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Lentil as anything… lazy bowel soup!

Pulses are good. If you are trying to get a lazy bowel to work and it just happens to be a cold winter’s night, you cannot go past a good lentil and bean soup to do the trick. Win both ways! This one is quick to make and really inexpensive. It’s very filling and there […]

Left-overs pasta

Pasta never makes me feel full or bloated, if it is predominantly vegetable. We do cheat a bit and add a bit of bacon and, of course, the parmesan to finish. But this still makes for a light, but filling and delicious meal, and you won’t feel like someone has inserted a bicycle pump down […]

Putanesca with a twist

Friday night. Its the end of a hard week and we are all tired. (Highlight: Kalai bought me a great scarf today!) The weekend is already cram packed with activity. Roger is doing a funeral celebrancy course, we are continuing to prepare the house for sale. We need something nourishing, easy to prepare that might […]

Zucchini and leek soup

This Zucchini and Leek Soup is just what you need on a cold night during the week, when you are tired and need something easy to make, tasty and well combined. Well, perhaps if you have lashings of parmesan and yoghurt with it, forego eating any bread. Otherwise you can bulk it up with toasted […]

Green chilli vegetarian pasta ala Kalai

You can eat pasta, but for it to be well combined so it doesn’t bloat you, it has to be vegetarian pasta. We have come up with some awesome, quick to make pastas. Try this green chilli pasta for a delicious and filling meal, which is still light and doesn’t sit heavily in your stomach. […]

Zucchini pie

Zucchini pie is one of my favorite foods because it’s super easy, zucchinis are delicious and combine so well with cheese and they grow so well in a home veggie garden.  They are also the only green my little grandson will eat! Zucchini Pie ingredients 4 large zucchini -grated Fetta – large handful, crumbled Fennel seeds – […]

Thai chicken bbq ala Zan

THAI ZANNY STYLE BRAAI (BBQ) CHOOK Chicken portions (as many as you need). These are really cheap – bought two (with drumsticks attached for oz $4.15 yesterday). Ingredients 4 cloves crushed garlic 2 teaspoons chilli paste (or chopped red chillis) 2 tablespoons each grated root ginger and chopped coriander Grated rind of 1 lemon 1/4 […]

Thai chicken burgers

Ingredients: Makes 13 burgers 1 brown onion 4 cloves garlic 2 mushrooms 1 green chilli large 1/2 red pepper 2 eggs 1 eggplant 2 handfuls finely chopped cabbage 1 bunch fresh coriander 1 tbs fish oil 1 tbs soy sauce 1 tsp sesame oil 1 lime juiced ½ kilo chicken mince Salt and pepper to […]