Category Archives: grains

coconut lemon muffins with chia seeds

glazed lemon coconut chia seed muffins

A new spin on lemon poppy seed muffins – healthier whole-grain pastry flour stands in for regular, pumped up chia seeds stand in for poppy and coconut oil & flakes bring added flavour & texture, not to mention added health benefits! With muffins like these, you can dig in on a regular basis!

whole-grain bread in a machine

whole grain bread in a machine

With a bread machine you can be turning out loaf after loaf of wholesome, healthy homemade bread every single day. Not to mention dough by the truckload just waiting to be rolled, twisted and cajoled into whatever shape you like!

rice with green vegetables & ponzu

Rice is totally underrated – and joins pasta and potatoes as a blank canvas all us cookers turn to – which makes one wonder how it could ever end up completely unadorned, in a naked pile on a plate. And, by the way, when it does – all I see, is a missed opportunity! It’s cheap, it’s versatile and it’s good for you – especially if it’s brown!

tortilla bowls

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Tortillas are good for so many things and at the top of the list is a bowl! Whether savoury or sweet, a tortilla can be turned into a lovely edible receptacle for virtually anything a standard bowl could contain. Happy bowling! I mean bowling.

popcorn in the microwave

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Popcorn the way nature intended – all you need is a supply of brown paper lunch bags, a boatload of popcornand a microwave to start feasting on the gorgeous whole grain that popcorn really is. Popcorn has never looked so good!

fish in a tin

Fish in a tin? Really?! Really. Stay with me now – I promise, you won’t be dissappointed. If you’re already a fan than you know that canned fish is another absolute must-have in the pantry – if not for the convenience and ease on the bottom line, then for the over-the-top health benefits. There is…

mincemeat apple crisp tarts

Mincemeat apple crisp tarts take the best from the tart world, the best from the apple crisp world and bring them together to create a tasty treat for any dessert table – holidays or not!

granola with dried fruit, nuts & seeds

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Granola is a great staple to have on hand at all times and by making your own you’re assured a pure, healthy product to enjoy in 100’s of ways. How to make granola is as easy as turning on the oven and having the ability to stir!

wraps ~ pork, veggie, rice & cheddar

Embracing tortilla wraps will transform anything you want to bring together. And when it coomes to leftovers – a little bit of this and a little bit of that creates a whole new meal, thanks to the tortilla! Ever noticed how tortilla wraps are served alongside a variety of items intended to be rolled up inside.

brown rice with coconut milk

Coconut rice is the perfect accompaniment to curries, hearty stews, grilled meats and vegetable dishes. And when you cook rice in coconut milk, the result is a rich, flavourful dish ready to soak up any sauce.