Cold and Flu Brew for symptom relief

Cold and Flu Brew for symptom relief

Whether you’re suffering from a cold or a flu virus, this cold and flu brew will help relieve symptoms. But, remember, the best remedy is good old fashioned rest. Plus, drinking plenty of warming fluids. Sip this warming and spicy brew while resting. Here’s the recipe for my favourite cold ..Continue Reading

Easy and Delicious Fruit Compote

Easy and Delicious Fruit Compote

I used to think that fruit compote sounded so old fashioned.  But there’s a reason that a dish like this has stood the test of time. It’s yummy, delicious, with a hint of sweetness and so, so versatile. It comes under the heading of “comfort food” while still providing your ..Continue Reading

Quick and Healthy Tandoori Chicken

Quick and Healthy Tandoori Chicken

Ah, tandoori chicken – one of my favourite meals. I love Indian food.  But when you don’t have time for traditional cooking methods, try this quick version. Someone said to me the other day that sometimes they didn’t have time to eat well.  That they struggled with shopping, meal preparation ..Continue Reading

Sweet Potato and Spinach Salad with Lemon Yoghurt Dressing

Sweet Potato and Spinach Salad with Lemon Yoghurt Dressing

Where do I begin with listing the goodness in this sweet potato and spinach salad? Firstly, it’s ALWAYS about good digestion and happy gut bugs, so let’s begin there. Resistant Starch Did you know that roasting or boiling potatoes, then cooling them converts them into a valuable food source for ..Continue Reading

Pumpkin, Carrot and Pea Tagine

Pumpkin, Carrot and Pea Tagine

This pumpkin and carrot and peas in a tagine = flavour, colour and deliciousness.   And, is one of our favourite vegetarian dishes. You’ll love it too.  Because this moroccan inspired tagine full of soluble and insoluble fibre, plant protein, Vitamin A, aromatic herbs and spices plus a hint of honey ..Continue Reading

Gluten Free Zucchini and Chocolate Cake

Gluten Free Zucchini and Chocolate Cake

Eating well is all about balance.  I like to eat using the rule of around 95% healthy, whole foods and then having a little wriggle room of around 5% for indulgent and social eating occasions. My point is, that having the occasional treat is perfectly OK.  Really, it is.  So ..Continue Reading

Banana and Passionfruit Pancakes (GF)

Banana and Passionfruit Pancakes (GF)

Banana and passionfruit in pancakes adds a layer of unexpected flavour.   And, passionfruit pulp has always been popular as an addition to fruit salads and on top of desserts.  Let’s not forget icing on cakes and biscuits – yum! My favourite sweet butter  has passionfruit in it.  You’ll love this ..Continue Reading

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