Sautéed Lamb Kidneys with Chorizo, Flower Sprouts and Feta Crumble

By |2020-06-19T14:27:54+00:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Lamb, Salads, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Although no longer a favourite these days, kidneys, liver, heart etc, are the most nutritionally dense foods of all. Organ meats have distinctive flavours that people tend to love or hate. In the past couple of years and encouraged by ‘himself’, I have started to embrace these less […]

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  […]

Chocolatey Fresh Fruit Salad

By |2020-05-20T13:26:47+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy free, Desserts, Family Friendly, Favorites, Kids, Salads, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A fun way to encourage your child to eat a greater selection of fruits.

Ingredients

  • Selection of your fruits (local, organic and seasonal is best) 
  • Raw cacao powder or a very light sprinkling of finely grated dark […]

Roasted Cauliflower and Buckwheat Salad

By |2019-12-07T10:31:53+00:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Lunch, Salads, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I’ve made this salad many times in my cookery classes and EVERYBODY just loves it. Why would they not – cauliflower and cheese is a match made in heaven but add the crunchy buckwheat and this salad and bang – taste buds […]

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 […]

Spiced Sauerkraut

By |2019-12-08T11:12:08+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Salads, Vegan, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to fermentation, Dearbhla Reynolds of The Cultured Club  is one of the most knowledgeable, skilled and passionate people I’ve ever met. Author of the celebrated Cultured Club fermentation book, she runs wonderful

Beetroot and Blood Orange Salad with Roasted Red Pepper, Caramelized Pistachio and Goats Cheese

By |2020-06-09T11:10:42+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Dairy free, Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Lunch, Salads, Uncategorized, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the most stunning, in looks and flavour. Sweet earthy beetroot, tangy blood orange, smoky red peppers, creamy goats cheese and crunchy pistachio jewels – and  very little effort involved. This super little

Autumn Cauliflower Salad

By |2019-12-05T18:43:24+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Dinner, Family Friendly, Favorites, Gluten Free, Low GI, Lunch, Salads, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In August/ September, cauliflower blooms in many colours. This is cauliflower at its happiest and I love finding new ways of making it tasty. It is also low carb, so I can eat it in buckets – small buckets anyway!  

Serves […]

Char-Grilled Artichoke, Tomato and Herb Salad

By |2019-12-07T20:45:40+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Diabetic Friendly, Family Friendly, Favorites, Salads, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Earthy marinated artichoke, sweet ripe tomatoes, a dusting of black olives, bright green oregano from our garden topped off with Italy’s best olive oil. https://www.olivierisfineitalianfoods.com. What can I say? – I’m in heaven! 

Serves 6-8   […]

Strawberry Mango and Chicken Salad

By |2019-12-08T11:08:59+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Chicken, Dairy free, Family Friendly, Favorites, Salads, Uncategorized, Whole Food Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Mixing fruits and vegetables in a dish is a good way to encourage children to eat more of both. This gorgeous colourful salad includes most kiddies’ favourite ingredients. Let them […]