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Three Green Salad

Posted on December 22nd, 2015

I absolutely love farmer’s markets. This is probably because of my love for gardening and so ignites in me an admiration for these people that can produce so many fresh fruits and vegetables. It also encourages and inspires me to keep on doing what I love and journeying this path of self-sustainablity. In the June-July read on ..


Butter Bean salad

Posted on December 19th, 2015

Yet another quick and easy salad to contribute to my lunch series. This salad is made up of butter beans, avo, feta and tomatoes. It is ridiculously easy and will sustain you throughout the working day.


Corn, avo, spinach and feta salad

Posted on December 15th, 2015

After the spinach in my garden began to flourish I began looking for an excuse to use it. This salad was the lucky winner. Oh my, how refreshing and delicious it is! A perfect light lunch on a warm summer’s day: a corn, avocado, spinach and feta salad.  So that’s it. Cook the corn either read on ..


Broccoli,chickpea, tuna, feta and avo salad

Posted on December 14th, 2015

This is the first in my new salad series. I will be posting a bunch of super quick and easy salad recipes that will be convenient for even the busiest schedules. The salads are light but will sustain you throughout the working day.  This salad is made up of steamed broccoli, avo, feta, a tin read on ..


Barley and spinach risotto

Posted on November 22nd, 2015

This risotto uses barley instead of rice making it a healthier, more low GI option. It is absolutely delicious and a prefect lunchtime meal or an accompaniment for a dinner. Prepare 1 litre of chicken stock. Heat 25g of butter and 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a pot. Add one chopped onion and a read on ..


Butternut, chickpea and beetroot leaf salad

Posted on November 15th, 2015

This salad is a perfect lunch as it is light yet filling and packed with nutrients! I also got to use some delicious beetroot leaves and nasturtiums from my garden. I just can’t get enough of eating and cooking food that you’ve grown yourself!  Place chopped butternut in oven at 180 degrees C for 30 read on ..


Lentil winter salad

Posted on September 3rd, 2015

I made this delish dish a little while back and haven’t had a chance to post it yet. Seeing as we have had the most lovely sunshine for the past few days and it looks like Spring has officially sprung I thought I’d post this lentil winter salad before winter is a mere memory. Cook read on ..


Butternut and Chickpea salad

Posted on July 29th, 2015

As the school run begins again we are hit once more with the never-ending question: What should I put in the lunch box? Dun-dun-dun-duuuuuuun. Rock Paper Scissors to the rescue! This chickpea and butternut salad is super delicious, packed with energy and protein to sustain you throughout the busy day and makes for an exciting read on ..


Moroccan Chickpea Salad

Posted on April 19th, 2015

As we return from our slight pause along the way that  goes by the over exaggerated name of “holiday”, we are flung straight back into the daily school routine.  After 10 months of living a wheat and sugar-free lifestyle the same old lunch box lunches are becoming more than a little repetitive. I’ve decided to read on ..


Seed Loaf

Posted on February 11th, 2015

This seed loaf is the perfect replacement to bread. It is free from wheat and packed with nutrients that will sustain you. You can use it for a sandwich for lunch or as toast for breakfast. It was so delicious that it barely lasted a weekend in our house. We will definitely be making this read on ..