Dips & Spreads

beetroot dip

Beetroot hummus

I am loving a good hummus or dip at the moment! I have a huge love for fresh sourdough from our local french bakery these days and always need a good dip, some cured meats, cheeses and olives to go with it so needless to say.. I have a glass of red on the side :P. This beetroot dip is a result of a [..]

roast capsicum dip

roast capsicum & white bean dip

This quick and easy dip was whipped up with some fridge leftovers and was a win! I served this with some fresh bread, crudités and crackers and it was a huge hit. I'm looking forward to making it again and hope you enjoy!! <3 [..]

sundried-tomato-pesto

Vegan sundried tomato pesto

This pesto is yum yum yum!!! Super easy to whip up and perfect with chicken, white fish, tossed through some pasta or spread on some fresh bread. A homemade dip is so much better than a shop bought alternative, shop bought spreads are loaded with additional salts, sugars and preservatives to help th [..]

carrot-dip

Sweet & spicy carrot dip

We have my friend Terri to thank for this recipe! It is so so delicious I had to ask her could I share it!! This is delicious as a dip with some crackers, spread on bread or if your like me.. eaten out of the bowl with a spoon... I'm that person :P. Whipped up from start to finish in 20 minutes t [..]

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Almond, date & cinnamon butter

Home made nut butters are.. the business! This is luscious, sweet with a hint of spice from the cinnamon and reminds me of Christmas.. who doesn't love Christmas :P.. even if it is only May :P. I love nut butter spread on fresh bread, added to my porridge or.. to eat out of the jar! This will kee [..]

chilli- lime marinade

Lime, chilli & soy marinade

This is my favourite marinade at the minute- zesty, spicy & the hit of salt from the soy... bliss!! Super easy to whip up, made from house hold stables (they are a stable in our house anyway) and the perfect match for chicken, fish or beef- what's not to love! I also use this as a dipping sauce [..]

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Caramelised onion hummus

So.. I have spent all weekend doing what I do best-eating!! The girls were over Saturday night so what better to whip up than a quick plate of nibbles with crackers, crudities, hummus and wine :). A creamy, sweet onion flavour with crunchy crackers.. bliss! Did you know?.. Chickpeas are a high [..]

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Sweet & Sour Sauce

Nothings beats a good homemade sweet and sour sauce that doesn't leave you feeling yuck and suffering a sugar over load! I'm sure most of us associate sweet and sour sauce with a Chinese take away but ditch the takeaways and get cooking. Not only will you feel all the better after a homemade meal bu [..]

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Red Pepper Relish

I am a huge fan of relish and to be honest.. it's something I never make! I have no idea why not- it's so easy to whip up and makes the perfect gift for any foodie too! This is a no fuss, easy red pepper relish which is the perfect addition to any meal. We pop it on our egg dishes, serve it with [..]

caramel

Salted caramel

This smooth salted rich caramel is a must have in the fridge at all times! I add it to my porridge, ice creams and eat it alone with a spoon! I just finished off my last tub of it yesterday so must whip some up today myself! Dates are high in fibre and an amazing natural sugar source so I love th [..]