Avocado Dip

Serves  6 (easily halved) I am an avocado lover from way back. When I was younger I spent some time on a kibbutz in Israel. The kibbutz grew oranges, had a sock factory and had an avocado orchard. [Read More]

Pumpkin Soup

Serves 6 I love this soup because it's low fat, warm, hearty and has a real kick! For the Thermomix version, click here. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 600g [Read More]

The Perfect Crepe

Makes about 24 The perfect crepe should be round, flat, tender and thin. One side should be a delicate, lacy, golden brown and the other side, light and smooth. The browned side is prettier and [Read More]

Ultimate Greek Salad

Serves  4 This is my light version of a classic Greek Salad. I love the colours  and I love to show them off too, that's why I prefer to serve this salad on a platter. I find that the feta gives [Read More]

White Bean Dip

Serves 4  Ingredients 1 clove garlic, peeled 1 spring onion, roughly chopped 1 x 400g  canned white beans, rinsed, drained 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive [Read More]

Asian Coleslaw with Soy Dressing

Coleslaw  Serves 4 Ingredients 1 packet of coleslaw/stir fry mix SOY DRESSING 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon Japanese soy sauce ½ teaspoon white [Read More]

Sweet Chilli Sour Cream Dip

Makes 500 ml (2 cups)   Ingredients 250g (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened ½ cup (120g) sour cream ½ cup (125g) sweet chilli sauce ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh [Read More]

Slimming Soup

Serves 2 Ingredients 400g can chopped tomatoes 4 carrots, chopped 2 onions, chopped 2 zucchinis (courgettes), chopped 2 cups (500 ml)  vegetable stock Sea salt and cracked black [Read More]

Low Fat Healthy Hummus

Serves 4 I've been a lover of hummus for as long as I can remember. In the olden days I bought it but when I got my Thermomix I made it myself. Hummus never lasts long in our house and when I began [Read More]

Quick Beetroot Dip

Serves 4 (easily doubled) I'm not a survivalist but you'd find that hard to believe if you looked inside my pantry. We may only be a two person family but I have enough food in there to feed a [Read More]