Category: Recipes

Bacon & Egg Pies


These little babies are so easy to make and really delicious.

You will need:

Fresh Thyme
Fresh Chives
Mozzarella Cheese (if desired)
Salt & Pepper

Line a muffin tin or small ramekins with middle cut bacon. You can trim the rind if you prefer but i like to keep a little bit of rind around the top because it goes nice and chewy. Put the muffin tray in the oven to cook the bacon for a few minutes. It will start to look like it is moulding itself to the muffin tin.

Mix eggs gently, just breaking the yokes. Mix in fresh herbs and the salt and pepper to taste. Pull the bacon lined muffin tin out of the oven and pour the egg mixture into the middle of the lined bacon muffin tins & top with herbs and cheese if you wish.

Bake for 5-7 minutes until the egg is just cooked. They will easily slide out of the muffin tins. Serve with salad for lunch, with a side of roasted tomato and mushrooms for breakfast or pack them for a picnic.




Chocolate Balls – gluten & sugar free

Chocolate Balls

These are the most delicious chocolate balls with out any of the bad stuff. They are made from whole ingredients and you can whip them up in only 10 minutes.

All you need is a standard size pack of pitted dates, cashew nuts, shredded coconut, sunflower seeds & two table spoons of cocoa. Put all of the ingredients together in the food processor and whiz into a paste. You can add a touch of water if needed. Roll them into little balls and roll in the coconut. Pop them in the fridge or freezer to set.

Theses are so easy to make and the entire family will love them.


Snack Time


So good! I was feeling hungry at 3:30 pm today and instead of reaching for something sweet I made this great snack and it was definitely a taste sensation. Truth be told I had more than four but who’s counting!

Cucumber – sliced into rounds
Smoked trout – roughly chopped
Fresh dill – torn into small pieces
Rock Salt – just a light sprinkling

Assemble and eat with gusto! I did!


Crisp Cabbage Salad


Last night I made this crisp cabbage side dish to go with our dinner. Even those at our table that usually don’t enjoy salad went back for seconds. SUCESS!

It is so ridiculously simple and absolutely fresh and delicious.

Shred ¼ of a green cabbage, toss it with a touch of salt and white vinegar. Top the salad with freshly sliced spring onion, chill, sesame seeds & a touch of sesame oil.


New Beginnings


It is only fitting that I begin the “first day of the rest of my life” with the humble egg. The symbol of new life, new beginnings etc.etc. I had this at 7:30 this morning and I was still full at 10:30 with no cravings…unbelievable! Normally by this time of day I am in the depths of a chunk of white bread, cake, or other suitably unsuitable, carb loaded, refined flour, pile of dirtiness. Thanks to the lovely organic chocolate habanero chilli from my husbands garden I even enjoyed a satisfying spicy hit. Goodmorning! So tasty and I will definitely be eating this one again.

Two soft boiled eggs – chopped
Large handful spinach
Habanero chilli – diced
Red onion – thinly sliced
Toss together and sprinkle with rock salt – I use pink Himalayan rock salt.