This soup recipe is incredibly easy and sure to warm you up on a cold day. Best served with some fresh, crusty bread. Ingredients 2 medium leeks 6 medium potatoes 1L of reduced-salt chicken stock or vegetable stock Olive oil Salt and pepper Method Remove both ends of the leek and slice thinly, then sautee in [Read more…]
A compilation of recipes from dietitian Claire Ward. Claire makes no claims to be a chef- she simply enjoys cooking and loves to share this with people.
Most of the recipes do not include how many serves they make but in most cases, main meal dishes will serve at least four people with enough for leftovers.
This fresh and zesty coleslaw is the perfect side dish with grilled meat or fish. Perfect for a family BBQ on a warm day. Best made fresh on the day but will keep in an air-tight container for 2 days. Ingredients 1/2 a white cabbage 1/2 a red (purple) cabbage 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise 2 [Read more…]
A delicious light meal option, perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve with a salad to make into a more substantial meal. Ingredients 1 small or medium pita pocket to use as pizza base 2 tablespoons of salt-reduced tomato paste 50g of lean meat eg. ham, cooked chicken breast or tuna Mixed vegetables eg. tomato, onion, [Read more…]
Beat the mid-afternoon slump with this creamy fruit smoothie recipe. For a filling and quick breakfast option, add 2 tablespoons of oats. Ingredients 1 cup of frozen blueberries 1 cup of reduced-fat milk 1 small tub (150g) of Greek yoghurt Method Blend all the ingredients together in a blender or with a stick mixer. Makes 2 [Read more…]
Try something different for breakfast: my healthy breakfast pie! You could use any ingredients you like: spinach, onion, baked beans… be creative! Ingredients 1 slice of bread (I used a light rye) 1 egg- whisked slightly Small handful (~20g) reduced-fat cheese 1 cup mushroom- chopped small 3 cherry tomatoes- chopped small 1 slice of ham- thinly [Read more…]
This delicious not-too-sweet cake is dairy and gluten-free (suitable for people with: lactose intolerance, gluten intolerance, milk protein allergy and coeliac disease) plus the olive oil makes the cake super moist. This recipe can also be made into cupcakes. Ingredients 1/2 C sugar 1/2 C olive oil ~2 C almond meal 1/4 C rice flour [Read more…]
A hearty meat-free dish that is not only filling but tasty. Curry is the perfect dish to make in bulk and freeze for those busy nights when you don’t feel like cooking. Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato 2 small potatoes 1 brown onion 1 red capsicum 1 tin of lentils 1 small tin of garden [Read more…]
Guaranteed to warm your belly on a cold Winter night! This can be made in the slow-cooker for extra convenience. Ingredients ~400g of lean, trimmed pork 2 large carrots 1 brown onion 3 sticks of celery 2 cups of salt-reduced chicken stock 400g tin of chickpeas (drained) Cumin to taste 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley [Read more…]
Once you have learned how to make your own delicious home-made chips, you’ll never want to buy ready-made chips again! This recipe is incredibly simple and the chips can be cooking away while you prepare the rest of the meal. Depending on the size of your potatoes, and what else you’re serving the chips with, [Read more…]