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…

makin’ (fancy) toast

tomato and bocconcini bruschetta The first time I had this was at the Tin Cat in Kent Town. My cousins took me to the Jet concert in 2004 and the next morning we went to the Tin Cat for brekkie. I remember the whole day. I was in Year 9. I had a count down…

lazy sunday afternoon

Looking for a new brunch recipe for a lazy Sunday? I got the idea of this recipe after working at the Aquacaf in Goolwa a few years ago. The manager at the time was excellent and she encouraged fresh, local produce. Haloumi, poached eggs and greens was a vego brekkie and brunch option. Bacon is…

i am the egg man

Left-over guac from the night before? How about this Mexican inspired poached egg dish? Enjoy it for brekkie or for brunch. If you’ve got quick pickled cabbage left over that’s a bonus. But recipe can be done without. Poached eggs with chorizo, guacamole, quick pickled cabbage and coriander Serves 2 fresh eggs (1-2 each) (the…