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apple and date muffins

Apple and Date Muffins

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I’m forever trying to find healthy ideas for school lunch boxes that all my kids will it. When I baked these apple and date muffins the kids loved them and my eldest asked if they were afternoon tea or dessert. It was actually a good question because whilst these muffins have…

eat to beat cholesterol

Eat to beat cholesterol

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We’ve been chatting to Nicole Senior and Veronica Cuskelly, the authors of Eat to Beat Cholesterol, about the easiest ways to lower your cholesterol. Their vision is to help make healthy living a reality by sharing recipes, daily menus and shopping tips to ensure you get your daily quota of heart-friendly food. Did you…

Middle Eastern chicken skewers

BBQ Middle Eastern Chicken Skewers

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Thanks to Nicole Senior and Veronica Cuskelly, the authors of Eat to Beat Cholesterol, for sharing this deliciously healthy Middle Eastern chicken recipe with us. This recipe is gluten-free and high in fibre. BBQ Middle Eastern chicken skewers Preparation time: 15 minutes Marinating time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 15–20 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients:…

healthy Hummus recipe

Healthy Hummus recipe

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Thanks to Nicole Senior and Veronica Cuskelly, the authors of Eat to Beat Cholesterol, for sharing this deliciously healthy Hummus recipe with us, plus some more great snack ideas simple and easy to prepare. Simple, healthy Hummus recipe This recipe makes about 2 cups, or 8 serves, so store leftovers, covered, in the…

easy fish cakes

Easy fish cakes recipe

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Thanks to Nicole Senior and Veronica Cuskelly, the authors of Eat to Beat Cholesterol, for sharing this deliciously healthy and easy fish cakes recipe with us Easy fish cakes recipe Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients – Patties 3 slices soy and linseed bread, crumbed 2…

Decadent shakes

DIY Decadent Shakes

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You should have seen my 4-year-old’s face when he first the photos from Decadent Shakes, a new hardcover recipe book with a fun and bubbly twist by Matthew, Sarah & Brendan Aouad. It was like all his dreams had come true in a monster milkshake. And look at them. Wow!! I…

Recipe ebook for easy school lunches

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Having a hard time thinking of healthy and easy school lunchbox ideas for your kids? Well, this ebook is going to be a great source of inspiration. With the help of some school mum bloggers, Steggles has come up with some new recipes for you to try out. They are easy, delicious…

Cherry Mozarella Salad

Cherry Mozzarella Salad

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We’re loving the crunch, tang and taste of this cherry mozzarella salad from Veronica Lavenia’s new cookbook The Vegetarian Italian Kitchen. Veronica’s recipes represent the true contemporary culture of Italian homemade cooking that is both healthy and affordable for everyone. Her Cherry Mozzarella Salad is perfect for single servings and can also be…

Avocado Smash Italian style

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This recipe is what lazy weekend brunches should be made of – an Italian twist on a classic Australian breakfast dish, Avocado Smash. Drizzling balsamic syrup on avocado may seem strange, but the salty flavours of the prosciutto and the sweetness of the balsamic syrup really enhance it. You can buy balsamic…