Archive of ‘Recipes’ category

Recipe: Bliss Balls

I’ve seen lots of recipes and photos of bliss balls (also known as raw cacao balls) on the internet and they intrigued me by how delicious they sound, whilst still being surprisingly healthy, so I decided to make some of my own. There are lots of variations out there so I cobbled a few together and used the ingredients that most appealed to me (and I happened to have on hand!)

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Building a Smoothie

Now that I have a blender that actually, y’know, blends things, I’m back to making smoothies as my breakfast of choice most days. I love the variety and I’m always trying new combinations, but there is a rough recipe of sorts I use for all my smoothies that I thought I would share with you.

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Recipe: Spinach and Goat’s Cheese Risotto

Late last week I had a huge craving for risotto and realised I hadn’t made any in months, so set about changing that quick smart. I like to keep mine simple on the ingredient front (but not on the flavour front!) so went with spinach and goat’s cheese, and it definitely hit the mark!

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Blended fun: Hummus and Juices

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I have a new food processor/juicer/blender toy and I’m loving playing with it, so pretty much everything I cook at the moment has at least one element going through the machine! I’m particularly loving the juicing mechanism, but also whipped up some hummus to snack on at work.

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Recipe: Roast Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Now that the heatwave in Melbourne has subsided for the time being I have been able to turn the oven back on and add some more variety to my cooking. This roast veggie quinoa salad with a tahini dressing seemed like the perfect way to reintroduce oven baked foods to my diet, and is the perfect thing to bring to work for a week’s worth of lunches!

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