Lunch and Light Meals

Light meals and snacks

Our Lunches and Light Meals are inspired by the best of the East and the West, and can all be eaten for lunch or dinner. What they have in common is that they are generally lighter than the dinner recipes, and like all our other recipes avoid processed ingredients.


Almond Bread

This bread takes just minutes to prepare, and is delicious either as it is with a poached egg, or toasted with ... Read More
Butternut and Zucchini loaf

Butternut and Zucchini Loaf

Bread is a bit of a challenge when you are gluten, sugar and dairy free. This loaf is naturally sweetened ... Read More
chicken shawarma lettuce wraps

Chicken Shawarma Lettuce Wraps

This is a meal designed to be shared, and constructed at the table. It is messy, it is fun, and ... Read More

Fig Salad with Grilled Salmon

A super easy and quick lunch or light dinner this recipe brings out the flavours of the mediterranean with moorish ... Read More
Kimchi pancakes

Gluten Free Kimchi Pancakes

I made a big mix of Kimchi and am spending the week on recipes that can use it in cooking, ... Read More
Courgette, pomegranate and pine nut salad

Grilled Courgettes with Pomegranate and Pesto

Middle Eastern food is a real treasure trove of gluten and dairy free recipes, with delicious flavours. We love exploring ... Read More
Grilled Salmon with Avocado Tahini Dip

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Guacamole Salsa

This recipe uses a slightly simpler version of a traditional guacamole. For this recipe we do not use a blender ... Read More
Green Mango Salad

Grilled Salmon with Green Mango Salad

This is a very fresh, summary dish inspired by our recent trip to Thailand. While the mango salad takes a ... Read More
Healthy Veggie Omelette

Healthy Veggie Omelette

I normally think of an Omelette as something for  breakfast, but with the addition of more vegetables it can also ... Read More
Thai koftas

Lamb Koftas with Thai spices

In its simplest form, koftas consist of balls or sausages of minced or ground meat—usually beef or lamb—mixed with spices ... Read More
Lamb salad papaya pumpkin avocado paleo

Lamb Salad with Papaya, Pumpkin and Avocado

This is a delicious salad meal which tenderizes the lamb with papaya. You could also exchange the papaya for mango ... Read More
Lebanese Chicken Salad

Lebanese Chicken Salad

Living in a hot climate we eat a lot of salads, and are always looking for new ideas to keep ... Read More
Persian Avocado Salad

Persian Avocado Salad

OK, so we can't actually promise that this is an authentic Persian Salad. It isn't. It was dreamed up in ... Read More
Prawns in chilli garlic oil

Prawns in Chilli Garlic Oil

Sometimes you really don't feel like cooking, but that doesn't mean that you want to eat boring. Or at least ... Read More
Pumpkin Zucchini Omelette with Lamb and Spinach

Pumpkin Zucchini Omelette with Lamb and Spinach

Lunch does not have to be boring, but it also does not have to take an hour to cook. This ... Read More
Rucola, spinach, asparagus salad

Rucola, Spinach, Asparagus Salad

The focus of our food philosophy is on prioritizing vegetables and fruit over other food groups, and making sure that ... Read More

Stuffed Courgettes with Minced Lamb

While this recipe reads like a side dish, if you use large enough courgettes, it can also be the main ... Read More

Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Egg and Avocado

This sweet potato (kumara) rosti has become a firm favorite in our home as a light meal for either lunch ... Read More

Turnip and Pumkin hash with Chorizo

This is a variation of the Sweet Potato Hash with Fried Egg and Avocado. Instead of using sweet potatoes it ... Read More

Vietnamese Crepes with Prawns

Vietnamese cooking is delicious, fresh and full of flavour. This recipe is great either for breakfast or for lunch. Ingredients ... Read More
Zucchini Pappardelle with avocado nut sauce and mushrooms

Zucchini Pappardelle with Avocado sauce and Mushrooms

This is a light, healthy, lunch that gives you a lot of vegetables in one meal. Is made more substantial ... Read More

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