Veggie Mains

Pumpkin Tart

October 15, 2016

What better way to welcome in autumn then with a warming, ‘do ahead’, seasonal tart. This tart is no ordinary tart as it whispers ‘eat me’ with it’s  layers of flaky pastry topped with a herb rich pesto and caramelized pumpkin and onion nuggets nestled among creamy melting cheese.  Pumpkins are everywhere now and chock […]

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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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Springtime Spinach St Patty’s Day Roulade

March 18, 2014
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Springtime is here they tell us and yet looking out at my car the image coming back does not match! A cold and frosty day is in store in the South on this St Patrick’s Day. Typically people do all kinds of crazy things on this day from pinching anyone not wearing green to dying […]

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Sweet Potato Slice

November 26, 2013
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This is the time of year for sweet potatoes!  Sweet potatoes are incredibly good for you containing beta carotene which is a boon to your skin, 65% of your daily dose of vitamin C, and potassium which is often depleted during stress.  Among root vegetables they offer the lowest glycemic index so they keep your […]

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Roasted Tomato and Pesto Tart

August 16, 2013
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August to me means outdoors and to go with that, food that is portable, “easy peasy lemon squeezy”, and of course delicious and nutritious! This tart fits all those criteria plus a great way to showcase those gorgeous summer tomatoes! Slow cooking the tomatoes before assembling not only concentrates the flavor, but also increases the […]

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Eggplant Bombay

June 25, 2013
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 Ever stared an eggplant in the face and wondered what in the heck you could do with it that would  be tasty, healthy, and fast? Well, here is your answer! This gem of a creation requires no soaking, salting, draining, or heavy oiling. So whether you call it an eggplant, an aubergine, a brinjal, a melongene, or […]

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Asparagus Tart

June 24, 2013
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For me, Spring just screams asparagus and  I have been known to eat almost a quarter of my own weight in asparagus by the end of this relatively short season.  On a slightly crude note, many of you may know this can be a stinky business. You may fall into the 50% of the population […]

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