+ Healthy Lunch Box Recipes

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

Quinoa Patties

This vegetarian Quinoa Patties recipe is very versatile and can be used to build a tasty meal.  They are perfect for the lunch box and delicious both hot and cold. Why is it so healthy? Quinoa is a superfood I just love.  It has a very impressive nutrient profile and is very versatile and easy Read More

Homemade hamburger and why you need to avoid the rest!

I often make up my own hamburger patties.  Hamburgers are healthy, but ONLY when you make your own.  They take less than the time it takes to pick up take away to make, so no excuses! After meeting an intact McDonalds hamburger that was five years old, I can confirm the longevity of the McDonalds Read More

Carrot Cake Slice

This simple nut-free carrot cake recipe offers a little veg and a lot of nourishment in the form of a sweet treat.  Guaranteed to delight even fussy little (and big) people. Health benefits The carrot is obviously a great start.  A little-hidden veg is a good thing.  The spelt flour is a low gluten source Read More

Fruit whip – with a little hidden goodness

A healthy after school or weekend snack for kids and adults alike…this filling, delicious fruit whip is just the thing.  Just don’t tell them about the secret creamy ingredient – avocado!  The first time my daughter saw me put the avocado in the Thermomix,  she went into protest mode.  She had no where to go Read More

Hummus – much more than a dip!

This is my recipe for a deliciously healthy hummus, of course with some interesting variations and colours too.  There’s more to hummus than just a dip, so check out the variations below.  I like my hummus to have a creamy consistency, but if you prefer it a little course, then just process it less. What’s Read More

Rice paper rolls – think outside the box with lots of ideas for delicious fillings

I often make rice paper rolls, also known as fresh spring rolls.  Mainly because my kids absolutely love them and they are a quick, easy and healthy lunch box filler or snack.   I also  find them a great way to use up leftovers.  They  replace the humble sandwich which is great for moderating the Read More

No bake, nut free muesli bar

These fast treats came about one morning when I opened the freezer and alas, no lunch box fillers.  No time to bake, what could I do but invent a nut-free, healthy no bake muesli bars?  QUICKLY! Why are they so healthy? Well, the oats are a nourishing, high fibre, nerve supporting food.  The seeds and coconut Read More

Cheese and seed crackers

This healthy cheese cracker recipe is  a really delicious,  savoury addition to any nourishing lunch box.  It’s impossible to buy a savoury cracker with this much nourishment and protein – add a few carrot sticks or other raw veggies and you have a perfectly delicious and nutritious morning or afternoon tea. So what’s so good Read More

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

These healthy and nutritious grain, gluten, nut and sugar-free vanilla bean cupcakes are light and moist and will fool gluten lovers any day.  Packed with fibre and protein, you simply can’t go past these beauties for a nourishing guilt free treat.  Better still, they are so quick and simple to make and being nut free, Read More

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