Healthy Asparagus & Ricotta Quiche with olive oil & spelt crust

Vegetarian

This simple and wholesome quiche is light, flavoursome and a perfectly versatile dish for lunch, brunch and simply served with salad any time of the year. It can be served cold or wrapped in a towel once removed from the oven to take with you to a picnic.  The base is crispy and with an…

Baked Eggs Shakshuka with tomato sauce and beans

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Baked eggs Shakshuka with tomato sauce and beans make for a bright and spicy start to the day with simple, healthy ingredients. Can be eaten with a slice of your favourite bread or on its own. This middle-eastern inspired dish of baked eggs, hearty tomato sauce and made as a complete filling meal with the…

Warm roast pumpkin quinoa & lentil salad

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You don’t need to be vegetarian to enjoy this warm roast pumpkin, quinoa and lentil salad.  This colourful warm salad is perfect for those autumn days where the days are slowly becoming a little shorter, and the air a little cooler.  Enjoying salads in the cooler weather is even more important as they are loaded…

Healthy Grilled Eggplant Layered and Stacked with Herbed Ground Beef | A Quick mid-week meal

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Stacks of succulent grilled eggplant are layered with a tasty herb loaded Ground Beef & tomato sauce to make a hearty, decadent and healthy meal. The eggplant absorbs the middle-eastern inspired sauce infused with herbs and spices.  If you haven’t had grilled eggplant before, when prepared right it is crispy brown on the outside and…

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…

Healthy Oatmeal with Coconut

These oatmeal cookies are healthy, gluten free and dairy free, rich in flavour and satiety so good for you, they could double-up as a healthy breakfast cookie on the go. A quick mix cookie, you will enjoy making these regularly. I was going to dress them up a little with icing but felt it was…

Versatile Flavourful Mediterranean Inspired BBQ marinade for meat and vegetables

December School Holidays are just around the corner, Christmas and New Year is fast approaching, working adults tend to take most of their annual leave during this time, and the end of year parties and friend and family gatherings are at their peak. In Australia, at this time of the year it is mostly outdoors…

Vegan Black-eyed Bean (pea) and Spinach Salad (mavromatika) μαυροματικα με σπανακι

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Black-eyed beans are wonderful as a soup and in this post, you will discover after trying this recipe it can be equally enjoyable as a cool bean salad. This salad features black-eyed beans ( peas) a vegan’s delight, it is protein-packed without the meat and you will be glad to know an authentic Mediterranean diet…

No -Bake Oat and Seed Trail Bar

Gluten Free

A basic and simple nut and seed recipe. It is super crunchy and refined sugar free. As it is so easy to make, you can decide to make this slice at your disposal whenever you want. This combination of nuts, seeds and cranberries works ever so well together. I tend to not deviate from this…

Red Cabbage and Fresh Herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing

If your looking for a different kind of salad that is both tangy, crunchy, delicious and with a high nutrient count this Red Cabbage and fresh herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing provides anti-inflammatory benefits, will boost your immune system and help to give you a natural glow. This little salad is the…

Spelt Spiral Pasta with Basil, Ricotta, Mushrooms and Sundried Tomatoes

The nutritious mildly nutty flavour of Spelt Pasta is delicious served with this sauce of ricotta, mushrooms and tangy semi-dried tomatoes. Mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes go exceptionally well together. Soft Italian cheeses like ricotta make a great sauce base when mixed with lemon, greens and herbs. The mellow flavour combinations go exceptionally well with the…

Healthy Salt & Pepper Prawn and Calamari Seafood Salad ( Shrimp and Squid )

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Whip up this salt and pepper squid and prawn seafood salad – an Australian favourite at your next lunch or barbeque.  This healthy seafood salad is perfect for entertaining your guests in the summer months. Refreshing, with loads of flavour and healthy, this lightly marinated prawns and calamari can be cooked on a barbeque or…