Spiced apple crepes
Wouldn’t you love to wake up to these on your rostered-day-off? I served these up for my husband last week when he was home on a week day. I tried to keep them as healthy as possible – using fruit as the filling, wholemeal flour in the crepes, and natural yoghurt instead of cream/ice-cream as…
Super quick, and healthy hummus dip
I started mothers group a few weeks ago. Each week we are asked to bring a plate of food each – which results in around 10 plates of food. If we had all been starved for days on a deserted island I think this would be a suitable quantity of food for the occasion –…
Spiced-up pumpkin & sweet potato soup
I love a pumpkin soup, especially one that has been spiced-up with a curry paste, or a great spice combination. This soup has been enhanced with one of the Screaming Seeds spice combos called Kashmiri Krush: Kashmiri Krush: Exotic & aromatic, sweet & sensuous, fragrant & full flavoured Ingredients: Coriander Seeds,Cumin Seeds, Black Mustard Seeds,…
Healthy homemade muesli bars (or bites)
I was waiting at the local child and maternal health centre for Heidi’s check-up and noticed great poster on the wall; it was comparing the cost, sugar and fat content of kids lunch/snack options: Piece of fruit vs. roll-up Yoghurt vs. flavoured milk dessert A packet of chips vs. popcorn Homemade muffin/muesli bar vs packaged…
Double chocolate muffins & mini carrot cakes (finally… the recipes!)
Sorry for such a long delay… here are the recipes to accompany the previous photos. You may not believe it, but these recipes are from the latest Weight Watchers cook book – so not nearly as naughty as they look!
Refreshing (and healthy) Asian coleslaw – with many twists!
I ordered Asian coleslaw (with prawns) in a Vietnamese restaurant recently. The response I got from my fellow diners was “I never would have thought of having coleslaw as an entire meal”. This surprised me because my amazing live in chef husband whips up an Asian coleslaw for dinner several times a month, especially in…