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Recipe: Rocket, pear, walnut and blue cheese salad

This was something I got while out for coffee today. I hadn’t thought of this combo for a salad but it was delicious! So I looked out a recipe so I can try it for myself. 

Recipe: Apple cinnamon baked oatmeal

Baked oatmeal is a hearty choice for breakfast, particularly in the colder months. Make this ahead of time then place it in the oven in the morning. Feel free to play around with spice and fruit combinations. adding cloves and ground ginger make a lovely touch.

RECIPE: Quinoa and Chorizo Paella 

I adapted this from some ideas I had in several recipes flicking through the Internet. It’s a great low fat / carb warm ‘salad’ alternative for a working lunch during the winter. I was looking for ways to use quinoa, and I found loads!…

Day 35: magic bullet breakfasts!

Today’s breakfast was the first from our new gadget, which, compared to our smoothie maker will make things a lot easier! 

Recipe: Pumpkin and Kumara soup

This is a wonderfully warming soup recipe. Here in New Zealand Pumpkin is available all year round almost, not just for halloween to carve up! If pumpkin isn’t available, butternut squash would be a great alternative. For those in northern Europe, kumara is sweet…

Recipe: saucy vegetable lasagne

Serves 6 260g pumpkin, peeled and sliced into chunks 1 medium kumara, peeled and sliced into chunks 1 zucchini sliced into rounds 6 medium white mushrooms thickly sliced 1 red pepper, de-seeded and sliced into thick strips 50g butter 1/4 cup plain flour 2…