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Maria’s Recipes: Garlicky Kale Rainbow Salad

*Kale, about half a bunch, leaves only (trimmed off with scissors) *Beetroot x ½ large or 1 medium, peeled and grated (use a mandolin for long strips or a spiralizer if you have one) *Carrot x 1, grated into long strips (see note for beetroot) *Spring onion x 1, finely…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Cucumber Kimchi

This is a fresh, mild and quick version of Korean Kimchi using Lebanese cucumbers.  Traditionally Kimchi is lacto-fermented cabbage with lots of garlic and Korean red pepper flakes, eaten as a fiery side dish. The cucumbers in this recipe are quickly pickled and you can make them mild or with…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Banana Nog

Makes 1 litre *Banana’s, fully ripe and frozen (large) x 2 *Milk, reduced fat x 1 litre *Maple Syrup x 3 tablespoon’s *Rum essence x 1 teaspoon (you can easily add half to 1 teaspoon more, according to your tastes) *Cinnamon, ground x 1/2 teaspoon *Vanilla paste x 1 teaspoon…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Creamy Salad Dressing

*Raw Cashews (unsalted, not roasted) x ½ cup (plus water for soaking) *Lemon juice from half a lemon *Capers x 1 teaspoon *Dijon mustard x 1 teaspoon *Garlic x ½ clove or less, minced *Water x ½ cup *Salt and pepper to taste   -Cover cashews with water and allow…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Quinoa Vegie Salad with Bagna Cauda Dressing

*Quinoa (any colour) x 1 cup uncooked, made according to packet directions. *Finely chopped vegies x 3 cups – Lebanese cucumber, red capsicum, celery, & charred corn kernels sliced off one cob. *Fresh parsley x 2 tablespoon’s *Lemon wedges to serve *Optional:  Tinned tuna in olive oil x 185grams, drained…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Oven Braised Steak & Onions with Potato & Cauliflower Mash

*Gravy Beef or Chuck Steak x 750 grams, cut into pieces *Onions x 4 (medium to small), sliced *Very ripe tomatoes x 3, chopped OR 1 tin chopped tomatoes *Garlic x 2 cloves, minced *Fresh parsley, chopped x 1/3 cup (extra for garnish) *Dried thyme x ½ teaspoon *Flour x…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Bunny Chow

Bunny Chow (Serves 4) *Rectangle white bread loaves x 2 or 4 large bread rolls *Chicken thigh fillets x 600gm, chopped *Onion x 1, chopped *Carrot x 1, chopped *Capsicum (optional, any colour) x ½, de-seeded and chopped *Fresh parsley, chopped x 1/3 cup *Tomato paste x 2 tablespoon’s *Tinned…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Upside Down Pineapple Cake

*Rectangle sheet baking pan (around 30cm in length) *Tinned pineapple rings (in natural juice) x 1 can, approx 420 grams *Butter x 3 tablespoon’s, melted *Coconut oil x 3 tablespoon’s, melted *Brown sugar x ¾ cup *Vanilla extract or paste x 2 teaspoon’s *Eggs x 2 *Milk x ½ cup…...

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Parenting With No Regrets

“Daddy, can we build a birdhouse today?” my 7-year-old daughter, Makenah, asked me early one Saturday morning as I was knee-deep in a “honey-do” project list. “Well, … “ I hesitated. With a house and four children under 8, I had discovered that my project list never ended. I had…...

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Maria’s Recipes: Baked Brie

*Small wheel of Brie cheese, size of your choice eg. 125g or 250gm *Fresh garlic clove x 1, thinly cut into slices *Dried Thyme x 1 small pinch, depending on size of brie *White wine x 1 or 2 tablespoon’s *Chili Jam x 1 or 2 teaspoon’s (alternatively drizzle over…...

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