The trusty Cauliflower has had a bit of a comeback in the past few years and it’s got a fresh new look. Gone are the days of over boiled mush. It’s time for it to shine with all it’s nutritional wonder. Packed with a nutrient called ‘Choline’, essential for brain development, Cauliflower has super powers! What’s more, some studies have linked it to neural and cognitive development during the prenatal period. Move over Kale… there’s an OLD kid in town. 😉 Add to this some Pomegranate seeds, which are very rich in antioxidants, reduce inflammation (and some believe stress). What have you got? A nutritional wonder Salad! Before Autumn sets in, make the most of the last rays of summer and try this very grown up Cauliflower Salad for your next Teddy Bear’s Picnic. It got the thumbs up from Paddington Bear round ours! Continue reading “Recipe – Grown Up Teddy Bear’s Picnic Cauliflower Salad”
Recipe – Summer on a Plate Panzanella
Perfect for picnics or as a take along for a summer barbecue, this Panzanella brings joy to anyone I serve it to. Packed with fresh and simple ingredients, it brings a taste of summer to any occasion. Continue reading “Recipe – Summer on a Plate Panzanella”
Recipe – Calming Kale & Blissful Beetroot Salad
This yummy Kale and Beetroot Salad is fresh and full of flavour. If I ever want to clear and calm my Mama mind, I take to the kitchen to prepare this. There’s something very meditative about de-stemming and massaging the Kale. Great as a side dish, or as the main event at lunchtime. A packed lunch favourite for our family. Continue reading “Recipe – Calming Kale & Blissful Beetroot Salad”
Recipe – Happy Rainbow Veg Pasta Sauce
This Rainbow Veg Pasta Sauce is super easy and will leave you glowing with satisfaction. It’s great with whole grain pasta for a slow release of energy. A family pleaser that babies will love just as much as you.
This Rainbow Veg Pasta Sauce will leave you glowing with smugness that: 1) you’ve created something uber scrummy from scratch that was easy peasy and 2) have delivered your Mama mind a good old dose of virtuous colourful veg towards your five a day while you were at it. Links have been found between a diet high in veg and lower levels of depression and anxiety symptoms. So what are you waiting for! Continue reading “Recipe – Happy Rainbow Veg Pasta Sauce”