New Year, New You

I’ve made a few bits and pieces the last few days but haven’t had much time to blog. Here’s a selection of foods I’ve whipped up in a hurry. This parfait was fun to make with my son & gave me the much needed protein after a mini workout. I’ve been trying to walk daily…

Coconut Yoghurt Smoothie

I think this is the best smoothie that I’ve made so far… It is completely dairy free, gluten free & vegan.  I had some coconut yoghurt in the fridge so I popped it in a blender along with two frozen bananas a tablespoon of chia seeds a teaspoon of agave syrup and a handful of frozen…

24 Days of Salad: Tasting Plate

This has to be my favourite type of salad. A bit of everything without the pile of greens!  Usually a plate of lettuce with a few chopped up vegetables isn’t exactly enticing but a small variety of vegies and sauces displayed right, look much more appealing. Try mushrooms, mini capsicums, pretzels (yes pretzels), nuts, mayonnaise…

24 Days of Salad: Mediterranean Mix

Tonight’s salad consisted of a few handfuls of mixed green salad leaves & some marinated vegetables. I was cooking the family some seafood so I added a few prawns to my mix of feta, olives, semi dried tomatoes & anchovies. This was a really quick & easy dish to throw together & was a fresh, fuller meal…

24 Days of Salad: Radish & Apple Slaw

Easy to prepare & comes together in a matter of minutes. Perfect for a 30 degree evening too! Combine a couple of cups of pre-made coleslaw with a handful of walnuts. Cut up two large radishes & add to the slaw.  Slice a medium size apple & add to the mix (I used a Pink Lady).  For a…