Tag Archives: Vegetables

Carbonara Cauliflower Cheese

Can I eat this every day? I’ve had cauliflower cheese before but I have never been a fan. However, now I know the two most important things about making it amazing – roast the cauliflower and then add carbonara sauce … Continue reading

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Zucchini and Basil Pesto Quiche

Light but still super tasty. Usually I put a pile of cheese and also some cream in my quiches but not this time. The basil pesto gives this quiche all the flavour it needs and of course that makes it a much lighter option … Continue reading

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Salmon and Vegetable Risotto

This is easier than you think. Risotto isn’t something that I usually make because it can be a little difficult to get the right consistency. I found this recipe in the June 2017 issue of Recipes+ magazine and it is actually … Continue reading

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Oven-baked Vegetable Samosas

Guilt free! I love samosas but most of the recipes I’ve seen use a lot of oil to cook them. I don’t know why but I really don’t like to deep fry. Solution = bake them in the oven instead. … Continue reading

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Pea and Parmesan Fettuccine

Light and simple. This tasty pasta sauce is made with frozen peas. Yep, frozen peas. We ate this as a wonderfully light dinner, but it would also work well as an appetiser for a dinner party. If you have a … Continue reading

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Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salad

Perfect as a salad or a dip. This versatile dish is super easy to make because there is very little preparation required. If you can dice an avocado and a red onion then you can make this 🙂 I love all the … Continue reading

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Garlic Chicken and Pepperoni Salad with Croutons

Super delicious salad. This is the kind of salad you could eat every day. Tasty, full of interesting morsels, and you still feel like you are being healthy 🙂 I particularly love all the different textures in this salad. The … Continue reading

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Holidays are coming: Alternative Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is next week and Christmas will soon be here, so thought I would share a few alternative side dishes for those who like to plan their menu in advance. Any of these would also make ideal plates to take if you are … Continue reading

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Simple Tomato and Red Pepper Soup

Simple and delicious. I must admit that tomato soup is not usually my personal choice as the shop bought products are a little too sweet for my taste. Here in Australia where I live we are now coming into the warmer … Continue reading

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Pea, Onion and Parmesan Tart

Another egg recipe 🙂 Our chickens have gone into over-drive with their laying, so eggs have become top of my ingredients list at the moment! This tart is a variation of my usual quiche recipe – it uses baby peas, … Continue reading

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