Roast vegetable pasta

Roast vegetable pasta

Great pasta recipes are so good to have around, so print this one and keep it somewhere for anytime healthy pasta that is really so simple it could hardly be called cooking. When you roast vegetables it enhances the natural flavours which when combined with a few...
Italian style baked beans

Italian style baked beans

Bean dishes are really under rated and this Italian style baked bean recipe with a golden crust is just fantastic. I must confess, I seldom cook beans but the idea that beans on their own can be a meal caught my eye and I just had to try it. They were very tasty but...
Meatballs with Ratatouille

Meatballs with Ratatouille

This is budget cooking at it’s best that tastes fantastic. The meatballs recipe and the ratatouille recipe can be used together or separately and you can use whatever starch you have available. It’s a great recipe to serve with creamy mashed potato, rice, potato bake...
Spinach and potato bake

Spinach and potato bake

Potato bakes are great with almost any meal to give you a tasty starch and adding the spinach may even get the kids eating spinach! Imagine that. It’s a really tasty potato bake recipe that makes any meal something great. Roast a few chicken pieces, cook a few chops...
Potato wedges and dips

Potato wedges and dips

Potato wedges or potato skins that are crisp and nicely salted are the perfect little nibble to have around on the weekend and these dips take just a few minutes to prepare, so make a few and dig in. A few years ago you used to see potato skins on pub menu’s all...
Mushroom starters

Mushroom starters

Mushroom bruschetta are ideal if you are having people over or want something tastier than chips when watching a great DVD. That Salticracks ad of the beginning of the month, middle of the month, end of the month salticracks got me making these. They are really simple...
Vegetable bake

Vegetable bake

If there was ever a way to get kids to eat their veggies then this has got to be it. It’s a potato bake version which includes a whole lot of other vegetables with a very tasty and creamy sauce topped off with cheese. It’s a vegetarian meal on its own and...
Potato bake

Potato bake

Potato bake is a must have at any braai and this potato bake recipe is great just as it is or you can add, like I often do, tasty little extra’s like bacon bits and mushrooms or even a little chopped green pepper to liven it up. It’s a really creamy recipe...
Stuffed eggplants

Stuffed eggplants

Eggplants are a really easy way to create a healthy meal without too much fuss and very little time in the kitchen. I always cook my rice in chicken or vegetable stock these days so I often don’t need much salt if any in my cooking that includes rice. What you...
Bulgar wheat salad

Bulgar wheat salad

Bulgar wheat is a healthy grain usually available from health food section of your supermarket. I buy the Pouyoukas bulgar wheat but there are other brands in supermarkets and most health food stores will stock it. This salad is fantastic using cranberries and pine...