Bircher Muesli

Bircher Muesli is a very delicious, healthy and nutritious way to start your day! Try out this quick and easy bircher muesli recipe and see what you think (any left overs can be kept in the fridge for a few days). NB. This bircher muesli recipe needs to stand overnight to soften the oats, so […]

Top 5 Smoothies: Number 1 Banana, Honey and Wheatgerm Smoothie Recipe

With the wheatgerm for carbohydrate, the milk and yoghurt for calcium and protein, and the banana a serve of fruit, this smoothie makes a great way to start the day. If you don’t have any wheatgerm, just leave it out. Banana, Honey and Wheatgerm Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1 ripe banana, chopped roughly 1 tsp honey […]

Top 5 Smoothies: Number 2 Strawberry and Yoghurt Smoothie Recipe

Strawberries and yoghurt go almost as well together as strawberries and cream (and yoghurt is certainly a bit better for you!), and this smoothie makes a delicious treat. If strawberries aren’t in season, then you could substitute frozen strawberries. Strawberry and Yoghurt Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup strawberries 1 tbsp strawberry yoghurt 1 tsp honey […]

Top 5 Smoothies: Number 3 Mixed Berry Smoothie Recipe

Even when not in season, you can purchase frozen berries relatively cheaply to make this delicious smoothie. Frozen berries cool down the smoothie, making it the perfect summer breakfast on a hot day. Mixed Berry Smoothie Recipe Ingredients 1/2 cup mixed frozen berries (such as strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries etc) 1 tbsp yoghurt 200ml milk […]

Top 5 Smoothies: Number 4 Mango and Coconut Smoothie Recipe

I remember drinking a smoothie similar to this in a cafe at breakfast on the beach at Palm Cove (in tropical North Queensland near Cairns; think hot sunny days, blue water etc). I have tried to recreate it, but somehow it is never the same… possibly something to do with the location? Anyway, this smoothie […]

Top 5 Smoothies: Number 5 Watermelon and Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies are the ultimate fast food fix; roughly chop the ingredients, add to a blender or cup, whizz and it is done. In an instant you have breakfast, morning tea or an after school/work snack made, which makes it perfect for the “I’m hungry mum” chorus. I use a stick blender to whizz up smoothies […]

Healthy Homemade Toasted Muesli Recipe

Making your own muesli will save you heaps in cereal costs at the supermarket (which was the incentive for me to start making my own, and because I couldn’t find a brand that I really liked). Not only that, but you know exactly what goes into it, so you can be sure it has no […]

Quick and Easy Banana Nut Bread Recipe

Recently, after quite a few weeks indulging in too much heavy food and wine I finally snapped… well it was a group snap. Both myself and PS decided it was all too much, and we were both feeling fat and just generally run down (might have something to do with late nights and way too […]

Healthy Fresh Fruit Salad Recipe

You might think it is silly to include a recipe for fruit salad, however there are just so many versions out there that contain rock melon and honey dew… and not much else (apart from the odd soggy strawberry). The most important thing is to have fresh fruit that is in season (from your local […]

Special Boiled Eggs (Googies/Chookens) Recipe

In our house boiled eggs (Googies or Chookens) for breakfast always go down a treat. This is a quick and easy breakfast or snack recipe that kids love, particularly when they have their own egg cups – its surprising how attached kids get to their own egg cups – especially ones with funky cow designs […]