Growing our own, recipes & natural living

Month: September 2014

Not who we think we are

Not who we think we are

  We are not who we think we are Not the height nor the breadth nor width nor depth We are so much more We are every man woman child We are the universe and in all its glory We are in the cosmos The […]

Family Circle

Family Circle

First single, Then, a smile, a glance, becoming a couple. First home, connecting, planting, rooting, blossoming. Children joining, one, two, three, four, five!. Adventures, trials, joy and communion, caring, loving, tending, growing and learning. Family, table gatherings, assorted chairs, banter, teasing, exchangings, dialogue, debatings, tastings, […]

Super toasted nut and coconut topped spiced Oatcake

Super toasted nut and coconut topped spiced Oatcake

You have to try this to experience the super sensation on the taste buds when the toasted nut topping and creamy coconut melt letting the spices and oats come through. creamy moist, with toasted nuts and spices Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup boiling water 1 cup […]

Chevrolet and all new things

Chevrolet and all new things

the Chevrolet So I was getting ready to blog my super oatcake recipe but I just kept thinking about all of the great stuff that’s been happening this month and this month is almost over and I didn’t get any of it recorded yet so […]

Quinoa and Black bean Cheesy topped stuffed Pepper

Quinoa and Black bean Cheesy topped stuffed Pepper

I  had a jar of quinoa sitting on my shelf for three months. I brought the quinoa because I read about its super healthy properties, but it is not a familiar grain to me and I was not sure how to use it. But today […]

Jenny’s Pickled Green Beans

Jenny’s Pickled Green Beans

This way of preserving  beans is a favourite, they are so colourful with added peppers and really brighten up a meal, good to get some green and colour on the plate next to a nice slice of cheese flan or pasty. For meat eaters would […]

Vegetarian cauliflower curry

Vegetarian cauliflower curry

2 batches This is so good. I first took this dish to a yoga xmas party in 2011, since it went down so well I’ve served it on numerous occasions since especially when catering for larger numbers and mixed parties, everyone seems to love this […]

Quick and budget friendly Tuna Patties

Quick and budget friendly Tuna Patties

GD and I had been working in the garden all morning and I needed something light but filling for our lunch, I came across this base recipe from simply recipes and I was not sorry I gave it a try. I am blogging this right […]