Noodle cakes

October 11, 2014 at 1:16 am

Noodle cakes


  • 210g dried thin noodles broken up into smaller pieces (roughly)
  • 2 tblsp Sweet Chilli sauce
  • 2 tblsp soy sauce
  • 1 large carrot grated
  • 1/2 cup peas
  • 3 spring onions finely chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly whisked with fork
  • 6 tablespoons self-raising flour


1. On medium heat in a large saucepan spray some oil.

2. After combining all the ingredients together, scoop a large icec ream scoop’s worth of batter and place in the pan.

3. Press down with a flat spatula and flatten.

4. Repeat this step and allow 2 cm per noodle cake.

5. Cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.


My Big Dude Sandwiches

October 11, 2014 at 12:55 am

My big dude sandwiches


  • 3 Extra long slices of bread
  • Handful salad mix
  • 1 small chicken breast sliced lengthways
  • 6 slices bacon 3 slices large tomato
  • 3 thin strips cucumber
  • 3 cups cos lettuce
  • 1 handful flat leaf parsley
  • 1 handful basil leaves
  • 3 tblsp olive oil
  • 3 tblsp lemon juice


1. Cook bacon, set aside.

2. Cook chicken, set aside.

3. Blend the fresh herbs, oil and lemon, set aside.

4. Lay 1st slice bread and spread with herb dressing. Then add cos lettuce and 3 rashes bacon. Spread another layer on either side of slice bread and sit on top of bacon.

5. Add salad mix then remaining bacon, cucumber then tomato then chicken. Dollop a couple of tsp of dressing on chicken and finish with a slice of bread spread with a thin layer of dressing.

This can be easily shared by 2 people or you can make 2 sandwiches if using smaller loaves of sandwich bread. Enjoy!

Sugar Free Natvia Healthy Biscuit Bites

September 12, 2013 at 9:26 am



  • 1/4 Cup apple sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 100g softened butter or coconut oil
  • 1/4 stevia (NATVIA) sugar
  • 1+ 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp bucarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup LSA or if you wish you can use almond meal
  • 80g finely chopped sugar free chocolate (I use one with stevia or 70% dark chocolate)
  • 1/3 cup chopped macadamias
  • 2 tablespoons moist coconut flakes


1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius and line 2 baking trays with baking paper.

2. Lightly whisk egg, apple, and vanilla in jug. If using butter beat butter and Natvia until pale and creamy. If using coconut oil warm it then dissolve sugar in it. Beat in egg mixture. Sift over flour and bicarb. Stir until combined.

3. Add LSA, chocolate, macadamias and coconut. Drop tblsp of mixture onto baking trays 2 cm apart.

4. Bake for approx 15 – 20 minutes swapping trays halfway through cooking.

5. Cook until golden brown and cool for 5 minutes before transferring to wire racks.

Baked Chicken Mince Patties

November 11, 2012 at 7:05 am


I thought I would share a new recipe with you all.


  • 1/2 kg chicken mince
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 + 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce


1. Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees celsius.

2. In a bowl add 1/2 kg chicken mince, 1 finely chopped onion, 1 egg, 1 cup breadcrumbs, 1 cup finely chopped coriander, 1/4 cup worsteshire sauce, 1/4 cup tomato sauce, 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1/4 cup sweet chilli sauce and season.

3. Mix well with hands making sure all ingredients are well combined. It will be a bit soft and slightly runny but don’t worry.

3. Set aside 1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs in a bowl.

4. Roll approx 1 large tablespoon of mixture into rough balls then flatten to about 1 cm height and place on lightly sprayed tray lined with baking paper.

5. Repeat until finished and place in oven for approximately 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Note: serve as a main or side with salad.

The Sofia Burger with Turkey mince and chickpea patties

August 11, 2012 at 7:03 am



  • 500g Turkey Mince
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 1 can of chickpeas, mashed with a fork
  • 1/2 cup LUCKY Easy Chef oven roasted almond meal
  • 1 egg
  • Olive oil spray


  1. Pre-heatoven to 200 degrees celsius.
  2. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper and lightly spray with oil.
  3. Combine all the ingredients well. Using your hands is the best way of doing this.
  4. I made 14 smaller patties and 4 larger patties (for burgers) out of the mixture. It is up to you what size you want to make. Place the patties on the baking trays and bake for 30 minutes or until they start to get golden (you don’t want them to dry out).
  5. Enjoy in a burger, wrap or couscous, with salad.
  6. You may also like to mix 1/2 cup of thick plain yoghurt, 2 tsp lemon juice and 1/2 grated cucumber as a sauce, if you wish.