Roasted Kumara, Kale & Buckwheat Salad

Recipe: Pluto Juice & Salad Bar, Tauranga | Photography: Brydie Thompson As well as our staple salads we like to change up three or four of our salads frequently with a particular focus on seasonality and food trends. For this recipe we wanted to create a salad that could stand up on its own but…

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Roasted Pumpkin Frittata

This is a great meatless meal.  The caramelised onions give it real ‘meatiness’.  The sweetness of the pumpkin and onions are complimented beautifully with the salty feta, and the green kale adds another dimension both visually and flavour wise. If you are in a rush, a store bought onion marmalade would work instead of the…

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Roasted Red Onion, Black Lentil & Dried Blueberry Salad

Recipe and Photography: Emma Galloway Serves 4‒6 8 medium red onions, peeled and cut into wedges ¼ cup dried blueberries 2 bay leaves, fresh or dried 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar, plus 1 tbsp extra 1 tbsp honey, optional fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup…

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Roasted Vege Buddha Bowl with Turmeric Lemon Tahini Dressing

Recipe extract from My Green Kitchen | by Neena Truscott & Belinda MacDonald Photography | Belle Photography/Neil Gussey Published | by Bateman Freekeh (pronounced free-kah) is an ancient wheat grain that is low in fat and high in protein and fibre. It’s an amazing chewy grain with a distinct flavour that’s earthy, nutty, and slightly smoky. ‘Buddha…

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Rocket, Tomato, Parmesan and Balsamic Vinegar Salad

Recipe: Vicki Ravlich-Horan | Photography: Ashlee DeCaires I love a good rocket salad. This version uses a few extra steps to make the most of the simple ingredients, resulting in a stunning salad that will steal the show. fresh rocket tomatoes (large cherry tomatoes or small vine tomatoes are best) extra virgin olive oil salt…

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Saffron-buttered Pumpkin with Herbed Brown Rice

Recipe and Photography: Emma Galloway | A Year in my Real Food Kitchen Don’t let this recipe’s humble looks deceive you. For beneath the tomatoey goodness lies tender chunks of pumpkin in a sauce rich with saffron, spice and most importantly …  butter! The vinegar-soaked sultanas add a nice piquant note, while the herbed rice…

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Satay Vegetable Filo Parcels

(vegetarian, dairy free) Everyone loves satay and this easy sauce paired with seasonal crunchy vegetables is sure to be a hit.  For this recipe we wrap the vegetables in filo pastry but the mix can easily be made into a simple meal with the addition of rice or noodles. The vegetables you use are pretty…

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Savoury Pumpkin Tart with Sauteed Mushrooms

I serve the tart with pan fried mushrooms.  Simply melt some butter in a pan then add some chopped garlic and cut mushrooms. Cook for 2-3 minutes before adding a dash of white wine.  When the wine has evaporated add chopped parsley and season well. Shortcrust Pastry 12/3 cups flour 180g chilled butter Filling 1kg…

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