Sweet and savoury mincemeat stew

I love different tastes and textures in my food. I love the joy that iImages roast sunflower seeds and fresh basil on a bed of delicious salad. And I love this: mincemeat with apples. Weird? Perhaps. But don’t knock it ’till you’ve tried it – it’s delicious!

Ingredients

  • 2 onions
  • 1kg mincemeat (organic if you can find it)
  • 2-4 carrots, depending on size (and preference)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (or to taste)
  • 2 tomatoes (optional)
  • 2 apples
  • SCD mayonnaise
  • Seasoning to taste (I recommend salt, paprika, cumin and a dash of cayenne pepper or curry spice)

Method

  1. Sautée the onions in a healthhy amount of warm olive oil, with the spices, until things start to get warm, soft and golden brown. Add the chopped garlic.
  2. Add the mince and brown it nicely. (I usually add more salt here). 
  3. Once the mince is brown, add everything except the mayonnaise. If it stick a little, add some water.
  4. When it’s come together nicely and just started to soften, ad the mayonnaise.

This is REALLY nice with chillis!

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Tuna, avo and balsamic onion salad

Oh, how I love salad! Simple to prepare (and quick!). Healthy, refreshing and nourishing, and hard not to make it delicious – even with the most miniscule array of ingredients. This salad was a particular triumph.

Ingredients

  • Half a head of lettuce
  • Two carrots
  • Two tomatoes
  • Half a cucumber

    Delicious salad

    Delicious salad

  • One tin of tuna
  • One avocado pear (or more!)
  • A little cheese – if you’re not lactose intolerant (or if you’d like to “cheat” :))
  • An onion
  • Two apples
  • One tablespoons of honey
  • Two tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  • A few fresh basil leaves
  • Seasoning to taste
  • SCD-safe mayonnaise

Method

  • Chop the onions and sautée them lightly in olive oil until they’re just starting to brown.
  • Add the honey and balsamic vinegar, turn down the heat and allow to simmer while you make the salad.
  • Chop the vegetables, apple and avo, and layer them prettily in a bowl.
  • Put the tuna on top of the salad, then top with the balsamic onions described above.
  • Top with cubed cheese.
  • Serve with mayonnaise.