Quinoa, Spiced Sweet Potato and Broccolini Salad

Quinoa, Spiced Sweet Potato and Broccolini Salad

If you’re going to make a salad, this quinoa, spiced sweet potato and broccolini salad makes a complete meal-in-one.  Enjoy as a stand alone dish or you can pair it with your favourite protein for added nutrition. We’re Mediterranean food fans ourselves.  Did you know that the Mediterranean Diet has ..Continue Reading

Zucchini Pickle

Zucchini Pickle

There’s quite a few zucchini pickle recipes going around.  And, I know why. When zucchinis are in season, it’s a very prolific vegetable indeed!  Have you ever turned your back on a zucchini in the vegetable patch and gone back in a day or two and it’s the size of ..Continue Reading

Roast Pumpkin, Cauliflower, Goats Cheese and Brown Butter Sage

Roast Pumpkin, Cauliflower, Goats Cheese and Brown Butter Sage

Combining roast pumpkin and cauliflower with the creaminess of goats cheese, then topping with the deliciousness of sage leaves crisped up in brown butter is truly heavenly! Sunday nights have become our veggo night.  Having a light meal packed full of nutrients, plant protein and fibre is a great start ..Continue Reading

Homemade Healthy Nut and Seed Granola

Homemade Healthy Nut and Seed Granola

Making a homemade healthy nut and seed granola is easy and is the one thing you should have in your pantry for a healthy addition to so many dishes. Over the last 20 years or so, I’ve steered away from commercial breakfast cereals.  And, I can honestly say I haven’t ..Continue Reading

Easy homemade stock (Vege, Chicken, Beef or Fish)

Easy homemade stock (Vege, Chicken, Beef or Fish)

We’ve only recently begun to really embrace making homemade stock. So glad we are! Many foods (including stocks) are prepackaged and processed these days but this trend began decades ago.   I remember way back in the 60s and 70s when stock cubes were all the rage.  Sadly, those little package ..Continue Reading

Meatballs with Aniseed Myrtle

Meatballs with Aniseed Myrtle

We’re always on the look out for new tastes and were looking for a variation on our meatballs recipe.  We love the variety of Australian native herbs that Bent Shed Produce have on the market. We came across these products at a local market and the dried Aniseed Myrtle quickly ..Continue Reading

Nourishing Homemade Vegetable Soup

Nourishing Homemade Vegetable Soup

My childhood memories are triggered by a big pot of vegetable soup. Because Mum always had vegetable soup on the stove in the winter months.  Sometimes, with a lamb shank saved from the Sunday roast.  But mostly straight vegetables with loads of flavour. A holiday for your digestive tract! Did ..Continue Reading

Delicious Fig Bread

Delicious Fig Bread

Fig bread is my take on the classic banana bread.  And, when fig season rolled around in early Autumn, I had a yearning for fig bread. You know, like banana bread but figgy. What’s not to love about figs and of course fig bread! Figs are rich in minerals and ..Continue Reading

Easy Flourless Moist Chocolate Cake (GF)

Easy Flourless Moist Chocolate Cake (GF)

This is a the super easiest flourless moist chocolate cake I’ve ever tasted and made.  Hands down. The recipe here has orange zest for an orangey flavour but you can leave that out if you wish. A deliciously moist chocolate cake with a subtle orange flavour absolutely epitomises comfort food ..Continue Reading

Oat and Cinnamon Pancakes

Oat and Cinnamon Pancakes

Oat and cinnamon pancakes – the perfect combination of all that oaty goodness with blood sugar balancing cinnamon.  They’re so warming, sweet and nourishing.  This recipe will become your favourite! I’ve been working on combining oats and cinnamon in a pancake recipe for a little while.  Because I wanted to ..Continue Reading