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...

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…

Healthy Banana Breakfast Muffins

Dairy, gluten, soy, wheat and refined sugar free. Vegan and vegetarian -- a good source of protein. High in fibre and low GI. A good source of MUFAs, low in cholesterol -- a great, heart-smart choice.

Easy Mild Chicken Curry

A quick and easy Chicken Curry with a flavoursome sauce of onions, garlic, ginger, tomatoes and mild curry powder, spices, peanut butter and coconut milk.

Berry Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is one of the most simple and delicious ways to enjoy chia seeds. When placed in a liquid, chia seeds swell and have a gel-like texture, helping you stay fuller for longer. These little seeds are packed with nutrition, and are high in fibre, protein, omega-3 fatty acids…

Frozen Berry Yogurt

This is a delicious and easy snack (or dessert) that the kids will love this summer. Yoghurt is an excellent source of dairy that provides calcium to keep healthy bones and teeth. The problem with yoghurt is that there are about a thousand different options to choose from. Ideally, when…

Healthy Fish and Chips

Generally when you think of fish and chips, you think of eating a deep fried greasy meal where the paper it comes wrapped in has gone see through. And in no way am I saying that this something that shouldn’t be enjoyed occasionally. However, why not enjoy it more often…

Lemon Chicken (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Everybody is scared of potato these days. But potatoes are so versatile and delicious! Enter - Carisma potatoes. Carisma are a new(ish) kid on the block. They are grown in Australia and are the first low Glycaemic Index (GI) potato. Being low GI means they burn more slowly in the…

Japanese Low FODMAP Miso Soup

What’s not to love about miso soup? Made from fermented bean curds, miso paste is great for your gut and can even be enjoyed on whilst following a Low FODMAP diet. Brown rice noodles make an excellent gluten-free alternative to traditional soba noodles (which are typically made from a combination…

Cinnamon Porridge with Honey Roasted Pears

A morning kickstarter for a healthy heart With the cooler weather slowly rolling in, a bowl of porridge that warms you from the inside out is the best way to start your morning. Eating a wholesome breakfast has the ability to improve your concentration, mood and memory, as presents as a good…

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.

Greek Meatball and Tzatkiki

An instant classic and perfect as a starter or just for nibbles. These meatballs are perfectly complimented by the cool Tzatkiki sauce and will have your guests asking for more!

Thermomix Minestrone Soup with Pasta

This dish is high in fibre, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, but low in fat and calories. A great vegetarian dish (if you use vegetable stock).

Chicken and Spinach Soup with Pesto

This particular soup is Italian-flavoured and takes advantage of quick cooking ingredients, such as chicken breast and bagged spinach. It would be great to make on a week night as it doesn't take much prep time. It is low in calories and fat. It also gives you a significant amount of…