Meyer Lemons ūüć謆

Beautiful Meyer lemons from the tree in our backyard. They smell like lemon sherbet lollies and are so very juicy. They are also the size of apples and grapefruits 

Raw Chocolate and Salted Caramel Cups

Raw Chocolate 1 cup melted coconut oil 1 cup cocoa powder 3 tablespoons maple syrup pinch of sea salt mix all together until you have a glossy chocolate mixture, should look like melted chocolate. Salted Caramel 20 fresh medjool dates, pitted 1/4 coconut milk pinch of sea salt place all into a food processor and…

Tangelo and Lemon Thyme Pound Cake

Pound cakes are a great vehicle for flavour. ¬†You can pimp this recipe to whatever your favourite is. ¬†I have used tangelos in this recipe as they are currently in season, but you can use lemons, orange, lime, coconut, honey – whatever takes your fancy. 250g room temperature butter 1 1/4 cups caster sugar 4…

My Caesar Salad

I love a good salad, especially one with lots of flavour. At least once a week there is a salad for dinner and it always is a hearty one. This is my version of a healthy Caesar salad, I don’t add a dressing as the ingredients all meld together to create a yummy creamy texture….

Winter Roasted Vegetable Salad

This salad can be made from any root vegetable that you have laying around the house. ¬†I used sweet potato, broccoli, chick peas, cauliflower and kalettes. There isn’t a specific recipe for this salad, its just a toss together with your favourite spices and roast in the oven. Sweet potato¬† 1 x sweet potato 1…

Cauliflower, Leek, Potato and Coriander Seed Soup 

In the spirit of using up leftovers this week I had a roasted cauliflower that I had used for my roasted winter salad still in the fridge, and a leek that had been hiding in the vegetable crisper. It has been cold this morning and what better a perfect dish to create with these vegetables…

Buttermilk and Lemon Baked Hotcakes 

This weekend has been a little topsy turvy with my son having his tonsils out, so breakfast this weekend was a quick and rushed affair.  I had been dreaming about something sweet and delicious to have when we got home and pancakes are always a family favourite and a dish that you can change to…

Breakfast this Week in my Kitchen  

Just a few breakfast inspiration shots from my kitchen this week. Breakfast is my most favourite meal of the day and I love eating dishes with lots of flavour and textures Roasted cherry tomato bruschetta with whipped ricotta on sourdough bread  Orange blossom Bircher Muesli with Greek yoghurt,apple and pistachio crumb  Jalape√Īo scrambled eggs  The…