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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