Crispbread

Crispbread

There is little more than old-fashioned oats and spelt flour in these low-GI crackers, which are easy to make and endlessly useful to have on hand. They will keep for about 2 weeks in an airtight container. Makes: 18 Ingredients: 350ml water, plus extra, to glaze 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats ½ teaspoon salt 2 […]

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Cheater’s Skyr

Cheater’s Skyr

Skyr has been part of the Scandinavian diet for millennia, and the rest of the world is now taking note of its rich flavor and probiotic qualities. It is similar to labneh in that it can be served as a spread on its own, as a flavoured topping, ir like yoghurt. You may be able […]

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Seed and Nut Bar

Seed and Nut Bar

Nuts are very satisfying, but also extremely energy dense, so portion size is the key. For a vegan version, replace the honey with rice malt syrup. Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Makes 20 Seed and Nut Bars     2 cups unsalted raw nuts, such as almonds, macadamia nuts and walnuts ½ […]

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Honey and Nut Muesli Bars

Honey and Nut Muesli Bars

This recipe is based on one by Chrissy Freer – it is a particularly popular recipe that is taught at Anneka Manning’s Healthy Kids Lunch Boxes Bake Classes. For a nut-free version, substitute the almonds with ⅓ cup sunflower seeds or pepitas (pumpkin seeds). • Makes: about 24 • Preparation time: 15 minutes • Baking […]

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Roasted Soy Nuts

Roasted Soy Nuts

Irresistible Roasted Soy Nuts – the perfect snack (a small handful will stay the pangs) or addition to salads. Makes 3 cups Ingredients 2 cups soybeans 1 teaspoon soybean or canola oil 1 teaspoon ground sweet paprika ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground coriander (cilantro) pinch salt, optional pinch hot ground chilli, optional Method […]

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Strawberry Yoghurt Crunch

Strawberry Yoghurt Crunch

This is a great breakfast recipe or have a smaller portion as an after dinner snack/dessert. Although nuts and seeds are high in fat, research shows that people who eat them often tend to be slimmer and healthier. This is because the fat in nuts and seeds is mainly unsaturated (the healthy kind of fat), […]

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Cinnamon Oat & Almond Loaf

Cinnamon Oat & Almond Loaf

This Cinnamon, Oat and Almond loaf is great for afternoon tea or add a slice into your kids lunch-boxes for a mid-morning treat.   Preparation time: 12 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes Serves: 8   Ingredients: Cake 50g (½ cup) ground almond meal 125ml (½ cup) low fat milk 80g unsalted margarine 110g (½ cup) […]

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Almond and Raspberry mini cakes

Almond and Raspberry mini cakes

These cakes are delicious served with a cup of coffee or tea. Keep in an airtight in the fridge for up to 4 days. Alternatively, wrap portions in plastic wrap and place in resealable freezer bags. Freeze for up to 3 months. Take a couple out in time to thaw at room temperature for that […]

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Full-of-Fruit Muffins

Full-of-Fruit Muffins

When you or family members are on the run, top up the tank with these full-of-fruit muffins – ideal snacks or a breakfast in minutes with a small glass of juice or milk. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20-25 minutes Serves: 24   Suitable for vegetarians, Carbohydrate 19 grams per muffin     Ingredients: 2 […]

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Little cabbage ‘suitcases’ (Valigini)

Little cabbage ‘suitcases’ (Valigini)

‘Valigini’ means ‘little suitcases’ in Italian. You may be surprised to find ground nutmeg mixed in with chopped meat but wait until you taste this combination – you’ll love it says Good Carbs, Bad Carbs author, Johanna Burani. In northern Italy, nutmeg partners well with a variety of ingredients. Instead of steamed cabbage leaves, try […]

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