Recipes

MELTING MOMENTS

Melting Moments | Really these cookies are a glorified icing sandwich but I love them so much! | www.whatdandidnext.comIs there anything better in life than an old fashioned, butter cookie that literally melts in your mouth and crumbles in your hand? I don’t think so. And with a generous serving of icing, these Melting Moments are pretty much glorified Icing Sandwiches. Yum!

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WINTER LENTILS

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Winter Lentils are a great comfort food kind of meal, but way better for you then mashed potato and gravy! With all the added vegetables, these lentils are also full of Vitamin C, perfect to fight that winter cold.

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CHOC DIPPED MARSHMALLLOWS

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I’ve had these pretty choc dipped marshmallows on my Pinterest feed for what feels like forever now. I mean, just look at them! I love everything about them, from the soft pastel hues to the bold striped lines on the straws. The only problem is, I’ve never had a chance to make them.

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MOTHER’S DAY CAKE

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Can you believe it, this year is my very first Mother’s Day! I am waaaaaay excited! And what better way to celebrate, than with a Mother’s Day Cake? Truth be told though, I needed an excuse to start practising my cake baking/decorating skills in preparation for Rei Baby’s 1st birthday. One. The big O N E. Oh. My. God.

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BANANA CUPCAKES with CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe | www.whatdandidnext.com

“Normally I am a great believer in the segregation of fruit from the dessert menu, as taking one average thing and putting it with a great thing generally equals something that is only just above average. This cupcake however defied my expectations and was quite a tasty little treat and since it contains fruit it’s…

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BANANA OAT BISCUITS

2 Ingredient Banana & Oat Biscuits

Lately I’ve really been getting my healthy life on and have upped the exercise and diet (yay for me!). Everyone keeps telling me that weight loss is only 20% exercise and 80% diet, which is a shame because…

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GARLIC PRAWN STIR-FRYGarlic Prawn Stir-fry

If you’re thinking about adding more prawns to your diet, you’ll be happy to know that prawns are an excellent source of Omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, (the good fat) and iodine, which is great for thyroid gland function. Inspired by Good Chef Bad Chef, this recipe…

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CHOC-BERRY OVERNIGHT OATS

Choc-Berry Overnight OatsIf you didn’t know it, oats are really healthy for you (come on, we all know that though right?). They are filling, reduce cholesterol,  are diabetic-friendly and are great for your skin. And breast-feeding Mummas, oats help boost your milk supply too! This recipe is quick and…

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ALMOND & APRICOT BLISS BALLS

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I think I’ve mentioned that we are currently trying to make all of our food from scratch. And I mean EVERYTHING! We’re talking bread, tortillas, salsa, taco seasoning, chocolate drinking mix and the list goes on and on… As a result

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HOMEMADE HOT COCOA RECIPE

A great hot cocoa recipe using beneficial spices and less sugar than store bought alternatives.We’re reducing the amount of processed foods in our diet and needed a hot chocolate drink alternative. While we tried going cold turkey, we ended up craving all kinds of rubbish that we shouldn’t be having. The solution was this homemade hot cocoa recipe…

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BAKED CHICKEN WITH COUSCOUS SALAD

Baked Chicken and Couscous salad RecipeWhen it comes to healthy eating, The Big J and I love a good salad with protein. The only problem is, if you’re not careful salad and protein can get boring very quickly. To help us stay on track with…

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CHOCOLATE FUDGE CAKEChocolate Fudge Cake by What Dan Did Next

The dense consistency of this Chocolate Fudge Cake is reminiscent of a mud cake, while the fudgy icing can only be described as nom nom nom…

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BEETROOT SALAD WITH FETA AND PECANS

Beetroot Salad with Feta and Pecans 2Beetroot Salad has to be one of my very favourite salads. All through my pregnancy I was craving Beetroot Salad with goats cheese, which of course I couldn’t eat due to the cheese. So now we are currently going through about 6 fresh beetroot a week and I’m loving it! I’m still yet to…

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 INCREDIBLY RICH CHOCOLATE FUDGE

Incredibly Rich Chocolate Fudge

As the time for us to move back south draws closer, I find myself dreaming of my favourite places that I’ll soon get to visit again, which of course includes Fudgyboombahs – the home of Montville Fudge. Fudgyboombahs will be about a 2 hour drive from our new home but luckily my 2nd favourite fudge shop, Fudge Heaven on Tamborine Mountain, will only be a 1/2 hour drive. In the meantime, all this dreaming of fudge shops gave me a serious hankering for some fudge. And this recipe is the closest thing I can…

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GLUTEN FREE MANDARIN CAKE

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As the weather heats up and spring moves toward summer, this tangy citrus cake is the perfect refreshing accompaniment to a tall glass of…

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TOFU & MUSHROOM STROGANOFF

Tofu & Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe

We love a good stroganoff in our house, and after years of searching for the perfect recipe, I can attest that this Beef Stroganoff by Julie Goodwin is the best. The only problem is, we’re eating healthier now and although Beef Strog is good for a treat meal, I wanted a recipe that I could work in to our diet with a bit more frequency. Which leads us to tonight’s dinner – Tofu & Mushroom Stroganoff…

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NO-BAKE PEANUT BUTTER PIE by CHOCOLATE COVERED KATIE

No-bake Peanut Butter Pie by Chocolate Covered  Katie

I’ve had this pie pinned on my A Little Bit Of Health By My Side Pinterest board for some time and thought it was about time I gave it a try. After all, what’s the point of pinning if you’re never going to use it? The No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie is a raw vegan pie who’s main ingredients are banana and peanut butter (PB)…

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 EASY GREEN FALAFELS

Easy Green Falafels

These falafels make a quick, easy snack served with my home-made hommus and greek yoghurt, or add salad and you have a meal. They are delicious served warm, or like me, you might enjoy them cold too.  I like to make a batch of these at the beginning of the week, pairing them with salads and wraps for our lunch…

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BANANA CUPCAKES WITH LEMON CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting by What DanDid Next

“Normally I am a great believer in the segregation of fruit from the dessert menu, as taking one average thing and putting it with a great thing generally equals something that is only just above average. This cupcake however defied my expectations and was quite a tasty little treat and since it contains fruit its healthy right………..?” – The Big J

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SPINACH & FOUR CHEESE CANNELLONI

Spinach & Four Cheese Cannelloni

“This was a delightfully tasty colon clogging dish. It was fantastic going in one end but not so great at the other” – The Big J…

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QUINOA CRUMBED TOFU WITH SATAY SAUCE

Quinoa Crumbed Tofu with Satay Sauce

“Normally Tofu dishes are drab, flavourless affairs that I choke down while gagging on its spongy texture. This was a surprisingly flavoursome dish that had a nice satisfying crunch. Cudos.” – The Big J. As you may of gathered from the above review of tonights dinner, The Big J does not…

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HEALTHY NO-BAKE DATE & NUT BITES

Healthy No Bake Date & Nut Bites

In the afternoons I often get a craving for something a bit sweeter and I find that these Healthy No Bake Date & Nut Bites satisfy that craving without the guilt. Even better, these raw vegan treats can be made in minutes…

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RED LENTIL DAHL

Red Lentil Dahl

Like creamy mashed potato with gravy, red lentil dahl is one of my favourite comfort foods. And the great thing is, it’s easy to make and is a very forgiving recipe that can be adjusted according to what you have in the fridge or…

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ONE STEP HOMMUS

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I love hommus, and we eat it a lot as a snack with rice crackers, vegetables and spread it on healthy wraps. Until I came across this recipe I had never been happy with any of my home made attempts. I have adjusted the original recipe to suit my tastes, but it is super easy. And the best part? All you do is blend…

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CHOCOLATE BERRY TRUFFLE PIE by CHOCOLATE COVERED KATIE

The Healthy Desert Blog

 

On her blog, Katie says “You will fall in love with this pie”. That’s a big call for a chocolate pie that doesn’t even have dairy, but ok. Putting aside all thoughts of melted, rich dark chocolate whipped together with luscious cream, and this pie was lovely. Katie’s recipe is…

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