Smoothie Time

A quick smoothie for the morning- spinach, banana, raspberry, agave & unsweetened almond milk. Smoothies are super easy & anything can be blended quick & smooth & sweetened to your liking. A good way to get a dose of vegetables too!

Days of Salads

Alright, so I didn’t exactly succeed at 24 days of salads, I don’t think I even made it to 10! And I’m going to blame the busy time of year that is, December. I had a couple of family events come up which interrupted my salad plans so I’m just going to continue from now…

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: Cranberry & Feta

So this salad was meant to be made with spinach but I only realised this as I tossed the last of the spinach to the guinea pigs.  I scrounged up some coleslaw and added a handful of low fat feta diced, a handful of dried cranberries & two sliced spring onions. I drizzled some balsamic vinegar…

Veggie Tacos

The Wee Man wanted Tacos for dinner, so we picked up some Mexican seasoning, salsa & taco shells. Brown 500 grams of extra lean pork mince then add 1 cup of grated zucchini & 1 cup of four bean mix & 1 cup of creamed corn. Once softened add 1 jar of mild salsa.  Add 2 tablespoons…

Boring Salad?

Salad makes me think of a pile of lettuce, with maybe some tomato & cucumber. Maybe even spinach, feta & Spanish onion. Maybe that’s the reason why people are so turned off with the idea of a Salad as a meal. It doesn’t always have to be a considered as just a side.  Try No…