Snacks and Sides

Succulent Bean Burgers

Delicious, firm, succulent bean burgers

Recently I made some lentil burgers. When I asked the kids what they thought of them they both agreed they really enjoyed the flavours but Ryan said he preferred the bought ones. When I asked why, he said it is the texture. Apparently you can throw them up in the […]

 
nut butter

Make your own Nut Butters

Nuts can be expensive to buy, especially if you are after organic or insecticide free and nut butters are even more expensive! If you don’t want to pay the high prices, it is worth making your own. As long as you have a food processor, it is very quick and […]

 
Smoothie Bowls

Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls are such a great way to enjoy a sweet treat and power up with nutrients at the same time. Especially great for kids because you can hide stuff in them that they may not ordinarily eat! The trick is getting the balance of flavours right so that they […]

 
Vegan Cheesy Popcorn

Vegan Cheesy Popcorn Seasoning

Popcorn itself is a healthy snack – well that is as long as you have certified organic, non-GMO popping corn. (Such is the world we live in). But it is the toppings that are usually full of the bad stuff. This is your answer. A salty, cheesy, tasty seasoning that […]

 
Nettle and lime pesto

Nettle and Lime Pesto

  Have you ever tried cooking with nettles? They are worth their trouble being high in so many vitamins and minerals. I won’t list them here as there is so much information online about the benefits of eating nettle. Check out what our Australian herb expert says by visiting Isabell […]

 

Raw Chia Crackers

Try making these delicious, healthy crackers. They are made from chia seeds which are a powerhouse of nutrients. I flavoured mine with fresh herbs from the garden and sea salt but I am sure you could add any number of flavours. Try different seasonings in the form of herbs and […]

 

Chocolate Berry Chia Pudding

This post and video have been a long time coming. I have now shared this recipe with so many people and it has been a hit with them all so far. I have been talking about releasing this video for ages but we just couldn’t do it. We filmed this […]

 

More Sourdough Bread Adventures

Since my last post about sourdough bread baking I have been practicing and experimenting.  Time and again, I found my bread too dense and my crust too hard. As many before me have found, the learning of  sourdough baking can be a very frustrating process. Please follow and like us: […]

 

Pink Drink

This one is for those hot summer days – especially when the kids get home from school eager for something cold. Instead of juicing your fruit, blend it into a smoothie with mineral or coconut water. This way, they get the goodness of the fibre in the fruit as well […]