On the Go and Quick Snacks

6 Tips for a Plant-Powered Lunchbox

Creating a healthy plant-based lunchbox for kids is not only nutritious but can be delicious, exciting and teach good eating habits early on! Here are five steps to help you prepare a balanced and appealing meal: 1. Include a Variety of Food Groups: Aim to include foods from different food […]

Plant-based Chocolate Truffles

According to my son, these little chocolate balls are ‘the bomb’. Just a few minutes to make and they go down a treat in lunchboxes, at school bake sales and birthday parties. Makes: 12 Truffles Prep time: 10 minutes INGREDIENTS 120 g pitted dates 60 g raw hazelnuts 60 g raw […]

Simple Baby Marrow Fritters

Fritters can be made with a variety of veggie and spice combinations. I think they could almost be the fairy godmother of the kitchen … dress them up or down with a variety of garnishes or buns to make mini sliders … the options are endless. SERVES: 4-6 Ingredients 8–10 […]

Protein Loaded Sushi Jars with Jane Velez-Mitchell

Today I was lucky enough to prepare these delicious, fresh and super-dooper healthy sushi jars with Jane Velez Mitchell Not only do these pack a nutritional punch, but they look pretty too! I replace sushi rice with quinoa because of quinoa’s superior protein % – a massive 18% and all essential […]

“Berry Much” Smoothie

Why Berries? Berries are like little, great tasting tablets.  Although small, they are nutrition powerhouses!   They have extremely high levels of phytochemicals —  naturally occurring nutrients that help protect cells from damage. Berries are loaded with antioxidants which neutralise free radicals and can help with prevention of cancer and cardiovascular […]

Vegan-ola

Just may be my favourite recipe that I have ever posted! Super simple, super healthy and more-ish in every way! This is one of my Sunday batch-cooks and keeps us snacking healthy throughout the week. Loaded with macro and micro nutrients, this Vegan-ola will become a staple in your home. […]

Halloween (without the gore)!!

So Halloween looms and although, personally I am not exactly sure why we celebrate Halloween by dressing up and begging for lollies, my 2 kids get so excited for this “auspicious” occasion, that I usually get into the spirit…eventually! Fear not, plant based mums!  Here are my top recipes that […]

Monster Eye’s & Green Slime Smoothie

Monster Eye’s & Green Slime Smoothie. Slime & Monster eyes – sounds like something out of a horror movie, but when you tell your kids, they will find them begging you for this smoothie. Every mom reading this blog would fully appreciate the effort it takes to hide, mask, blend, […]