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 [...]
My Warming Winter Porridge is a nourishing meal to help keep you satiated longer. I love porridge – it brings delight and enjoyment to every mouthful and will keep you warm and cozy through these cold winter days. I love to add the sweet aromatics of vanilla bean which makes my porridge absolutely irresistible. I [...]
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 [...]
One thing my dad used to make was a mean pancake! With a few adjustments to his recipe came these deliciously sweet potato pancakes. This protein-packed dish is perfect for any time of the day, and work in some extra vegetables during the day. These sweet potato pancakes have a crunchy, caramelised outside and creamy, [...]
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.
Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing is a fun cake to bake. Have you gathered that I am a big fan of chocolate yet? I think you are going to love this one. It certainly rises to the occasion and would be great for a Birthday, Anniversary or for any occasion really. When I bake I [...]
The kitchen is a great place for communicating with the family - it is the heart of our house. As I was thinking about what to make myself post workout, I was listening to my sons talking about the computer games they play. When they talk computer games it is like another language to me! As [...]
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 [...]