May 20, 2018

Miso Caramel Carrots with toasted almonds

Posted on May 16, 2018 by in vegetables

Miso Caramel Carrots

Miso Caramel Carrots – I am sure my dad will give me grief about this. It was so delcious though, he might even approve. Miso Caramel Carrots are just carrots with a sweet/salty taste. In other words, “Ouma se soetwortels” with attitude. Let’s just talk about Miso paste for a moment. It is most definitely […]

Fried Tomato salad

Posted on January 15, 2018 by in salads, vegetables

Fried Tomato salad

Fried Tomato salad is definitively meeting healthy eating halfway. Fried Tomato salad has all the elements of a good salad. The crunch, creamy, bitter, tart and then it meets up the forbidden world of fried food. Yes, forbidden for many as we started the new year with resolutions to eat healthier. Usually after a December […]

Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad

Posted on December 8, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad

The Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad was met with much controversy on Facebook this morning. Some people LOVE gelatin salads and others absolutely hate it. This Spiced Jellied Beetroot Salad brings back so many childhood Christmas memories. The good news is, these salads are back and quite trendy right now. Seriously, if I look at some […]

Veggie Burgers – no meat does not mean no flavor!

Posted on August 29, 2017 by in vegetables, vegetarian

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Veggie Burgers, kind of a contradiction, because we always associate burgers with beef, pork or lamb. These Veggie Burgers could stand tall next to any of the above meaty burgers. It is packed with crunch, flavor and not only is a delicious, but it is much cheaper than meat. You can chop and change the […]

Oven Roasted Ratatouille with Garlicky Labneh

Posted on August 24, 2017 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Oven Roasted Ratatouille

Oven Roasted Ratatouille is for me the new way to eat vegetables. Oh my gosh it is so moreish and literally no effort at all. To make the Oven Roasted Ratatouille literally takes minutes. You can sit back and let the oven do the magic for you. Ratatouille, traditionally, is a French Provençal dish of […]

Blue Cheese Potato Bake – Classic, yet so different!

Posted on May 16, 2017 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Blue Cheese Potato Bake

Blue Cheese Potato Bake is next level. The same comfort you get from a potato bake, but with the decadent flavor of blue cheese. My Blue Cheese Potato Bake is for, well, people who love blue cheese. There is no need in trying to sell this recipe to people who refer to blue cheese as […]

Roasted Butternut Salad – wholesome goodness on a plate.

Posted on April 28, 2017 by in salads, vegetables

Roasted Butternut Salad

My roasted butternut salad is a hit. Every time I make it, people want to know the secret. My roasted butternut salad has no secret, really. It is just proof that good wholesome ingredients, treated with love and care, do not need much else. I love roasted vegetables. Frankly, I will be happy to eat […]

Tuna Sweet Potato Bakes – Banting beauties

Posted on March 31, 2017 by in seafood, vegetables

Tuna Sweet Potato Bakes

My Tuna Sweet Potato Bakes are so moreish that it is hard to believe they are actually good for you. The Tuna Sweet Potato Bakes are not carb-free, not by a long shot. Sweet potatoes are on the orange list for ingredients for those who are banting. So, as I understand it, it can be […]

Healthy Cake? – who says eating cake is unhealthy?

Posted on August 25, 2016 by in baked goods, vegetables

Healthy Cake

  This healthy cake has your whole day’s fruit and vegetable servings in one delicious slice of cake. Yes, just for today you have to believe me when I say this is healthy cake. Butternut, zucchini, carrots, apples, bananas and nuts in one cake…… it must be healthy cake then. Sad thing is, no cake […]

Pickled Onions and a Ball® Give-away – inspiration to preserve!

Posted on July 13, 2016 by in vegetables

Pickled Onions

Pickled onions in a big jar is quintessential fish and chips shop food. Whenever I visit our local fish and chips store on a Friday night when I am too busy to cook, I see these big old glass jars with pickled onions. My gran also had pickled onions on her pantry shelves, except hers […]