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]

Crunchy Coleslaw with Soy Dressing

  When I was at uni, I spent a whole summer working in Long Island, New York... In McDonalds. I made some great friends, drank my body weight in Budweiser and ate McDonalds for breakfast, [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

I have to say there are not many recipes that survived the journey from London to Sydney, but this is definitely one of them. It's survived the tests of both distance and time, because it's cheap, [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]