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Oaty Banana Raspberry and Coconut Bread

Oats are one of my favourite breakfasts – porridge in winter, and bircher in the summer.  But oats aren’t just for breakfast, they’re great in baking too.  Replacing refined flour with oats definitely ups the nutritional value of baking.  They add extra fibre which is great for digestive health and provide a source of magnesium. […]

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Mango, Lime and Coconut Chia Pudding

For along time I thought chia puddings were a bit out there and they would taste average, but I was wrong.  There are so many ideas for chia puddings and today, inspired by the sunshine I made this mango, lime and coconut chia pudding. These tropical flavours work really well together and make a satisfying […]

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Banana Coconut Chia bars

When I discovered dried bananas made by All Good bananas, I knew I wanted to turn them into a healthier sweet treat.  These are a delicious sweet treat in themselves, but I was sure they’d be great mixed with nuts and other nourishing goodies. Rather than bliss balls, I made these banana coconut chia bars.  […]

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Berry Chia Pudding with Greek yoghurt

Chia puddings make it quite acceptable to eat pudding for breakfast. This berry chia pudding with Greek yoghurt is a new recipe I tried out recently and makes a delicious, filling breakfast.   Chia seeds are pretty amazing little things. They’re really nutritious, and a special chia seed feature is that they swell up and […]

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Bliss balls

Bliss Balls – by Eat Well NZ   Bliss balls make the perfect sweet, yet nourishing treat.  Made with dates and a range of nuts, they’re a source of monounsaturated fats as well as a range of vitamins and minerals. These nutty bliss balls    have a rich chocolatey flavour yet these little bites have […]

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Homemade muesli bars

It’s hard to find the perfect muesli bar at the supermarket. Sugar is often the second ingredient on the list, and they often taste a little average to tell the truth.  Homemade muesli bars are really easy to make. You can buy your ingredients in the bulk bins so you can get just as much […]

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