Weekend Matters: Spicey Meatballs and Cauli Tabouleh

As I write this, the rain is falling again on what has been a busy, long, wet and humid weekend. Cass (the hawk) has settled well into his new life and has brought a new interest into the family with twilight walks hunting like tigers, lying in the grass, watching… On Saturday night we cooked…

The Weekend Matters: Summer Coleslaw

Its been a bright sunny summer weekend and we’ve been busy working together upgrading the kitchen. Meals were light to match the mood with a few dozen warm jammy cookies chucked in on Sunday evening – just because we can. Today we are sharing our weekend recipes for an easy, colourful coleslaw, flax seed buns…

Summer Quiche = Party Food

Made with a nutty crunchy almond flour crust, this is like an old school Quiche Lorraine only better, spiced up with sweet caramelised onions and tiny cherry tomatoes. Don’t forget to chop the tomatoes through the diameter and not through the green bit at the top. It gives such a pretty feel to the dish….

Paleo Chicken with Tomato and Balsamic Vinegar

Wednesday is recipe day and not one to disappoint, here is my take on balsamic tomato chicken: yum   Ingredients: Onion Garlic Butter Chicken breast chopped into chunks 500g tomatoes 2 – 3 tblspn balsamic vinegar more butter/lemon juice Basil leaves Method Fry the onion and garlic in the butter Add the chopped chicken Fry…

Paleo Slow Cook Beef Stew

Mad rush this morning but I can say with conviction tea is already sorted. Genius. Last night I prepped some veg: parsnips, onions, carrots and wrapped some jacket potatoes in a little oil and tin foil and put them in the fridge over night. Before leaving for work this morning, I browned some stewing steak…

Paleo Roasted Vegetable Tray Bake

Driving home this morning I caught a glimpse of exquisite halloween decorations on the grey iron railings by the side of the road. Tiny seed pearls adorned huge cobwebs gleaming and glinting in the sun: lining the road in triumph. But it wasn’t man made, it was nature and the sudden realisation of nature gifting…

Paleo Menu 12-10-15

This way of planning is working for me, a busy working mum. A commitment to paleo is a commitment to cooking, to real food. And that takes time. Time we don’t always have, late home from work….. And yet I am doing it, every day and what it’s giving me is a precious space to…

Paleo Fried Sea Bass (with lemon, herb and butter sauce)

  5 sea bass fillets 1 tbsp. chives, chopped 1 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped 1 tbsp. fresh thyme; 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 shallot, chopped The zest of half a lemon; ¾ cup of coconut milk; 6 tbsp. butter, melted; Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper; Method Season each fillet with sea salt and…

Paleo no crust salmon pizza

Simple delicious supper for hot summer days Ingredients 4 – 5 salmon fillets sliced horizontal Tomato sauce 3 large mushrooms Coconut oil Fresh basil/chives/olives Mozarella cheese Method Shape the fish fillets into a round onto baking paper on a tray Fry the mushrooms til soft in a little fat Sprinkle mushrooms on top of the…

Paleo Smoked Mackerel Pate

This is an easy addition to a picnic table or for any outside eating. Served as a dip here with a selection of crisp vegetables – its a great light snack – and so simple to make Ingredients 1 x 200g pack smoked mackerel 2 Tbsp full fat cottage cheese 1 Tbsp full fat creme…

Paleo Pesto

Recipe 2 cups packed tight with basil leaves 1/2 cup of good quality extra virgin olive oil 1/3 cup of pine nuts 3 garlic cloves Salt and pepper to taste Preparation Mix the basil, garlic and nuts in the magi mix and pulse Add the olive oil Season to taste with salt and pepper We…

Saturday Tea: Paleo Tomato Soup

Its June 13th and it’s raining at home. And rain whatever season, calls for soup. This is an easy, delicious and paleo authentic tomato soup recipe which warms the cockles of anyone’s heart (even when its raining, monsooning) on your huthome. Recipe 5 large tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 large white onion, roughly chopped 2 carrots,…