Pear Bake Smoothie

Pear Bake Smoothie

Raw honey is a super food, believed to be the best natural sweetener. Packed full of iron, zinc, calcium and lots more. Use raw honey in tea or in backing instead of sugar. Just don’t over do it, as it still counts as a sugar, even if it is natural. Ingredients 2 small Pears, Fresh…

Strawberry Cinnamon Swirl Smoothie

Strawberry Cinnamon Swirl Smoothie

Loaded with antioxidants that reduce free radical damage, Cinnamon is also well-known for its blood sugar lowering effects. Add a few spoons to your diet daily for these and other healthy benefits. Ingredients 6 Large Strawberries, fresh 2 tsp Cinnamon 100 ml Greek Yogurt 1 Cup Milk, preferably Full Fat 1 Heaped Scoop Manna Strawberry…

Lentil & cannellini bean soup

Lentil & cannellini bean soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 1 brown onion, halved, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 1L (4 cups) Vegetable stock 2 x 400g can diced tomatoes 1 x 400g can brown lentils, rinsed, drained 1 x 400g can cannellini beans, rinsed, drained Shaved parmesan, to serve Method Heat…

Mexican chicken and bean stew

Mexican chicken and bean stew

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 700g chicken fillets, cut into 3cm pieces 1 large carrot, coarsely chopped 1 red capsicum (bell pepper), coarsely chopped 2 tomatoes, coarsely chopped 2 x 420g cans red kidney beans 300g can corn kernels, rinsed, drained 1 tomato, extra, finely chopped 1/3 cup coriander leaves Warmed tortillas, to…

Beef chilli hot pot

Beef chilli hot pot

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons olive oil 600g diced beef 1 brown onion, finely chopped 35g packet chilli seasoning 410g can chopped tomatoes 420g can red kidney beans, drained, rinsed Method Heat 1½ tablespoons oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Cook beef, in batches, for 2 to 3 minutes or until browned. Transfer…

Hearty lentil and vegie soup

Hearty lentil and vegie soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, cut into 1cm dice 1 large carrot, peeled, cut into 2cm dice 1 celery stalk, cut into 2cm slices 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste 400g can lentils, drained, rinsed 400g can diced tomatoes 2 cups Vegetable stock 450g cabbage, thickly shredded…

Beef Ragu

Beef Ragu

Ingredients (8 servings) ¼ cup olive oil 1.3kg beef chuck steak, cut into 5cm chunks 4 eschalots, peeled, roots intact, halved 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 carrots, thickly sliced 2 celery stalks, thickly sliced 3 fresh thyme sprigs 2 fresh rosemary sprigs 2 dried bay leaves 1 cup dry red wine (or 1 cup beef…

Chunky Roast Vegetables with Sage and Lemon

Chunky Roast Vegetables with Sage and Lemon

Ingredients (8 servings) 1 lemon 2 zucchini (baby marrow), thickly sliced 1 large red onion, cut into wedges 2 red capsicums (belle pepper) cut into thick strips 1 large eggplant, cut into 4cm chunks 2 baby fennel, trimmed, cut into quarters, fronds reserved 8 garlic cloves, unpeeled 500g pumpkin, cut into small wedges ½ cup…

Chickpea and pumpkin casserole

Chickpea and pumpkin casserole

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 cup dried chickpeas 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 medium red onions, cut into wedges 600g butternut pumpkin, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 sprigs fresh lemon thyme 1½ cups Vegetable stock 200g cherry tomatoes 100g baby spinach Method Place chickpeas in a bowl. Cover with cold water. Stand overnight in a…