Roasted Carrots, Parsnip & Butter Beans (Cumin Dressing)

Roasted vegetables are wonderful to serve for large groups or for a family.  They are very easy to prepare, all you need to do is wash them, pat dry them, coat with olive oil, place on a tray and into the oven. Check on them every once in a while whilst they are cooking to… Continue reading Roasted Carrots, Parsnip & Butter Beans (Cumin Dressing)

Roast Vegetable & Pearl Barley Salad

My inspiration for this salad comes from having to prepare a quick, healthy meal during busy times. This dish is a complete meal with an array of delicious vegetables, herb dressing and is packed full of goodness.  I always make a large quantity, the left over salad stores well and is perfect for work lunches or a… Continue reading Roast Vegetable & Pearl Barley Salad

Cauliflower & Parsnip Soup to Warm Your Soul

With the cold weather upon us in Melbourne, there is nothing more hearty and warming than a soup. I am sharing this recipe of Cauliflower and Parsnip soup that I know you will enjoy.  Soups are easy to prepare, they store well, they are healthy and warm your soul.  Nothing can be more satisfying than feeling… Continue reading Cauliflower & Parsnip Soup to Warm Your Soul

Spicy Lentil Soup

1 Cup Brown Lentils 1 Cup Red Lentils 2 Litres of Chicken stock 4 Rashers of rindless Bacon (bacon sliced into small pieces) 2 Tablespoons of Tomato Paste (heaped) 1 Teaspoon of Smoked Paprika 1 Spanish Onion 1 Clove of Garlic 1 Cup of Celery (top bits roughly chopped) 1 Zucchini (diced) 1 Parsnip (diced)… Continue reading Spicy Lentil Soup