Hearty soups vs. crunchy salads
I know it is winter and we are all hungry for hearty, warm soups and stews and LOADS of bread to serve it with, but sometimes, in our house, we get tired of it and crave something raw, crunchy and light. Yesterday was a raw, light ‘n crunchy kinda day.
Smoothie Bowls & Salad Bowls
I am sure you have seen the smoothie bowl trend that has been making its rounds. These are just the savoury, vegetable brothers of those sweet, colourful bowls. Do yourself a favour and feast your eyes on these colourful delights – #smoothiebowls.
These attractive bowls of salad are packed with all the goodness of a typical salad, but presented in a different, somewhat neater, more orderly way. It is lovely and green and makes my husband happy! CONTINUE READING
Traditional caprese salad is so well balanced it doesn’t need anything else to over-complicate its delicate flavour. Preparing salad for your Sunday chicken roast really doesn’t get easier than this. Did I mention that the taste is absolutely perfectly balanced? A simple classical to serve to your friends & family. CONTINUE READING
Meat-free Monday, again…
Meat-free Monday was upon us again, and sometimes, just sometimes, the ideas won’t flow as easily. A lot of times the best way to think of what to cook for supper is to open the fridge and see what ingredients are staring at you. I’ve noticed that a lot of my friends’ fridges are quite empty and they go to the grocery store each day buying specific ingredients for a dish. That is not how it is in our house. I buy a whole lot of ingredients at once and figure out what to cook with them as I go along. So, once again, these ingredients (zucchini, pesto and goats cheese) were in the fridge and I merely had to come up with an idea, hence this recipe. CONTINUE READING