POKE bowls healthy
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The perfect poke bowl

Poke bowls (pronounced ‘poh-kay’) are all the rage at the moment and with good reason, they are fun to make, full of healthy ingredients and bursting with umami flavour. Originating in Hawaii, ‘poke’ means ‘cut raw fish’.  Fisherman…
Fussy eater
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Why won’t my children eat their veggies!

Eat your veggies! Getting children to eat their vegetables can be a daily battle for many parents.  Whether they are picky, stubborn or just prefer ‘other’ foods, children have quite a reputation for disliking their vegetables.   Veggies…
Quinoa salad
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Quinoa and roast vegetable salad

Quinoa and roast vegetable salad Don’t be put off by the long list of ingredients in this recipe. This salad is super simple to make and you can substitute the ingredients for whatever you have on hand or your family’s preference.…
Carrot salad spiralizer
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Spiralized carrot salad

This quick salad is great for lunchboxes or a side with dinner.   Kids love making the spirals and eating them.   Carrots are an excellent source of fibre, vitamin C and beta-carotene.  Beta-carotene is an…
Granola
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Crunchy nutty granola

This nutrient rich granola is so versatile; it makes a quick and delicious breakfast topped with plain yoghurt and berries or a handy mid morning snack.  During winter we enjoy it with stewed apples and homemade custard for a…
Green pesto
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Green pesto

This pesto is a great way to get your family eating more greens.  I like to make it ahead of time so it is handy for a quick mid-week dinner.   Broccoli and spinach are great sources of magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin C and B vitamins.  They…
healthy breakfast
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4 quick and nutritious breakfasts on the go

Many people have an aversion to food in the morning and simply skip breakfast. This can be a sign you are eating the wrong foods for you, or your digestive system needs a kick start in the morning. For children breakfast is especially important.…
nut and seed bread
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Nut and seed bread

Gluten free, high in protein, fibre and good fats This nutrient rich, bread is high in good fats, protein and fibre, and tastes delicious. It is important to say that it is, by no means, traditional bread, but if you are avoiding gluten,…
banana fig bread
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Banana, fig & cinnamon bread

This delicious banana fig and cinnamon bread is ideal for lunch boxes or morning tea. Its not too sweet and packed with protein and good fats to susutain hunger through to lunch time. It also makes a good breakfast on the go. I have provided…