Fast/Easy/Fresh Recipes

Citrus Sunshine Jars

July 21, 2016

This perfect harmony of sweet and tart is a little gem of sunshine that can be served in a trendy portable jam jar for breakfast or an al fresco snack or dessert. Quick, easy, mouthwatering, and ‘good for your bod’ with only four ingredients it will make your kitchen come alive with the scent of […]

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Gone to the Med Kale Chips

February 27, 2015

About this time of year (especially for all those you know in the northeast) a yearning for basking in the glorious Mediterranean takes hold! However if you can’t get there try these sunshine filled nibbles and at least you will look Mediterranean beach ready. Kale is a superfood that is chock filled with vitamins and […]

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Inside Out Apple Crumble

November 3, 2014

A highlight of autumn for me is the availability of my favorite honey crisp apples and what could be better than to pair them in a crumble! Crumbles are one of the very quickest puds to make and this one is even simpler and is good for breakfast too. I like to think of this […]

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Jammy Cashew Cookies

July 27, 2014

I love cookies and so do my family and friends! My ongoing cookie challenge requires them to taste decadent, appeal to the unhealthiest of cookie monsters, and nourish the body.  Oh and being gluten free and low glycemic is really important too. Luckily I love a kitchen challenge! Yesterday, after a trip to our local […]

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Grilled Summer Veggie Frittata

July 1, 2014
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Summer holidays are finally here and having all my boys home plus their friends requires quick, easy, delicious and nutritious food to feed them so I can enjoy all the outdoor activities with them and not be stuck in the kitchen!  Voila! This frittata is not only incredibly fast to pull together but it is […]

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In the Mornin I’m Makin’ Waffles

June 11, 2014

Fathers day is just around the corner and growing up my Dad was the waffle chef in our house.  Every Sunday, after church, my Dad would get the waffle maker out and whip some up.  I can still remember the excitement of turning the corner into the kitchen and seeing Dad at the waffle maker […]

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Coconut Caramel Drizzled Strawberries with Crushed Pistachios

May 21, 2014
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Depending on where you live now or in the next few weeks is the ultimate time to buy or pick local, juicy, sweet strawberries!  Our farmers market has some absolute beauties, so I decided to make this for a sampling at the market last Saturday!  This dish is almost effortless to put together, looked elegant, […]

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Oaty Bars

April 28, 2014
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These little gems are not only a doddle to whip up but they are wholesome and healthy enough to have everyday! They are a staple in my house during term times.  These bars make a great breakfast on the go, lunchtime treat, after school snack, or late night study break! You can even add dark […]

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Mum’s Deviled eggs

April 14, 2014
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Nobody makes deviled eggs like my mum! She has been making them for as long as I can remember and constantly gets requests to bring these to ‘dos’. They are always the first things to be gobbled up!  Now Easter and eggs, whether it be chocolate or chicken, go together like bunnies and carrots so I […]

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Tomato Soup – Roasted and Five Minute

January 26, 2014
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Soup is such a comfort food when you are cold, sick, or just in need of a warm soothing blanket to wrap around your stomach and  soul! Lately I have needed such a soup and this is one of my favorites! When I was growing  up, tomato soup meant a can of  condensed cream of […]

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