A low carb pasta bake with no pasta? How is that possible? Simple, really, replace the pasta with zucchini rounds – and if you add the zucchini at the last minute it holds its shape and texture. No soggy zucchini – slightly al dente /ælˈdɛnteɪ – cooked to be firm to the bite. I have been on a weight loss journey for the past 6 months and this has made me look closely at how I cook and what I am cooking (and eating). Some drastic changes to the family menus have been a result, including cutting out most carbohydrates! … Continue reading Zucchini Bake – A Low carb pasta bake with no pasta!
Here’s a variation of pizza that is great for the grown-ups on a Friday night, featuring peanut sauce, broccoli, and sweet mango. I know, what a combination! You will have to trust me with this one – it really is … Continue reading Thai Chicken Flatbread Pizza
Okay, so perhaps not a dish for anyone on a diet, but for busy mum with a hungry tribe to feed – perfect! Continue reading Mac ‘N Cheese
If you are a child born in the 1960’s in New Zealand, your mum will have her version of this dish in her recipe book somewhere. I think mine is pretty close to my mum’s – I’ll have to ask her if I got it right! Continue reading Kai Si Ming – an old family dish!
This delicious lunch or entreé consists of 3 parts: the prawns, the salad and the dressing.
Continue reading Prosciutto wrapped Prawns with Fresh Salad and a Pimento Mayo