Recipes

Treats for Dad on Father’s Day

Father’s Day is all about Dad and one of the best ways to treat him is to make him his favourite meal.  So, whether he’s a brunch, breakfast, lunch or a lazy supper around the fire kinda Dad, we’ve got you covered.  Great recipes for any time of day, super …

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Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe – No Flop

Easy Chocolate Cake Recipe

It is so important to find a no flop easy chocolate cake recipe for your kid’s birthday parties so you know that having a failed cake just before a party is not going to happen. My mom shared this recipe with me many years ago and it has never failed …

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Tummy Delights for Kids

Mushroom Recipes

Before you say, “My kids will never eat them”, read on because, although mushrooms often seem to be the “not on my plate” vegetable right up there with Brussels sprouts, we’ve got good reasons and great ways to get kids to eat them. Firstly, the great way to add mushrooms: A …

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Baby Button Mushroom Stuffed Avocados

Baby Button Mushroom Stuffed Avocados

If you are looking for a healthy, tasty and fun snack look no further than these baby button mushroom stuffed avocados! Ingredients: 2 large ripe avocados 200g baby button mushrooms 8 cherry tomatoes 1 small red pepper Handful fresh basil 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp basil pesto 1 Tbsp …

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DIY Caramel Dipping Sauce

Caramel

Caramel is the perfect topping for a variety of foods enjoyed by adults and kids alike: popcorn, ice cream, yogurt, pretzels, cookies, crackers, you name it. In fact, when it is turned into an ooey-gooey, pourable sauce, this classic confection not only sweetens snacks, but it also instantly elevates them …

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Stone Crab Dipping Sauce Recipe – With Mayo and Key Limes

Stone Crab dipping sauce recipe

Stone crabs are a well-known and sought-after culinary delicacy in Florida, particularly because the stone crab seasons only lasts for seven months. However, there are some ways to have stone crabs delivered to you out of season.   If you have never tried this delicious treat, then you are missing out. …

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Creamy Garlic Chicken Recipe

Creamy Garlic Chicken

I came across this creamy garlic chicken recipe on Youtube and it looked so superb that I had to try it. Now one thing that very often happens to me is that I see something that looks amazing and then I try it and its either a complete flop or …

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Lamb and Mushroom Kofta

Lamb and mushroom kofta

Lamb kofta is a fantastic family meal – add in some mushrooms to make it a more nutritious option for the whole family. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 250g lean lamb mince 250g button mushrooms, finely chopped and pan fried 125ml dried bread crumbs 1 large egg 2 …

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Mushroom and Fish Blended Fish Cakes

Mushroom and Fish Blended Fish Cakes

Fish is such an important source of nutrients including protein, Vitamin D and Omega 3 fatty acids. Mushrooms are also a fantastic source of Vitamin D making these fish cakes a wonderfully healthy meal for your family. Ingredients: 250g fish, steamed and flaked 250g button mushrooms, chopped and pan fried …

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Mushroom and Chicken Meatballs With Marrow Pasta

Mushroom and Chicken Meatballs

Mushrooms are super healthy and this mushroom and chicken meatballs recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Serves: 4 Ingredients 10ml olive oil 350g button mushrooms, finely chopped 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts 1 handful chives, finely chopped 125ml dried bread crumbs 1 egg 1 …

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Langoustine, Leek and Red Pepper Rougaille, With Nespresso Coffee

Langoustine, Leek and Red Pepper Rougaille

Recently, Nespresso hosted a cook-along showcasing three chefs who were challenged to come up with recipes, showing off their craftsmanship alongside Nespresso. Their aim was to hero one of the five new Nespresso Master Origin variants in their food and drink recipes. The three chefs involved were Wandile Mabaso, who used the India variant, and made …

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3 Gluten Free Rusks Recipes You Will Love

Gluten-free rusks

Before we share our delicious gluten free rusks recipes with you, first you need to understand what gluten-free baking involves. When you have a better understanding of gluten-free baking you will be well on your way to making healthier recipes in no time.  What does gluten free mean? Gluten is …

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Deconstructed Mushroom, Pork and Avocado Wrap

Mushroom Pork Avocado Wraps

This tasty mushroom and pork recipe takes only 20 minutes to make and serves 4. These deconstructed mushroom, pork and avocado wraps make a lovely light meal for dinner and the perfect lunch. Ingredients: 4 seeded low GI wraps, cut into quarters 10ml olive oil 200g pork loin, sliced 250g portabelini …

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5 Healthy Pregnancy Breakfast Ideas

Pregnancy breakfast

When you are eating healthy during pregnancy and breastfeeding, it does not necessarily mean you should restrict calories or attempt to lose weight. More importantly, the idea is to follow a healthy eating plan to ensure your body is getting the necessary nutrients which is crucial for your health as …

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