Hidden Veggie Nuggets!

Hidden Veggie  Nuggets!


Hidden veggie nuggets are great to get your little ones eating their veggies. The great thing is you can use whatever veggies you have in the fridge, you can also add chicken or tuna as well yum! Great with your favourite dipping sauce to!

Ingredients

1/2 grated zuchini

1 Cup mashed sweet potato

1 Grated carrot

1/2 Diced onion

1 Cup uncooked cauliflower blitzed to a fine crumb.

1 Clove Garlic cloves minced

1/2 Cup parmesan cheese grated

2 Cups of bread crumbs

1 cup Plain flour, Gluten free

2 Eggs

Good pinch of salt and pepper

Butter or olive oil to cook

 

Method

Add all veggies to a bowl and mix well along with salt and pepper.

In another bowl add he parmesan and bread crumbs and set aside.

In another bowl add the flour and set aside.

Whisk the eggs.

Roll veggies into one and half inch balls, roll in flour then dip in egg and then roll in parmesan mix.

Repeat until all mixture is used up.

Add oil to frying pan and heat on high.

Pop the balls in the frying pan and turn as they cook, you want a really golden crispy outside.

Pop on paper towel on a plate to drain any excess oil.

Makes  20 balls.

 

 

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Try Our Weet - Bix Chicken Nuggets They are delicious!

Try Our Weet - Bix Chicken Nuggets They are delicious!

I love cooking with Weet - Bix in fact they are used more for cooking then for breakfast in our house.

Weet - Bix are so versatile you can use them in sweet and savoury baking and they are great to use as crumbing ingredients as well. Try our Weet - Bix Chicken Nuggets, the texture is crisp, crunchy and delicious. The whole family will love them!

 Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo of chicken breast cut into nugget size pieces
  • 4 weet - bix
  • 1 cup of flour of your choice, we used plain flour
  • Good pinch of Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetta stock powder
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Butter or Olive Oil to cook.
  • Good pinch of celery salt

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Method:

  1. Blitz weet - bix in a food processor to a fine crumb.
  2. Place flour, celery salt, vegetta, salt, pepper and weet - bix into a mixing bowl
  3. Add beaten eggs to a bowl
  4. Pop the chicken into the egg and coat well
  5. Once chicken is coated in egg, pop into weet - bix mix and coat well.
  6. Add coated pieces to a plate
  7. Add butter to a hot wok or frying pan
  8. Add chicken pieces and flip regally for 5 mins,
  9. After 5 mins turn heat down to medium and keep flipping the chicken pieces until they have a golden colour.
  10. Take one piece out and cut n half to make sure cooked through.
  11. Once cooked serve with your favourite dipping sauce.
  12. We have also made these with a little chilli powder and garlic salt yum, add your favourite spices and get creative!

Serves 4

Tip: Add 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese to crumb mixture for a cheesy crispy coating yum! 

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Easy Orange And Poppy Seed Cake

Easy Orange And Poppy Seed Cake

I normally add almond meal to my orange cakes but this recipe is a super easy take on the traditional orange cake.

It smells great while cooking and tastes amazing, eat on its own or with icing yum!

Ingredients:

225 grams Butter

1 cup Sugar

3 Eggs

1 1/2 cup Self raising flour

1/4 cup Milk

1/4 cup orange juice

1/4 cup poppy seeds

1 Orange rind grated

 

Method:

Preheat oven to 180 degrees.

Cream butter and sugar

Add eggs one at a time and beat continually.

Fold in orange rind, poppy seeds, flour and then milk and orange juice and mix gently.

Line a 22 cm cake tin with baking paper.

Pour mixture into tin and bake for 30 mins. Cake is cooked when you can insert a skewer and it comes It comes out clean, the top of the cake should look slightly golden.

Ice with basic icing or eat on its own delicious!

Slice and enjoy!

Easy Icing:

2 tablespoons icing sugar

3 tablespoons orange juice

Mix together and pour over the top of cake once cooled.

Serves 8 – 10

Tip: You don’t have to add the poppy seeds, my husband doesn’t like them as he says they get stuck in his teeth lol

This also works with Lemons as well!

 

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Easy Chocolate Chip Muesli Slice

Easy Chocolate Chip Muesli Slice

This is great for a treat and perfect to make as a plate for an afternoon or morning tea.

Ingredients

155 grams Butter melted

3/4 cup Choc chips, we used Cadbury

1/2 cup Raw Sugar or coconut sugar

1 tablespoon Honey

1/2 cup Coconut

1/2 cup Whole meal flour

1 cup Sultanas

1 cup Rolled oats

Method

Preheat oven at 180 degrees.

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until well mixed.

Place in a 20cm tray lined with baking paper.

Press mixture into tray evenly.

Bake on 180 degrees for 15- 20 mins until slightly golden.

Once cooled cut into slices.

Enjoy!

For a thicker slice double the mixture!

Makes 16

 

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Cauliflower Gems

Cauliflower Gems

I don't know about you but my kids love potato gems and to be honest so do I. These are a healthier take on the traditional gems and a lot lower in carbs. They are always a hit in our house!

Ingredients

  • Cauliflower head and leaves removed 1

  • Greek yogurt 1/3 cup

  • Garlic cloves minced 2

  • Cheddar cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Eggs 2

  • Egg whites 2

  • Salt pinch

  • Pepper pinch

  • 1 cup bread crumbs or rice crumbs blitzed fine < optional

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees

  2. Boil or steam cauliflower until soft and tender, drain any liquid and transfer to a food processor. Make sure all liquid is drained otherwise your mixture will be to moist.

  3. Add garlic salt and pepper and blend until smooth.

  4. Transfer to a large bowl and add yogurt whole eggs (not egg whites) and cheese and mix through well.

  5. In another bowl beat egg whites until stiff and gently fold through the mix.

  6. Add bread crumbs and gently form into the shapes you like.

  7. Transfer mixture to a line tray.

  8. Cook for 20 - 25 mins until golden brown.

  9. Once cooked serve warm or let cool and store in sealed container in fridge for lunches.

  10. Freezable for up to 4 weeks.

 

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13 Healthy Ball Recipes, that will curb any sweet craving!

13 Healthy Ball Recipes, that will curb any sweet craving!

Balls are the ultimate healthy snack. They are quick and easy to make, usually only contain a few ingredients, and most recipes freeze extremely well. Make a big batch, pop them in the freezer and you always have healthy snacks on hand. Some are so healthy they even make a great breakfast.

No bake oatmeal protein energy balls from The Healthy Maven

These tasty no bake balls have an added boost of protein thanks to the vanilla whey protein powder. You can add chocolate chips to make these balls even more delicious, or instead add raisins for healthier oatmeal balls. 1

Chocolate date balls from Cake Whizz

These chocolate date balls are much healthier than just eating squares of chocolate. They are extremely easy, with no baking involved, and look fun covered in sprinkles. 2

Heavenly coconut bliss balls from Danette May

These coconut balls are the perfect on the go snack. They are filled with healthy fats and filling fibre, making them great for an energy boost. 3

3 Ingredient apricot balls from Bargain Mums

It does not get any simpler than these 3 ingredient apricot balls. These are so good, you will find it impossible to stop at one. 4

Apple cinnamon energy balls from Frugal Coupon Living

These apple cinnamon balls use only 4 ingredients, that you might just already have sitting in your cupboard. They are great for those times you feel like something a little sweet, but healthy at the same time. 5

Raspberry zinger energy balls from The Wholesome Dish

These raspberry zinger balls contain nothing but fruit and nuts; perfect for a quick energy boost.

6

Blueberry muffin energy bites from The Healthy Maven

Next time you crave a sugar filled muffin, try one of these blueberry muffin bites instead. They are made with healthy, raw and all-natural ingredients that will satisfy those cravings in an instant. 7

Cranberry vanilla energy bites from Recipe Runner

These tasty cranberry vanilla balls are perfect for curbing sugar cravings, and are also gluten-free, vegan and paleo.

8

Brownie cookie dough swirl protein balls from Fit Foodie Finds

These healthy treats include brownie and cookie dough flavor's swirled into one protein ball. Perfect for those times you can’t decide between vanilla and chocolate. 9  

Fruit and nut trail mix energy bites from With Salt and Wit

These healthy no bake trail mix balls are filled with dried cranberries, oats and pistachio nuts. They make a great snack or even breakfast on the go when you are short on time.

10

Pink chocolate chip cookie dough balls from Super Healthy Kids

These pretty cookie dough balls get their pink colour naturally from beetroot, which also makes these balls super healthy. 11

Sea salt dark chocolate quinoa energy balls from Simply Quinoa

These simple quinoa energy bills are turned into something special by adding a layer of dark chocolate and sprinkling of sea salt.

12

Salted caramel snickerdoodle protein bites from Cotter Crunch

While these balls do contain caramel chips, the rest of the ingredients are completely healthy, making them a great healthy dessert.

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Hidden Veggie Weet – Bix Balls

Hidden Veggie Weet – Bix Balls

These Hidden Veggie Balls are almost like big nuggets, kids love them and you can be creative and hide whatever veggies you like in them. I have also added both chicken and tuna in them in the past yum!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 grated zucchini
  • 1 Cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1 Grated carrot
  • 1/2 Diced onion
  • 1 Cup uncooked cauliflower blitzed to a fine crumb.
  • 1 Clove Garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 Cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 3 Cups of blitzed Weet - Bix
  • 1 cup Plain flour, Gluten free
  • 2 Eggs
  • Good pinch of salt and pepper
  • Butter or olive oil to cook

  Method

  1. Add all veggies to a bowl and mix well along with salt and pepper.
  2. In another bowl add he parmesan and Weet - Bix crumbs and set aside.
  3. In another bowl add the flour and set aside.
  4. Whisk the eggs.
  5. Roll veggies into 2 inch balls, roll in flour then dip in egg and then roll in parmesan mix.
  6. Repeat until all mixture is used up.
  7. Add oil to frying pan and heat on high.
  8. Pop the balls in the frying pan and turn as they cook, you want a really golden crispy outside.
  9. Pop on paper towel on a plate to drain any excess oil.
  10. For extra thick crunchy coat, repeat the coating twice.

Makes approx 10 large or 20 small balls.

 

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Lunch Box Honey And Oat Bars

Lunch Box Honey And Oat Bars

These Honey Oat Bars are so good, perfect for morning or afternoon tea yum!

I make these for lunch box treats as well, I replace the sugar with an overripe mashed banana and the honey with rice malt syrup for a healthier option.

Ingredients

  • 170 grams Butter melted
  • 1/2 cup Raw Sugar or coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • 1/2 cup Coconut
  • 1 1/2 cup Self raising flour
  • 1 cup Sultanas
  • 1 cup Rolled oats

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl until well mixed.
  2. Place in a 22 cm tray lined with baking paper.
  3. Press mixture into tray evenly.
  4. Bake on 180 degrees for 15- 20 mins until slightly golden.
  5. Once cooled cut into slices.
  6. Enjoy!

Makes 12

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Chicken And Haloumi Patties

Chicken And Haloumi Patties

Who doesn't love Haloumi and what better way to eat it then in a Pattie. I make these for my husband to take to work, I make a batch and freeze them in bags of three and he grabs a bag out as he needs them. They are really delicious and you can also hide extra veggies in them.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams of Haloumi grated
  • 500 grams of chicken mince
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 cup bread crumbs ( use gluten free crumbs if wanting gluten free)
  • Olive oil to cook with.
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Method

  1. Place all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and combine well.
  2. Roll into approx 1 1/2 inch balls and pop on a tray or plate. If you are not going to be cooking them straight away pop them in the fridge .
  3. Heat oil in frying pan until hot and balls, press down gently on each ball to make a Pattie.
  4. Cook on high for approx 2 minutes and then turn over continue to cook on high for another 2 minutes and then reduce heat so that they cook through without burning. The patties may stick slightly due to the cheese just gently lift them and turn over.
  5. Once cooked place on paper towel on a plate to drain any excess oil.
  6. Serve with your favourite side or eat on their own yum!

Makes 10

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Healthy Rich Chocolate Pudding - Gluten and Dairy Free!

Healthy Rich Chocolate Pudding - Gluten and Dairy Free!

This is a great pudding when you feel like something sweet but you still want it to be healthy.

Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados seeds and skin removed
  • 1 Over ripe banana peeled
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa powder we used Loving Earth
  • 120 grams Dark Chocolate we use Lindt
  • 1/3 Cup Coconut cream
  • 3 tablespoons Rice Malt syrup or honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Banana Sliced for garnish

  Method

  1. Place the avocados, banana, rice malt syrup, vanilla and vanilla extract into a food processor and blitz until smooth.
  2. Pop the chocolate into a microwave safe bowl and cook on high for 1 minute until chocolate is melted. Set aside to cool.
  3. Add the coconut cream and blitz until smooth.
  4. Add cooled chocolate into the mixture and blitz again until smooth.
  5. Scoop into four serving bowels or glasses.
  6. Garnish with more banana and chocolate, you can also add nuts.
  7. Pop in the fridge to set for a couple of hours or eat straight away.

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Healthy Hidden Veggie Smoothie

Healthy Hidden Veggie Smoothie

The thing I love about this Healthy hidden veggie smoothie is that I can actually hide cauliflower in it without the kids knowing. < genius!

The trick is to make sure the cauliflower is blended to a really fine dust, I use a Thermomix or Nutri - Bullet, then I add the coconut milk and blend well, your little ones will never know that this super smoothie has a hidden veggie in it!

 

Ingredients

  • 250 mills coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 4 drops liquid stevia
  • shredded coconut to garnish

  Method

  1. Pop the cauliflower into a blender and blitz until a fine sand texture.
  2. Add coconut milk and blend for 1 minute.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend for a further minute, you want to make sure there is no grainy texture.
  4. Pour into glasses and enjoy!

Serves 2

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Hidden Veggie Mac And Cheese

Hidden Veggie Mac And Cheese

Let's face it kids can sniff out the smallest veggie before it hits the kitchen table < super powers! This Hidden Veggie Mac And Cheese can make the fussiest of eaters consume veggies without even knowing it.

The best part is that it has 5 veggies in it and is kid approved, the whole family loves it when I make it and you can adapt it with whatever veggies you have in the fridge, just remember to blitz them well so no one sees ha!

Ingredients
• 1 Packet of macaroni
• 2 cups mashed pumpkin
• 1 cup mashed sweet potato
• 1  carrot
• 1/2  zucchini
• 1 litre of milk
• 60 grams of butter
• 1 onion
• 250 grams of cheddar cheese
• Pinch of salt and pepper

 

Method
1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees
2. Add butter and onion to a large saucepan.
3. Cook on high until onions are transparent and cooked through.
4. Blitz all veggies in a food processor until smooth.
5. Add milk and macaroni and stir until it boils.
6. Add the pumpkin, sweet potato, zuchini and carrot and stir through.
7. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, until pasta is cooked through.
8. Add 200 grams of the cheese and stir through until it's melted
9. Pop the Mac and Cheese into a oven proof dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
10. Place in the oven for 8 minutes until the top forms a golden crust. (skip this step if you don't like a crunchy top)
11. Serve and enjoy!

Serves 4

Tip: Use Spaghetti and you have a vegetarian pasta dish!

 

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Hidden Veggies Tuna Patties

Hidden Veggies Tuna Patties

These Hidden Veggies are my go to mid week meal, they are super tasty and you can pretty much use whatever you have in the fridge.

You can add more Tuna, I find that my kids don't eat them if they have to much tuna in them, if you do add more tuna use less tin tomato's. You can change these up by using left over chicken instead of tuna, and add your favorite herbs and spices yum!

Ingredients

6 Potato's boiled and mashed

8 Weet - Bix crushed fine

150 grams Tuna

1 Egg

1 1/2 cup crushes tin tomato's

1 celery stick finely diced

1 Carrot grated

1 onion finely diced

1/2 zucchini grated

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon Vegetta

Oil for frying

  

Method

Add all ingredients except the Weet - Bix to a mixing bowl and combine well.

Place the Weet - Bix crumbs in a separate large bowl.

Roll mixture into approx 11/2 inch balls and coat in the Weet - Bix crumbs.

Heat oil in frying pan and place balls in, gently flatten with the back of a spatula to form a patty shape,

Cook for approx 2 mins each side and set aside on a plate lined with paper towel to drain any excess oil.

Makes 12


 


 

 

       

 

 

       

 

 

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Gluten Free Apple And Pork Rissoles

Gluten Free Apple And Pork Rissoles

These Gluten free chicken Curry Rissoles are a perfect cook ahead meal, I make them in bulk and then freeze them into separate containers for easy pull out meals or lunches. If you don't have Gluten free rice crumbs, bread crumbs will work the same but they won't be gluten free.

Ingredients

500 grams Pork mince

1 carrot grated fine

1 Apple grated fine,I used granny smith.

2/3 cup of Rice crumbs < we use Casalare premium gluten free.

1 Onion diced fine

sprig of parsley finely chopped should be approx 2 tablespoons.

1 egg beaten

Good pinch of salt and pepper

Olive oil to cook in

 

Method

Add the onion, pork mince, carrot, apple, parsley and rice crumbs to a bowl and combine well.

Add the, salt, pepper to the beaten egg and mix well.

Pour the egg into the pork mixture and  combine well.

Heat a large frying pan on high and add oil.

Once really hot add approx 2 inch balls to the pan and press slightly to form a Pattie shape.

Let cook until golden and crispy then turn over reduce heat to medium for another 2 minutes.

Reduce heat to low and let them cook through, making sure the middle is cooked but still juicy, if you over cook them they will dry out.

Once cooked let rest on paper towel to remove any excess oil.

Enjoy!

Tip:  you can hide any veggies you like in these, mashed pumpkin corn etc. Just adjust rice crumbs accordingly.  You can also substitute the egg for your favourite sauce.

 

 

 

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Hidden Veggie Pasties

Hidden Veggie Pasties

These make nice big pasties for a main meal, you can use the same mixture to make smaller ones which are great for entertaining and kids parties. You can hide whatever veggies you like inside them just make sure the mixture is not to wet when assembling.


Ingredients

500 grams Beef mince, chicken mince is also good.

1 onion diced fine

1/2 cup peas

1/2 cup corn kernels

1 carrot grated fine

1/2 cup broccoli heads diced really fine (really fine so kids can't see ha!)

1 large potato diced into approx half cm pieces, you want it nice and fine

 1 garlic clove crushed

 1/4 cup tomato sauce

salt and pepper to taste

1 egg beaten

4 sheets puff pastry, short crust works fine as well.

 

Method:

Preheat oven to 220C

Line a tray with baking paper

Add all ingredients except the egg and pastry to a large bowl and mix well.

Thaw out 4 sheets of pastry and place mixture into the middle of the sheet.

Roll pastry so that all edges are closed, brush with egg to seal.

Brush with more egg on top so that pastry goes a golden colour when cooking.

Gently prick a few times with a fork to allow steam out as they cook.

Cook for approx 20 minutes until the outsides are golden brown in colour.

Serve with your favourite sauce, on their own or with more veggies.


 

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Quick And Easy Beef Stroganoff Pasta

Quick And Easy Beef Stroganoff Pasta

After the birth of my first child a good friend bought a meal over to our house and it was this delicious Beef Stroganoff pasta. The flavours are delicious and I thought for sure it would be some technical recipe, my friend assured me it is was very easy to make. Since then I make this regularly, I also make double batches and freeze half for another time, I have used it in tarcos, tortillas with rice and in a Sheppard's pie. It is a really versatile recipe and great for us mums!

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Beef mince
  • 2 onions peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 2 cups mushrooms diced fine ( I dice mine small so the kids dont see them)
  • 2 cups Beef stock
  • 300 mils sour cream
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar optional
  • 1 packet of your favourite pasta we used Parppadelle

Method

  1. Heat oil in frying pan and add the mince.
  2. Once mince is brown add the onions, garlic, salt, pepper, and sugar and stir through.
  3. Once the onion has softened a little add the tomato paste and beef stock and let simmer on low for 15 minutes.
  4. Boil your pasta while mince is simmering and drain.
  5. Turn off heat add in sour cream to mince and mix through.
  6. Stir through pasta and serve with parley or your favourite hers and parmesan.
  7. Can be frozen up to 8 weeks.

Serves 6   

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Kid Friendly Muffins

Kid Friendly Muffins

 

How many Mum’s out there have fussy eaters or Kids who are simply too ‘busy playing’ to eat or are just going through one of their “Oh I will only eat this for the next 6 weeks phase?” Well that’s my Little Gremlin. Fruit, cheese and the favourite….tomatoes are the flavour of the month. Which is fine, but I like to offer a bit of variety in the Kids diet….how can they eat the same thing day in day out and still love it? It boggles me!

 

It got me thinking, what can I make him that is nutritious, wholesome and tasty? A MUFFIN! What kid doesn’t eat muffins? So I had a look at what was in the fridge and whipped these savoury muffins up in less than 10 mins.

 

What you’ll need:

 

2 cups – self raising flour, sifted

 

80gms – melted butter, cooled

 

1 egg

 

1 cup milk

 

½ cup continental parsley

 

2 Sausages or meat of your choice

 

1 cup – finely chopped spinach

 

1 spring onion

 

200gms – Feta cheese, I used Danish Feta

 

8 cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped

 

10 Kalamata olives, sliced

 

Sprinkle of pepper to taste

 

 

 

How to do it:

 

Preheat the oven to 200C (fan forced) and prep a 12 muffin tray with light cooking spray.

 

Sift flour into a big bowl. In a separate bowl combine; parsley, spinach, spring onion, fetta, tomatoes, olives and pepper, mix until combined. Once combined fold the mixture through the flour.

 

Add butter, egg and milk and fold in until just combine. (The trick with muffins is not to over mix).

 

Once the mixture has come together, simply spoon the mixture into muffin tin. I like my muffins top heavy so I filled them up to the top of the tin haha. You could sprinkle some more feta on top if you liked before putting them in the oven.

 

Then bake for 15-20mins (depending on your oven) until nice and golden on top.

 

Let them cool in the tin for 10 minutes before you remove them to the wire rack.

 

They’re great fresh out the oven (obviously once cooled slightly), or as a snack the next day, eaten cold or heated up. They’re a nice healthy snack the kids will enjoy and you know exactly what’s in them.

 

And remember these can be adapted to whatever suits your little ones tastes – or yours! Believe me you will be munching on them too!

 

What’s flavour of the month at your place?

 

 

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2 Ingredient Ice cream

2 Ingredient Ice cream

This is a great healthy alternative to store bought ice cream. My Miss 4 and Mr 2 always ask for  ice cream, so I came up with this healthy alternative to the store bought stuff. I normally give the kids one of these in the afternoon for a snack, I can even bribe them to pick up their toys in exchange for an “ice cream” < insert wicked mum laugh here.

 

Seriously these are so yummy, low calories, each one averages about 110 calories per serve and each recipe will serve 4 people. I like that I can use whatever we have in the fridge, you can also try other ingredients like: honey, coconut, carob powder, apple, pear, etc Get creative!

 

Here are 3 of the flavor’s I make regularly:

 

Chocolate / Banana: 3 Frozen bananas and 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder. I also sometimes use protein powder.

 

Mango: 2 Frozen bananas and 2 cups of frozen mango.

 

Berry:  2 Frozen bananas and 2 cups of mixed frozen berries.

 

Simply pop ingredients into a blender or Thermomix and blitz on high for 2 minutes. After a minute of blitzing check how it looks you may want to add 10 mls of milk, or juice to bind it together. (I find the berry mix needs a little bit of juice to get a smooth consistency).

 

Then simply scoop into cups and serve YUM!

 

What other flavors would you do?

 

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Curried Beef Sausage Rolls

Curried Beef Sausage Rolls

These curried beef sausage rolls are a nice change from normal sausage rolls. They never last long in our house even the kids love them. You can adjust the amount of curry powder  you use or even add your own choice of spices to suit your taste.

Ingredients

·       450grams beef mince

·       1 onion chopped finely

·       2 cloves minced garlic

·       1 tablespoon Keens Curry Powder

·       1 cup bread crumbs

·       3/4 cup tomato sauce

·       4 sheets puff pastry

·       1 Egg beaten for pastry edges ( can substitute for milk if needed)

·       pinch salt

·       1/4 teaspoon pepper

 

Instructions

1.     Preheat oven to 180 degrees

2.     Line 2 large trays with baking paper.

3.     Add mince, onion, garlic, salt and pepper to a mix master or Thermomix and mix until mince is  a sausage consistency.

4.     Pop mince mixture into a large bowl.

5.     Add the bread crumbs and mix well.

6.     Mix the sauce and curry powder together in a bowl and add to the mince mixture, combine really well.

7.     Cut pastry across the middle so you have 2 even pieces per one sheet. You should have 12 even pieces once finished.

8.     Pop the mixture across the middle of the pastry and roll up, making sure you don't over fill as they will bust open when cooking.

9.     Press the edge's down on each end and lightly score where they will be cut with a sharp knife.

10.  Brush lightly with egg mix and pop in the oven for 30 minutes until golden brown in colour.

Makes 30

 

 

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Safe and delicious snack for babies.

Safe and delicious snack for babies.

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Finding a safe and delicious snack for babies can be a testing task.  Getting the right mix of taste, texture and nutrition is a vital part of developing healthy eating habits in a baby’s lifestyle.

Introducing Baby Mum-Mum; a range of delicious, nutritious rice rusks which have been by loved by Australian babies for over a decade.  Full of wholesome ingredients, they feature no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.

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