Tag Archives: vegetarian

Walnut falafel burgers

Walnut falafel burgers with beetroot, carrot & apple slaw

The weather is warming up around here at the moment and burgers are calling out to be made. While they may be delicious, most burgers are filled with lots of saturated fat and empty kilojoules (you know, kilojoules that don’t provide the body with many of the nutrients that it needs). I’m all for a […]

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Healthy choc-banana ‘ice cream’

Want a quick and tasty dessert that is also healthy for you? How about one that only needs 2 ingredients? Well, this recipe is your answer! You’re probably thinking that I’ve gone crazy, but stay with me and you won’t be disappointed. I came across this recipe on pinterest a while ago and have been […]

Two ways with polenta

I’ve been going well with my weight loss goals at the moment. I’ve lost 1.4kg so far since Good Friday and I am not only feeling and looking great, but I have dramatically decreased my insulin needs and also improved my blood sugar levels, which would make it all worthwhile even if the weight wasn’t […]

Mediterranean Carrot Rolls & Salad (Cookbook Challenge #17)

I’m starting to think I should stop buying ‘healthy’ cookbooks, because all I do is criticise them! (although, in my defense I didn’t actually buy this one…) A couple of weeks ago I bagged out another so-called health conscious cookbook and I have even been known to throw a cookbook in the bin after it […]

A Healthy(?) Dose of Organisation

I have finally managed to get around to organising my cookbook and food magazine bookcase after the move. I painstakingly packed my cookbooks and magazines into boxes according to what shelves they belonged on, but mum and Geoff got a little over zealous when we moved in and unpacked the books for me… and managed […]

Eggplant & Mozzarella Rolls (& Menu Plan Monday)

Well, I managed to stick to my menu plan for most of the week last week and it really helped me to actually eat something worthwhile rather than not knowing what to cook and ending up eating rubbish, so this week I am doing a plan again. But first I’m going to share one of […]