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Buckwheat Tropical Smoothie

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

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Raspberry, Amaranth & Almond Muffins

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

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Humble Yet Handy Hummus

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

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Raw Raspberry Freezer-Ready Slice

I LOVE freezable treats. Perhaps this is due to the fact that I am the type of person to make a cake and eat it all in one sitting. Slight exaggeration… Two sittings. That is why making sweets that store best in the freezer works for me. Out of mind, out of sight. Right? It… Continue reading Raw Raspberry Freezer-Ready Slice

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The Holy Grail … A ‘Healthy’ Choc Chip Cookie Recipe

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

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Do you like Piña Coladas? – Tangy Pineapple Slice 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