+ After school snack

Creamy Lemon Thyme Dip

White Bean Dip

So we’re coming into winter here in Australia and it’s a time to optimise immune function and avoid seasonal bugs. Food is always the best medicine and prevention is way better than cure – so it’s certainly a good time for me to share this immune boosting Creamy Lemon Thyme Dip. It’s delicious, creamy texture often appeals to Read More

Almond Berry Scone Cake

Almond Berry Scone Cake

This moist, grain, gluten and dairy-free Almond Berry Scone Cake is so easy to make (just blend and bake) and really delicious. Because my kids go to a nut-free school, we often use after school as a time to include the beneficial fats and phytonutrients found in nuts. It’s one of my kids favourite after Read More

Protein Power Bars

This is a great school holiday slice for you to whip up for, or with the kids. It’s super simple, no-bake and chocolatey good! A great treat to keep on hand for sweet loving teens (or little kids). Health benefits Oats are a nourishing, high fibre, nerve supporting food. The nuts, seeds and coconut provide Read More

Lemon Macadamia Cookie

I taunted you with these super simple lemon macadamia cookies a while back, but they were outvoted by the very delicious Hazelnut Chai Spice cookie.  But to all you lemon lovers, never fear, finally here it is, the recipe! This is a personal favourite – it is so quick to make and tastes divine.  It Read More

Best Basil Pesto (and the healthiest)

The best basil pesto recipe going, and the most nourishing!  A bold statement I know but it is rather delicious and definitely has a more extensive nutritional profile than its (also healthy) traditional version.  It is gluten and grain free and I have also included dairy and nut-free variations too. So what makes this pesto Read More

Hazelnut Chai Spice Cookies

These Hazelnut Chai Spice Cookies are a very delicious gluten free, dairy free, grain free, egg free, fructose free and guilt free treat.  They only take minutes to make and are the perfect after school snack or weekend treat for the kids. What’s so nourishing about them? Well, firstly hazelnuts are a rich source of Read More

Turkey, lemon and feta mini meatballs, baby burgers or sausage rolls

I thought I’d share this simple yet versatile, nutritious turkey meatballs, burgers and sausage rolls recipe which are perfect for meals and snacks.  I often make these for my kids parties and they go down really well with kids and adults alike. These are a high-protein meal or snack and a really tasty way to ‘hide’ Read More

Almonds – the ultimate snack (and three recipes)

Almonds are a delicious and highly nutritious food and you’ll see them feature in many of my recipes.  The health benefits of almonds are many.   Several studies have concluded that including almonds in your diet is protective against heart disease and diabetes.  Recent research has found that including a handful of almonds in the Read More

Chia Berry Ripe

This little concoction is a medley of several very super, whole foods.  It’s deliciously sweet enough for a dessert (my husband thinks it tastes like a cherry ripe, hence the name) and healthy enough for breakfast!  I make a jar of it and help myself when I feel like it. So what’s so good about Read More

Strawberry Chia Pudding

This is a delicious, healthy mousse like chia pudding.  It takes minutes to make and is nutritious enough for breakfast, and decadent enough for dessert.  It’s gluten, dairy and grain free and lower in fructose if you use rice syrup. What’s so good about it? The strawberries are a delicious berry with a great antioxidant Read More

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