Looking for another healthy snack, then you've gotta try this Beetroot and Macadamia Pesto! Beetroot is a good source of iron and folate (naturally occurring folic acid), vitamin C and the leaves are rich in vitamin A. Beetroot has recently proven to lower blood pressure and help boost exercise performance. They are available throughout the year, [...]
There are so many different combinations for a trail mix and I especially love trail mix with cacao nibs. Cacao Nibs are one of the best dietary sources of magnesium as well as a good source of calcium, iron, copper, zinc and potassium? They are also a good energy boost and mood enhancer and taste [...]
Quinoa Choc Chunk Cakookie! It's not quite a cookie and not a cake? It's a cookake or a cakookie? Haha! I have been recipe testing! Experimenting with cooked quinoa for a choc chip cookie. The first time I made this my mix had far too much moisture in it and they turned out like a flat [...]
Ready to enjoy this deliciously moist Lemon Poppy and Chia Seed Cake. Great to serve up for friends and family. Or surprise someone and take it over to share!
This one is a favourite of my grandsons, their poppy likes them also! Turn Caramel Bliss Balls into Caramel Bliss Balls (Robots). Such a novel idea. Easy to make, tasty and give you a little boost of energy. Great for an afternoon snack, packed with nutrients and vitamins and they taste like caramel kisses.
Muffins are another of my family's favourite, and these Banana and Walnut Muffins are nutrient dense and easy to make, and packed with satiating, healthy ingredients.
Some days you just gotta have some chocolate so why not make your own healthy version of fruit and nut chocolate bark to have a little indulgence! Cacao has such wonderful health benefits and a bitter taste - I'm a bit partial to bitter flavours. It is also a good source of antioxidants to help improve [...]
Anzac Biscuits are no doubt an Aussie and NZ classic. You can read about the story behind the Anzac Biscuit here. The ingredients of traditional Anzac Biscuits have changed a little over the past century, in keeping up with peoples different food allergies! What does vary significantly is people’s preference on crunchy versus chewy. I definitely [...]
Do You Activate Your Nuts? I am a big fan of "activated nuts". Why Activate Nuts? “Activation is like sprouting of grains (wheat or barley grass) or sprouting of seeds (mung bean sprouts or alfalfa sprouts). Soaking them and then drying them out causes them to sprout, which then activates the enzymes which makes them easier to [...]