Vegetarian

December 15, 2017
Paleo Christmas Fruit Cake, Quirky Cooking

Paleo Christmas Fruit Cake & Christmas Recipe Round-Up

Well it's that time of year again, when the Christmas excitement (and the Christmas stress) begins to escalate, and we madly scramble for Christmas cooking ideas and gift ideas, try to tidy up the house because family is coming, and wonder why we didn't get organised earlier this year like we were planning to??? (Or is that just me? Ha ha!) Here's a recipe round-up and a beautiful grain free Christmas cake recipe to help you out!
October 26, 2017
Braised Brussels Sprouts, Quirky Cooking

Braised Brussels Sprouts and Second Chances

I can’t remember where I was the first time I tried Brussels sprouts, but I do remember the bitter flavour made even worse by the over-boiled texture. I was in my early twenties, and having grown up in Lebanon, Brussels sprouts were new to me. It certainly was not a culinary revelation. For many years, I avoided the vegetable, deterred by its sulphurous smell and the soggy memory of our first encounter. But this is why forgiveness and second chances are so important.
March 12, 2016
GAPS Wraps, Quirky Cooking

GAPS Wraps

At the start of the year I ran a competition for my Blog Birthday Giveaway, and the first prize was a recipe developed for the winner. The […]
June 24, 2015
nut free, grain free muffins, quirky cooking

Zucchini & Pepita Muffins (Grain Free)

  Day to day, things can get a little chaotic to say the least. Time runs away, mealtimes are sometimes snatched on the run, and before […]
June 12, 2015
green smoothie quirky cooking

Super Green Tropical Smoothie with Spirulina

 Sometimes when I make a smoothie, I want a reeeeeally green, green smoothie! And one of the best ways to bump up the ‘greenness’ in a juice […]
February 26, 2015
Cauliflower Leek Mash Quirky Cooking

Cauliflower & Leek Mash

As you may or may not know, our family is on the GAPS diet, working on healing gut issues and food intolerances. It’s a long, slow […]
December 20, 2014
marinated beetroot & spinach salad quirky cooking

Marinated Beetroot & Spinach Salad

This week on our podcast ‘A Quirky Journey’, the topic was ‘A Quirky Christmas: Surviving and Thriving This Season”. (Listen to it on iTunes, here!) We chatted about […]
April 11, 2013

Creamy Quinoa & Chia Porridge

Autumn is here, and it’s getting too cool for cold breakfasts of raw chia pudding and green smoothies. The other morning I was trying to think of […]
December 1, 2012
Bolognese Sauce in the Thermomix

Bolognese Sauce in the Thermomix

I’ve heard people say they don’t like bolognese sauce made in the Thermomix, because it’s bland, and turns to mush. Well, I beg to differ. You can’t […]
September 26, 2012
Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros and Vegetarian Nacho Sauce with Kidney Beans

  Huevos Rancheros {Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free}   Okay, lots of people are asking for this recipe, so here it is. This is actually two recipes in one, […]