Drinking Coffee: Benefits, Nutrition and Some Risks


To drink or not to drink coffee and the debate as to whether it is good or bad for us has been controversial throughout the years.  In this quick article we have a look at the health benefits of drinking coffee, are there types of coffees that are better ( or worse ) for us,…

Hearty Italian Minestrone Soup


 Make this chunky and nourishing thick minestrone soup in your kitchen, for those chilly winter months when a hearty meal is needed to revive the body and mind. The Italians gave it the name ‘Minestrone’ meaning to administer ( or ministrare ).  Traditionally, the head of the household would serve the soup from a large…

Top Greek Restaurants in Brisbane & Gold Coast -2019


Greek Restaurants in Brisbane rated by their atmosphere, authenticity, unique presentation, the use of fresh and vibrant ingredients and service.  What is it about Greek Cuisine that makes it unique?  It is not only the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, but the secret to it is also tied to the people who consume it the…

Breakfast Apple and Chia Overnight Oats


Overnight Oats are a healthy and delicious meal-prep breakfast option.  Easy to prepare, and fun too as the options for the ingredients are endless, and you can just pop them in the jar. No added sugars, just the naturally occurring ones from the fresh fruit, high in fibre, protein and lactose free, although you can…

Dutch Carrot and Beetroot Salad with Roasted Brussel Sprouts


An easy beetroot and spinach salad recipe is so simple and a tasty way to enjoy those autumn flavours. A mixture of blistered brussel sprouts, dutch carrots, beets, english spinach and lentils, they make a nutrient-dense and filling salad that works so well as part of a healthy dinner. This recipe can be enjoyed for…

Beer Battered Zucchini Wedges


When the zucchini bounty is prolific, serve beer battered zucchini wedges  as an appetizer when enjoying drinks with friends. This is a wonderful vegetarian zucchini recipe, that you will find addictive to eat. If your looking for a hot – vegetarian appetizer, that is a little more than vegetable sticks and dip then  these would…

Healthy Pancake Recipe


Waking up to the best ever healthy pancakes that are fluffy, easy to make, contain no artificial ingredients or processed flours and are cooked to a summer’s golden colour has to be one of the most wonderful way to start your day.   Making these pancakes are quite easy as I add all my ingredients…