Spaghetti Putanesca loaded with Mushrooms, Capers and Olives

This mouth watering Pasta Dish is very easy to throw together! Saute garlic, onion, mushrooms and chopped anchovies in olive oil. Add 1/2 cup  of red wine and cook off the alcohol.  Add fresh tomato sauce or a jar of passata and about a tablespoon of sweet chilli sauce.  Add the capers and olives , reduce sauce then add cooked egg spaghetti . We have homemade meatballs in ours also for the meat eater in the family! Make this dish … Read More

LJSpaghetti Putanesca loaded with Mushrooms, Capers and Olives

Loaded Cauliflower … Get in my belly!

~Loaded Cauliflower~ Ingredients: 1 large head of Cauliflower cut into bite size pieces (approx 6 cups) 6-8 strips of bacon cooked and crumbled (Cooked in oven at 200°C for 20 mins) 6 Tbs chopped Chives 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1/2 cup Sour Cream 2 cups Colby Jack Cheese ( may use cheddar) 225 grams sliced mushrooms Directions: Preheat oven to 220°C. In a large pot boil water and cook Cauliflower for 8 – 10 minutes, drain and let cool. In a … Read More

LJLoaded Cauliflower … Get in my belly!

Herb & Garlic Zucchini Pizza Base

This Zucchini Pizza Base is amazing for #lchf Pizza! You can also make it thinner and use in lasagna in place of pasta sheets! 2 Free Range eggs 1 large Zucchini grated 50 grams of Colby Cheese grated 2 tablespoons of YIAH Herb & Garlic Dip Mix *If you don’t use YIAH Products replace with your favourite mix of dried herbs Mix all of the ingredients and spread onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Bake in a preheated … Read More

LJHerb & Garlic Zucchini Pizza Base

Healthy Low Carb Lasagna!

So…sticking with my LCHF way of eating I decided to make a healthy Lasagna! I’ve made a herb and garlic zucchini pizza base in place of using pasta sheets and a cheesy cauliflower alfredo sauce in place of bechamel sauce.. RECIPE: Herb & Garlic Zucchini Pizza Base RECIPE: Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce Layer the zucchini pizza with  your favourite Bolognese sauce and Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce. Top with tasty grated  cheese and bake for approx 30 minutes in a preheated oven at … Read More

LJHealthy Low Carb Lasagna!

Roasted Portabello Mushroom stuffed with Creamy Chicken and Bacon & topped with smashed Avo

Y U M | Roasted Portabello stuffed with creamy Chicken, Mushroom & Bacon, topped with grilled cheese and smashed avo. What’s not to love about low carb! #LCHF #lowcarb #portabello #avocado #chicken Roast the mushroom in the oven in alfoil under almost tender. Top with a mixture of cooked chicken, bacon and mushroom thickened with cream. (In a frypan, add some olive oil. Brown diced chicken, bacon and mushrooms, add thickened cream and reduce until thick. Season with cracked salt … Read More

LJRoasted Portabello Mushroom stuffed with Creamy Chicken and Bacon & topped with smashed Avo

Beef, Bacon & Mushroom Casserole with Cheesy Cauliflower Mash

WOW…. I am a little amazed at what have I have achieved the last few weeks. I decided it was time to give something else a try to get things in check, lose some weight, get more sleep and feel more relaxed. A few weeks ago I started Morning Yoga thanks to my friend Fiona from Yoga Blue Australia who created a Facebook event with a 21 Day Challenge. This week I started the LCHF way of eating, amazingly I … Read More

LJBeef, Bacon & Mushroom Casserole with Cheesy Cauliflower Mash

Herb & Cheese Coconut Muffins

Experimented with some Coconut Muffins this morning that are apparently very good for you! Used a base recipe from Ditch The Carbs and added some dried onion & chives and grated cheese. Not to bad but I might add a little coconut oil to the next lot. One for breakfast and one for lunch today! 1 large egg 20 grams of grated cheese 1 teas dried onion & chives ( I use YIAH Country Onion & Chives Dip Mix) 2 … Read More

LJHerb & Cheese Coconut Muffins

Perugino Italian Restaurant in Perth

WOW!!!! This place was amazing! Fantastic customer service from a family owned business! I went to dinner here recently while I was visiting Western Australia on holidays to meet my lovely friend Malissa. We had the best evening! Great company and food to die for! We started with this delicious Entree of Octopus which I have never eaten before. It was melt in the mouth YUMMY! PS.. None of these dishes are on there Menu.. they were all Specials they … Read More

LJPerugino Italian Restaurant in Perth

Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks

Melt in the mouth has a whole new meaning! These Lamb Shanks were AMAZING! Brown the shanks in a fry pan with a sliced onion and some Intense Garlic EVOO. Pop into an oven proof dish that has a lid, I love this Pottery dish for slow cooking in the oven. Sprinkle both sides of the lamb with Stroganoff Spice Blend and Tomato and Herb Dip Mix. I’ve used approx a tablespoon of each. Add 1 cup of beef stock … Read More

LJSlow Cooked Lamb Shanks

Chicken Fajita’s!

Whipped up Fajitas this week! Ready in under 10 minutes, fast easy and delicious! This smoky Mexican spice blend is amazing with chicken or beef. Tonight it’s chicken! I usually cook from scratch but I had some left over cooked chicken breast to use up. I cooked the onion with the EVOO and then added the spice blend stirring to combine. Then added the chicken and the lime juice. If you are using uncooked chicken use the recipe below: 500 … Read More

LJChicken Fajita’s!