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Valentines Day Themed Treats

Valentines Day Themed Treats: Love is in the air this February Valentines day is not only a day for flowers and teddy bears, who wouldn’t like a batch of home made raw treats to share with your loved ones on February 14th. My recipe for Valentines Day treats is so easy, even…

Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars

The best part about dessert is eating it! Wouldn't you agree? Lately I have been experimenting with desserts and came up with this handy "Raw Cookie Dough" recipe. This recipe is so easy; the longest (and might I add hardest) part is waiting for it to set. Serves: 15-25 (depending…

Greek Meatball and Tzatkiki Recipe

Ingredients: Meatballs: 600g lamb mince 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons oregano leaves, chopped 100g feta cheese, crumbled Olive oil cooking spray   Tzatziki: 500g (2 cups) plain Greek-style yoghurt 1 telegraph cucumber, peeled, halved, seeded 1 large garlic clove, crushed 1…
Pesto Baked Chicken

Pesto Baked Chicken Recipe

This is the sort of recipe that is fantastic for when you don’t have time to cook but still feel like something delicious and nutritious! You can double or triple the recipe to suit. It tastes great with grilled button mushrooms and spinach and cucumber salad but you can have…

Healthy Greek Yoghurt Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 and a 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 tablespoons sugar (optional) 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup plain Greek yoghurt 3/4 cup milk (fat free) 2 eggs Topping suggestions: Maple syrup, icing sugar, honey, fruit Method: 1) Preheat pan…
Enchilada Casserole with Quinoa

Meatless Monday: Quinoa Enchilada Casserole

Are you looking for some delicious and healthy options for meatless Monday? Eating a meatless meal at least once a week can help significantly increase your overall fibre intake and decrease your intake of saturated fat.  Plant-based protein sources, such as quinoa, beans, or legumes pack a significant amount of…

Mediterranean Style Lamb with Quinoa

This Mediterranean style lamb is a delicious and simple recipe for any night of the week. It also includes a serving of whole grains from quinoa! It also gives you a few servings of vegetables from the eggplant and roasted pepper. Mediterranean Style Lamb with Quinoa Serves 4 Ingredients 400g deboned lamb…

Thermomix Minestrone Soup with Pasta

I love making soup in the Thermomix. It is so easy and you don't have to use multiple pots and pans to get a delicious soup. Vegetable soup is definitely one of my favorites! This particular one is an Italian-style minestrone with tons of fibre (from the beans as well…
A hearty and nutritious meal, chicken and spinach pesto soup

Chicken and Spinach Soup with Pesto

Soups are a great way to not only warm up in the winter, but also to help you re-set your digestion and health after a any period of time of less than perfect eating. For me, it was a cruise I went on with my family recently where it was…

Jerusalem Artichoke Soup Recipe

Soups are one of the best things about winter, as is rugging up in front of a fireplace with a hot cuppa, and the fact that the lawn does not need to be mowed quite so often. However, with the change in weather it can be easy to make excuses to exercise…

Zucchini Pasta

Zucchini pasta adds sneaky vegetables while being naturally gluten-free, grain-free (paleo) and low carb!  I find zucchini is a very versatile vegetable in the kitchen as it is easily accessible, affordable and contains fibre, vitamin C,  vitamin B6 and manganese. This zucchini pasta can be used raw or cooked - use…

Chicken and Spinach Pesto Pasta

There is nothing better than coming home after a long day of seeing clients to find your wonderful husband has not only cooked a delicious dinner but has also cleaned the kitchen (this was the happiest part)! This is the recipe for the surprise pasta dish that I found in…

Breakfast Slice

This breakfast slice is a super simple and of course tasty breakfast (or snack) idea. I like these types of recipes because they take less than hour from beginning to end and they are perfect to make ahead of a busy work/school week.  The first version I made, I didn't…