Friday, October 23, 2009

Lunch in Avalon

Avalon, Australia

I love this little town tucked away in the upper half of the Northern Beaches in Sydney. Avalon is a tony but laidback enclave, chuck full of cafes, cute shops, and tea cup size doggies walking their owners.

We didn't eat out much during our 8 days up in the Northern Beaches because most of our meals were cooked at home.  However, we did manage to have lunch one afternoon at quaint spot called, "The Healthy Chef".

At "The Healthy Chef" most of the ingredients are local, organic and free range. The menu also comes with a "key" to help you locate dishes to meet your dietary needs like "Vegan", "Gluten Free", "Organic" etc. Carlos and I had lunch with my Dad and Step Mother and everything tasted wonderful.......

"The Healthy Chef"
17 Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach NSW
Open-7am to 4pm daily

My dish: "Pumpkin and Apple Salad" -Roasted Pumpkin, carmelised apple, Persian Yarra Valley feta, pepitas, chickpeas, roasted walnuts, and apple balsamic.


Lynn's Dish: "Roasted Veggie Frittata"-Seasonal roasted vegetables, lemon scented herbs, organic eggs, leafy greens, tomato relish and apple balsamic


Carlos' Dish: "Cajun Chicken Salad"- pan roasted free range chicken, salad greens, roasted pepper, avocado, tomato, and honey mustard dressing.

Dad's Dish: "Cajun Chicken Burger"- pan roasted free range chicken, carmelised onion, organic egg, tomato, lettuce, cheddare cheese and tomato relish.

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