Choc Balls, all balls (no nuts)

Choc Balls, all balls (no nuts)

My motivation to tweak the much loved ‘Goodie Ball’ recipe, making it nut-free, was a calling from many parents who have kids with allergies. And a plea from my daughter to pack a wholesome, sweet, childcare-friendly treat into her lunchbox. Most childcare centres, play groups and some schools restrict nuts being bought into their centres because of the high prevalence of food and nut allergies..

Baked Balsamic Beetroot Hummus

Baked Balsamic Beetroot Hummus

Its the perfect purple dip, spread and topping.  Very nutritious, with plenty of protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals…and it tastes fantastic! Antioxidants in the beetroots and balsamic vinegar, essentials lipids for nerve and brain health found in the olive oil, detoxifying properties in balsamic vinegar and lemon juice, antibacterial fresh garlic, very satisfying and most importantly full of taste. Its..

Sit less, Move more

Sit less, Move more

Sitting for long periods each day isn’t doing your body any favours. I’m sure you’ve heard it before, but here it is again because it’s worth repeating. The type of foods we eat and the amount we consume make a large impact on our health, and the same can be said for the amount of activity, or in this case, amount of inactivity...

Lifting a hatch on eggs

Lifting a hatch on eggs

I was recently asked to give my personal opinion on eggs; their role in a healthy diet, their effects on cholesterol level, and the type of recipes we use them in. I’ve always been a big fan of eating them, but they were given a bad wrap in recent times, being blamed for raising bad cholesterol levels. Fortunately  for us egg-lovers, latest research on..

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