Mediterranean salad

Ingredients (serve 4) 2 eggplants cut into 3-4cm chunks 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp honey Salt and ground black pepper, to taste 2 large red bell peppers 2 large tomatoes, cored and sliced 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 250g mozzarella or buffalo mozzarella, torn into chunks Basil or rocket leaves, to serve Basil Dressing 1…

Mexican meatballs

  Ingredients (serve 6) 1kg lean beef mince 1 red onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup finely chopped fresh coriander 1 egg 2 tablespoons seasoning of choice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 red capsicum (bell pepper), halved, de-seeded, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 x 800g can diced tomatoes Sour cream, to serve Fresh coriander…

Cottage cheese omelette

Ingredients (serve 2) 1 quantity Basic omelette ½ cup frozen peas 1/3 cup (65g) cottage cheese Basic Omelet 4 eggs 20g butter Method Beat eggs and 2 tablespoons cold water in a bowl until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Preheat grill on high. Heat a medium frying pan over medium-high heat until just warm.…

10 Tummy Flattening Tips

Here’s a quick guide you can follow to help flatten your stomach. Print this list out and post it somewhere in your house where you’ll see it. Walk/jog for 30 minutes at least 3 times per week to boost your metabolism in order to burn that fat. Limit your sugar intake. Sugar adds empty calories…

Oven-roasted tomatoes

Adding oven-roasted tomatoes to a salad, pasta or pizza will add a touch of gourmet to the dish. Ingredients 12 ripe medium egg tomatoes 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons sea salt 2 teaspoons dried oregano Method Line 2 trays with non-stick baking paper. Place 2 wire racks over the trays. Preheat the…

Home-style lamb casserole

Ingredients (8 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1.5kg diced lamb 2 medium brown onions, chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 cups beef stock 2 x 400g cans diced tomatoes 500g orange sweet potato, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces 250g cauliflower florets Method Heat half the oil…

What You Need to Know About Omega-3s

Why they’re a Good Fat Not all fats are unhealthy. Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the “good” types of fat. They may help lower the risk of heart disease, depression, dementia, and arthritis. Your body can’t make them. You have to eat them or take supplements. Know the 3 Types of Omega-3s Omega-3 fatty…