easter bliss balls

Beat the Chocolate Cravings! Healthy “chocolate” bliss balls for Easter

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The Easter bunny is on his way and that means chocolate is literally everywhere at the moment. When you have a particular eating plan in place, it can be quite…

healthy mini muffins

Banana Blueberry Oat Mini-Muffins

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Prepping for the day ahead can be difficult, especially if your household is a busy one. Sure, you can and should, always throw in some fruit and maybe some diced…

Chickpea energy balls

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Energy balls are a healthy snack option, but they are often high in kJ due to the amount of nuts and dried fruits in them. Making them with chickpeas, reduces…

Dark chocolate bark

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After a healthy and easy chocolate treat? We like to use dark chocolate as it is high in antioxidants, and is lower in added fats and sugars than milk and…

Cauliflower mash

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Creamy and comforting, this is a twist to the original side dish. Lower in carbs and kJ, cauliflower is a great alternative to the much-loved potato. For a low-FODMAP option,…

Banana, honey and walnut loaf

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This sweet and nutty loaf is a delicious afternoon delight, served with hot tea or coffee. If there is any leftovers, slice some up and pop into lunchboxes, or toast…

Spicy chickpea, tomato and quinoa soup

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This soup is bound to warm you up on a cold winters night. Packed with nutrients, it’s a great way to get 2-3 serves of vegetables from this dish, and…

Roasted spicy cauliflower with tahini sauce

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Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower, broken into florets olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried coriander 1 teaspoon smoked paprika sprinkle of dried chili flakes ½ cup…

Japanese pancakes

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Japanese pancakes, or okonomiyaki, are a delicious option for a light lunch, but don’t be fooled by this picture. When I attempted these babies, they turned out to be more…

Mediterranean stuffed mushrooms

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Serves 2 people   Ingredients: 4 Portobello mushrooms 1/2 onion 1 cup shredded kale (or spinach leaves) 1 cup brown rice (cooked) 400g can crushed tomatoes 1/2 red capsicum 2-4…

Salmon with herb, walnut & chilli salsa

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Ingredients 80g pitted green olives, halved ¾ cup chopped fresh coriander 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil 60g dry roasted walnuts, coarsely chopped ½ red onion, finely chopped 1 long fresh…

Apple & Thyme Turkey Breast

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Ingredients 3kg boneless turkey breast 1 cup cooked brown rice 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 green apple, grated ½ cup dried apricots, chopped ½ cup chopped pecans ½ red onion, finely…