Delicious Date and Cocoa Bites with Sesame and Chia Seeds

Do you have a sweet tooth like us? Well these are your saviour. Sweet, filling, and super tasty. Healthy, nutritious and delicious. Take them to a party as pictured above, or place in a feature bowl on the coffee table … Continue reading

The Healthiest Banana Icecream You’ve Ever Seen

I saw this presented by Matt Preston on Masterchef and was a little sceptical. It sounded too good to be true, so of course my inquisitive cooking mind had to give it a go. The only ingredient he used was bananas. Healthy, simple … Continue reading

Beetroot and Berries

It’s springtime!  That means, I can get away without wearing slippers and have finally been able to take the big heavy dooners off the bed. It also means that I’m not searching for a hot breakfast, instead I’m blending up delicious smoothies. I am … Continue reading

Smoothie Cubes

Strawberries are in season and The Chef and I keep coming home with kilo’s and kilo’s of strawberries as they are such a wonderful price at the moment. We just love them. Unfortunately they don’t last forever though, so I … Continue reading

Healthy Choc Peanut Milkshake

If I could eat mountains of chocolate, I would. It’s difficult to deny that chocolate flavour is divine and addictive. So, as a way to steer away from chocolate bars – high in fat and sugar, I find simply adding … Continue reading

How to control your icecream urge

My soft spot is for icecream, so I thought I would share with you my special way of keeping my portion under control. I have found that using these mini icecream cones are fabulous because you can pop a dollop of icecream … Continue reading

Strawberry Smoothies

We just love strawberries. How something so natural, can be so vibrantly coloured and taste so sweet is just an outstanding feat of nature. The  combination of bright red shiny flesh with contrasting strong green leaves perched on top is just stunning to me. The Chef … Continue reading

Strawberry Sunshine

Words and Photographs by: The Nutrition Guru Good healthy food doesn’t have to look or taste bland. How delightful do these little pots of colour look, and I can assure you the simplicity of fruit and yoghurt is so refreshing. This … Continue reading

Light…Lite or Scam?

BE AWARE: In Australia, the terms LIGHT or LIGHT on food packaging don’t necessarily mean lower in fat or kilojoules. It can also refer to the colour or texture of the product. For example, food manufacturers are able to call … Continue reading

Refined Sugar Free Choc Cookies

Who doesn’t love a little cookie with a cuppa? Chocolate cookies are normally laden with saturated fat, sugar and all sorts of preservatives and additives. Here, we have come up with a cookie which tastes good, but contains healthier fats and … Continue reading

Little Pumpkin and Olive Oil Cakes

We just love pumpkin. Pumpkin scones, pumpkin pasta, roast pumpkin and steamed pumpkin. And now, PUMPKIN CAKE! This cake was born because my mother had given me 2 whole beautiful organic pumpkins fresh from her garden. What better way to make … Continue reading

CHOCOLATE MUG PUDDING

A decadent chocolate treat that is a healthy alternative to normal chocolate puddings…AND super easy to make This is a little beauty This recipe is a ‘one bowl wonder’ only taking 5 minutes of your time. Best thing is, there’s hardly … Continue reading

Milk Jelly with Rhubarb and Rose Syrup – a healthy sweet treat

A simple stunning dessert

To make the Jelly Ingredients 400ml Milk 1 tbsp Gelatine dissolved in 100 ml boiling water 2 tbsp Natvia (this is a natural sugar replacer). If you do not have access to Natvia, use 4 tbsp of sugar or honey … Continue reading

Healthy and Delicious Dragonfruit Smoothie

Smoothies are such a fabulous snack. The most perfect way to get your 2 serves of fruit in per day, as well as fibre, vitamins and minerals. In Australia, Dragonfruit are in season, lucky us! They are an asian fruit, although … Continue reading

A healthier Egg Custard Tart? Are you for real? YES WE ARE!

There’s a debate at the moment in the nutrition world. Butter vs margarine. The answer is complex, and would take hours to go into. Due to requests from readers, we have in fact developed a recipe that uses margarine instead of … Continue reading