FRAGRANT COCONUT POACHED SALMON WITH RED LENTILS

This is the perfect healthy winter comfort food. It’s light but filling and full of great immune boosting ingredients. Plus the warm spices and broth will have you feeling toasty from the inside out. Plus, it’s a one dish kind of meal – my favourite!

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MEAL PLANS WEEK 21

This week has been full of fun things with some great new recipe son the blog, naturally I’ll be including them in this weeks meal plans! One of them is my favourite thing I’ve made in a long time because it uses one of my favourite ingredients… noodles!

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NO BAKE SESAME CARAMEL SLICE

With a choc, coconut almond base, tahini caramel middle layer and raw chocolate topping this slice is all the good things. It’s gluten free and sweetened with a little maple syrup to make it a not so naughty treat.

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MEAL PLANS WEEK 20

Week 20? How did that happen?! I guess how it always happens with the whole world turning time passing thing… Well this week I’m staying on that quick and comforting food cos it’s getting a little chilly in Melbourne. I hope you like the ideas, and there’s other good news…

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PUMPKIN, CHICKPEA AND TAHINI SALAD

This salad is full of flavour and texture thanks to the creamy dressing, crunchy almonds, sweet pumpkin and fresh spinach. The perfect prep ahead work salad. Just don’t toss it all together until you’re ready to eat.

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TURKEY MEATBALLS WITH CHERMOULA AND CAULIFLOWER PUREE

These meatballs are amazingly juicy and the perfect way to sneak some extra veg into your life. Made with lean turkey and grated zucchini they’re perfect for dinner or as a shared starter/appetiser.

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VEGETARIAN HUEVOS ROTOS

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday and for many of you that might mean brunch. My own mum has vetoed the idea and opted for dinner but I might see if my sister wants brunch because I feel like it’s just a good option for any Sunday. Who’s with me? ┬áThis dish translates to broken eggs and it can be eaten any time of the day you like, the first time I ate it was for dinner;) However if your mum is all about the savoury breakfast his will be a winner and it’s a breeze to make!

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GLUTEN FREE EGGPLANT CHIPS WITH MAPLE BALSAMIC SAUCE

I think all 3 recipes I’m posting this week have little travel stories attached to them. I got the idea for these chips from a trip to Granada, Spain. I went for a weekend and ate my weight in Tapas, so obviously I loved every moment of it.

 

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PRAWNS AND CHICKPEAS WITH PAPRIKA AND SAFFRON

 

So much of what I want to cook at the moment is about recreating flavours I experienced overseas. This is one of those dishes. It’s simple, comforting and full of flavour. And one of those flavour memories from traveling that I just keep coming back to.

 

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AUTUMN CHICKEN TAGINE WITH ALMONDS AND APRICOTS

First things first – you do not need a tagine to cook this, it works fine in a deep sided pan with a fitted lid so don’t go scrolling past this deliciousness because of your equipment woes. And it is so delicious, spicy sweet and salty flavours mix with delicious textures to make this the perfect autumn comfort food. And it’s easy.

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