Vegetables and Sides

Greek Lemon Potatoes

If you love potatoes – you will love this dish. If you love lemons – you will love this dish. If you love Greek food – you will love this dish. And if you happen to be someone who doesn’t like potatoes – you will probably also love this dish! […]

Creamy Coleslaw

I’ll be honest, I was never a fan of coleslaw. Runny vinegary liquid in soggy diner-style coleslaw was not my thing. That is until I developed my simple coleslaw recipe a while ago. It’s crunchy, flavourful and simple; none of the flavours overpower one another. This seems to be a […]

Red Cabbage – the easiest side dish

I feel like this is a cheater post. Is it fair for this side dish, which only takes less than ten minutes to prepare, to have its own blog post? Considering this low calorie vegetable is packed with nutrients and powerful antioxidants and takes minutes to prepare, I believe that […]


Red Cabbage Colcannon

This traditional Irish dish is usually made with green cabbage or kale, onions, potatoes and some butter and milk. There are multiple variations to this dish. I prefer making mine with scallions, red cabbage that I cook in brown butter, for a more elevated twist. I love my vibrant colours […]

Mac and Cheese – Ultra Creamy, Ultra Delicious

Do you have one of those already made just add water to it mac and cheese boxes in your house? There is no shame in that, so do I! I think nutritious, smart eating is about more than solely the nutritional value. It’s about balancing what’s good for you nutritionally, […]

chicken legs

Perfect gravy – quick, simple and stunningly delicious

This gravy is mighty flavourful. No one will know it takes well under an hour to make. No one will know it happens to be healthy and also light on calories using a handful of ingredients you already have in your fridge.The flavour comes from some wonderful chemical reactions that […]