Red Lentil Dhal With Coconut Milk Recipe

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Red Lentil Dhal With Coconut Milk Recipe

Red Lentil Dhal With Coconut Milk Recipe Brought to you by McKenzies Last Friday night, it was getting late and I hadn’t even thought of dinner. I was super-unprepared too as I hadn’t even taken any meat out of the freezer. What to do? Luckily I did have some red lentils for my Bean Challenge so a quick Friday night…

How to make Veggie Pancake Spirals

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Don’t these veggie rolls just look divine? The original recipe for Veggie Spirals is from the Super Kitchen Machine Blog. I just tweaked it a bit and doubled it. We tried both ricotta and cream cheese fillings, and the winner by far was the ricotta. Easy to spread, but also low fat and super yummy. My tip:  Heat up your frypan really…

How to make veggie ‘sausage’ rolls

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I tried to grab a picture of them straight out of the oven, but hungry, growling tummies were too loud. This one Ned is eating, is the very last one. And a little battered at that. They must have been good! My friend Felicity said these were her favourite thing of my Moondew cooking so far. That is really saying…

How to make Tomato Ricotta Tart recipe

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Oohhh, who can resist juicy cherry tomatoes? And this recipe makes the most of them. Three tomato ricotta tarts, perfect for a picnic. In a bowl, mix 250 gram fresh ricotta cheese, 250 crumbled feta cheese, 2 large eggs (beaten), 1 tablespoon each of chopped basil, dill and mint, 25 gram of Parmesan cheese (substitute cheddar if you need), a…

How to make Macadamia Butter & Pesto Pizza

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Whilst this pizza doesn’t look too appealing, the taste is outstanding. I guarantee it. I first came across it whilst doing a health course a few years back, and couldn’t leave without the recipe. And it is simple. In a bowl, combine 500 gram of macadamia butter (ground macadamia nuts with a dash of olive oil), with 1 bunch of…

Cooking with children: Spinach & Cheese triangles

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zahri spinach and cheese triangles

I love a recipe where children can really help. This one is super easy- so easy in fact that one of our little Moondew boys went home and made 21 on the weekend for his entire family and then ate two up!  A miracle for a non-green eating little boy. Mum was super impressed. Prepare: 1.  Children can crumble up…

How to make Kumara Chickpea Lentil Loaf

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So hot, it is still steaming! This vegetarian dish was a winner. I’ve adapted it from the Australian Women’s Weekly, February issue. Definitely worth a try for a yummy dinner or pot luck meal. Ingredients: 1 kg kumara (sweet potato)- peeled and boiled/steamed until soft 5 slices of multi grain bread (crusts removed), or 3 multigrain rolls (use a food…

How to make Roasted Pumpkin Ricotta Tart

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A delicious wintery treat. Makes two tarts.  Pastry (either make your own, or use readymade shortcrust pastry sheets). Combine 2 cups flour, 100gram butter (cut into very small pieces) and process in the food processor or thermomix until fine.  Add 3 egg yolks, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and 50 grams of ice water.  Use bread kneading function to mix these…

How to make a Bean-filled Mexican Tortilla Stack

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Ingredients: 400-450 grams of each of these pulses; lentils, red kidney beans, butter beans (either soaked or from a can) 1 onion, diced 2 teaspoons olive oil 125 gram can of corn kernels 6 diced tomatoes two tablespoons tamari soy sauce one tablespoon fresh or dried parsley and oregano flakes 4 mexican tortillas (I use wraps that are sun-dried tomato…