Healthy Food Ideas & Nutritious Recipes

Tasty meals, healthy recipes and imaginative food ideasWe hear from so many of our clients about how difficult it can be to come up with imaginitive meal ideas that fit your dietary or nutritional needs and actually taste good as well.

It doesn't matter whether your trying to target a vitamin or mineral deficiency in your diet, combat an ailment or simply start feeling better about yourself, we understand it can be difficult to stick to the plan when your options seem limited.

So we're offering up a range of meal ideas specifically targeted at the end result. We hope this gives you some inspiration for your own meal plans, and helps you keep on track whatever your nutritional goals happen to be.

Some of the categories we cover in our recipe archive include...

  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Desserts, drinks & snacks
  • Cheap, simple, quick & easy
  • Fish, meat, pasta, soup & more
  • Vegetables, salads & vegan
  • Slow cooker recipes & casseroles
  • High energy, high fibre
  • Low calorie, fat, carb, cholesterol
  • Meals promoting digestive health
  • Asian, Indian & Italian cooking
  • Seasonal - Summer, Winter, Christmas etc.
  • Recipes for families, kids, couples, singles.

We also love to hear any ideas you have for interesting and imaginitve ways to prepare healthy food. If you've got a recipe you'd like to share with us, please feel free to drop us a line.


Recently published...

Tapioca Pudding with Mango & Coconut Salsa

Tapioca is a starch that is extracted from the cassava root. Processing of the cassava root to extract toxins results in a diluted liquid which is dehydrated and shaped into pearls. Tapioca is most commonly known for it’s use in the ground variety which is known as arrowroot. Arrowroot is…

Meat-free Shepherds Pie

Think meat free and mash free. This variety probably doesn’t sound like it will come anywhere near the classic variety but I assure you it will. The meat free alternative mirrors the traditional flavour base, using lentils in place of meat and crunchy baked potatoes instead of mash. It’s delicious!…

Banana and Berry Smoothie – Dairy Free

It can be so easy to reach for something in the vending machine or a chocolate bar but this results in the 3pm energy slump followed by even worse sugar cravings.  Sound familiar? You need this smoothie in your life! I love smoothies as a snack because you can throw…

Chewy Almond Caramel

The subtle sweetness and chewy texture make this recipe one that you’ll be going back to time and time again. This recipe is also super flexible and can be tailored to your desire. If you prefer a more portable alternative, roll the mixture into bliss balls and dust with protein…

Gluten-Free and Low-Carb Salami Pizza

 Whether you are on a lower carbohydrate meal plan or catering for special dietary requirements, you can satisfy your cravings. By swapping the normal pizza dough base for cauliflower, this pizza becomes low-carb, gluten free and high in fibre.  That means, not only is this dish delicious, it is it…

Warm Chicken Salad

Summer is on its way and it’s great to have an easy recipe for all those BBQ’s and get togethers that come with the sun and silly season.  This great Gluten free, Low-fat and Low-carb salad will satisfy even the biggest appetites. This time of year it’s good to have…

Avocado on Toast

They can get a bit of a bad wrap but our bodies love them. When you can it’s a good idea to amp up the intake of foods containing unsaturated fats like avocado, nuts and seeds to reap the rewards. Avocado has become a versatile ingredient which is now used…

Tofu and Cauliflower Pilaf

It’s packed with plenty of fresh vegetables, an excellent source of fibre and protein. The use of canola oil and tofu means it’s also cholesterol-free (excellent for those of you out there trying to keep your Cardiologist happy!). The use of semi-sundried tomatoes also means this meal is an excellent…

Pork & Salad Lettuce Cups

This recipe is pretty adaptable to what you have in the fridge. Don’t be scared to swap the cucumber for capsicum or switch the coriander for mint. Feel free to add a little fresh or dried chilli if you prefer a bit of heat. The lowdown on some of the…

Beef Satay with Cauliflower Rice

The cauliflower rice is a tasty and nutritious alternative to higher carbohydrate rice dishes.  This version of cauliflower rice is great for many different dietary requirements as it is gluten-free, low-fat and low-carb, not to mention a great way to hide a serving of vegetables for the kids (and adults).…

Citrus Salmon with Crunchy Salad on a Broadbean Mash

Salmon as a choice of dinner protein because it is quick and easy to cook, it is an excellent source of omega-3 and it also pairs nicely with a simple salad. Broad beans are jam-packed full of fibre and have a delightful sweet, nutty taste.

Salmon and Brown Rice Salad

The Omega-3 fatty acids in the Salmon are important for the body’s inflammatory process, cell function and brain function, while the protein helps muscle growth and keeps you fuller for longer. Combined with this, the brown rice is high in fibre and has a low Glycaemic Index, meaning this meal…

Pearl Barley Pomegranate Salad

The pearl barley is high in fibre and low GI which makes this a satisfying meal or a great side dish to any meal. Other grains like quinoa or brown rice can also be used, depending on what you love to eat and what is available! This salad is a…