French Style Potato & Green Bean Salad

This sensational salad is an ideal light lunch or supper on its own or can be served as a side dish with a steak or salmon.  The flavours just burst out and it’s a lovely way to use up veggies at the end of the week…  Feel free to change ingredients – sweet potato can…

Linguine with Smoked Chicken, Zucchini, Mushrooms & Pesto

Already cooked in a little vacuum sealed packet smoked chicken is a terrific food to keep in the fridge – we put it on pizza, toss it through pasta and add it to creamy risotto. This recipe is a lovely combination of flavours and only takes minutes to make.  Vegetarians can omit the chicken and…

Cannellini Bean, Spinach & Tomato Salad

Spring is upon us in Melbourne and our thoughts start to turn towards lighter meals and the lovely salads we savour in the warmer months. This one is fantastic – it only takes minutes to make and can be embellished by whatever you have at hand.  I was hanging on the pantry door wondering what…

Garlic Prawn Pasta with Chilli & Basil

There is nothing as delicious as Garlic Prawns.  Add these to pasta and you have heaven in a bowl. This recipe is so quick and easy especially if, like me, you keep a large bag of green prawn cutlets in the freezer.  I leave them out for an hour or two to defrost or run…

Perfect Pesto Pasta

I love the fresh taste of Basil – it’s one of my favourite herbs.  Whenever I find a lovely fresh bunch I make pesto – it’s so easy and only takes minutes in the Ninja or food processor. I assemble everything I need and put it all in the Ninja – it whizzes it up…