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]

Steamed Asian Veggies

Ingredients 300g gai lan (Chinese broccoli), cut into 5cm lengths 1 medium red capsicum (200g) sliced thickly 1 large carrot (180g),  sliced thickly 150g snow peas, trimmed 2 [Read More]

Spicy Tomato Dip

Serves 4 Everyone will love this healthy, delicious salsa style dip made with tomatoes and seasoned with a home made spice mix. What's not to love?! I'm a sucker for a dip and a healthy one at [Read More]

Caramelised Carrots

Serves 6 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 20g butter 4 medium (480g) carrots, sliced thickly 1 tablespoon white sugar 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 [Read More]

Easy Garlic Bread

Makes 8 As much as I love a baguette, there is something quite irresistible about a loaf of Turkish bread, and when you add garlic and butter to the equation, it's positively next level! I promise [Read More]

Tabbouleh

(iodine free) Tabbouleh is a delicious and nutritionally sound Middle Eastern salad. It’s got plenty of  fibre, as well as healthy proportions of Vitamin C. And… it’s iodine [Read More]

Mini Ham and Corn Quiches

Makes 24 As I was updating this recipe and giving it a go in the Thermomix, I had a very happy (and very delicious) accident. I had run out of shortcrust pastry and only had puff, so puff pastry [Read More]

Roasted Pumpkin and Cumin Dip

Serves 4 (low iodine) This delicious dip is gluten free, dairy free, vegan, low fat and low iodine, so everyone can have their dip and eat it. I remember this as one of the edible highlights of the [Read More]

Sliced Tomato, Basil and Red Onion Salad

(low iodine)  Serves 4 This is salad reminds me of  my mum - it's her go-to salad and it's the fresh fantastic! This salad is best made ahead and stored, covered in the fridge - that way the [Read More]