Spelt Shortcrust Apple & Rhubarb Galette with Real Homemade Custard 

What’s even better than a warm apple pie? A apple and rhubarb galette of course. Galettes are usually portrayed as a summer dessert with summer berries like strawberries and blueberries and served with ice cream. I decided they are too good to just enjoy in the summer, so I decided to make a winter version by…

Homemade Hidden Veggie & Beef Sausage Rolls

With three hungry growing boys in my house well four including the biggest boy, hubby. I must have my pantry stocked and fridge full most of the time. Healthy snacks I like to always have on hand so I know they are getting used to healthy eating habits as they grow up. At times it…

Real Homemade Custard

I’m sharing a homemade recipe for my ‘Real’ custard. Carton or powdered custard while they are convenient if you don’t know how to make it yourself though they are generally filled with an excessive amount of refined sugar. If you are like me and try and eliminate processed sugar as much as possible then here…

Green Split Pea & Ham Soup

Another Winter soup recipe for you, this one I have to admit isn’t one I’ve grown up eating. I am more used to the Italian chunky soups like minestrone but I thought I would give this soup a go and see what I thought. One thing I first learnt was it was made with split peas…

Italian Eggplant Parmigiana

Continuing to use up the endless amounts of basil leaves it was sauce making time and the last of the sister in-laws eggplants. I decided to make the family classic eggplant parmigiana. This is one of those traditional recipe that has been made in our family for generations like most Italian families and now I…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Colourful Veggies

I had this beautiful whole cauliflower staring at me for a good 10mins hmm what to make with you?? I only had a short time to prepare something before I did the school run so I had to think fast. I had some ideas come to mind vegetable curry, cauliflower rice, even what’s been trending…

Orecchiette with Pork, Broccoli Mushrooms and Roast Tomatoes

Such a quick and easy family favourite that satisfies every member of the family and still with some added veggie goodness. I have used orecchiette pasta shells but you can use any type of pasta with this. For vegetarian version leave out the pork.  

Thai Chicken & Glass Noodle Salad with Chilli Lime Dressing

When the hubby hates coriander so you make a coriander packed thai noodle salad all for yourself! Coriander is one of those herbs that you either love to love or hate to hate. With quite a few people giving it a bad wrap over the years, there is even a Facebook page setup just for…

Rhubarb & Almond Loaf 

  Rhubarb is in season right now and is amazing in winter baking and desserts. Here I’ve shared an easy loaf recipe that reminds us how much we love rhubarb! Pop the kettle on and enjoy a piece as you truly deserve. Oh and don’t feel guilty about it either as its refined sugar free!…

Golden Turmeric Latte

“Golden Milk” is trending and for good reason.. I’m sure you have seen these around for a little while now, becoming on trend the last year or so. They are popping up on many trendy cafe menus as the healthy drink of choice and here’s why.. It’s an amazing anti inflammatory so great cure for…

Eggplant Pizzettes

  Yes it’s actually a thing I googled it!  Really just meaning mini pizzas with eggplant as the base which can be eaten as a appetiser, snack or with antipasto. With my influx of basil pesto in the house and the family eggplant delivery I received from my sister-in-law the other day I was eager…