recipes – lunch

  • oregano & basil pestooregano & basil pesto
    oregano and basil pesto recipe This is one of those recipe creations that is really about pushing the boundaries of functional/medicinal foods. Pesto is nothing new, but oregano is a herb that is usually used sparingly in cooked dishes. It is certainly not a herb that one equates with eating in abundance, especially in its raw ...
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  • apple pie saladapple pie salad
    This was one of those fluke recipes. A throw together of what we had in the fridge and pantry. It wasn’t until we sat down to eat it I was like ‘this tastes weirdly like apple pie!’ Now, I know you are thinking, Jessica a salad is not apple pie. And yes, I know its ...
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  • how to make sweet potato toast + four topping ideashow to make sweet potato toast + four topping ideas
    So I bought a yam. Well it was labelled a yam. Then I got home and googled ‘yam’ and was overwhelmed with confusion as to what a yam actually was. You would think that I would know, being a foodie obsessed Nutritionist and all. I thought I was all over it, but turns out I’m ...
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  • christmas “gut friendly” cherry & pistachio bread wreathchristmas "gut friendly" cherry & pistachio bread wreath
    If you watch my Instagram stories you will know that this recipe almost broke me. Almost. I started the day smug with a picture perfect version in my head of the finished product. I was so sure I had this one covered. Fast forward six hours later (yes, I was still going six hours later) and ...
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  • spicy smoky corn on the cobspicy smoky corn on the cob
    I made this corn dish last week and it wasn’t a resounding success with everyone in our household. By everyone I mean Hubbard was not impressed. Let me give you context. We sat down to eat our dinner with the glistening spicy and smoky chard cob of corn included, smeared in a similar spice mix to ...
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