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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 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 […]

Asparagus with Creamy Camembert Sauce

Posted on November 10, 2015 by in cheese, vegetables


Asparagus, oh the luxury of Spring and Summer! During the year, we have to settle for the tinned variety or if the cravings overtake common sense the imported ones, but come September and October we can feast on fresh asparagus. It seems to me that most people like to keep it simple. Yesterday on a […]

Stuffed beetroot with Ricotta and Herby Crumbs

Posted on September 3, 2015 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Stuffed Beetroot

Stuffed Beetroot is delicious. It also does not mess all over your plate and the stuffing……. is a personal matter! Last week sometime I discussed a beetroot recipe on my Facebook page and one of the readers commented on how much she hates beetroot. She said it tastes like nothing and it messes all over […]

Easy Thai Salad to eat on just about everything

Posted on August 17, 2015 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Easy Thai Salad

Easy Thai Salad that is delicious with meat, fish, chicken and at the moment, my favorite…… corn fritters. Oh my word, every bite is an explosion in your mouth. It is crunchy, tangy, zesty, spicy and oh so moreish that you just cannot stop. The other night I made a platter full of corn fritters […]

Chef tricks to try at home

Posted on July 29, 2015 by in rsg, vegetables

chef tricks

Chef tricks – so easy it will make your head spin. Not only are these tricks and hints easy, it is quick and saves you a whack of time when you entertain. People often ask me: “How do chefs do it?” How do they get that jus so delicious? How do they make their vegetable […]

Top 5 Potato Recipes

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in rsg, vegetables

top 5 potato recipes

Top 5 Potato Recipes and you can find them right here! Can you EVER have enough potato recipes and how dare I say Top 5 potato recipes? I love potatoes and yes, I know I am making all the LCHF  members and banting brigade cringe, but I love it! In any form or shape, it […]

Potato Stacks with Parmesan and Thyme

Posted on April 18, 2015 by in vegetables, vegetarian

Potato Stacks

Potato stacks are the perfect  side dish for your Sunday roast and they are so, so good! They are the new roast potatoes, the new kids on the block! Potato stacks are by no means my own invention, Pinterest has loads of mouthwatering photos of them! However potato stacks are new to me, but now […]