Category Archives: Healthy Food Ideas

Father’s Day – 5 Foodie Ways to Win Dads heart

What man doesn’t like food? There is no easier way to treat Dad this Father’s Day than serving up delicious food. So this Father’s Day think about serving something delicious to treat the special dad in your life. Foodie Ways to Win Dads heart #1: Breakfast in bed – Bringing Dad a special tray while…

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Tired and Grumpy Kids

When we have tired and grumpy kids (ie. are simply emotional and tired) the first thing we can tend to forget is to pay attention to their internal nourishment. Whenever my girls spend time away from home even for a night I can always tell want kind of foods they have eaten and how much water…

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Easy After School Snack Ideas

Easy after school snack ideas can be stressful to find, often my kids will get home hungry, will open the fridge and/or cupboard and say the often said words “there’s nothing to eat!!” I’m sure you can relate. I hope you enjoy these little ideas. Easy After School Snack Ideas #1 Apple turtles These cute…

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Grain Free and Dairy Free Pancakes

Grain Free and Dairy Free Pancakes (Coconut Flour Almond Meal Pancakes) Ingredients ½ cup coconut flour 1/3 cup almond meal 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 4 organic, pastured eggs 1 tablespoon coconut oil, melted 1/3 cup milk or coconut milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract a pinch of sea salt 1-2 tablespoons organic, butter Your choice…

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Committing to a Healthy Lifestyle

How have you been going with committing to a healthy lifestyle? It’s interesting that we can change when we have a reason for our commitment. For example, your kids are active and really want to get out and go for a walk or a swim at the beach but because you are overweight and get…

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Banana Apple and Cinnamon Muffins

Yummy Banana Apple and Cinnamon Muffins Ingredients 1 cup wholemeal self raising flour 1 cup self raising flour 3 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp bicarb soda 3 apples, peeled and grated 1/2 a banana 1/4 cup honey (or brown sugar) 2 tbs maple syrup 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (or coconut oil) 2 eggs 1…

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Date Balls

Date Balls INGREDIENTS Makes approx 20-25 depending on how big you make them. 220 grams pitted dried dates 100 grams raw almonds 20 grams raw cashews 2 tsp vanilla extract, or 1/3 vanilla bean 65 grams desiccated coconut 20 grams cocoa powder, optional or raw cacao powder 10 grams coconut oil, optional 2 tablespoons maple…

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Homemade Muesli Bars

Not long ago it never even crossed my mind to make homemade muesli bars for my kids for their lunchbox snacks, but what a great alternative to the store-bought muesli bars, for health and budget reasons. Have you made homemade muesli bars before? See how this recipe compares, plus there is an addition of adding chocolate…

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Healthy Snack Ideas

The way children eat and the amounts are in general much smaller than adults, which means they will need to eat every couple of hours to get what their bodies need for daily nutrition requirements. As adults we need to be careful that we don’t follow our children’s snacking routine, as this is where the…

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Pear and Raspberry Bread Recipe

Pear and Raspberry Bread Recipe  Ingredients  Olive oil cooking spray 410g can pear slices in juice, drained 11/2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour 1/4 cup plain flour 1/4 cup desiccated coconut 1/3 cup raw sugar 1/3 cup reduced fat milk 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup sunflower oil 1 cup (120g)…

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