Meats and poultry, Recipes

Sticky and Smokey Chipotle and Maple-Baked Chicken on the bone

Keep the home fires burning with this succulently moist chicken baked in lashings of smoky chipotle, paprika and maple syrup for an irresistibly sticky coating no one will mind getting their fingers messy with! Use as much or as little of the chipotle as you can tolerate, either way you will think you've been transported… Continue reading Sticky and Smokey Chipotle and Maple-Baked Chicken on the bone

Poultry, Recipes

Tasty Chicken tenders in a macadamia nut coating served on a bed of wilted kale

Healthy and nutritious, protein on a plate with this quick and easy meal to satisfy everyone in your family. Ingredients 1/2 kg of chicken tenderloins1/4 cup of macadamia's, finely chopped1/4 cup of hazelnut meal1/2 cup of desiccated coconut2 tspn of buckwheat flour2 eggs2-3 tbsp. of coconut oil (for frying)2 cups of kale, copped1/4 cup of… Continue reading Tasty Chicken tenders in a macadamia nut coating served on a bed of wilted kale

Recipes, Vegetable Mains and Sides

Eggplant Cannelloni with wilted spinach and ricotta

It's all about improvising when looking for healthier alternatives! This is a perfect dish to include for vegetarian options or if you are trying to cut back on wheat. It couldn't be any easier than with beautifully, char-grilled eggplant to form the 'tubes' for a light and fresh, ricotta and spinach filling. Finally top with… Continue reading Eggplant Cannelloni with wilted spinach and ricotta

Meats and poultry, Recipes

Roast chicken, chorizo and root vegetable bake

Looking for a family meal which is big on flavor, big on nutrition and easy on your wallet?Β  Look no further than this no-fuss, economical and healthy succulent chicken and chorizo bake. Guaranteed to be an absolute crowd pleaser and one you'll find the kids will love and come back for more!Β  Don't be afraid… Continue reading Roast chicken, chorizo and root vegetable bake

Recipes, Vegetable Mains and Sides

Healthy Eggplant Lasagna, light and super-lush!

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary the word lasagna comes from Latin meaning chamber pot or cooking pot. Interestingly, it is also thought to be derived from the Greek word, lasana meaning a trivet or stand for a pot. But whatever the language, I'm sure you will agree, lasagna is a truly a sublime and comforting… Continue reading Healthy Eggplant Lasagna, light and super-lush!

Recipes, Salads and light meals

Rustic Roast Pumpkin and Fluffy Quinoa Salad with Almonds and Currants

Look no further, the perfect, easy-to-prepare quinoa salad recipe is here. Absolutely delicious served hot or cold and is a must if you're looking for a nutritious week night meal. Put your own stamp on it by adapting with your choice of vegetable, nuts, dried fruits or herbs which are in abundance, and in season.… Continue reading Rustic Roast Pumpkin and Fluffy Quinoa Salad with Almonds and Currants

Recipes, Salads and light meals

Earthly Goodness Organic Lentil Salad with Avocado, Nuts and Seeds

In the wake of so many amazing new super foods it can be somewhat challenging to make anything with lentils sound sexy and appealing! However, what this delightful salad lacks in name makes up for with tantalising taste and heartiness. Granted it's not your conventional leaf salad, but just as pleasing and one you'll be… Continue reading Earthly Goodness Organic Lentil Salad with Avocado, Nuts and Seeds

Meats and poultry, Recipes

Greek Roast Lamb perfect for Easter Sunday celebrations

A Greek family's celebration of Orthodox Easter Sunday would not be complete without succulent and tender roast lamb. With traditional flavors of oregano, thyme and lemons to transform a humble cut of lamb into a culinary delight to enjoy all year round. Christos anesti to all! Best served with potatoes cooked in the lamb juices… Continue reading Greek Roast Lamb perfect for Easter Sunday celebrations

Recipes, Seafood

Oven-baked salmon fillets on a bed of braised fennel

It's hard to go past fresh salmon which have been responsibly sourced, oven-baked, served up on a bed of braised fennel and paired with fresh, green asparagus and classic flavors of lemon and dill-infused olive oil. Fresh fish of any kind, particularly salmon, does not require a great deal of fuss or exotic ingredients to… Continue reading Oven-baked salmon fillets on a bed of braised fennel

Baking, Slices and Biscuits, Recipes

Medjool date slice with quinoa and cashew nuts

Hands up - anyone with an internal alarm clock set to 3pm? You're not alone! No matter how well you eat, how diligently you commit to your weekly meal plan, it is inevitable the mid-afternoon sugar craving comes calling!  Medjool dates are natures answer as a sensible, alternative sweetener.This supremely delicious and oh-so moreish, bake-free… Continue reading Medjool date slice with quinoa and cashew nuts