These patties are my jazzed up healthy version of my all time favourite Middle Eastern street food the Falafel. I have a love affair with Falafels. Whenever I eat out at my local Middle Eastern restaurant...
This comforting recipe has got to be the quickest way to cook risotto. All you need is your Dutch oven and a handful of ingredients and you can have this zesty pea, ham and Parmesan...
This has got to be my new favorite way to eat pizza. And I’m pretty sure you will feel the same way after you experience your first bite of this healthy guilt-free substitute. Cauliflower has come...
This goji berry and kaniwa salad is a great option for vegetarians as it is loaded with protein and iron. It can also easily be made vegan by substituting the honey for another sweetener! With a...
Roast Vegetable and Haloumi Orzo Pasta Salad
This salad is exploding with amazing flavors of roasted carrots and beetroots, basil pesto and grilled haloumi. Who loves salad? I do, hands raised high. But seriously the last thing I feel like munching on sometimes...
This sweet and savoury spaghetti dish is packed full with Moroccan flavours that your tastebuds are just going to thank you for. This is my pasta version of a Moroccan Tagine, same amazing flavours but made...
This stoup has been on my list of favorites for quite a while now causes it is quick to make and chock a block with flavor. When I first started making this dish it was...
Looking for something to make with your purple basil? How about our purple basil pesto! This homemade purple basil pesto recipe is a great alternative to the everyday run of the mill green version. You will never...
Kaniwa or Canihua (pronounced ka-ni-wah) is a close relative of Quinoa and is the latest thing to be added to the ever-growing list of super foods. It is a seed that functions as a grain...
Light, fresh, quick and easy, these chick pea crostini’s will make a great appetiser option for any type of gathering through out the Christmas season. It kinda feels weird posting Christmas recipes, I mean we have...
Spring has apparently arrived down here in kiwi land. I say apparently because it is not what you imagine spring to be like. I am yet to walk outside with a short sleeve top on...
We were recently in Sydney for a week visiting Kylie’s family and happened to catch up with one of her friend’s for dinner at a little Lebanese restaurant where I got the inspiration for this...
I guarantee this soup will warm you up on a cold winter evening, just like the one we are having here in Auckland while I'm sitting here writing this next post. One thing that I really...
This is another way you can incorporate my scrumptious roast pumpkin chunks into a dish. If you missed this post you can check it out at HOW TO: ROAST PUMPKIN CHUNKS. Pasta salads are one of...
With its classic combination of flavors, this Chicken, Cranberry and Brie pie has got to be the tastiest and the easiest puff pastry pie to throw together. Sooo….I have been noticing lately that you guys have...
Roasting your own fresh red bell peppers at home couldn’t be easier and these roasted red bell peppers are delicious! All it takes is a few steps and you will never have to waste money...
Packed with flavor and super versatile, this quick and easy dish will change your breakfast, lunch and dinner life forever. Ok so I realise that some of you may not know of or ever heard of...
This fresh and flavourful cilantro pesto recipe is quick and easy to prepare and will make a great addition to your homemade pesto collection. I have gone a bit pesto mad at the moment... but I...
These super cute mini haloumi and chicken kabobs are easy to make, have a fantastic Mediterranean taste and are the perfect choice for feeding a crowd. Whenever I have a social gathering coming up my mind...
Guacamole is one of my favorite dips and this is by far the best guacamole recipe you'll find, just try it and see! Not only does this guacamole taste delicious but it is quick and...
This quick and simple 6-ingredient salad is absolutely delicious and can be on your table in less than 30 minutes. Even though winter has come into full swing down here in little NZ I have still...
Learn how to make risotto like a pro with this simple and tasty smoked chicken, spinach and mushroom risotto recipe. Have you ever eaten risotto at a restaurant and wondered how they make it so unbelievable...
I love, love, love potatoes. They are one of the most amazingly versatile vegetables out there and I will eat them anyway they come. And if you love potatoes just as much as I do,...
This tahini and root vegetable stew is so easy to prepare and is filled with comforting flavors. This week has definitely felt like the beginning of spring down here in Auckland, New Zealand. Every day has...