ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND KALE SALAD WITH LEMONY ZUCCHINI AND GOLDEN HALOUMI

Is that title too long? I mean I could have listed every ingredient and made it even longer. This is me showing restraint. I’m clearly great at it! This salad is a trans seasonal dream, just like our current Melbourne weather. it’s got some beautiful late winter vegetables mixed with spring goodness and all tied together with that golden haloumi.

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LOADED PARSNIP FRIES

Give me all the fries. Give me all the parsnip. Yeah that last bit might sound weird but I’m obsessed. I like them waaaaay better than sweet potato fries. And they’re way easier to get crispy and golden too.

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ROASTED ZA’ATAR PUMPKIN WITH BLUE CHEESE RANCH DRESSING

This is taking sides to a whole new level. For the lat 2 weeks I’ve started each week with a batch of this pumpkin in my fridge to add to different salads and meals through the week because it makes me look forward to eating whatever it is that I add it to.

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SALT AND PEPPER CRISPY PRAWN LETTUCE CUPS

 There’s a little theme going this week, this is my Szechuan week. I guess if I’m going to suggest an ingredient you might not have in your pantry already I should give you at least two great things to do with it yes? And these golden spicy prawns in crisp lettuce cups are the real deal.

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BROCCOLINI, GINGER AND CORIANDER SPELT FRITTERS

I’ve made broccoli fritters before but I love the ginger in these ones, it’s a fresh immune boosting vibe for this chilli season and I’m all about it. The best part about this dish is definitely in the combination of fritters and cucumber and peanut salad though. so good, so much flavour and texture and super easy to make!

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7 HEALTHY SOUPS TO KEEP YOU WARM THIS WINTER

You cannot possibly underestimate the warming, healing and happiness power of  a good soup on a cold day. I’m probably making at least 1 soup a week at the moment and filling my freezer with tasty things for cold days when cooking is just beyond me. Yeah even people like me who spend all their time, thinking about, writing about and cooking food can’t be stuffed sometimes. Make your way through this tasty little collection this winter for happy bellies and warm hands.

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SOY BRAISED SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS WITH GREENS AND BROWN RICE

 

There’s something meaty about mushrooms in both their texture and flavour that makes them the ideal thing to eat for a vegetarian meal. This recipe is subtle and easy to prepare and produces delicately flavoured mushrooms with that perfect texture.

 

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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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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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CREAMY VEGAN MUSHROOM AND THYME SOUP

This mushroom soup is the perfect thing for autumn. It’s earthy and warming and super filling thanks to a secret ingredient that also gives it a creamy texture – without the cream.

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