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red lentil carrot coconut soup

red lentil carrot coconut soup

Red lentil, carrot coconut soup is perfect to have on hand and your slow cooker does all the work. Simply load it up, set it and forget it. Be greeted by a rich flavourful soup every single time.

black olives seared in lemon, garlic & herbs

Canned black olives get a complete makeover with the simple addition of lemon, garlic and fresh herbs. And it doesn’t stop there – the whole load gets dumped into a ho pan to sear and caramelize, transforming the canned variety to rival the souped up ones from the deli.

lemon summer squash soup

lemon summer squash soup

Lemon summer squash soup is fast, delicious and a great addition to your soup repertoire!

broccoli pesto

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Pesto is a method made famous by the classic combination of basil, garlic, parmesan, pine nuts & olive oil – by switching up the elements with brothers from another mother – many a vegetable & nut combo can be transformed into a pesto – meet broccoli pesto!

tabbouleh

tabouli feature

Whole-grains make the best salads – they improve with time, could not be better for you and the possibilities are endless – and what joins & dresses the grains makes these salads something to get to know, and tabouli is the perfect place to start.

indian-inspired dip with legumes & spinach

split pea & lentil dip feature

I just love it when dip becomes dinner and that’s exactly what happens when you start with protein-packed beans, throw in nutrient-packed spinach and lace it with garlic, lemon, cumin & turmeric.

celery, scallion & lemon salad

celery lemon salad

So it’s time to start stalking celery – and if you do it with just a lemon, olive oil, sliced scallions and salt & pepper – you’ll have mastered a classic – truly. This is one of the best combinations out there – there’s no recipe, just throw it together.

rice with green vegetables & ponzu

Rice is totally underrated – and joins pasta and potatoes as a blank canvas all us cookers turn to – which makes one wonder how it could ever end up completely unadorned, in a naked pile on a plate. And, by the way, when it does – all I see, is a missed opportunity! It’s cheap, it’s versatile and it’s good for you – especially if it’s brown!

flavour extracts 101

extracts

Very simply, flavour extracts are your instant goto ingredient to up the flavour factor in virtually any recipe!