Side Dish

Butternut Soup with Lentil and Pumpkin Seed Granola
Butternut Soup with Lentil and Pumpkin Seed Granola

I made this soup for the sole reason to serve as a base for the…

Our favourite Brussel Sprout Salad
Our favourite Brussel Sprout Salad

I’ve been making a variation of this Brussel Sprout salad for years, yet never posted…

Smoky cauliflower steaks with chimichurri
Smoky cauliflower steaks with chimichurri

Cauliflower has to be the most transformative vegetable. It can be turned into pizza, rice,…

Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheezy Chickpea Croutons
Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheezy Chickpea Croutons

The secret to a really good tomato soup, I’ve learned, is roasting your ingredients before…

Raw and Roasted Green Salad
Raw and Roasted Green Salad

I love salads, especially those that combine roasted and raw vegetables. This salad has a…

Watermelon, Avocado and Halloumi Salad
Watermelon, Avocado and Halloumi Salad

Whether you like fruit in your salads or not, this combination will change your mind.…

Asparagus, Edamame and Egg
Asparagus, Edamame and Egg Salad

This salad screams summer and makes for a light lunch. I say it serves two;…

Purple Hasselback Potatoes with Chimichurri
Purple Hasselback Potatoes with Chimmichurri

One of the biggest food trends of 2017 is purple food. Aside from being pretty…

Minestrone soup
Minestrone soup

I’ll happily eat soup as a meal and be satisfied, but for those who want…

Stuffed Eggplants with Cauliflower rice, pomegranates and a Tahini drizzle

These stuffed eggplants are pretty simple to make. I’ve stuffed them with cauliflower “rice”, but…

Roasted Rainbow Carrots & Fennel with Quinoa and Tahini
Roasted Rainbow Carrots & Fennel with Quinoa and Tahini

This recipe can work as a side dish, served warm. Or you can store it…

Fig-and-Cream-Cheese-Flatbread-with-Rocket
Fig and Cream Cheese Flatbread with Rocket

Things that go ridiculously well together? Figs, soft cheese and rocket (also known as arugula).…

Roasted Butternut, Caramelised Onion and Goats Cheese Rye Flatbread
Roasted Butternut, Caramelised Onion and Goats Cheese Rye Flatbread

Roasted Butternut, Caramelized Onion and Goats Cheese Rye Flatbread is comfort food at its best.…

Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad
Green Bean and Cherry Tomato Salad

Last week my sister sent me a picture of a salad captioned “you must try…

Green Salad with Corn and Nectarines
Green Salad with Nectarines and Peanuts

If you’re not afraid of mixing fruits with your veggies you’ll adore this salad. If it…

Rainbow Swiss Chard Salad Recipe
Rainbow Swiss Chard Salad

Rainbow swiss chard is identified by its dark green leaves and colourful stems in red,…

vegan-tuna-salad-stuffed-avocados
Vegan “Tuna” Salad Stuffed Avocados

If you can make pizza out of cauliflower, why can’t you make “tuna” out of…

Sweet Potato Hummus
Sweet Potato Hummus

Orange sweet potatoes are not common, but every now and then you spot them in…

Biltong Salad in a Jar [Not a Sad Desk Lunch]
Biltong Salad in a Jar [Not a Sad Desk Lunch]

The trick to making the perfect salad in a jar comes down to layering. You…

Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce
Spring Rolls with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Spring rolls are pretty much a salad tightly wrapped up in rice paper and dipped…