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Salad Sides for the Christmas Table
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Salad Sides for the Christmas Table

So these are just some of my salads that will certainly be featuring at my Christmas lunch. Roasted pumpkin, Fetta and Roasted Chickpea salad & Prawn, Mango & Macadamia salad. With humid & hot Brisbane weather….it is cold buffet for us. And best of all, house is cool, salads are prepped in fridge waiting &...

Salad Sides for the Christmas Table ….
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Salad Sides for the Christmas Table ….

So these are just some of my salads that will certainly be featuring at my Christmas lunch. Roasted pumpkin, Fetta and Roasted Chickpea salad & Prawn, Mango & Macadamia salad. With humid & hot Brisbane weather….it is cold buffet for us. And best of all, house is cool, salads are prepped in fridge waiting &...

Hearty Winter One Pot Meatball Pasta Bake
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Hearty Winter One Pot Meatball Pasta Bake

(serves 4) This easy one-pot dish is perfect for a hearty, winter meal and is a firm favourite for all family members.  Serve it at the table with a large bowl of steamed greens for everyone to enjoy. Ingredients 500g lean beef mince 2 garlic cloves, crushed ⅓ cup multigrain bread crumbs 1 egg, lightly...

Love thy Fruit and Vegetables
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Love thy Fruit and Vegetables

With current recommendations suggesting that we have 8-10 serves of fruit and vegetables a day, the days of eating vegetables just at dinner are long-gone.  Adding more plant foods into your day is tasty, colourful, nourishing and affordable.  I recommend every meal and every snack to include some fruits and vegetables and there are many ways...

My Roasted Trio of Carrots
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My Roasted Trio of Carrots

My favourite Spring (actually, anytime of the year) side has been adapted from a recipe that I found years ago, tweeked and then created this delicious, vibrant and crowd pleasing vegetable side for any gathering large or small.  It can be served on a bed of baby spinach, freekah or quinoa Trio of Roasted Carrots...

Amp up your Autumn Vegetable Sides
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Amp up your Autumn Vegetable Sides

Look beyond the three token vegetables paired with your meat at dinner.  Become inventive with your main meals and try to get as many different coloured vegetables into your dish as possible.  Make your meal shine and lift off the plate to your health with tasty and nourishing vegetables. Add finely grated zucchini, carrot, sweet potato, pumpkin...

Vege Up to 10 to Improve your Health
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Vege Up to 10 to Improve your Health

We all know a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is the foundation for health and should be commonplace in our everyday eating.  But are we eating our fruits and vegetables, and how much should we be having? The most recent Nutrition survey reveals only 7% of adult Australians are actually eating adequate serves of vegetables each...

Real, Versatile and Tasty Foods to  Keep in your Fridge
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Real, Versatile and Tasty Foods to Keep in your Fridge

My food philosophy for myself, my family and the message I deliver to my clients is to eat REAL FOOD.  The more real food we eat that which is rich in colour and flavour, and the less processed and packet foods that we consume – the healthier and happier our bodies will be. SALMON –...