The secret to extra moist chicken and a copycat KFC seasoning blend with a gluten free and dairy free twist.
Like cheese whiz, but dairy free and made with real food ingredients. This sauce has so many uses. Pour it over your fav pasta or pasta substitute for a delish mac n'cheeze. Or pour it over roasted cauliflower for a 'cauli n'cheez'. Pour it over loaded nachos. Or as a dip with veggies. This dairy [...]
A healthy spin on a childhood fav of mine - oven fried okra with tangy masala.
This is inspired by a spicy shrimp appetizer that I love at our local Hakka Chinese restaurant. They coat the shrimp in a light batter and then stir-fry it in garlic, peppers, and onions and a splash of soy sauce. It's so simple but packs such a great flavour punch. I wanted to recreate the [...]
Vegan and paleo friendly beetroot chops aka kebabs are delicious and they are an awesome hot pink colour!
A creamy rich and flavourful meatless curry that I tried to get my eggplant hating husband to love eggplant. How do you think I did?
An egg free vegetarian breakfast alternative using paneer (or soft tofu for a dairy free option) in place of eggs and loads of bold flavours make this one quite addictive! You will probably want to make double.
So now that we've explored all my spice basics, and tried out some more unique underrated (in my opinion anyways) spices, let's kick it up a notch and create some awesome spice blends! This is what I love to do - trying out different mix of spices to create new and unique flavour combinations. It [...]
Following my spice basics post, I thought I'd share a few other spices that might be lesser known, but are staples in my cupboard. I like to use these quite often, but I don't think everyone cooks with these as frequently. They offer a great flavour boost that can really help a dish standout. They [...]
Did you get my healthy fit fast guide all about intermittent fasting? One of the tips I shared in there for a healthy fast is to ensure you stay hydrated. Which is probably good advice whether you are fasting or not. Chia seeds add an extra hit of protein and omega-3 making this a bit [...]