I was talking with a friend recently about this blog and she wasn’t sure that there were healthy meals that would be faster to make than her go to lazy meal: grilled cheese. Grilled cheese sounds so easy while something like a Mediterranean zucchini ribbon salad sounds complicated and like it would take a while to make. I…
Seven minute recipe: spicy mango salad
The inspiration for this recipe came from street hawkers in Sri Lanka who sold fresh mango with chilli and pepper.
January is Healthy Dessert Month
I hope all those who celebrate had a happy Christmas and those who are vegetarian or vegan did not get too frustrated by relatives asking if they were sure they didn’t want any of the Christmas ham. The new year is rapidly approaching and it’s always a good time to take stock of progress from…
Seven minute tofu lettuce cups
I was going to make a video of this recipe, but the time I got home from work it was late and the sun was setting. Without natural light in the kitchen, I had to turn on the fluorescent lights, which make the food look awful. So no video today. This is a fun dish…
Experiments with gnocchi in 7 minutes
I had been wanting to see if I can make a 7 minute gnocchi recipe for ages. I love gnocchi and it’s normally quick to make. I have made Amuse Your Bouche’s toasted gnocchi salad a few times and it only takes 15 minutes to pull together. The I discovered mini gnocchi at my local supermarket. When trying…
Do you recognise these 7 mistakes in setting up a kitchen?
Today don’t have a new recipe to share, instead I am going to share some of the mistakes I was making in setting up my kitchen that were slowing me down when I was cooking. I have identified 7 kitchen set up mistakes and some of the solutions I have used to speed my cooking….
Seven minute recipe: Mediterranean zucchini ribbon salad
I’m not sure this recipe deserves the 7 minute tag line, because it took me nearly 8 minutes to make tonight and last time it was at least that. My downfall is the pomegranate. I love them, but they’re so awkward to use. I spent a least a minute and a half tonight trying to…
Seven minute recipe: Kale tabouli
I’m off to a picnic barbecue this afternoon and I wanted a salad that was quick to make and tasty to share with vegan, veggie and omnivore friends alike.
Seven minute recipe: Mashed butter beans with asparagus and tomato salad
Butter-bean mash is one of my go-to sources of protein and because it can be made without the butter or milk you would add to mashed potatoes, this meal is vegan friendly.
Seven minute recipe: Fennel and sweet potato salad with lemon
As a kid the aniseed-y taste of fennel really put me off, but I have since learned that taste can be great if its not too overpowering, grilled and with lemon fennel tastes delicious.