Family Recipes — Nutritious

Cheesy Corn Fritters

Cheesy Corn Fritters

Corn fritters are an easy meal that perfect at any time of the day! These fritters are very popular in New Zealand and can be truly called a "Kiwi classics".  Corn is rich in insoluble fibre that feeds the good bacteria in the gut, which aids in digestion. Throw in a healthy amount of vitamin A, B, E, plus iron and potassium, and you have got one sweet package.  You can use either fresh sweetcorn (in season) or frozen kernels from the supermarket (during winter). Both will work well.  These particular corn fritters are loaded up with green onion, smoked paprika, and...


Avocado & Blueberry Muffins

Avocado & Blueberry Muffins

Did you know that avocado is actually a fruit? Avocado is a super food too. It's loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, such as folic acid, Omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium, potassium, lutein and fibre. Avocado is also rich in A, C, D, E, K vitamins and B group vitamins too. No wonder a regular consumption of this superhero offers a lot of health benefits; these are just some of them: cholesterol reduction and heart disease prevention, strengthening the immune system, and improving digestion.  Avocado is especially good for the kids as the presence of folic acid helps bones and muscles growth.  Avocado is so delicious and...


Oatilicious Energy Cookies

Oatilicious Energy Cookies

Have you got a cookie monster in a house? I shall admit sometimes I turn into one! That's why I created this recipe. These energy cookies are the best way to start your day! They made from wholegrain oats, Pic's peanut butter, coconut oil, and desiccated coconut for extra texture. Naturally sweetened with bananas, and, hence, free from refined sugar. They are perfect for those mornings when you are running late but want to make sure your kids still have a satisfying, healthy breakfast that will fill them up.  Kids love these crispy on the outside whilst being soft and chewy on the...


Creamy Cauliflower Cheese

Creamy Cauliflower Cheese

Who said that vegetables aren't tasty or fun? This vibrant, flavoursome cauliflower and peas cheese bake will convince even an extreme veggie-hater in the opposite. A super easy recipe that the whole family will love.    Cauliflower is an extremely nutritious vegetable. It is very low in calories yet contains almost every vitamin and mineral you need. Cauliflower is also high in fibre, which is beneficial for gut health. Plus, it also contains unique antioxidants that may reduce inflammation and protect against several diseases, such as cancer and heart disease.  I am incorporation peas in this recipe for an extra flavour and health benefits....


Avocado Ice Pops

Avocado Ice Pops

Keep your kids cool this summer with these nutritious avocado and coconut ice pops. They will give you an illusion of eating real ice cream while providing essential nutrients without the sugar high. These ice pops are sweetened with maple syrup. I like woody and a light spice flavour it adds. Plus, it contains extra nutrients, such as manganese, zinc, calcium, iron, and potassium.    Creamy avocado is considered the world's healthiest fruit because of its nutrient content, including vitamin K, fibre, potassium, folate, vitamin B6, vitamin C and copper. I like to combine avocado with coconut in the recipes: one perfectly complements...