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Grilled Nectarines with Ricotta Whip

Grilled Nectarines with Ricotta Whip

Take advantage of this delicious seasonal fruit with a dessert recipe that doesn’t get easier than this. The combination of sweet nectarines, crunchy almond slivers and creamy ricotta will have everyone in the family going back for more. Ingredients (serves 2) 2 nectarines 100g low fat ricotta cheese 1 tbsp Philadelphia light cream cheese 2 […]

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chocolate Chia Pudding

If you haven’t given chia seeds a go, then you are in for a real treat. Combining the chocolate, fresh berries and pops of chia makes this a recipe you will call a favourite in no time. It is also super easy and not to mention healthy. Bonus! Ingredients (serves 4) 1 ½ cups milk (cow or soy)  […]

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Chocolate and Passionfruit Parfait

Chocolate and Passionfruit Parfait Ingredients (serves 4) 4 passionfruits 80g dark chocolate (16 squares), melted 100g hazelnuts, crushed 400g plain Greek or natural yoghurt Method Melt the dark chocolate until smooth and runny. Pour chocolate into a snap lock bag and seal. Cut a small hole in one corner of the bag. Gently pipe the […]

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Chocolate Mandarin Bites

Chocolate Mandarin Bites Ingredients (makes 16) 100g dark chocolate, melted (leave 2 squares aside to grate) 1-2 mandarins, peeled and sectioned 125g ricotta cheese 1 tsp. vanilla essence 50g cream cheese 2 tsp. castor sugar 16 mini paper paddy pans Method Melt the chocolate in a microwave safe dish for 1-2 minutes. Stop and stir […]

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ANZAC Biscuits

ANZAC Biscuits Sometimes, the food we eat isn’t just about ‘being healthy’ or ‘making a healthy version’. Food is also a cultural tool to celebrate and commemorate out past, present and future. So, rather than trying to change a tradition, in the spirit of the ANZAC day, we have decided to source a traditional ANZAC biscuit recipe […]

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Apple Oat Crumble with Yoghurt

Apple Oat Crumble with Yoghurt Ingredients (serves 4) 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, de-cored and thinly sliced ¼ tsp. nutmeg ¼ tsp. all spice ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ cup oats 1/3 cup wholemeal flour ¼ cup shredded coconut ¼ cup brown sugar ¼ cup walnuts, crushed 1 tbsp. pepitas (optional) 70g butter, cubed, room temperature […]

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Healthier Rocky Road

I love rocky road! I only ever make it at Christmas! One year, I created one with raspberry jelly lollies, marshmallows, crushed clinkers and roasted/salted peanuts. It was delicious but so sweet. I don’t mind a lolly or two sporadically, especially at Christmas, but these days I prefer my sweet treats to be a little more wholesome. […]

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Choc-Yoghurt Dipping Sauce

Here at The Healthy Eating Hub we are big fans of balance. It would be damn near impossible to eat a perfect diet of 100% whole foods. So why set yourself up with that expectation? It’s okay to include sweet treats on occasion. Often, when you give it a little thought, you can make less nutritious […]

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sweet berry tart

Sweet Berry Tarts

Dessert is so much fun! Everyone likes it. Our taste buds love the sensory stimulation of a savoury meal followed by something sweet. Dessert is also usually associated with sweet childhood memories of grandma, fun and family time. I think that’s why we like it so much. When it comes to eating well, there are […]

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Fruit and Vegetable Tasting Plate

Fruit and vegetables are the corner stone of a healthy diet. You can’t eat well without them. Period. Unfortunately, 90% of Australian adults are not meeting the Australian Dietary Guidelines for fresh food intake, which recommends 5 serves of vegetables and 2 serves of fruit every day. Meeting your daily fruit and vegetable serves has […]

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