Buckwheat. I’ve decided it make an ideal addition to smoothies. Trick is to soak it in a bowl of filtered water in the fridge over night. The next morning the soaking water will have a syrupy consistency and may look a little…odd. Not to worry – just pour it into a fine wire sieve and… Continue reading Buckwheat Tropical Smoothie
My recipe today is a simple to make cake. It is a one bowl wonder. You don’t even need to stir. You can also choose which citrus fruit to use – Lemon or Orange…. or Lemange (one of both) 😉 This cake contains Polenta – a ground corn product. It is important here, due to… Continue reading Orange or Lemon?
Green Mangoes. Yum! It’s not often I see these babies in my neck of the woods. You can source them in asian grocery stores or markets but I choose to enjoy them when they pop up this time of year in my local greengrocery shop. Today I decided to take a vietnamese pickled salad I… Continue reading Pickled Green Mango Salad with ABC Prawns
These ‘muffins’ are a wheat free, guilt-free treat. They freeze well and contain amaranth – the ‘miracle grain’ of the Aztecs that is not actually a grain, but a seed that contains 15 to 18% highly absorbable protein and 25% more fibre than whole-wheat. Amaranth is also rich in vitamin B2, B3, B5, B6 and… Continue reading Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins
HUMMUS Handy snack and a great accompaniment with some carrot sticks, celery, snow peas, sticks of cucumber or capsicum slices. Homemade hummus is pretty easy to make and is better for you than most preservative-containing store varieties. Try making a batch up Sunday arvo to last you the week. Chickpeas are high in protein, vitamin… Continue reading Humble Yet Handy Hummus
This is about as healthy as choc-chip cookies are going to ever get… This is another recipe from Lola Berry’s cookbook – ‘The Happy Cookbook’. Lola explains that the ‘secret’ to cooking these cookies is to pop them in the refrigerator for 1 hour before baking them. It helps them to keep their shape. The last batch… Continue reading The Holy Grail … A ‘Healthy’ Choc Chip Cookie Recipe
Creamy Macadamia Nuts + Fresh Tangy Pineapple. Add some coconut, a bit of almond meal and maple syrup and you have this healthy slice that is stored in the freezer and will delight any tropical lover. You can eat it straight out frozen cold or wait for it to melt a little and it becomes… Continue reading Do you like Piña Coladas? – Tangy Pineapple Slice Recipe