In the mood for Pork Burgers with Apple

Pork Burger with AppleB

New recipe – Light, low calorie burgers! I’m always in the mood for a burger. Burgers are my thing. If we have takeaway or if I’m feeling seedy, I want a burger. I think I’ve mentioned this before ..... So it will come as no surprise to you that I’m bringing you a burger recipe. But not just any … [Read more...]


In the mood for Mushroom Ragu with Soft Polenta

Mushroom RaguB

New Recipe: Low fat, low calorie, vegetarian This is our go to dinner when we need a night away from meat (but meaty enough for my carnivorous husband to feel satisfied). It is seriously one of the most beautifully comforting dishes in my kitchen right now and just perfect for celebrating Meat … [Read more...]


In the mood for salt and pepper kale chips

Salt and pepper kale chipsb

Low fat, low calorie, healthy snack Kale chips, they’ve been around for a while but I haven’t covered them on Moodie before so I thought I’d share them. Kale chips.  They look weird, I know and you may have to do some fast talking to sell them in as an alternative to potato chips (even to … [Read more...]


In the mood for Kale and Pearl Barley Salad with Peanut Dressing

Kale and Pearl Barley SaladB

High fibre, low fat, low calorie rib sticking salad Now you know how much I love a good salad and this one is no exception - healthy, tasty, hearty, it's all good with this one. I’ve been a fan of kale for a while now (look out for Saturday’s recipe for more fantastic kale), but have recently … [Read more...]


In the mood for a Bunless Barbeque Beef Burger

Bunless BBQ Beef BurgerB

Now say that quickly 6 times – bunless barbeque beef burger, bunless barbeque beef burger..... We like to play the “what’s your favourite” game in our house. What’s your favourite colour, your favourite book, your favourite city in the world, your favourite juice flavour..... It was during one … [Read more...]


In the mood for Vegetable Fettuccini with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Vegetable Fettuccini with Tomato SauceB

Low carb, low fat, low calorie, big tasting pasta recipe I am the Queen of Carbs. LOVE them, which is not a bad thing if you eat them in moderation but I confess that I haven’t been exercising much moderation. You see white processed carbs are my comfort, my go to when I’m feeling particularly … [Read more...]


In the mood for Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted Chickpeas

Low fat snack or healthy salad crunch Last time I was in New Zealand we did a load of travelling around (it’s a beautiful country and there’s so much to see). Travelling around means a lot of time in the car and a lot of time in the car means boredom and boredom means snacking. Now we could all … [Read more...]


In the mood for Turkey Camembert and Cranberry Pizza

Turkey and Cranberry PizzaB

Oh my, three of my fave ingredients all on one pizza. Well, four actually because I LOVE rocket (arugula). For me the combination of turkey, camembert and cranberry is like salmon and cream cheese, strawberries and cream, pancakes and maple syrup. They just go together, right? I’m not going to … [Read more...]


Orange Sesame Baked Salmon

Orange and Ginger Baked SalmonB

How beautiful is this dish? Just look at it! Perfect to serve at Christmas don’t you think? It looks like you’ve been slaving in the kitchen for hours but I’m going to let you in on a little secret. It takes under 20 minutes to make from start to finish. Ta Da! Now that’s a perfect recipe for … [Read more...]


In the mood for Spring Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Spring Salad with Green Goddess Dressing1

Mum and I made loads of salads when I was growing up and one of her faves was a Ploughman’s Lunch style number with a whole lot of stuff on a plate that you picked at. This fresh Spring Salad is reminiscent of that – picky stuff brought together with a gorgeous green goddess dressing. Mmmmmmmmm, … [Read more...]



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In the mood for THE Best Breakfast Smoothie EVER

My girls don’t always feel like breakfast and it can be grind to get them to eat something that will

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In the mood for Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

Spag Bol. It’s a dish I grew up on. It’s the first recipe I learnt to cook by myself. It’s been my

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