May 27, 2017

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 […]

Potato Pancakes with Cream Cheese and Smoked Trout

Posted on June 13, 2016 by in baked goods, vegetables

Potato pancakes

Potato Pancakes are very close to a potato rosti, in fact the taste is so similar that for the non-foodie, it will be exactly the same. Potato Pancakes are perfect for a quick supper or a scrumptious breakfast and can literally be served with everything, from smoked ham, a soft poached egg and hollandaise, fish […]

Mexican Tomato Soup – loaded with goodness.

Posted on June 9, 2016 by in soups, vegetables

mexican tomato soup

Mexican Tomato soup – spicy, creamy, rib-sticking and loaded with all sorts of yumminess. Mexican Tomato soup is the flavor of this winter it seems. I make a pot full almost every second day and the kids love it. When they come home after writing a subject or while they take study breaks, they go […]

Quick Antipasto Pizza – your answer to “Mom, I’m hungry!”

Posted on May 5, 2016 by in baked goods, vegetables

quick antipasto pizza

Quick Antipasto Pizza is just one of the delicious things you can make with your Antipasto Relish made with The Ball® Home Preserving Starter Kit. Quick Antipasto Pizza is perfect as a light lunch when the kids literally fall into the door, bags-‘n-all, begging for something to eat. I know in most households Peanut Butter […]

Cauliflower Bake with Red Onion Marmalade

Posted on January 28, 2016 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Cauliflower

Cauliflower has for may years been banned to side dish status on the Sunday lunch table. Smothered in thick, cheesy white sauce and topped with more cheese. Basically a carb-bomb. Cauliflower then suddenly took center stage when Tim Noakes and his Banting Diet entered the arena. I remember buying anything between 5 and 10 cauliflowers […]

Chilled Minty Pea Soup

Posted on December 16, 2015 by in soups, vegetables

Chilled Minty Pea Soup

Chilled minty pea soup can be served as mini soup shooters or in your finest bone China. The recipe is that easy to adapt. Chilled Minty pea Soup in shooter glasses with a Parmesan crisp on top, is what I served at a cocktail party recently. Contrary to what I wanted to believe, everyone fell […]