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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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Grilled Asparagus with Almonds

Grilled Asparagus with Almonds Springtime is asparagus season! Why not mix up your weeknight veg options with this simple and delicious side dish. Serve this up with a grilled salmon fillet or a pan fried chicken breast.  It will add flavour to even the most basic meal. A side dish like this can also be perfect […]

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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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3 Trail Mix Combinations

When it comes to snacking, there’s no doubt that choosing whole foods – foods which have changed little between the farmer and you and are essentially intact – is the best way to ensure maximum nutrition. Nutrients like unsaturated fats, fibre, vitamins and minerals are abundant in foods like nuts and seeds and combined with […]

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Goats Cheese and Bean Salad

This delicious, vegetarian food combination is a fantastic lunch or light evening meal. Rich in quality carbohydrates, vegetables and protein, you can whip this up in less than 10 minutes. Feel free to swap the goats cheese for haloumi and drizzle with lemon juice or red wine vinegar. It’s also a great side salad for […]

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5 Creative Cracker Toppings

Rice cakes and wholegrain crackers were a staple in my family pantry whilst growing up. However, apart from Vegemite or cheese, I really didn’t know what else to put on them. Lucky for us, Kate Freeman has solved that problem! She has used Sunrice Rice and Grain rice cakes to show you (and me) how creative you can be […]

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Natural Muesli, Yoghurt and Berries

Starting your day with a nourishing breakfast has many benefits. It’s a great way to re-fuel after a hard workout session, it sets you up for an energy filled morning plus it’s totally delicious. Muesli is a great breakfast option because the whole grains, nuts and seeds are a great source of fibre. Adding a […]

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Quinoa and Linseed Balls

‘Treat’ foods are often high in kilojoules, sugar and saturated fat. These kind of foods are best eaten occasionally because they don’t really contribute anything of nutritional value to your diet due to their low nutrient density. I’ve created a lovely little recipe thats also got a good dose of kilojoules, sugar and fat. However, it […]

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Honey and Ricotta Muffins

These honey and ricotta muffins are a super simple dish. They’re an absolutely delicious idea for breakfast or as a pre-workout snack. You can also use rye bread, a Burgen style bread, a high fibre gluten free bread or wholemeal sourdough instead of muffins. Swap the ricotta cheese for cottage cheese, the banana for berries […]

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