Posts filed in Recipes

Adventures in Food: Heavenly Hummus

Posted on October 15th, 2013

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Okay okay, this will be the last dip recipe I post for a while – I promise! Hummus is a favourite of mine because it’s so tasty and easy to whip up for lunch or a snack. You will need: 1 can of chickpeas 1 tbsp tahini 1-2 cloves garlic Salt and pepper 1/2 tsp […]

Adventures in Food: Super Kale Pesto

Posted on October 9th, 2013

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There’s a market here almost every weekend, and I love to source my fruit and vegetables there.  My favourite stall is run by this real hippy couple from Mareeba.  They have the freshest, greenest kale I’ve ever seen so I always load our basket. This week I used our kale to make a yummy pesto. […]

Adventures in Food: Beautiful Beetroot Dip

Posted on October 7th, 2013

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I often make this dip when I have friends over.  I don’t know if it’s the great taste or the gorgeous colour, but it’s always a big hit, and I’m often asked for the recipe. An added bonus is that it’s easy to make and only requires a few ingredients! You will need: 1 large […]

Adventures in Food: Hero Balls

Posted on October 3rd, 2013

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I call these ‘hero balls’ because they require no baking, but contain lots of ‘hero’ foods which give you protein, fibre and minerals such as iron, zinc and calcium.  If you feel like making something easy, yummy and good for you, give these a try! This recipe makes about 20 large balls. You will need: […]

Adventures in Food: Magnificent Muesli

Posted on October 1st, 2013

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I originally learnt this recipe from an old friend, who would make gift packs of muesli to give to her co-workers for Christmas.  I’ve adapted it a little (more coconut and cinnamon, less sugar) but whenever I make it, I am reminded of the generous, creative spirit of lovely Anna. Muesli is easy to make […]