Scorched Cauliflower Steak, Smoky Aubergine and Yoghurt Chutney

By |2020-06-10T09:08:17+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Paleo, Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This recipe proved a great success at one of our IINH get togethers.  Such brave souls – I am so grateful for their generous tasting services and feedback! I hope you enjoy this updated version – it might even become a meat-free menu favourite? 

Serves 4  […]

Braised Cabbage, Leeks and Petit Pois

By |2020-02-05T11:59:16+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Delicious, nutritious and simple – what more can I say!

Serves 2-4

Ingredients

  • Dash of olive oil
  • 40g butter or olive oil
  • 1 leek (100g), finely shredded
  • 1 small head cabbage (250g), finely shredded 
  • 120g petit pois (defrosted)
  • […]

Roasted Vine Tomato and Mozzarella Soup

By |2020-01-29T11:23:45+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Family Friendly, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Gluten Free, Low GI, Lunch, Soups, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s November, yet we still have home grown tomatoes in our local farmers market! Not surprisingly they’ve lost some of their sweetness – its winter, its wet and its cold, after all.  The best way to sweeten these little ladies up is to gently roast them in the […]

Char-Grilled Hispi Cabbage, Manuka, Hazelnut and Black Olive Butter

By |2020-01-29T11:48:55+00:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Lunch, Paleo, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

I first came across this cabbage on a recent trip to Portugal. Each of the great restaurants from Lisbon to Algarve had their own take on it. My favourite version was at  the Elska Kitchen Aljezur   The chef […]

Tomato and Fennel Low Carb Soda Bread

By |2020-01-29T12:02:53+00:00July 7th, 2019|Categories: Breads, Breakfast/Brunch, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Gluten Free, Low GI, Recipe, Sports on a plate, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of my new year resolutions for 2018 was to develop a simple low-carb, grain free loaf. Come forth my  “wholesome low-carb, grain free soda bread”.  Since then I have reinvented this delicious loaf  in a […]

Cheese, Spring Onion and Garlic Low Carb Soda Bread

By |2020-01-29T12:12:22+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Breads, Breakfast/Brunch, Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Freezer Friendly, Low GI, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of my new year resolutions for 2018 was to develop a simple low-carb, grain free loaf. Come forth my  “wholesome low-carb, grain free soda bread”.  Since then I have reinvented this delicious loaf  in a […]

Cauliflower and Fennel Rice Salad with Pistachio Crumble, Creamy Feta and Pomegranate

By |2020-01-29T12:21:53+00:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Raw, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Upgrading cauliflower rice. This salad is really good. The fennel really adds an a amazing depth of flavour to this dish and the whole combination of ingredients work so well […]

Buttered Roasted Organic Chicken with Indian Spices

By |2020-01-30T09:03:32+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Chicken, Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Paleo, Sports on a plate, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Organic roast chicken has to be my ultimate choice dinner – final meal on death row (no special plans, by the way…) – and with all the trimmings of course! This […]

Smoked Mackerel Vegetable Bowl

By |2019-12-07T20:43:10+00:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Lunch, Paleo, Salads, Sports on a plate, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A delicious smoked mackerel, crunchy vegetable bowl that is rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids along with Vit  A, C, Iron, Potassium, Folate and calcium etc.  Mackerel is an inexpensive way of obtaining omega-3, a much-needed nutrient.   Tossed casually with fresh crunchy […]

Chunky Pea and Parsley Pesto

By |2020-01-30T10:20:12+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This vibrant aromatic chunky green pesto is bound to be a winner with the whole family. Sweet peas and earthy parsley really do enjoy each-other’s company. Blend with your favourite extra virgin olive oil, a smidgen […]