Awesome Oatmeal

We all know that oats are a wonder food. Full of fibre, protein, omega 3 fatty acids, magnesium and potassium among other things, they are also highly nutritious and great for your bowel. Regular oats don’t contain added sugar which is another big advantage, be careful buying instant or processed oats however as that’s when sugar can sneak in. Oats …

fish tacos with banana blossom

Crumbed ‘Fish’ Tacos with Banana Blossoms

One of my favourite Vegan Chefs on Instagram, Tess Eden aka @eden.vegan (check out her page for heaps of inspirational recipes), has created a delicious recipe for ‘Fish’ Tacos using banana blossoms.  You’ll remember our post a couple of weeks ago about this exotic, versatile ingredient, now available canned at most Asian stores, Naturally Organic and Countdown. From Tess Eden …. …

Low Carb Cauliflower Couscous

This week I have been telling anyone who will listen about the wonders of cauliflower couscous. If you’re cutting down on carbs, or just want to eat more vegetables, then this is a great dish.  You can have it raw or cooked  – it makes a great replacement for anything you would normally use rice or couscous for, and is very easy …

a wire rack with baked cauliflower bites

Three Cheese Cauliflower Bites

This recipe from my friend Anita has now been added to my list of family favourite cauliflower recipes! These divine morsels are crispy on the outside and oh so soft in the middle. They make tasty finger food for a party, or a delicious light lunch for two with a green salad. Ingredients This recipe will make about 18 bites. …

Grissini Bread Sticks

These long, golden-brown “bread pencils” are often served standing up in a glass in Italian restaurants, sometimes with cheese and sometimes without, they are a tasty alternative to regular bread or crackers and are very easily made. The origin of Grissini bread sticks can be traced back to the mid 1600’s where records say they were first created in Piedmont …