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Easy Paper-Bake Salmon

Easy Paper-Bake Salmon

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This is one of our favourite heart-healthy recipes and is not only delicious but quick and easy.

All wrapped up in baking paper, it can be prepared ahead of time and simply popped into the oven 15 minutes before you are ready to eat.

Healthy Apple Strudel

Healthy Apple Strudel

There is such as thing as a ‘healthy dessert’ and we have found it! Try this delicious take on a family favourite without the excessive calories. Mix up the spices to suit your taste buds or the fruit to add more variety to your day. It is scrumptious made with peaches too!

Healthy Vegetarian Pizza

Healthy Vegetarian Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? Well now you can feel good about it too! This healthy homemade vegetarian pizza is light and tasty and delicious hot or cold. Serve with a side salad for added goodness.

Peanut Butter and Chia Energy Ball

Peanut Butter and Chia Energy Ball

You don’t need to be a peanut butter lover to love this bliss ball! It’s melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness will leave you wondering how it can be so healthy. It is high in protein, good fats and even fibre. So one is more than enough to keep your hunger at bay and your gut bugs happy.

Burrito Bowl

Burrito Bowl

This delectable and colourful bowl is so simple to make, you will want it for lunch every day! You can mix-up the veggies and wholegrain choices for more variety and adjust the spices that you add to the yoghurt dressing to suit.

Green Pancakes with Salmon and Dill

Green Pancakes with Salmon and Dill

This recipe takes ‘adding something green’ to your plate to the next level. These healthy and delicious pancakes are perfect for a gluten-free, high protein breakfast option or even great as a snack on their own.

Baked Capsicums and Zucchinis stuffed with Quinoa, Currants and Feta

Baked Capsicums and Zucchinis stuffed with Quinoa, Currants and Feta

This dish is so delicious that even the kids will love it! It’s plant-based at it’s best, loaded with fibre from legumes, grains and veggies and the sweet taste of currants and cinnamon. Easy to prep and cook, it is perfect for meat-free Monday or a simple weeknight meal.

Green Cous Cous Salad

Green Cous Cous Salad

This Ottolenghi inspired salad is loaded with herbs and flavour to reinvigorate your love with salad and greens! Herbs count towards our daily plant intake and this dish has three plant points per serve.

Mango, Ginger and Turmeric Smoothie Bowl

Mango, Ginger and Turmeric Smoothie Bowl

Reducing inflammation in your body can be key to supporting good gut health and immunity. This smoothie bowl incorporates all the anti-inflammatory goodness of ginger and turmeric with the deliciousness of mango to get you started! Add extra milk or water if you prefer to make it into a smoothie rather than a smoothie bowl.

Baked Barramundi with Sweet Potato Mash and Broccolini

Baked Barramundi with Sweet Potato Mash and Broccolini

This dish is so simple but deliciously tasty, lean and balanced. It is perfect for those trying to manage their appetite and their weight. Look for Aussie Barramundi to support local industry and get the freshest produce available.

Mediterranean Bean Salad with Quinoa

Mediterranean Bean Salad with Quinoa

This bean and quinoa salad is not only a satisfying and tasty lunch, but cheap as chips too! I use canned beans (unsalted varieties where possible) for convenience and speed. It is a dish that can be prepared the night before or on the weekend to last a couple of days in the fridge.

Poached Eggs with Asparagus and Lime

Poached Eggs with Asparagus and Lime

Eggs are an excellent, high protein option for breakfast and are a great way to keep your appetite at bay through until lunchtime. If you have been struggling to manage your weight, this may help you get on top of it once and for all. Research shows that people who eat a higher protein breakfast are better able to manage their hunger throughout the day. Try it!

Lean Grilled Steak on Pumpkin Mash with Steamed Greens

Lean Grilled Steak on Pumpkin Mash with Steamed Greens

This one is for the meat-lovers! Lean and juicy, steak never tasted this good! Pair it with pumpkin mash and steamed greens and this is the perfect easy meal for a mid-week dinner or high protein recovery meal after an intense exercise session.

Easy Tuna Pasta Bake

Easy Tuna Pasta Bake

This tuna pasta bake is not only a family favourite but a great meal for a pre-event carb load.

It can be made ahead of time and reheated. It is loaded with veggies but I always serve it with a salad, as you can never have enough of the green stuff!

Gut Healthy Banana Muffins

Gut Healthy Banana Muffins

The beauties are a favourite in my household! They are a healthy and delicious option for the kids and a good way to ensure they are having some wholegrains in their diet. Perfect for that afternoon slump too, when you need a sweet treat without the guilt!

Chickpea Protein Balls

Chickpea Protein Balls

These plant-based protein balls are one of our favourite snack recipes. They are loaded with guilt-free goodness and are light and tasty. They are a great way to get legumes into the kids and they can easily be adapted to be lunchbox friendly but substituting the nuts for seeds.

Mediterranean Slow-Baked Salmon

Mediterranean Slow-Baked Salmon

This salmon dish is the ultimate Mediterranean feast for entertaining or even weeknight cooking on a smaller scale. It can be easily adapted to single salmon fillets, with the veggies and herbs being prepared ahead of time. The horseradish dressing adds to the herby taste sensation and is the perfect complement to the fish. Use any leftovers in a salad for lunch the next day.

Greek yoghurt, Berries and Healthy Granola

Greek yoghurt, Berries and Healthy Granola

This easy breakfast or snack combo is high in protein, fibre and antioxidants to boost your energy and fill you up! The homemade, nutty granola uses tahini as one of the ingredients, providing a taste-sensation that is not only delicious but healthy. The serve sizes are perfect for a small meal or generous snack.

Deliciously Nutty, Healthy Granola

Deliciously Nutty, Healthy Granola

Granola hasn’t always had the best reputation when it comes to being healthy! But this granola is different. It is low in sugar, high in fibre, good fats and taste! It is so easy to make and the perfect topper for yoghurt, porridge or fruit and can be eaten alone or with milk. You can mix-up the nuts and seeds to increase the plant-variety each time or remove the nuts if you are adding it to lunchboxes.

Falafel, Salad and Hummus Wrap

Falafel, Salad and Hummus Wrap

This plant-based wrap is one of our lunchtime favourites! Easy to make ahead of time and eat fresh or toasted. It’s Mediterranean style ingredients are high in fibre and gut-loving goodness.