Tastings this Friday 24th April in Waipukurau

Yes, I am out and about again now I have more books back in stock. Yeeha ūüôā So if you live or know anyone that lives in or around the Waipukurau area then I will be at: Food for Thought Organics this Friday 24th April from 11.30am 69 Ruataniwha Street Come along, have a tasteContinue reading “Tastings this Friday 24th April in Waipukurau”

Homemade Baked Beans

Love Baked Beans but don’t want the added sugars and ‘stuff’ that goes into tinned Baked beans? then look no further. ¬†I’d highly recommend that you make extra. ¬†I had these with a simple mix of saut√©ed silverbeat, onions & garlic topped with¬†a poached egg…very yum indeed. This recipe can be found on Pg. 68.Continue reading “Homemade Baked Beans”

The Mental Aspect of running a Marathon

I really liked this article as it sums up so many aspects on how to manage the mental side¬†of a race. Please don’t forget; yes a marathon is¬†officially is 42.2km or 26miles. ¬†However, take yourself back to when you first started to run….. even that 3km’s around the block felt like a marathon! So justContinue reading “The Mental Aspect of running a Marathon”

Hot Roasted Pepper Sauce

With an excess of peppers and cherry tomatoes, I made this lovely roasted pepper sauce. ¬†I love chilli sauce and always looking for variety in flavour and depth. ¬†This worked so well. Oven heated to 190oC, I placed all the veggies on the baking tray and drizzled with quality olive oil and pinch of saltContinue reading “Hot Roasted Pepper Sauce”

Sage Chips!

Sage is such an amazing herb and I have an abundance in the garden and didn’t really know what to do with it all. ¬†I’ve got some drying but still have masses. Over the weekend I was making a lot of Silverbeat Chips (again had lots and no Kale so it made a good substitute).Continue reading “Sage Chips!”

Mini Date & Cranberry Muffins

  Easy Gluten & Dairy Free snack option. Easter brought on a pot luck lunch; so sat over coffee with my cousin we were discussing what we should take. She found these great little healthy munchies posted on her facebook feed (after several attempts to re-share the original post – clearly failed) we’ve reverted toContinue reading “Mini Date & Cranberry Muffins”