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Pork, tofu, kimchi & soba noodle soup

There’s something warming about a steaming hot Asian soup – all the spices fused together into the most delectable broth.  The best ones are salty, sweet, sour, and spicy – all at once. Add an egg, stir it through, and it becomes the most amazing creamy explosion of flavours! The best thing about these soups… Continue reading Pork, tofu, kimchi & soba noodle soup

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Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad

Another super quick salad idea, perfect for a packed lunch or just a lazy one at home! It’s super easy, colorful and nutritious too!    Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad Ingredients 1/4c shredded red cabbage 1 large handful torn kale leaves 1 large cooked beetroot, cubed 1/2 shallot, sliced 1/2 avocado, cubed 1TB… Continue reading Kale, red cabbage, chickpea & beetroot salad

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Raw vegan broccoli quinoa salad

Broccoli is a poor underestimated little guy, always rejected by the kiddies (and some grown-ups… no names!). Sure the average steam or boiled broccoli isn’t the most exciting of vegetables but there are many ways to vamp up the little guy, including doing nothing at all and letting him shine in all his rawness. Like… Continue reading Raw vegan broccoli quinoa salad

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Wholegrain supersalad with kale, avocado + more (vegan)

In keeping with the ‘new year cleanse’ mentality (still detoxing from late 2015, ahem last week…), a super-salad filled with nourishing wholegrains and vegetables topped with a delectable dressing, a bit tangy, a bit salty.  Add to that some seeds for protein (in addition the complete protein from the quinoa in the wholegrain mix) and… Continue reading Wholegrain supersalad with kale, avocado + more (vegan)

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Winter vegetable & quinoa bowl with avocado, lime and tahini dressing

Christmas has come and gone and the new year is almost upon us.  If you’re anything like me, you may have overindulged over the last week… that extra slice (or two) of cake(s), cheese, wine… One of my pet hates is wasting food, but that doesn’t mean I should have to gorge it!!  A lesson… Continue reading Winter vegetable & quinoa bowl with avocado, lime and tahini dressing

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Blackened cajun crispy skin Salmon with Mexican inspired sweet potato salad

It’s no secret that fish is good for you.  Salmon, with its super hi omega 3 content is especially good.  The great thing about salmon is that it is so versatile: smoked salmon with eggs for brunch, in a quiche, or salmon fillet roasted/grilled/pan-fried, with Asian, French, Italian, Cajun… any really… spices/herbs.  The fact that… Continue reading Blackened cajun crispy skin Salmon with Mexican inspired sweet potato salad

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Mid-week defeat: Express broccoli soup

I admit, some nights I come home after a long day at work and all I want to do is sit on the couch watching trashy TV which kills what remaining brain cells may still be functioning.  On such evenings, I want food in my belly ASAP.  A no-brainer, quick fix, nourishing meal that will… Continue reading Mid-week defeat: Express broccoli soup