Chocolate Bites

Chocolate Bites

Sometimes, you just want a chocolate fix, not a whole block, just a bite to satisfy the desire.. So, I went looking for a small chocolate bite that wasn’t sweet, would satisfy the chocolate desire, was healthy and nourishing and was small enough for a couple of small bites without ..Continue Reading

Pork Sausage with Apple and Red Cabbage

Pork Sausage with Apple and Red Cabbage

Over the years, the good ol’ sausage has certainly morphed into a flavour filled treat.  There’s a diverse range of flavours with added herbs and vegetables that cater to all tastes and situations. But sometimes a simple plain pork sausage is all you need to create a dish that everyone ..Continue Reading

Salad with Goat’s Cheese, Peach and Walnuts

Salad with Goat’s Cheese, Peach and Walnuts

When peaches are in season, the weather is hot. I love the great range of summer fruits available and there’s nothing better than forgaging at your local fresh food market for sweet and juicy stone fruits like peach, nectarine, apricot and mango. Peaches pair deliciously with goat’s cheese and toasted ..Continue Reading

Apple and Cashew Salad

Apple and Cashew Salad

I used to make this salad way back in the 80’s.  It started as a twist on the popular Waldorf Salad which I kept changing until this version emerged.  I loved it then.  I love it now. There’s a lot of good things about apples.  They’re: low in calories high ..Continue Reading

Your Christmas Survival Kit

Your Christmas Survival Kit

I remember as a kid looking forward to Christmas with such anticipation and excitement! Do you remember how you just couldn’t wait for the big day? School holidays, visiting relatives, Santa, parties, presents! One thing I wasn’t aware of back then was how stressful December and festive season madness could ..Continue Reading

5 Simple Routines to Reset Overwhelm

5 Simple Routines to Reset Overwhelm

You may think routines are boring. You might also be thinking that repeating the same old thing, day in, day out, is a sure way to drive yourself crazy, or to spiral yourself further into feeling less than enthusiastic about your life or your situation. Not true. Routine – the ..Continue Reading

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry (GF)

Sweet Shortcrust Pastry (GF)

Jeff loves to cook flavoursome and interesting entrees and mains.  I love to bake.  It’s a perfect combination (cue cheesey happy faces). Gluten free baking does pose a problem though, especially for pastry, pasta and don’t even try GF gnocchi!  Some recipes convert well, others are an issue, especially when ..Continue Reading

White Bean & Tuna Spread

White Bean & Tuna Spread

When it comes to cravings and energy slumps, this recipe has got your back. It ticks all the boxes – wholesome, filling, nutritious and so, so simple.  Plenty of protein plus a load of fibre to keep you fuller for longer. You can quickly whiz this up on a Sunday ..Continue Reading

The 5 Faces of Burnout

The 5 Faces of Burnout

You’ve probably heard the word “burnout” but what is it and how does it affect women? We all lead busy lives.  There’s pressure on us from so many sources, some we’re not even aware of. It’s exhausting. Have you ever felt so fatigued on an ongoing basis that you begin ..Continue Reading

Asparagus and Tarragon Tart

Asparagus and Tarragon Tart

It’s spring in Australia! One of the best things about spring is that asparagus is in season.  It’s well priced at the markets at the moment, so don’t forget to put asparagus in your basket. Asparagus is a perennial veggie with a heap of delicious uses, from tasty tarts to ..Continue Reading