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Appetizers

Creamy Avocado, garlic and lemon dressing

Creamy Avocado, garlic and lemon dressing

Avocados in the Bay of Plenty are slowly coming back into season and getting a bit cheaper, so I decided to make a fresh falafel salad and this dressing to go along with it . Yum. Avocados are full of healthy fats, perfect for the […]

Cauliflower, leek, bacon and cheddar soup

Cauliflower, leek, bacon and cheddar soup

A cold winters night calls for a hot family soup… I knew that I would make soup this week but the vegetable combo normally changes from week to week.   A few notes related to the recipe below … *** If you want to add […]

Grapefruit, raspberry and mint cocktail (or mocktail)

Grapefruit, raspberry and mint cocktail (or mocktail)

  This cocktail /mocktail idea came about as I am 26 weeks pregnant. I really miss a nice wine or ice cold beer. grapefruit, squeezed (lemon or oranges would work too since all are in season now)    

Leftover vegetable fritters

Leftover vegetable fritters

  Hi all , another recipe to share today. Vegetable fritters! I will take a photo of these eventually but , I was trying to give Ezra dinner while coming up with the recipe and quickly cooking to check quantities so the picture I took […]

Chickpeas galore and two of my favourite foods.

Chickpeas galore and two of my favourite foods.

This is the little guys lunch today and I just wanted to mention two very underused kiddie foods !! Falafel is number one . Made from a base of legumes (chickpeas and beans ) with herbs , garlic and lemon , then lightly fried,  this […]