In the mood for Healthy Spring Rolls

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New recipe – healthy, low fat, low kilojoule Chinese favourite We love a good spring roll around here. All those tasty Asian flavours wrapped in lovely spring roll pastry is hard to beat. Well, except for the health factor. Why, why, why do they have to be dripping in oil? Even the store-bought … [Read more...]


How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled Eggs

Making the perfect scrambled eggs is often a point of great debate among cooks and chefs alike and everyone seems to have a different opinion - cook on high, cook on low, stir constantly, stir infrequently......I use the same technique every time and they turn out soft, creamy and delish every … [Read more...]


In the mood for Pork Burgers with Apple

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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 salt and pepper kale chips

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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

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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 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...]


Orange Sesame Baked Salmon

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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

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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...]


In the Mood for Pesto Chicken with Watermelon Salsa

Pesto Chicken with Watermelon Salsa

A couple of weeks ago I bought you my Skinny Pesto. Love Skinny Pesto, so I thought I’d share one of my most favourite ways to use it – smeared on chicken breasts. Oh my, so good..... The secret is to cook the chicken breasts quickly so they retain their juicy juices and then smear on the pesto … [Read more...]


Low Carb Turkey Tacos

Low Carb Turkey Tacos

Do you love a good taco as much as I do? All that tasty Mexican spice with comforting meat sauce and corn chippy taco shells makes me want to eat right now. Right. Now! But did you know that the average taco shell has about 100 calories with 5 grams of fat? Now that might not sound like much but … [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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