Freek(eh)ing Delicious Soup!

It’s soup weather!  I love making (and eating) soup!  Lunch or dinner, I really don’t mind! I’ve been making a super-easy and delicious soup recently using a box of my Freekeh with Green Lentils, Almonds &  Pine Nuts. It has the protein of the freekeh and lentils

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Flinders University

Thanks to Flinders University SA (oh, and to our risotto!)

2nd Year Accounting The Accounting department at Flinder Uni SA invited me to be one of the businesses that the Cost Accounting students (year 2) looked at over the last term.  I’ve provided them with lots of information over the last couple of months to enable them

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Quinoa Salad with Lamb

Quinoa Salad with Lamb The weather is getting warmer (yay!) and I’m eating so much quinoa salad and I’m loving Quinoa Salad with Lamb!  Love all quinoa salads – they are so delicious, fresh, clean and healthy – why wouldn’t you eat salad every day.  Here’s one

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My Favourite Way to Enjoy Dukkah!

Traditionally, dukkah is used as a nibble, with chunks of tasty crusty bread dipped in to olive oil then into the dukkah – it is delicious and very addictive (but thankfully natural and healthy!). However, my favourite way to enjoy it is to lightly crumb chicken breast

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Easy Healthy Soup recipe (with dukkah, of course!)

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] I’m a huge fan of easy and healthy home made soup!  Think it’s in my Scottish genes! This Red Lentil and carrot soup has to be one of the easiest soups – ever! Get your favourite soup pot and throw in the following: 280

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Quinoa Soup Weather!

Autumn is here and I’m loving it!  One day we’re on the beach then next we’re making soup!  Variety is the spice of life!  Soup made with quinoa will keep you fuller for longer, due to the high protein content of the quinoa.  You can either find

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Quinoa for Breakfast, Thistle Be Good

Quinoa Breakfast!

Yum!  Thought I’d show you what a delicious breakfast I have – quinoa of course! I cook up a cup of plain quinoa on a Sunday and let it cool – it makes lots!  I add 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds and 1/4 cup chopped almonds.  I

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Persian Quinoa


Ready to cook flavoured Quinoa I make a full box of quinoa on a Sunday evening, allow it to cool and pop into the fridge. Then, in the morning, I simply have to chop up a few things; tomato, avocado, cucumber etc and mix through. The perfect,

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Serving suggestions Moroccan with currants Serve with slow cooked lamb shanks and oven roasted vegetables – wonderful when the couscous soaks up the sauce – yum! BBQ lamb fillet, cut into medallions and mix through couscous. Drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Serve with rocket and

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Arancini (risotto balls) Cook risotto as per instructions and allow to cool. Make a ball with mixture and push a small cube of mozzarella cheese into the centre. Coat each ball with flour, egg then breadcrumbs or to make it even more delicious, use dukkah. Deep fry

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Fruit Crumble (Dukkah)

Fruit Crumble This is my favourite dessert and is simply delicious. Either add 2 tablespoons of dukkah to your usual crumble recipe or use mine below – this has been passed down from generations (the dukkah is my addition, obviously!) 225g plain flour (use wholemeal if you

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