Recipes

My recipes are both healthy AND practical, designed as quick ideas for busy women to cook on working days of the week. My philosophy in the kitchen is: "Cook it quick, keep it light"  AND "Maximum result, minimum effort".  Some are from my books, some are new ideas I’ve experimented with, and some have been passed on to me by friends.

Broccoli pesto fish parcels

Broccoli pesto fish parcels

Here is a quick, easy and delicious way to cook fish using the foil-enclosure method. And it has hidden vegetables – both in the pesto and the fish parcels!

15 December 2021 by Guest post

Recipe Salmon, baby spinach and rice salad

Salmon, baby spinach and rice salad

This easy salad is one I’ve adapted from the Canadian Salmon Advisory Service and used with their permission. Because it uses up a...

3 November 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Pumpkin and Red Lentil Soup

Pumpkin and Red Lentil Soup

A versatile and nutritious vegetable, pumpkin is a rich source of beta-carotene, from which it gets its lovely golden colour. The...

22 September 2021 by Catherine Saxelby

Pork and Mushroom Meatball-Style Soup

Pork and Mushroom Meatball-Style Soup

Once you’ve made the meatballs, this becomes an easy recipe to serve. The trick is to make the final topping look attractive with...

16 June 2021 by Guest post

Asian-style omelette with prawns, cabbage and broccolini

Asian-style omelette with prawns, cabbage and broccolini

A great way to get some vegetables in!

12 May 2021 by Guest post

Lamb Cutlets with Cucumber & Pea Salad and Spiced Curry Yoghurt

Lamb Cutlets with Cucumber & Pea Salad and Spiced Curry Yoghurt

This easy and tasty recipe will soon become a family favourite.

7 April 2021 by Guest post