Sweet Potato & Carrot Salad with Mint Cream 

Are you looking for something a little different to do with the humble carrot? Then do I have the answer for you! This yummy salad is actually a warm one-you roast the vegetables and then top them with salad greens and a lovely creamy feta and mint sauce! Let's get it underway 🙂 Ingredients: 1/2 … Continue reading Sweet Potato & Carrot Salad with Mint Cream 

Rocket Salad with Roasted Red Onions, Butternut Pumpkin, Walnuts & Fresh Goat Cheese

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Salads de Roquette au Chèvre, aux Noix aux Oignons Rouge, et á la Courge Butternut!

Remember that book from my 2016 Reading Challenge? – Picnic in Provence? Here is one of the yummy recipes that I told you all about. We had a lovely piece of butterflied lamb to BBQ and my new recipe seemed a perfect match. It is a simple yet balanced salad which was light and very tasty!


  • 1/2 medium butternut pumpkin
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea Salt
  • 100g Goats Cheese or Feta
  • Rocket Salad leaves – couple of handfuls
  • 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Preheat the oven to 180c.

Wash the pumpkin and chop into cubes, about 1-2 cm. (I like the skin but if you don’t peel it off!) Halve the onion and slice to half moons. Line a baking tray wiht baking paper. Toss the…

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Creamy Bacon & Kumara Pasta Bake

An early lesson as a young mum with a mortgage and 3 children was to cook and feed my family on a budget. I always felt that this was one area of the household budget I could make savings. So give this recipe a go, make your own sauce and boil the pasta up. You should be able to feed a family of 4 for under $15.00 with this Creamy Bacon & Kumara Bake.