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April 11, 2019

EGGPLANT, BACON AND HALOUMI SALAD

Don’t be fooled by the word ‘salad’ – this cheesy eggplant, bacon and haloumi salad is loaded with delicious ingredients and served with a creamy yoghurt dressing and warm garlic bread. Coating the eggplant slices in a mixture of egg and parmesan is quite a different way to cook eggplant (credit to mum for this one). They taste a little […]
February 28, 2019
These savoury chicken and bacon pancake stacks are a less fiddly alternative to baked chicken and bacon crepes. A perfect dinner option for Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day).

CHICKEN AND BACON PANCAKE STACKS

These savoury chicken and bacon pancake stacks are a less fiddly alternative to baked chicken and bacon crepes. A perfect dinner option for Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day). Surprisingly, these chicken and bacon pancake stacks don’t taste like coconut at all. The baking soda really helps to neutralise the flavour from the coconut milk, and the chicken and bacon filling tastes […]
January 31, 2019
If you love the combination of sweet and savoury, then this Hawaiian chicken pasta salad is for you! If not, leave the pineapple out and you’ll still have a delicious, filling pasta salad.

HAWAIIAN CHICKEN PASTA SALAD

If you love the combination of sweet and savoury, then this Hawaiian chicken pasta salad with pineapple, bacon and corn is for you! If not, leave the pineapple out and you’ll still have a delicious, filling pasta salad. I always cringe at the amount of mayonnaise I see in many pasta or potato salad recipes! You can usually substitute at […]
November 15, 2018
Bacon cheeseburger salads are a great lower carb version of regular cheeseburgers. Crunchy lettuce, tomatoes, gherkins and cheese are topped with burger patties, bacon and a special dressing.

BACON CHEESEBURGER SALADS

Bacon cheeseburger salads are a great lower carb version of regular cheeseburgers. Crunchy lettuce, tomatoes, gherkins and cheese are topped with burger patties, bacon and a special dressing. These salads really do taste like a cheeseburger! If you’d prefer to have more carbs than this, try tearing fresh burger buns into small pieces and tossing them through the salad.   […]
November 1, 2018
This is a classic Kiwi dinner, jazzed up just a little bit. Bacon wrapped sausages add extra yum-factor, and the potato and egg salad includes kumara, extra veggies and a lightened up yoghurt-based dressing.

BACON WRAPPED SAUSAGES

This is a classic Kiwi dinner, jazzed up just a little bit. Bacon wrapped sausages add extra yum-factor, and the potato and egg salad includes kumara, extra veggies and a lightened up yoghurt-based dressing. Cooking the sausages on a rack set over a roasting dish is a good way to get rid of the excess fat – it can be […]
September 27, 2018
Crunchy crumbed chicken tenders served on a salad packed with tasty ingredients. This is a really yummy meal that still has decent nutritional value.

CRUMBED CHICKEN TENDERS

Crunchy crumbed chicken tenders served on a salad packed with tasty ingredients. This is a really yummy dinner that still has decent nutritional value. The best part about this meal is that no mouthful is boring! We like to have it as a lighter alternative to burgers – it always goes down a treat. You could fancy it up with […]
September 6, 2018
Tomato and bacon pasta is simple home cooking. It’s a great meal for busy weeknights. 
I’ve used wholemeal penne pasta, but you could use other types of pasta instead.

TOMATO AND BACON PASTA

Tomato and bacon pasta is simple home cooking. It’s a great meal for busy weeknights. I’ve used wholemeal penne pasta, but you could use other types of pasta instead. Do you like wholemeal pasta? I’ll happily choose brown rice over white rice and wholegrain bread over white bread (for everyday eating, anyway), but wholemeal pasta definitely feels more of a […]
August 23, 2018
These chicken caesar burger bowls are a jazzed up version of caesar salad. I’ve thrown in a few extra veggies for more nutrition and flavour. This is a really yummy, lower carb dinner.

CHICKEN CAESAR BURGER BOWLS

These chicken caesar burger bowls are a jazzed up version of caesar salad. I’ve thrown in a few extra veggies for more nutrition and flavour. This is a really yummy, lower carb dinner. If you can’t be bothered making the burger patties you could wrap chicken tenders in bacon instead. For bigger appetites, serve with oven-baked fries.   CHICKEN CAESAR […]
July 12, 2018
Who doesn’t love a pizza? With bacon, potato, caramelised onions and dollops of sour cream, 
these country-style pizzas are a good hearty meal!

COUNTRY-STYLE PIZZAS

Who doesn’t love a pizza? With bacon, potato, caramelised onions and dollops of sour cream, these country-style pizzas are a good hearty meal! This recipe was inspired by a pizza from a cozy little Italian restaurant in Browns Bay, called Sp’getti. It was one of my favourite restaurants as a kid and, more often than not, I would order their BBQ […]
June 28, 2018
This substantial potato frittata includes three of the most delicious foods - bacon, potatoes and cheese! With the side of sautéed mushrooms and spinach, this would be a good brunch meal too.

CHEESY POTATO FRITTATA

This substantial potato frittata includes three of the most delicious foods – bacon, potatoes and cheese. The side of sautéed mushrooms and spinach is a little bit different and really tasty too. This meal is good for any time of day, be it brunch, lunch or dinner! It’s pretty versatile too – you could sub out the bacon for chorizo […]