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February 14, 2019
Pizza quiche is, not surprisingly, a cross between pizza and quiche… yum! Make this your own by swapping out the ingredients for your favourite pizza toppings.

PIZZA QUICHE

Pizza quiche is, not surprisingly, a cross between pizza and quiche… yum! Add a twist of your own by swapping out some of the ingredients for your favourite pizza toppings. Pizza and quiche are up there on my list of favourite things to eat, so I’m pretty happy with a meal that combines the two! This would also be yummy […]
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 […]
January 24, 2019
Prosciutto, Peach and Haloumi Salad

PROSCIUTTO, PEACH AND HALOUMI SALAD

This prosciutto, peach and haloumi salad with grilled ciabatta is a delicious combination of fresh flavours. Perfect for lunch or dinner – make the most of summer fruits while they’re available! Grilled juicy peaches contrast deliciously with the salty prosciutto and haloumi cheese. If you don’t have peaches, try nectarines instead. You could even cook this meal on the barbecue […]
January 10, 2019
This easy ham and cheese rice slice makes great leftovers for lunch… it’s more filling than you might think. If you happen to have Christmas ham sitting in your freezer, this is one way to help use it up!

HAM AND CHEESE RICE SLICE

This easy ham and cheese rice slice makes great leftovers for lunch… it’s more filling than you might think. If you happen to have Christmas ham sitting in your freezer, this is one way to help use it up! Have you tried my easy veggie slice? This ham and cheese rice slice is similar but uses rice in place of […]
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 29, 2018
Asparagus and prosciutto tart is such a flavoursome, easy dinner. It’s a great option for a dinner party too - just cut the baked tart into smaller squares.

ASPARAGUS AND PROSCIUTTO TART

Asparagus and prosciutto tart is such a flavoursome, easy dinner. It’s a great option for a dinner party too – just cut the baked tart into smaller squares. This is another versatile meal that’s easy to throw together with whatever you have in the fridge. Try smoked salmon instead of prosciutto, or thinly sliced tomatoes instead of asparagus. You’ll definitely […]
November 22, 2018
Roast pork belly is one of my favourite indulgent meals. This is the quicker, weeknight version, served with a sweet potato mash and easy homemade apple sauce. Yum!

ROAST PORK BELLY

Roast pork belly is one of my favourite indulgent meals. This is the quicker, weeknight version, served with a sweet potato mash and easy homemade apple sauce. Yum! I’m not promising tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork belly with this meal (it is the quick weeknight version after all); however, it still makes for a pretty delicious dinner! The crackling is super delish […]
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 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 […]
October 18, 2018
Pork and beans is a comforting and nutritious meal. Delicious served with warm, crusty bread spread generously with butter.

PORK AND BEANS

Pork and beans is a comforting and nutritious meal. Delicious served with warm, crusty bread spread generously with butter. This recipe is another of my mum’s creations. I wouldn’t normally go for meals like this (pork and beans doesn’t sound overly delicious!) but was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Having some nice warm bread to mop the sauce […]