Cheesy Egg Muffins With Mushroom, Courgette and Spinach

Cheesy Egg Muffins with Mushroom, Courgette, & Spinach

I’ve been itching to try this recipe since last week when I found Kalyn’s Kitchen Blog and the recipe for these yummy looking, South Beach Diet Phase I compliant Egg Muffins. I even went out and bought one of those blissfully-easy-to-use silicone muffin trays. I’ve been waiting and waiting, but our chickens aren’t laying much at the moment – either that or they’ve set up yet another secret nest for us to discover (either that or someone will come back with a bunch of chicks in a few weeks). We went to the local vegie shop yesterday and I got a tray of free range eggs, in anticipation of making this recipe. Well, today was the day! Let me tell you, they don’t disappoint! Read more »

Split Pea & Chickpea Soup

This thick, hearty stew can make a filling meal all on it’s own, or can be served with warmed pita bread, dipped in olive oil and salt. Or, if you’re feeling really hungry,  a thick slice of homemade wholemeal bread, toasted and served with butter or olive oil. It’s a great winter warmer, but I love it even in the summer, or anytime I’m craving a protein hit. Read more »