Recipes

Our recipes are both healthy AND practical, designed as quick ideas for busy women to cook on working days of the week. 

My Vegetable Fried Rice

My Vegetable Fried Rice

Here is a great way to use up any extra vegetables hanging around in your refrigerator and make fried rice healthier. It’s a mix-and-match recipe so feel free to substitute any vegetables you have on hand or what your family likes. I find you can add almost anything from capsicum to cabbage. For meat eaters, it’s nice to throw in a cup of diced, cooked chicken pieces with the peas at the end to create a complete one-dish dinner. My trick: cook the rice ahead and allow it to cool (or use...

16 August 2017 by Catherine Saxelby

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Spiced Root Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup

Just because the temperature has dropped, doesn’t mean our diet has to suffer. The cooler months can offer a huge variety of...

2 August 2017 by Guest Post

 Tzatziki dip and sauce

Tzatziki dip and sauce

Here’s my idea of a quick ‘sauce’ that can be dolloped over slow-cooked lamb or barbecued lamb cutlets. It also really lifts...

14 December 2016 by Catherine Saxelby

Lemony Lentil Soup

Lemony Lentil Soup

Dietitian Caroline Trickey says she enjoys demonstrating this recipe in her cooking classes as it is a firm favourite of hers and so...

7 December 2016 by Guest Post

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Quinoa, cranberry, parsley and cucumber salad

Use quinoa as the base but enliven it with the stronger flavours of cranberries, mint, parsley, onion and pistachio nuts. It's a...

28 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby

Raw cacao and fruit balls

Raw cacao and fruit balls

I've been swept up with the trend to cacao balls or power balls, round snacks (think mouthfuls) with the wonderful rich flavour of...

11 April 2014 by Catherine Saxelby