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Recipe: How to Roast a Whole Duck

Any kind of roast is easy and delicious but I think a whole duck roasted is something to get excited about.  Here’s few tips to help you get the perfect roast duck. Method: The night before, remove duck from packaging, pat dry skin and leave in fridge overnight for skin to dry out. To ensure […]

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Salad with dressing

Veggies for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

To quickly recap from my last article on this topic, I recommend aiming for 8 – 10 servings of veggies a day. Veggies are an important source of essential nutrients, antioxidants and fibre. Regular consumption of veggies helps to prevent development of health conditions such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. BREAKFAST Eggs. Add spinach, mushrooms, tomatoes or whatever […]

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Recipe: Sneaky Vegie Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese must surely be a staple in any household.  It certainly is in mine with two teenage boys!  Plus its a great way to hide lots of nutrients. Ingredients: 4 Tbsp olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 sticks celery, finely chopped 1 carrot, grated 100g pumpkin, grated 2 zucchini, […]

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Duck Fat Roast Potatoes

Cooking Tip: Duck Fat Potatoes

A number of friends, who shall remain nameless, are fiercely competitive when it comes to cooking the perfect roast potato. I understand why… there’s few things better than a potato that is crunchy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Most people use olive oil for roasting potatoes, but when you’re feeling decadent (or […]

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Preparing Chicken Schnitzel

Cooking with Kids

As our nutritionist, Sally Hansen, mentioned in an earlier post about encouraging kids to eat more veggies, kids are more likely to try new meals by being involved in their preparation. I often see the pride from Tom and Georgia when we sit down to dinner and they tell Ben which part of the meal they were […]

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