Brown Rice and Tuna Salad

For a variation, you can replace tuna with chopped hard-boiled eggs. Also, if anyone in the family has a peanut sensitivity, try cashews or some other nut. Ingredients 2 cups cooked brown rice 4 x 185g can tuna, dra..

Carrot and Ginger Soup with Coriander

If you want to add protein to this soup stir through diced tofu after you puree it. Alternatively you can puree the tofu with the soup which will give you a very creamy texture. Allow 100g tofu per person. Ingredie..

Carrot, Apple and Orange Juice

Ingredients (Serves 4) 8 carrots, washed and cut into halves 4 apples, washed and cut into quarters 4 oranges, peeled and cut into quarters Method Put carrots, apples and oranges through the juicer, 1 pie..

Cashew & Carrot (or Beetroot) Dip/Spread

So very yummy, so very easy, and don't let on, but they're all Vegan. The beetroot dip makes even your wee go pink, especially if you eat as much of it as I do! Ingredients 2-3 Cloves of garlic, chopped a bit 1..


Chai is a spiced black tea which originates in India. It can be brewed in milk with honey or sugar to taste. Ingredients (Makes 3-4 cups) 6 green cardamom pods, crushed 4 whole cloves 1 cinnamon st..

Chick Pea and Tahini Dip

Good as a dip with pita bread, vegetable sticks; as a spread on sandwiches; as an accompaniment to grilled fish and meat; as a salad dressing. Ingredients (Serves 4) 400g can chick peas, rinsed and drained 1 tables..

Chick Pea Curry with Basmati Rice

You can make your own curry paste if you like, but to be honest with you with so many good quality ready made ones (with good ingredients) I could not be bothered. Okra beans are usually kept near the green beans in..

Chicken and Pomegranate Salad

An easy lunch or light dinner, this is perfect for the end of the week. Try this for a low stress light dinner à deux Ingredients (Serves 2) 350g chicken meat, breast or thigh. Barbequed, steamed or left ov..

Chilli Con Carne with Avocado and Yoghurt Topping

Try this Chilli Con Carne with oven baked corn chips on the side rather than on a bed of rice. Ingredients (Serves 4) 300g minced beef 2x400g can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed under cold runni..

Chocolate and Raspberry Muffins

Ingredients (Serves 6) 1 cup buckwheat flour 1 cup brown rice flour 1/2 cup baking cocoa, sifted 1 1/2 cups milk 2 cups frozen raspberries 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon olive oil ..

Chocolate Polenta Cake with Choc Chips

You just can't have a recipe book without chocolate recipes. As it happens, chocolate can be good for you, in moderation of course. Ingredients (Serves 8) 6 eggs, separated 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup fine polenta..

Creamy Broccoli Soup

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Delicious Cabbage Salad

This salad is colourful, delicious and great for you -- perfect for barbecues. It’s full of vitamins and antioxidants, and very good for your digestion. Ingredients ½ red cabbage (also known as purple cabbage) ½..

Egg & Lettuce 'Sandwich'

The crisp cool of the lettuce is a wonderful contrast to the warm comfort of the boiled googs. Ingredients (Serves 1) 2 large organic eggs, hard boiled* and shelled, still warm 1 tablespoon butter salt and pepp..

Eggplant and Tahini Dip

This dip is also very good as a spread on sandwiches or an accompaniment to grilled meats. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 large eggplant (about 500g) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon tahini juice of 1/2 lemon 1/..

Eggs with Tomatoes, Fetta and Herbs

We would have eggs, woodfired bread, lots of black tea and home made black cherry jam. Ingredients (Serves 4) 8 eggs 8 egg tomatoes 2 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped 1 cup fetta cheese, crumbled 1 tabl..

Fish with Tomatoes and Chat Potatoes

We know that fish is good for us, but many people find cooking fish difficult. This recipe is easy, nutritious and delicious and once mastered takes little effort or planning. Ingredients (Serves 2) 4 pieces of fir..

Flathead Fillets with Potato and Fresh Herb Salad

I used to make this potato salad for kids in child care centres I catered for and it was always a big hit. Yes they did eat the herbs and came back for more! Ingredients (Serves 4) 600g flathead fillets (boned an..

Fruit Salad with Fresh Mint and Yoghurt

This is for those who don't really like breakfast. Also for those lovers of fruit. Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 bananas, sliced 4 Kiwi fruit, sliced 2 cups blueberries 2 oranges, diced 2 pears, diced pulp ..

Garlic Prawns

These prawns could be Mediterranean or Asian by changing the greens you serve with them. Below is the Mediterranean version. For the Asian version add some Asian greens to the stir fry pan and a little splash of se..