A Cranberry Pecan Sultana Twist

Hello to all you wonderful people reading this, I want to take this opportunity to wish you all a very blessed Christmas and a wonderful New year. This will be my last post for this year and I will be back in January. I thought the best way to finish this year would be to share a recipe that will be ideal to make during this holiday season. This recipe is adapted from a video I watched on YouTube, the YouTuber goes under the name ‘The perfect refuge’, the link to the recipe is here. I followed this recipe with … Continue reading A Cranberry Pecan Sultana Twist

Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Mash

This dish serves as a low carb and lower calorie substitute to regular mashed potatoes and it tastes so good. It truly should not be a substitute in any sense, the taste makes it a standout side dish. I haven’t made mashed potatoes once I started this and I do not intend to go back. My son usually loves his mashed potatoes and he loves this. Making this is so much easier and quicker than with potatoes. All we need to do is roughly chop the cauliflower florets and cook them in the microwave and once cooled, put them in … Continue reading Creamy Garlic Cauliflower Mash

Fruitilicious Smoothie

I have got another yummy, cool and colourful smoothie that I would like to share. This is a fruit rich smoothie and what I mean by that is that there are just 4 different fruits in it with a dash of honey and nothing else. Very simple isn’t it, and the taste is just absolutely lovely. This is just great for breakfast. I made this for myself, but hubby had a taste and decided that he would like to have one too, he is usually not a big smoothie person so that was a yay for me. The four fruits … Continue reading Fruitilicious Smoothie

Spicy Baked Chicken Strips

Today I am sharing an easy and quick to make chicken recipe. It is a one bowl kind of recipe; the chicken is cut into the desired size and shape and pretty much mixed with the marinade and then popped into the oven. It is a reasonably healthy dish as it is baked and only a limited amount of oil added to the marinade. It goes great with some Turmeric rice, salad or even some roast veggies. The spice comes in from the addition of sriracha, which is a hot sauce. If you do not have sriracha, you can use … Continue reading Spicy Baked Chicken Strips

Easy Tuna Rice Bean Salad

Today I share a very simple and healthy lunch idea. This is easy to put together, filling and nutritious. I use tuna in this recipe, I always have canned tuna at home and it can be used to make something delicious without going into too much effect especially if time is of concern. Fresh cucumber is a lovely addition adding crunch and volume. Corn and black beans are amazing nutrition wise and quite filling. You can use either kidney beans or cannellini beans if you do not have black beans at hand. I used basmati rice this time. But you … Continue reading Easy Tuna Rice Bean Salad

Zucchini Carrot Pancakes

This recipe is tasty and super simple to make. It is a great way to incorporate some veggies into your meal. It can be had for breakfast, brunch or even a snack. For this recipe, I used one large zucchini and one large carrot. You can easily double up the recipe of you want to make more. I had one zucchini left in my fridge that needed to be used up and this was a great way to do just that. After I grated the veggies, I put them in the microwave for about 2 minutes, giving them a bit … Continue reading Zucchini Carrot Pancakes

Delicious Coffee Smoothie

You all know by now that I love smoothies. This is another one that is so simple to make and delicious. This is a great way to combine your breakfast and coffee. The addition of coffee in it is ideal for that wake up we need either in the morning or when we are in that afternoon slump. This smoothie is quite filling and I have been loving it for my breakfast almost daily for the last few days. The addition of cinnamon adds a lovely flavour and has health benefits like anti-inflammatory properties, lowers blood sugar levels and is … Continue reading Delicious Coffee Smoothie

Barramundi in Creamy Garlic sauce

Smothered in a lovely creamy garlic sauce this recipe is bursting with flavour. It is simple and easy to make and so delicious. I used fresh garlic and plenty of it. Spinach and the sundried pesto add lovely flavour. I used skinless Barramundi fillets, we as a family love it, but you can use any fish of your choice. I did season it with salt and pepper in the beginning and seared the fish so that it would not break up and also gives it a beautiful golden colour. Fish does cook really quick so while doing this step of … Continue reading Barramundi in Creamy Garlic sauce

Turkey Mushroom and Spinach Meatball Curry

We were sitting at home and watching a cooking show, the chef made some meatballs and my son turned to me and said “Can we please make some meatball curry and maybe some Naan to go with it”. So, that is how I ended making this over the weekend. I usually make meatballs with beef but this time I thought I would do it a little differently and the family loved it. The meatballs are a combination of turkey mince, mushrooms, spinach, red onion and some lovely spices. I like to incorporate some veggies into the meatballs so that way … Continue reading Turkey Mushroom and Spinach Meatball Curry

Healthy Low Carb Carrot Walnut Loaf

This loaf is super healthy and delicious. Great for breakfast or a snack and its tastes amazing with a smear of butter on it. This can also be made into muffins. The addition of the yoghurt gives that lovely moist consistency and the butter can be completely eliminated but I find the addition of that bit of butter does add to the flavour. Honey completely replacing the need for any refined sugar making it so much healthier. And the addition of almond flour reduces the amount of plain flour needed making this lower in carb content. This is a healthy … Continue reading Healthy Low Carb Carrot Walnut Loaf