Soft Boiled Egg with Asparagus, Peas and Feta

… one of my favourite homemade brunches…  Ingredients: 100gr asparagus tips 50gr frozen peas 1 large free range egg 2 tbsp mung beans 6 walnuts (crushed) 1 large radish 2 tsp soy 2 tsp agave nectar Olive oil  Feta cheese  Method: Boil some water and then turn down to simmer. Add frozen peas and cook…

Physalis, Pomegranate and Feta Salad

… so you think by now I would realise that de-seeding a pomegranate in a white t-shirt is a terrible idea… but no… formerly white shirt which now has pink patches all over it is proof I was a little over-estimating my pomegranate de-seeding skills… rocket salad with pomegranate seeds, feta, physalis (the orange coloured…

Blueberry, Cheese, Thyme and Honey Toast 

… this isn’t so much a recipe, just one of my favourite breakfast combinations…  Ingredients:  2 slices of walnut toast 100gr cottage cheese / ricotta  60gr blueberries   Thyme sprigs  Honey  Method:  Place bread on a griddle pan to toast (or simply put in the toaster if you have one of these). Spread the cottage…

Quinoa, Sprouts and Pomegranate Salad

… in love with colourful salads lately… Ingredients:  1/2 cup dry quinoa 1/2 pomegranate 20 large brussel sprouts 2 tbsp black sesame seeds 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp pine nuts 2 tbsp soy 1 tbsp agave nectar 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 10 fresh basil leaves (finely chopped) Olive oil 1 tbsp black truffle-infused oil…

Cooked Buckwheat, Leek, Mushroom and Choy Sum Salad

… first time cooking buckwheat… the purple cabbage is super colourful in this one! Serves 2 Ingredients: 150 gr choy sum 1 leek 2 tbsp soy 1 tbsp agave nectar 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp sunflower seeds 10 small button mushrooms 1/2 cup dry buckwheat 1/4 small purple cabbage Olive oil Method: Combine 1/2 cup dry…

Coconut Chia Pudding

… coconut chia pudding… the yogurt makes this one quite creamy…  Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp pomegranate powder 100mL plain yogurt  100mL coconut milk  Sprinkle of bee pollen (optional) Method:  Combine chia seeds coconut milk, plain yogurt and pomegranate powder and leave overnight in the fridge (or at least for a…

Hummus

… great for spreading on toast for breakfast… or just eating any time really… Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 x 400gr can of chickpeas (reserve the liquid and a few chickpeas for plating) 1 tbsp dark tahini 2 cloves of garlic (crushed) 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp lemon juice Salt to taste Garnish: coriander, paprika…

Raw Cocoa Smoothie

… for when you want something chocolate-like… Serves 3 Ingredients: 1 very ripe pear 2 bananas 1 cup of almond milk 1/2 tsp nutmeg 2 tsp raw cocoa powder Method: Peel, slice and freeze the banana for two hours (or overnight). Chop pear into small pieces. Combine the frozen banana, pear, almond milk, nutmeg and…

Steamed Barramundi

… barramundi is a very common fish in Australia and has a very soft texture when cooked… steamed barramundi is usually quite delicate… Serves 2 Ingredients: 2x 150gr barramundi fillet 1 tbsp soy 1 tbsp honey 2 tsp garlic   2 tsp ginger (fresh ginger slices are better) 1 tbsp dill  Garnish: lime, spring onion,…

Spinach, Beets, Feta and Honey Walnut Salad

… this has to be one of my favourite salads and it is very easy to make… works well as a side dish for lunch or dinner…  Ingredients: 100gr spinach 2 cooked beets Handful of walnuts  2 tbsp honey Feta cheese  Olive oil  Balsamic vinegar  Method: Wash spinach and chop the beets into smaller square…

Strawberry Banana Icecream

… this one is really yummy and I think it actually tastes like ice cream, though it is much healthier…  Serves 2 Ingredients:  2 large bananas 150gr strawberries  100mL almond milk Marshmallows (optional) Method: Peel, slice and freeze bananas for 2 hours or overnight. Purée frozen bananas, strawberries and almond milk until the texture is…