Recipes by Di Swann
Everyone loves a coleslaw, but this one has a few surprises − nutty shelled edamame beans and a little ginger! Don’t forget to add the noodles right before serving so they stay crispy.
This versatile bake doubles as a light and delicious side. The kids won't complain about eating their vegetables tonight!
Soup enjoys a renaissance of its own when you introduce it to a tasty Italian classic.
It complements the mains, but this side dish will earn some serious praise of its own.
This is a great recipe when you have excess silverbeet in the garden, and it's special enough to serve when entertaining.
Add a bit of colour to your next barbecue with this beautiful pink salad. Yes, pink! Did you want it in another colour?
Bite into this! Falafel is a great, healthy way to fill up the family or your flatmates, and adding some spice with a tin of chilli beans will give a kick to your pita bread pockets.
Canned chickpeas are a great staple to keep in your pantry. This recipe teams them with pumpkin, tomato and broccoli in a tasty vegetarian dish.
Moussaka is a traditional layered Greek dish. This is an utterly non-traditional Kiwi version – with baked beans and Potato Pom Poms.
Broad Bean Purèe is a lovely side dish.
Looking for a great lunch idea that is light but still flavoursome? Then this delicious vegetarian filo pastry is sure to please.
Easy, flavoursome and refreshing − just what you need in a salad.
Are you a lover of both desserts and pizza? This may seem an odd combination but trust us − you'll want to give this one a whirl.
Mini frittatas make a tasty and portable meal, ideal for lunch boxes and picnics. If you have a weakness for blue cheese, crumble a little on each frittata for a special touch.
This easy energy-style muesli bar, made with low GI sugar and a selection of nuts and seeds, makes a great addition to the lunchbox or an ideal afternoon 'pick-me-up' snack.
Anzac Day or anytime, this oaty crumble is sure to be a family favourite.