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

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

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

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

Banana Loaf (GF) with Passionfruit Butter

Banana Loaf (GF) with Passionfruit Butter

Bananas are well and truly in season now and this is a perfect way to use up ones that are a little bit too ripe for eating. Banana + Cake = Deliciousness! Bananas are a fantastic source of the minerals magnesium, phosphorus and potassium, much needed minerals for our nervous ..Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Biscuits (Gluten Free)

Peanut Butter Biscuits (Gluten Free)

Actually, peanuts are a legume, not a nut, so you get all the healthy goodness of a legume like soluble and insoluble fibre (your gut will love you), proteins (for healthy moods and body repair) and healthy fats (for cellular health and hormones).  What’s not to love! Peanut butter biscuits ..Continue Reading

Chicken Larb Salad Bowl with Lime and Ginger Dressing

Chicken Larb Salad Bowl with Lime and Ginger Dressing

Sometimes you just feel like a zingy and tasty meal with an Asian flavour, one that can also be packed for your lunch the next day to give you a highly nutritious and delicious break in your long work day. Another cook once, eat twice recipe for busy people! Here’s ..Continue Reading

Beetroot, Mint and Yoghurt Salad

Beetroot, Mint and Yoghurt Salad

Australia Day is a relaxing and happy holiday, and with all the hype around lamb, here’s a simple, raw and great tasting dish which goes extremely well with any lamb dish. Beetroot is an amazing healthy root vegetable that lends itself to so many dishes, cooked or raw, hot or ..Continue Reading