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January 3, 2019
This super easy chicken and nectarine summer salad has become a regular in our household! It's fresh and light with a surprising yet delicious combination of flavours.

CHICKEN AND NECTARINE SUMMER SALAD

This super easy chicken and nectarine summer salad has become a regular in our household! It’s fresh and light with a surprising yet delicious combination of flavours.  This recipe was inspired by a salad I had while out for the Y.U.M Christmas lunch at The Conservatory in Wynyard Quarter (this lunch involved me and my two unpaid but very dedicated […]
December 6, 2018
These pork and fennel meatball salads are packed with a delicious combination of flavours. An interesting and satisfying lower carb meal.

PORK AND FENNEL MEATBALL SALADS

These pork and fennel meatball salads are packed with a delicious combination of flavours. An interesting and satisfying lower carb meal. I haven’t cooked much with fennel before and was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. This is a fresh meal that’s perfect for the summer months. Don’t be alarmed at how runny the dressing for the salad is […]
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, trying tearing fresh burger buns into small pieces and tossing them through the salad.   […]
November 8, 2018
These easy chicken and baked ricotta salads are a simple weeknight meal that’s ready in half an hour. The ricotta rounds and lemon and thyme dressing take this from your average chicken salad to something quite delicious!

CHICKEN AND BAKED RICOTTA SALADS

These easy chicken and baked ricotta salads are a simple weeknight meal that’s ready in half an hour. The ricotta rounds and lemon and thyme dressing take this from your average chicken salad to something quite delicious! This is a fresh and light meal that’s perfect for the warmer months. If you prefer to have more carbs than this, crusty […]
October 25, 2018
This lower carb meal is full of punchy flavours. Eggplant halves are stuffed with Moroccan-flavoured lamb mince, topped with cheese and pinenuts, then baked until golden.

LAMB STUFFED EGGPLANT

Lamb stuffed eggplant is a lower carb meal full of punchy flavours. Eggplant halves are stuffed with Moroccan-flavoured lamb mince, topped with cheese and pinenuts, then baked until golden. Delicious served with a Greek-style salad. This recipe was inspired by a meal I had at Kuzina Cafe a few months ago. I’ve been itching for eggplants to be more readily available so […]
October 11, 2018
These bunless veggie burgers are a lower carb meal packed full of nutritious ingredients. For bigger appetites, you can serve in a bun or with a side of fries instead of edamame beans.

BUNLESS VEGGIE BURGERS

These bunless veggie burgers are a lower carb meal packed full of nutritious ingredients. A great Meatless Monday option! These burgers might look like a light meal but they’re deceptively filling. For bigger appetites, you could serve in a bun or with a side of fries instead of edamame beans. You’ll need to have pretty sturdy lettuce leaves to be […]
September 27, 2018
Rich, savoury mince covered with a cheesy spinach layer and finished with crisp, golden filo pastry sheets. If you haven’t tried beef florentine filo pie before, you’re missing out!

BEEF FLORENTINE FILO PIE

Rich, savoury mince covered with a cheesy spinach layer and finished with crisp, golden filo pastry sheets. If you haven’t tried beef florentine filo pie before, you’re missing out! Let me just say, this pie is awesome (better than it looks)! We went to our good friends, Chris and Maddalena, for dinner a few weeks ago and they served up […]
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 […]
May 31, 2018
This Japanese-inspired miso chicken with crunchy apple slaw is simple and flavoursome. Make it more substantial with the addition of 
fresh buttered bread or a serving of brown rice.

MISO CHICKEN WITH CRUNCHY APPLE SLAW

This Japanese-inspired miso chicken with crunchy apple slaw is simple and flavoursome. Make it more substantial with the addition of fresh buttered bread or a serving of brown rice. It’s hard to purchase miso paste in small quantities – I usually have to resort to buying the large tubs. It keeps really well in the fridge though (for at least […]
May 24, 2018
Haloumi and fresh pear take this simple salad from ordinary to extraordinary! Bulghur wheat adds a nice nutty flavour and texture, and helps to fill you up too. This chicken, pear and haloumi salad is delicious for both lunch and dinner.

CHICKEN, PEAR AND HALOUMI SALAD

Haloumi and fresh pear take this simple salad from ordinary to extraordinary! Bulghur wheat adds a nice nutty flavour and texture, and helps to fill you up too. This chicken, pear and haloumi salad is delicious for both lunch and dinner. Most meats would work well in this salad – try sliced steak, sausages or even salmon as alternatives to […]