Green Beans & Bacon
Jan02

Green Beans & Bacon

When you’re first trying to eat healthy, it seems like you are being punished and all the tasty things taken away. There’s a couple of simple ways to avoid feeling deprived, and that is to allow yourself a wide range of good fats (as fat carries flavour) but increase your intake of vegetables, in particular the green ones. Bacon really helps you get used to the flavour and overcome that ‘you don’t make friends...

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Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes
Mar06

Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes

Don’t throw out that left over mash potato! Turn it into fritters for dinner the next day with this easy recipe that uses a potato, sweet potato and broccoli mash to create a simple side dish that tastes delicious. Ingredients 1.5 cups leftover mashed potato (we used potato, sweet potato and broccoli mash made with with garlic and almond milk) 3 eggs Splash of milk (use almond or rice milk for low dairy) 1 loosely packed cup...

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Green Bean and Coriander Salsa
Feb23

Green Bean and Coriander Salsa

So, maybe it’s cheating to call this a recipe. It’s just a really light, fresh salsa which I whip up to have with a mexican meal and it looks all pretty in a photo so here it is … Ingredients 1 x small yellow capsicum (peppers) 1 x medium tomato 20 x green beans 1 x medium cucumber Leaves from 5 x coriander (cilantro) stalks 1 x teaspoon paprika 1 x tablespoon olive oil 1 x tablespoon white vinegar Method Chop all...

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Guacamole
Oct15

Guacamole

I read it in a Dolly magazine when I was about 14. So, like, 10 years ago! Alison Brahe (sp?) who married the spunky Cameron Daddo (or a different Daddo?) published her guacamole recipe so I tried it and it has stuck with me since. Thanks Alison!   Ingredients Avocado, 2 x large 2 x roma tomatoes 1 x small red onion 3 x garlic cloves Cracked pepper Himalayan salt Juice of 1/2 lemon Optional: 1 x tablespoon whole egg mayo...

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