Author Archives: theLABkitchen

Chicken and Corn Chili Verde

So, it’s been a while… Chicken and Corn Chili Verde is a dish I’ve made a dozen times and been meaning to post for a long time because it is super delicious. We make a big batch on Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Jambalaya

Oil 2-3 chorizo or Andouille sausage, sliced 500g chicken thighs, diced 2 onions, diced 2-4 cloves of garlic, minced 4 sticks celery, diced 2 green capsicums (bell peppers), diced 5 bay leaves 2 cups brown rice 800g tin of diced … Continue reading

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Lentil Lasagne with Cauliflower Bechamel

This is a ‘meat-lovin’-husband-approved’ vegie lasagne. The lentils give it great substance, the cauli-‘cheese’ sauce is awesome and everything comes together in many delicious layers! It’s super cheesy with only 50g of cheese in the whole lasagne, that’s less than … Continue reading

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Intolerant Friend Cookies

Well, really cookies for friends with food intolerances… These cookies are free from wheat, dairy, egg and soy. So if you have vegan friends and friends with food allergies (except nuts – I can’t help you there), then these are … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the Raw Food Movement, plus Zucchini Pasta

Recently I’ve been very interested in the raw food movement/diet/lifestyle/religion and thinking about the value of raw foods in one’s diet. Generally I agree about 80% with it. Raw, whole foods are the way nature provides them to us which … Continue reading

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What LAB eats, plus Vegie Mush

Wow, I bet I’ve just inspired you there with that title. I’m not expecting this to be a big hit recipe like beer soaked apple pie was, but it has its place on theLAB. If you’re wondering, what do K … Continue reading

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Superb Chipotle Bean and Tomatillo Corn Salsa Nachos

I don’t claim that these are better than all the nachos in the Americas, but I’m going to put it out there that these are some seriously spectacular nachos. I’ve had enough nachos in my life to tell the good, … Continue reading

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