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.


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Blueberry Greek Yoghurt Truffles

Greek yoghurt offers numerous health benefits. It contains high amounts of protein, fibre, probiotics, and vitamins that can help you meet your recommended daily nutrient intake. For example, one serving of Greek yoghurt has 18.7% of the required daily value for calcium. Thus, it is an excellent source of calcium…

Strawberry Santa Hat Brownie Bites

This dessert fits with the holiday season without being too sinful for you and your kids. Yes, it is made with chocolate brownies and whipped cream, but it also contains a fat-free, low-calorie and vitamin-rich fruit: strawberries. One serving of eight medium-sized strawberries provides: 12% of the Recommended Dietary Intake…

Cranberry Almond Energy Bites

This recipe from The Creative Bite is overflowing with all the good stuff! These Cranberry Almond Energy Bites are rich in protein, fibre and healthy fats because they contain ground flaxseed, chia seeds, coconut, peanut butter and this superfood - almonds. In fact, a 28gm serving of almonds (about 160…

Baked Salmon with Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce – Low-Calorie Dinner Recipe #1

Unlike high-fat foods, low-fat foods such as salmon do not promote gut bacteria that produce chemicals that can increase your risk of arterial plaque. Salmon is also an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, which can help reduce inflammation in your body and improve your digestive process.…

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…