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There’s a Beetroot in my Cake

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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10 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

The food we eat is one of the most powerful tools we have to help prevent disease. Your immune system protects your body by defending against viruses and bacteria, which can cause inflammation in the body, resulting in illness and disease. Certainly, a healthy body begins with a healthy immune system. Fruit and especially vegetables have many properties to heal, nourish and boost your immune system. All fru ...

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Recipe // Pumpkin Lasagne

This lasagne is a fiber rich, supercharged veggie bonanza, including lots of different colored vegetables. The hero of this dish – pumpkin, is a rich source of antioxidants especially vitamin A and many other vitamins, minerals and protective phytochemicals. Ingredients Pumpkin layer 1kg butternut or Jap pumpkin, peeled and roughly sliced 2 large carrots, roughly cut 200g (1½ cups approx.) of cauliflower, f ...

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Recipe // Egg-Stuffed Avocado

There’s nothing better than a delicious breakfast that is healthy, easy to prepare and comes complete with its own bowl. Many people on Stradbroke Island are lucky enough to have huge avocado trees in their backyard, which makes it easy to source the biggest, tastiest fruit just perfect for this recipe. Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 ripe avocados 4 rashers bacon, cooked 30g soft, fresh goats cheese 8 eggs Salt and ...

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Keep it Simple with Meal Planning

We can agree being a parent is busy and we play many roles: taxi driver, cleaner, organiser, social planner, to being a teacher, chef, therapist, and so much more. After a hectic day running around we want to give you some tips on how to keep going... and create a delicious healthy meal for everyone. Wearing that chef hat, takes up a big part of our day; beginning with planning, shopping, prepping, cooking ...

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