Cooking Ideas

Want to have a healthy Easter? Try some exotic fruits.

Want to have a healthy Easter? Try some exotic fruits.

Posted on 11th Apr 2017

Easter is usually all about chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. Oh, and don’t forget the hot cross buns lathered in butter as well. With all this tempting food around, it can make it pretty tricky if you want to stay on the straight and narrow and not fall off the healthy eating wagon. 



Recipe Test: Fruit and Vegetable Ice Blocks

Recipe Test: Fruit and Vegetable Ice Blocks

Posted on 13th Mar 2017

With this hot Queensland weather lingering about, my kids still love to chill in the afternoon with a cold ice block. Like most kids, they love their fruit, but getting them to eat their vegetables is a little trickier. So I was really excited to try these three ice block recipes created by Emily Dixon for Super Healthy Kids, using both fruit AND vegetables. You heard right…fruit AND vegetables.



Cheese on the Bottom Veggie Pizza

Cheese on the Bottom Veggie Pizza

Posted on 28th Feb 2017

Want to add more veggies in your life? Try this pizza recipe with a twist. Add the cheese first and then the toppings. The cheese adds to the body of the pizza, and with the veggies on top, you can see them in all their glory and they will stay fresh.



How to Make a Flip Salad

How to Make a Flip Salad

Posted on 21st Feb 2017

Looking for a delicious and easy lunch idea to take to work, that also gives you your daily dose of vegetables? Flip salads are the answer!



Very Veggie Fritters

Very Veggie Fritters

Posted on 31st Jan 2017

Here’s a great dinner idea that ticks all the boxes…it’s quick and easy, it’s healthy, it’s delicious, AND you can make extras for tomorrow’s lunch.



Throw another veggie on the barbie

Throw another veggie on the barbie

Posted on 24th Jan 2017

If you’re having friends over for the traditional Australia Day barbeque, you’ve probably already thought about your lamb cutlets or sirloin steak, but have you thought about your vegetables?



Back to school with brain break

Back to school with brain break

Posted on 18th Jan 2017

If you’re a parent with school aged kids, you’ll probably be seriously starting to think about dusting off that school morning routine. You know, the checklist as you’re rushing out the door…lunch box, check, water bottle, check, hat, check and… brain break.



How to have a healthy hangover

How to have a healthy hangover

Posted on 31st Dec 2016

Planning to overindulge tonight and don’t want to feel the pain tomorrow morning? We can’t actually give you a cure for a hangover, but try drinking this healthy smoothie to speed up your recovery time.



What to bring when you’re asked to bring a plate for Christmas

What to bring when you’re asked to bring a plate for Christmas

Posted on 19th Dec 2016

Firstly, don’t rock up with a plate with nothing on it... your host probably won’t think it’s funny. So if you’re asked to bring a plate, here’s some simple and quick ideas that your host will actually appreciate.



Get crafty in the kitchen with the kids this Christmas

Get crafty in the kitchen with the kids this Christmas

Posted on 13th Dec 2016

Christmas is such an exciting time for children, so get them busy in the kitchen with these festive food art ideas. They are fun to make, yummy to eat, and made with lots of healthy fruit and vegetables mixed with a few sweet treats to add to the Christmas cheer.