Afternoon Snack

Corn thin spread with hummus, topped with edamame beans (left over from lunch) drizzled with balsamic glaze and seasoned with cracked pepper. You could squeeze over fresh lemon juice if you have some. Edamame are delicious and have a slightly crunchy texture, are packed full of nutrition and look very pretty on the plate. You can find […]

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How to Be a Salad Queen

Paul and I eat a lot of salad. He often has a chunk of steak sliced and tossed through whereas I have beans, chickpeas or sometimes squid or smoked salmon. If you have the basic ingredients at hand it takes literally 10 minutes to make a great salad. The key to super success is having […]

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Perfectly Baked Kumara

Aka sweet potato, kumara is a versatile, delicious highly nutritious vegetable. Many of the salads I make have a wedge of baked kumara tucked away inside or chunks scattered throughout and I thought you might like to know how to bake it. Basically a two step process, all you need is a couple of hours up […]

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recipe: 3BC Kick Start

You can’t beat fresh fruit and vegetables for a good hit of nutrition at the start of the day.  Or any time of the day for that matter. When we were in Northland for Paul’s bike race last week we met a lovely family with two girls the same age as our kids.  Their Dad […]

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