it’s tempting to move away from the usual salad and greens? It’s natural to start to lean towards warm soups, broths, braises and roasts, which all play a beautiful role in our nurturing …

Gluten-Free Almond and Zucchini Bread (fondly referred to as A-Z Bread)

Don’t you just love sweet, random moments that can have rippling effects in the most surprising directions? That can prompt one of our all-time favourite gluten-free breads to finally receive a blog posting? Yes? Well, this one is thanks to Mike. We met Mike, a young English Doctor based in Leeds,  by chance last week on a train heading from …

Golden-Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Walnuts, Parsley and Capers

Finally cauliflower is hip, and deservedly so. Not only is it a powerhouse of nutrition but your taste buds will love it too … yep, no kidding! The humble cauli is gaining popularity as a ‘real food’ alternative to commonly used foods such as rice, pizza bases and more and it also makes a de-lush-ous salad ingredient. Infact cauli is …

Creamy Tahini Lemon Dressing

Say hello to this fabulous, 5-minute powerhouse dressing that deserves to be placed straight into your kitchen toolbox of essential, save-the-day recipes! OK, that’s a big ask of such a simple dressing. Yet this creamy tahini combo is truly finger-licking good, with its lemony deliciousness shining through its creamy texture with just the right amount of spunk and attitude. Wait till you taste …

Basil and Sunflower Seed Pesto

  This basil pesto is a simple, easy combo of delicious ingredients that allows you to throw together a meal in less than 15 minutes. Full of flavour and bursting with Summer goodness from the sweet basil leaves, it ranks as one of my ultimate comfort foods.  Truth be told, I have been known to eat it directly from the jar! Fresh pesto is incredibly …

Chorizo and Rosemary Frittata

Back in the day, I lived and worked in Italy for months at a time over several years, in a medieval fortress city called Spoleto. It is an extraordinary place which ticks all the tourist boxes with Roman amphitheatres and relics, an aqueduct kilometres long, a stunning Duomo and castle, and an international music event Festival dei Due Mondi (Festival …

One Pot Paleo Lemon Chicken

One can’t help but love a one-pot chicken dish that always receives rave reviews from the family, has been cooked so frequently you’ve lost count of the times it has been made, and packs a  nutritional punch above its weight! Every cook needs a few great quick-and-easy recipes, wouldn’t you agree? And this paleo lemon chicken dish, with its fragrant tang of citrus and sweetly …