Macaroni Cheese with Mustard Greens

Adding a bit of “super good for you” food to a classic naughty favourite eases the conscience somewhat and makes the medicine go down. Mustard Greens are up there with Kale, Collard and Brussels Sprouts in terms of their power packed nutritional profile. Mustard greens have been the subject of less research than other Brassicas…

Sugar and Spice Almonds Recipe

These worked pretty well. I made this recipe up after trying a commercial vanilla coated almond. Try varying the spices used to make other savoury and sweet versions. This would work well for Christmas, and the star anise makes the flavours more unexpected. Try serving the almonds with Black Sambucca/ Opal Nero, or even add…

Herb de Provence no guilt “butter”

I will be eternally grateful to the ungrateful Frenchy who stayed with me for some months as a WOOFer and traveling companion. He introduced me to Herbs de Provence. He asked his mother to post some to us from France, so we could make his favorite dish, a simple tomato tarte, a mouth mourishing combination…

Summer Salsa with chick pea crisps

From Evernote: Summer Salsa with chick pea crisps Lunch meal for treat day The crackers used here are 25% fat so only have a small serving of 30 gms. For 1 30 g chickpea crackers 1 diced tomato 1/2 spring onion finely chopped 1 juicy garlic clove Handful of chopped coriander leaf dash of apple…

Zucchini Flowers-Mediterranean Stir Fry

Mediterranean Stir Fry with Zucchini Flowers 1 clove garlic 1 red onion 1 large vine ripened tomato diced 6 zucchini flowers 12 olives a little cubed fetta (6 squares) a pinch of marinated semi-dry tomatoes (6-8 pieces) 2 tbsp quality terriaki sauce (I know its not Mediterranean but it gives a yummy sweetness) On a…