good mornin’ – avocado and home-made ricotta on pita bread

Yes, another avocado on some form of toast recipe, but you can make this one a bit special by making your own ricotta and/or pita bread. Serves 4 3-4 avocados 1-2 cloves garlic. Microplaned or very finely grated. about 250 g ricotta (scroll down for recipe) 4 pita breads (scroll down for recipe) smoked paprika…

(cold brew) coffee and garden(ing)

It was the first one of those relentless heat days; I was sweating just as much standing outside as I did at the gym when I was helping Cass secure shade around our little avocado tree. I didn’t sleep well and consequently was up at the crack of dawn – which was handy because I…

chia girl #2 – orange infused cinnamon and date chia bowl

I wanted to try infusing the chia with orange peel as this works so well with steel cut oats. I did 2 versions, one with just the dates and orange peel and one with orange peel, cinnamon and dates. I thought the latter may have too much going on, but the cinnamon bought out the…

chia girl – cinnamon and date chia bowl

This a great alternative to oats in the morning, especially in summer as it is eaten cold. Mix it up with your favourite fruits and nuts – I have included some options. Toasted shredded coconut is great on top too, as is granola (click for a Co-op recipe) for something a little more decadent. I…

granol-la. tahini & coconut and salted peanut granola

This is Cass’ granola. It was made to go with a chia bowl that I am currently working out to serve 4 – will be up on the blog soon. But the granola is tasty on top of other things like natural yoghurt and oats. This was just asking to be titled after Lola –…

lette the sunshine in – asparagus omelette

With asparagus coming in thick and fast in our garden we have been incorporating it in several dishes throughout the week. I made this omelette one Sunday morning we felt like eggs but didn’t have much in the house besides what came from the garden and some odds and ends in the fridge. asparagus omelette…