Quick & Easy Lebanese Style Garlic Dip Recipe

This is a great easy dip recipe, that goes really well with hot or cold veggies (raw carrot, steamed broccoli/cauliflower, cherry tomatoes, raw celery sticks, baby radishes etc), and can be made in minutes. Quick & Easy Lebanese Style Garlic Dip Recipe Ingredients 1 small tub plain natural/greek style yoghurt 1/2 clove garlic, very finely […]

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Mediterranean Style Whole Baked Snapper Recipe

This is quite quick to whip up and makes a very impressive (yet very easy) table centre piece for a dinner party. I made this for lunch on Fathers Day recently, and everyone said it was delicious! Mediterranean Style Whole Baked Snapper Recipe Ingredients 1 x 2kg whole fresh snapper, gutted, cleaned and scaled (your […]

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Quick & Easy Orange Cupcake Recipe

This has got to be the quickest, easiest cupcake recipe ever! Use a food processor or large blender and you can literally have these cupcakes in the oven in 5 minutes, perfect if you want to play the domestic god/goddess, without the hassle. I have made these cupcakes for birthdays, baby showers and Easter celebrations […]

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Man Proof Macaroni Cheese With Pumpkin Recipe

This was a recipe I emailed to PS when I was going to be working late, and he wanted something easy to cook (that the child would actually eat!). It is completely man-proof and 100% tested on mine! And yes, if you are wondering, the child did actually eat it; there was even that rare […]

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Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas: Steamed Fish Parcels Recipe

This is an incredibly quick and easy recipe, perfect for nights when you are in a rush. You can literally have dinner on the table within 20 minutes (and it is very healthy)! Serve with steamed green vegies. If you are serving more than 2 people, then just double the ingredients for the number of […]

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Top 5 Smoothies: Number 1 Banana, Honey and Wheatgerm Smoothie Recipe

With the wheatgerm for carbohydrate, the milk and yoghurt for calcium and protein, and the banana a serve of fruit, this smoothie makes a great way to start the day. If you don’t have any wheatgerm, just leave it out. Banana, Honey and Wheatgerm Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1 ripe banana, chopped roughly 1 tsp honey […]

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Top 5 Smoothies: Number 2 Strawberry and Yoghurt Smoothie Recipe

Strawberries and yoghurt go almost as well together as strawberries and cream (and yoghurt is certainly a bit better for you!), and this smoothie makes a delicious treat. If strawberries aren’t in season, then you could substitute frozen strawberries. Strawberry and Yoghurt Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup strawberries 1 tbsp strawberry yoghurt 1 tsp honey […]

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Top 5 Smoothies: Number 3 Mixed Berry Smoothie Recipe

Even when not in season, you can purchase frozen berries relatively cheaply to make this delicious smoothie. Frozen berries cool down the smoothie, making it the perfect summer breakfast on a hot day. Mixed Berry Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup mixed frozen berries (such as strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries etc) 1 tbsp yoghurt 200ml milk […]

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Top 5 Smoothies: Number 4 Mango and Coconut Smoothie Recipe

I remember drinking a smoothie similar to this in a cafe at breakfast on the beach at Palm Cove (in tropical North Queensland near Cairns; think hot sunny days, blue water etc). I have tried to recreate it, but somehow it is never the same… possibly something to do with the location? Anyway, this smoothie […]

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Top 5 Smoothies: Number 5 Watermelon and Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies are the ultimate fast food fix; roughly chop the ingredients, add to a blender or cup, whizz and it is done. In an instant you have breakfast, morning tea or an after school/work snack made, which makes it perfect for the “I’m hungry mum” chorus. I use a stick blender to whizz up smoothies […]

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