Healthier Options

Lunch Box Pita Crisps

Lunch Box Pita Crisps

Pita crisps are the best; super easy, tasty and inexpensive. I made these the other day, in class, to show the students there is a healthier alternative to highly processed nacho chips. These chips aren’t made from the smaller, thicker pita breads  but large soft ones, which can be purchased from most grocer shops( I get mine(…)

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Market Fresh Muffins

Market Fresh Muffins

These muffins are jam packed with local, market fresh ingredients; silverbeet, courgette, pumpkin, patty pan squash, parsley, spring onions, capsicum, chilli and chives. When I owned a cafe, I would make these once a week. It would involve gathering up anything and everything from the vegetable bin, chopping it up and shoving it in…no wastage(…)

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Raw Broccoli Salad

Raw Broccoli Salad

This broccoli salad is my favourite new thing thanks to Jane, a lovely woman I met the other night. During drinks, loud conversation and interruptions I managed to get this out of her….. 1) soak the chopped cranberries in lemon juice 2) whizz up the broccoli in a food processor 3) chop the almonds and(…)

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Atomic Toasted Muesli

Atomic Toasted Muesli

I’m sharing this recipe because the book is no longer in print and in no way shape or form am I trying to pass this off as my own. I love this book, it’s up there with the Moosewood cookbooks, it’s just so gutsy and organic, real and nutritious. Baking is my passion and I(…)

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Breakfast Bran Cake

Breakfast Bran Cake

I would usually never apologise for a photo, as not so good photos are part of the learning process. However, I am really annoyed I didn’t put in more effort as this is really delicious served with whipped cream and maple syrup. I should have taken a photo of that too. I have to thank(…)

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Healthy Protein Balls

Healthy Protein Balls

Dates, nuts and un-baking…..it’s all so hot right now, I can not even deal (teenage speak). Keeping that trend in mind, this next recipe is for all you refined sugar haters out there. It’s quick, easy,  nutritious and absolutely delicious. However, you will need a food processor or else you will be chopping finely for(…)

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Healthy-ish Brownies

Healthy-ish Brownies

I have many favourite bakers I follow on Instagram, one of whom is Anneka Manning. Anneka is the owner of Bake Club Australia. She shared this wonderful recipe for low G.I brownies made with prunes, ground almonds and wholemeal flour. I have tried them and they turned out exactly the same as her photo (so(…)

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Chicken Salad Sandwich Filling

Chicken Salad Sandwich Filling

Mmmmmm sandwiches, wholesome goodness in one big bite. Every time I eat one of these I think about a sandwich shop I visited in Seattle called Great Harvest Bread, it has since closed, which is a real shame as they were so organic and delicious, over flowing with sprouts and tuna mayo…YUM. I love tuna(…)

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