Category Archives: Scrumptious Salads: Low Carb Salad Recipes

Roasted Tomato Salad with Homemade Cheese

I’ve been all kinds of busy these past few days – it’s funny how productive one can be when your partner is away… I didn’t say I was focused – no, I’d say I was more like that ADHD squirrel from some animated movie! A bit of DIY here and there, some bits of spring

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Taco Salad Bowl {Low Carb, Low Effort, Super Versatile}

Do you sometimes just feel like you’re missing the whole plot? Unfocused, always lagging behind and just a bit ‘meh’? I totally feel that way at the moment! {Don’t worry, this is not a pity-party-post, I just need to ‘air’ my feelings a bit…} I’m feeling a bit uninspired food-wise, like I’m stuck in a

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Mexican Fiesta Bowls with Carnitas & Salsa

I have a third and final {for now} recipe installment from my large batch of slow-cooked venison – and it’s a goodie! It’s almost like a little party {or Mexican Fiesta} in your mouth – buttery and flavourful pulled warthog meat, ‘carnitas-style’, living it up with a fresh salsa with some bite! {This dish is

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Monthly Ingredient Challenge: Apples {Slow Cooked Pork & Apple Salad and Apple Pie Ice Cream}

I’ve recently joined a group of fellow food bloggers who do a monthly recipe challenge. What fun – I’m so excited to be doing my first one! The ingredient to use was apples… I decided to do 2 dishes, because you just HAVE to have a sweet apple dish in the mix. My slow-cooked pork

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Guacamole Salad with Tomatoes & Sweet Basil

My Monday Inspiration To You: How to jazz up a simple tomato & avo salad: Tomatoes and avocados {when in season} are two of the things that are always in my fridge – you can literally have a salad with just these ingredients. They also transform any dish, especially a good steak! Add some sweet basil

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Curried Mango Coleslaw

I have a new-found love for coleslaw! It’s crunchy, tangy and delicious – and will add some pizzazz to most meals. As a child, I used to hate cabbage, whether it was cooked, coleslaw, or whatever… Just one of those foods I didn’t care for. Even as an adult, cabbage is something I wouldn’t normally

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Mediterranean-Style Lamb Ragú Salad

Isn’t it amazing what you can do with a beautiful piece of meat and a few key ingredients? Take a whole neck of lamb, add some tomatoes, a bit of stock, garlic & lemon, stick it in a pot, wait a while – and presto – you have a wonderful, flavourful dish! {Or something to

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Hearty Green Veg Salad

Ah – holiday time, what a wonderful time of the year! Kids are home and you might have some visitors… They all need feeding and with as little a fuss as possible. Over the next few weeks I’ll be focusing even more on fast, fresh and simple foods {isn’t that the title of one of

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My Favourite Olive Oil plus a Light & Easy Side Salad

It’s Monday, it’s raining, so let’s take it easy… I went to my husband’s gym this morning, instead of going to my usual class at my gym…Oh..My..Goodness… I am pooped! New exercises, lots of muscle usage – I might not be able to lift a finger tomorrow… As we say here in SA – eish!

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Creamy, Lemony Chicken Picatta plus Top Tips for Grilling Zucchini

This is quite a typical – or perhaps not typical, but definitely a favourite – American chicken dish… Tender, thin chicken fillets, with a creamy lemon sauce and capers – that’s it, in a nutshell I suppose! Here’s what you’ll need {to serve 3-4 people}: 3 chicken breasts, halved and tenderized {place onto a board,

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