Chickpea hummus

INGREDIENTS: 1 (400g) tin chickpeas (drain but keep the liquid) 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 tsp tahini 
½ tsp salt 1 Tbsp olive oil (and additional for topping) Dukkah (middle eastern spice mix) Chopped veggies as a dipping vessel METHOD: 1. In a blender or food processor combine chickpeas, garlic, tahini, salt and olive oil. Blend […]

Veggie & beef slow cooked stew

INGREDIENTS: 1kg chuck beef steak, cubed 2 Tbsp plain flour 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 zucchini, chopped 5 mushrooms, chopped 1 (400g) can chickpeas, drained 1 cup red wine 2 (400g) crushed tomatoes 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 Tbsp worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp plain flour 2 […]

Blueberry chia jam on toast

INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup chia seeds Handful of blueberries 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup water Sweetener of your choice (if you think it’s not sweet enough) Toast: Grainy, seedy wholemeal toast with unsweetened, unsalted peanut butter METHOD: 1. Place all ingredients in a small saucepan over a low heat. 2. Stir until the chia seeds […]

Trail mix

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 cup almonds 2/3 cup cashew 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp curry powder 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp dried rosemary 1/4 tsp salt Nonstick cooking spray or a small amount of olive oil NB: all nuts unsalted & unroasted. METHOD: 1. Preheat oven to 180 […]

Rasberry & white chocolate muffins

INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups of plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 cup of brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup of milk 2.5 Tbsp butter 1 cup of raspberries (can use fresh of frozen) 1/2 cup of white chocolate buttons METHOD: 1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius. 2. Sift flour and […]

Muesli slice

INGREDIENTS: 50g butter ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup honey ¼ cup pistachios ½ cup pepitas ½ cup of almonds ½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup rolled oats ½ cup self-raising flour METHOD: 1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Line a 20cm square cake tin with non-stick baking paper. 2. Place the butter, sugar and honey […]

Chocolate Ginger Cookies

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups almond meal (or hazelnut meal for even more chocolatey flavour) 1/4 cup cacao powder 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp vanilla 3 Tbsp maple syrup or rice malt syrup 4 Tbsp olive oil or rice bran oil 1/2 piece of crystallised ginger (to top each cookie) METHOD: 1. Preheat oven […]