Recent Recipies

Olive Salad with Tomatoes and Peppers

Olive Salad with Tomatoes and Peppers

This olive salad is just what the doctor ordered chock full of healthy fats and powerful antioxidants. A quick and easy way for you to get your vitamins the delicious way.

Chinese Cucumber Salad with Sesame

Chinese Cucumber Salad with Sesame

This Chinese cucumber salad features cool cucumbers the perfect foil to cool you down on hot days or to combat the heat from a curry.

Vibrant Garbanzo Bean Salad

Vibrant Garbanzo Bean Salad

Choppity chop for this Garbanzo Bean Salad – a splash of vibrant colour on your table. Great for entertaining as it can be made up to 2 days before.

Mediterranean Roasted Eggplant Salad

Mediterranean Roasted Eggplant Salad

This Roasted Eggplant Salad is jam-packed with summers bountiful produce. Grab your fork and dig in to delicious!

Little Gem Lettuce Salad with Avocado

Little Gem Lettuce Salad with Avocado

This Little Gem Lettuce Salad brings boring lettuce back to life in this colourful yet healthy side salad that is perfect for mid-week meals.

Potato Salad with Egg– a meal in itself

Potato Salad with Egg– a meal in itself

This Potato Salad with Egg is substantial enough to have as a main meal and will keep you fueled and energized throughout your day.

Avocado and Preserved Lemon

Avocado and Preserved Lemon

This intensely lemony yet peppery arugula salad boasts heart-healthy avocado fat to keep you fuller longer and is perfect to serve with a lamb tagine or roast. The flavours in this salad are just sensational the peppery rocket along with the creamy avocado, the crisp […]

Tasty Thai Asian Slaw – full of umami!

Tasty Thai Asian Slaw – full of umami!

This Tasty Thai Asian Slaw is full of fresh flavours with fresh mint, coriander, basil and lime and to finish a Thai dressing that is teeming with umami.

Rocket Salad with Raw Apricots & Feta

Rocket Salad with Raw Apricots & Feta

This Rocket Salad with Raw Apricots and Feta is light and flavourful for summer, serve it as part of an alfresco feast that your guests will love you for.

Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs

Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs

A Tomato Salad for when the tomatoes are so good you just don’t wanna mess with them! A simple salad that uses summers bountiful tomatoes harvest and herbs that you can tailor to suit your taste.


What’s in Season

A Guide for Seasonal Produce in Australia

A Guide for Seasonal Produce in Australia

The diverse land and climate in Australia lends itself to the growing of bountiful and varied seasonal produce. Each season brings a different variety of fruits and vegetables to choose from that are unique to each month.

Eating seasonal produce reduces the environmental impact that farming them off-season presents. They are much tastier and are packed with much more nutrients than those grown in hothouses/greenhouses or those that have been imported.  Which in turn encourages the consumption of local produce and encourages the local farming community.

Out of season produce could be grown in artificial environments or sprayed with pesticides. For biosecurity reasons imported produce may be subjected to fumigation. I believe seasonal produce is not only much tastier but it is also much better for you.

Following is a general guide to the most common seasonal produce in Australia as the diversity of temperatures in Australia makes it difficult to be precise.

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Low Carb Salads

Olive Salad with Tomatoes and Peppers

Olive Salad with Tomatoes and Peppers

This olive salad is just what the doctor ordered chock full of healthy fats and powerful antioxidants. A quick and easy way for you to get your vitamins the delicious way.

Chinese Cucumber Salad with Sesame

Chinese Cucumber Salad with Sesame

This Chinese cucumber salad features cool cucumbers the perfect foil to cool you down on hot days or to combat the heat from a curry.

Mediterranean Roasted Eggplant Salad

Mediterranean Roasted Eggplant Salad

This Roasted Eggplant Salad is jam-packed with summers bountiful produce. Grab your fork and dig in to delicious!

Little Gem Lettuce Salad with Avocado

Little Gem Lettuce Salad with Avocado

This Little Gem Lettuce Salad brings boring lettuce back to life in this colourful yet healthy side salad that is perfect for mid-week meals.

Tasty Thai Asian Slaw – full of umami!

Tasty Thai Asian Slaw – full of umami!

This Tasty Thai Asian Slaw is full of fresh flavours with fresh mint, coriander, basil and lime and to finish a Thai dressing that is teeming with umami.