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Recipe // Sticky Asian Pulled Pork and Slaw

INGREDIENTS Serves 4-6 For the pork: 1kg pork shoulder (boned, fat trimmed) 50g piece ginger, finely grated 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1-2 long red chilli, halved 4-star anise 1⁄3 cup tamari (or coconut aminos) 1⁄3 cup sweetener (maple syrup or rice malt syrup) 1⁄2 cup dry white wine 1⁄2 cup chicken stock 1 heaped teaspoon Chinese five- spice For the Asian Slaw: 1 green apple, julienned 1⁄4 red cabbage, shred ...

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Recipe // Healthy Hot Chocolate

My approach to raising my kids to have a healthy, balanced relationship with food is firmly centred around education, enjoyment and finding the middle ground. When they were little I was very strict, controlling everything that passed their little lips. I just wanted what was best for them (in those early formative years) and to be honest I wouldn’t change a thing. However as they grew older and more autono ...

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Education in Food

“Don't let your children be part of a lost generation who cannot cook, has no idea where their food comes from or how to prepare a balanced meal." - Jamie Oliver Developing a 'food culture' in your household is one of the key foundations for both raising food-loving kids and also strengthening social bonds with them ahead of them entering the teen years. We teach our kids to read and write, yet many childre ...

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Recipe // Pork & Vegetable Stir-Fry

This pork stir-fry is a delicious, easy to make a mid-week meal that my family really loves. It’s a great recipe to get your kids to help with, from prepping the veggies to simply stirring it whilst it is cooking. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp ghee or olive oil 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 red onion, chopped 500g pork mince ground black pepper, to taste 2 tbsp fish sauce 1 cup chicken broth/stock 1 tbsp tomat ...

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There’s a Beetroot in my Cake // Green Pea Fritters

Judy and Jen are two Aussie mums on a mission to include more plants and supercharged foods on little folks' plates. "There's a beetroot in my cake" features more than 60 irresistible recipes to get your kids excited about vegetables, fruits and supercharged foods. Family favourites with a twist. Don’t fritter away your time worrying about how to get veggies into those little tummies! This recipe is here to ...

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Eat to Learn

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Your mumma told you this as a kid and you're probably drilling it into your own kids' heads nowadays as well. We all know that eating a decent breakfast is important - I’d go as far to say that it is one of the most important ways to improve your general health. People who eat a nourishing meal at breakfast have improved energy levels, mood, motivation, produ ...

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The Works to Go

This is a fantastic gluten-free breakfast and loved by anyone who enjoys a good old cooked breakfast. Full of nourishment and able to be varied to suit your taste (just choose the options you like), it is simple and foolproof. This recipe ticks all the boxes - quick, easy, nourishing and delicious! Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 rashes of free-range, nitrate-free bacon (you can also use ham) Plus... Choose up to th ...

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Winter Warmers get Healthy!

With Queensland’s premier food and wine festival, Regional Flavours, set to kick off at South Bank on July 15 and 16, there’s no better time to get excited about winter cooking. When the weather cools down it can be tempting to jam-pack our meals with comforting ingredients like sugar and cream, but it’s easier than you think to warm up and stay healthy at the same time – just take this apple crumble recipe ...

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The Easiest Slow Cooker Book Ever!

The Easiest Slow Cooker Book Ever! written by 4 Ingredients’ Kim McCosker, contains deliciously created recipes, that are easy, flavourful, family friendly and simply amazing! Sit to a dish of meat so tender it's falling from the bone and chicken so moist that every mouthful is savoured. Create soups and vegetarian meals where foods have developed, delivering restaurant flavours in homestyle cooking. It tak ...

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Recipe // Healthy Loaded Fries

The cooler weather definitely lends itself to craving comfort food. A few weeks ago my kids were requesting ‘hot chips’ for lunch and as it happened, they weren’t the only ones feeling like crunchy spuds! As chips in our house is a side (not a meal) and because I didn’t want to go to too much effort, I thought I’d build on their craving for chips and create a one pan meal of sorts. One of the ways that I ha ...

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