JUDITH’S AUSSIE BITES (with product review)

This feels like a celebration and I have been saving today’s post for just this special occasion.  Omnia…you know those genius stove top oven folks?…well, they sent me one of their new products to try out.  The Muffin Ring…I’ve just finished using it for the first time and I absolutely LOVE it! The design is really very smart.  Silicone construction, which makes clean up a […]

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Hi everyone,  thanks for dropping by… I’ve been a busy busy Galley Kat this week with projects, both indoors and out, screaming to be attacked.  I did, however take the time to write up today’s offering for you… a trifecta of deliciousness… and all plant-based to boot. Tasty veggie packed burger mixture with the added protein punch of crunchy quinoa and salty halloumi….a smearing of […]

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Since we’ve been doing so much outdoor work in the garden lately, I haven’t been keeping up with supplying our land galley.  Funny really how I still provision like we are still onboard.  Cans of this and that.  Lots of grains.   Plus more and more we’ve run into friends and some family members who are either cutting back on carbs or for health reasons […]

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Here’s another of my little stove top vegetarian dishes for your next Meatless Monday.  You could add some ground chicken or spice it up with some well seasoned sausage but the quinoa and added cheese pack a pretty good protein punch without it. I made them with a Mexican flare, adding jalapenos, corn and black beans to the mix. As there was no animal protein […]

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Not your typical cabbage slaw, this salad with a delicious Asian kick also packs in some extra protein, making it even more perfect as a meal in itself. QUINOA CABBAGE SALAD what you willl need 2 -2/1/2 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup of uncooked) 1 package cabbage slaw 1 or 2 green onions, chopped 1 cup toasted cashews or  peanuts (dry toast in a small […]

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For an easy and healthy on-the-go breakfast or quick snack, these little gems take the prize. QUINOA CARROT MUFFINS what you will need 2 cup cooked quinoa 2 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup coarsely grated carrots 1/4 cup neutral oil (I chose grapeseed oil) 1/2 cup milk 1/2 […]

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  These little nibbles, packed with protein, make a great happy hour treat…   …just drop each on a boston lettuce leaf and serve with your favourite tomato sauce. …next try them with some pasta, tomato sauce, …some grated Parm… …and a glass of wine, of course… …set the table for two… and you have a tasty and really easy supper.   Use the same […]

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I’m getting back into my boat rhythm. For those of you land-based folks it may be hard to understand but having to get used to working in confined spaces takes a day or two of adjusting. Captain Francois and I have to rebalance what I call our ‘boat dance’, manoeuvring around each other, without knocking things, or each other over. Over the past winter in […]

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Over the holidays Francois’ daughter served these yummy little morsels for a pre-dinner treat. I thought they would be a great addition to my boat recipe repertoire… Easy to make, they also will be a healthy protein-packed snack onboard this coming season… …a few simple ingredients…   QUINOA BITES 1 cup cooked quinoa (about 1/2 cup uncooked required) 2 eggs 1.5 tbsp tomato paste 1/4 […]

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Here is another Costa Rican inspired dish that offers lots of flavour.. super easy to make… versatile… and healthy… Instead of the typical black beans and rice I subbed the rice for red quinoa for a little added protein.       BLACK BEAN CHILI a few swirls of cooking oil 1 small onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 2 jalapeños, minced 1 sweet red […]

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