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Homemade Muesli

Homemade muesli is everything! I love oats, but when the weather heats up, a steaming bowl of creamy oatmeal just won’t do. This is where my homemade muesli does the trick.   Muesli is actually SO simple to make. Plus, the homemade version is always healthier than the processed sugary kind you find in stores…. Read more »

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Healthy Homemade Sushi with Brown Rice

Now before you go thinking “but sushi already IS healthy”, consider this – how many pieces of the sushi that you order at a restaurant is deep fried, covered in that delicious Kewpie mayo, dolloped with sweet chilli sauce, or doused with teriyaki – like my all-time favourite Tiger Roll. Even still, all that aside,… Read more »

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Asian Veg and Rice Bowl

This Asian veg and rice bowl would place at least in the top 5 for “Most Instagrammable Dish” – it’s that pretty! I love how packed with flavour it is despite how simple it is to prepare. It makes for a stellar midweek meal, but is gorgeous enough to impress guests, and tasty enough to… Read more »

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Thai Peanut & Coconut Beef Curry

This Thai Peanut and Coconut Beef Curry was inspired by a West African Chicken Curry I made a couple of weeks ago. Although I loved the African version, I thought the flavours could use some lifting. The meal felt kinda heavy to me, and I just knew that a Thai twist would breathe new life… Read more »

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Garlic and Chilli Pasta

This garlic and chilli pasta is a take on the traditional Italian Aglio pasta. An Aglio pasta has come to be known as any pasta that has a flavoured olive oil “coating” instead of an actual sauce. The lack of heavy sauce makes this pasta light and incredibly easy to make. This also happens to… Read more »

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Orange Ponzu Duck Breast

Ponzu is an Asian dressing or sauce, usually made with citrus like lemon or lime. But since duck breast is the protein hero here, orange is the perfect fit! The leftover ponzu from this recipe makes a great Asian slaw dressing, and can also be used as a marinade. Duck has become a lot more… Read more »

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Zucchini Ribbon Salad

This zucchini ribbon salad is as tasty as it is beautiful! It was made to adorn a gorgeous dining table, alongside a spectacular Sunday roast. It’s flavours meld magnificently with lamb, but could pair just as easily with beef, chicken, or fish. It’s so versatile that it makes a great light lunch too – and… Read more »

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Avocado Pasta with Roasted Garlic Tomatoes

This Creamy Avocado Pasta & Garlicky Roast Tomatoes Recipe is one of my absolute favourite meat-free Monday meals! You could quite easily lose the carbs by replacing the spaghetti with zucchini noodles – or zoodles as I like to call them! However, I prefer to use wholewheat spaghetti since I don’t normally eat many carbs anyway…. Read more »

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Cooling Cucumber and Mint Iced Tea

This cucumber and mint iced tea is summer in a jug! I’m a green tea fiend, and like any coffee lover, I need my cuppa green tea first thing in the morning. But with temperatures rising, this cold version is far more palatable. This cooling cucumber and mint iced tea is fresh and zesty and would… Read more »