Roasted Beetroot & Pomegranate Dip/Relish

Roasted Beetroot & Pomegranate Dip/Relish

beetroot relish

This is seriously amazing!! I love the Healthy Chef – Teresa Cutter’s recipes & I have all her books including her latest one Purely Delicious – her hubby does the amazing photos too! Here is the link to her recipe – I had to add garlic to it too of course! Also the bowl that the relish is in is from her shop – it’s called the wellness bowl – you can drink out of it like a cup or use it for dips & sauces ( They are currently out of stock though) I also love her Matcha Green Tea Powder.

Did I mention I got to meet Teresa Cutter last year in April? I was so excited it looks like I was going to cry!!

Teresa Cutter

Healthy New Year 2016

Healthy New Year 2016

Yes I know It’s really cliche’ to start being healthy on the 1st of Jan – well at least I didn’t start until the 4th of Jan though so that is kind of unique – right?

So it’s been green smoothies, beetroot juice, roast lamb salad, smoked salmon frittata, steamed harissa chicken & vegies. All delicious & nutritious, however not too exciting for a self confessed foodie. I had a craving last night & ate some leftover steamed veggies!!

It’s also been helpful I have been filling in to teach extra Bodybalance classes while our other instructor is away and I have also dusted off my walking shoes & been for a walk everyday (yes it’s been a whole 2 days all ready!!)

It’s also a great excuse to get out all my healthy recipe books & work on some menu planning ideas. I do have some unhealthy dates booked into the diary as well as some recipe testing coming soon so it seems like a good balance of healthy & fun recipes coming up in Janurary. You have to keep it real – right?




Kids Cooking & Lunchbox Ideas Class

Kids Cooking & Lunchbox Ideas Class

Kids Cooking & Lunchbox Ideas Class Mon 18th Jan 2016 6.30 – 8.30pm

With local Chef Ellie Emmett from Ellies Eating featuring recipes from her cookbook The Real Food for Kids Cookbook.

In this fun demonstration style class we will show parents how to make “real food” into a range of lunch box items that will help to offer visually appealing and exciting food, having your little ones wanting to try something new.

Sit down lunchbox style dinner included – so you can taste all the delicious recipes plus you get to take the lunchbox home with you & a copy of Ellie’s cookbook, her calendar & gift cards. You may even win one of the lucky door prizes!

We will be using the Thermomix for most of the recipes but you do not need to own a Thermomix to attend or benefit from this class.

White Bean Dip
Broccoli Salad
Stephanie’s Scrumptious Scrolls
Pork Wontons (including making the wrappers)
Lasagne Cups (including fresh pasta)
Sushi Rolls
Carrot Cupcakes
Rice Paper Rolls
Apricot Squares
Chocolate & Coconut Balls
In your take home Tupperware sandwich keeper
Kiss Biscuit
Homemade “roll up” or Fruit Leather
Maggie’s Marvelous Muesli Bar

Signed copies of the Real Food for Kids Cookbook available to purchase for $29 each.

Limited tickets available for $80 each.

At the Motor Yacht Club of Tasmania

1 Ford Parade Lindisfarne 7015

Contact Arwen to book in
[email protected] or 0400 145 977

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Kids class Flyer

Sarah’s Cheese Biscuits

Sarah’s Cheese Biscuits

These are perfect to have in the fridge or freezer ready to slice & bake when unexpected guests arrive – like this New Years Eve!!




Sarah's Cheese Biscuits
Or Biscuite' Fromage Perfect for unexpected guests Great to serve with drinks & nibbles
  • 125g cheddar cheese cubed
  • 60g parmesan cheese cubed
  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 tbs self raising flour
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 125g cold butter cubed
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • black sesame seeds (optional)
  1. Place both cheeses into the TM bowl & chop for 5 secs on speed 9.
  2. Add the flours, cayenne pepper & butter & chop for another 5 secs speed 9.
  3. Add lemon juice & mix for another 10 secs speed 4.
  4. Roll into a long log shape approx 38cm long & wrap with glad wrap - place in the fridge for at least 3 hrs (or in the freezer if using in further down the track.)
  5. Heat the oven to 180 degrees. Slice off rounds about 5mm thick & place onto baking paper (sprinkle seeds on top if using), bake for 15 mins or until lightly brown.


NYE 2015

NYE 2015

So glad to finally have a few days off after our 3 days of fun at the Taste Theatre, I hadn’t organised anything for NYE just a quiet evening at home. About 3pm my sister rings up & says that apparently my hubby had invited them over & did we still want them to come? (It was a throw away comment at Christmas.) We thought why not it was another warm day so we thought we would throw together a BBQ. Lucky I had bought that lamb off the farmer at the market in Dec, we got some lamb chops out of the freezer. We had our tub of Quirky Cooking’s BBQ sauce I had already made the delicious cheese biscuits log & had it in the freezer, so sliced it up & baked it. We had corn chips, with homemade pesto, some leftover scrolls from the Taste Theatre session, olives, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, plus we threw together a Greek style salad with lettuce from the garden! Some times last minute get togethers can be the best ones 🙂