Tag Archives: cucumber

Colourful and nutritious sushi bowls

An easy, attractive and delicious meal in a bowl! It’s amazing the variety of things that come in ‘bowl’ form today. Smoothie bowls, poke bowls, grain bowls and more. I’ve got a couple of rice bowl recipes that I just … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Cucumber ‘noodle’ Salad

If you haven’t heard of spiralizing, be forewarned: I am most definitely on the bandwagon. It’s not a new exercise trend, nor is it a way to turn straight hair into luscious Disney princess locks. Spiralizing is the process of … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Strawberry Salsa

I just cannot get enough of juicy, ripe local strawberries. While we are now fortunate to be able to enjoy them all summer long thanks to everbearing plants, there is something irresistible about the first crop in June. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Chicken or Shrimp Salad

I love crunchy salads that are packed with flavour and colour so this one is a real winner for me. I find the hot-salty-sour-bitter-sweet flavours of Vietnamese food absolutely irresistable and appreciate that Vietnamese food is also considered to be … Continue reading

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Cucumber-mint sparkling vodka lemonade

There’s nothing more refreshing than lemonade on a hot summer’s day…unless, of course, it’s a cucumber and mint infused lemonade, spiked with a judicious amount of vodka. This drink is light and super tasty without being too boozy or too … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Cucumbers with Dill and Coriander

I love making quick pickles. All you need are small amounts of produce and seasonings plus a couple of clean jars. No sterilizing, no hot water bath processing – just make the pickles, pop them in the fridge and they’re … Continue reading

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Fresh Heirloom Tomato Salsa with cucumber, avocado and sweet onion

Tomatoes are something I grew to love a little later in life. I blame it one of my three older sisters, all of whom I adore now, but with whom I previously had the normal sibling challenges that one might … Continue reading

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