Harmony Inspired — healthytreats

Lisa's Christmas Pudding

Posted by Harmony Stagg on

There is always that one friend who can bake and create and actually make cakes look like an art work! Unfortunately that is NOT me! However, my good friend Lisa has shared with us her secret Christmas Pudding Recipe (not so secret now)! She makes it every year and it is absolutely delicious. Here it is:  -2 1/3 cup breadcrumbs (option to use gluten free) -2/3 cup plain flour (option to use GF flour) -teaspoon of baking soda -teaspoon vanilla essence -1 1/12 oranges -1 lemon -1 apple peeled & cored -1 carrot grated -half-1 cup brandy -3 large eggs...

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Tahini Chocolate Fudge - So tasty that it is hard to believe it is HEALTHY!

Posted by Harmony Stagg on

My good friend always makes her kids amazing healthy treats for their lunch box and after School snacks. Her recipes really are inspiring and very easy which is why I love it when she shares them with me! I am all about simplicity in the kitchen!  She shared this recipe with me... However it never made it into my kids lunch box or lasted after school because it was just soooo delicious... Yep guilty mum moment right there!  The Recipe: 2/3 Jar of unhulled tahini 1-2 tbsp of good quality Cacao powder 2 tbsp rice malt syrup or maple syrup...

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Is Broccoli better eaten raw??

Posted by Caroline West on

Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family.  They have a very good source of dietary fibre, vitamin B6, vitamin E, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A, potassium, magnesium, zinc, calcium, iron and omega-3 fatty acids.    The way we prepare and cook foods can change the nutritional value of that certain food as some of the vitamins and minerals can be lost during cooking.   So after reading a few studies into the consumption of broccoli, the more water used to cook the broccoli, the more vitamins and minerals are lost, therefore eating broccoli raw ensures that all nutrients are...

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Zucchini and Corn Fritters

Posted by Caroline West on

Dinner! Lunch! Kids Lunchbox! Ingredients: 6 zucchini's, grated 1/2 cup of corn 1 cup of chopped fresh continental parsley 3 eggs, lightly whisked 1/2 cup of plain flour (can replace with a gluten free flour) 3-4 shallots sliced 2 teaspoons of salt Fresh ground black pepper 1/2 cup of crumbed feta (optional, depending on diet restrictions) Olive oil (for fry pan)   Method: 1. Grate Zucchini and combine with salt.  Squeeze excess liquid from the zucchini with hands. 2. Combine zucchini, corn, parsley, flour, egg, pepper and feta (optional). 3. Heat oil in fry pan.  Using tablespoon, drop mixture into...

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Coconut and Lime Bliss Balls

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When I hear the words coconut and lime I think of Summer or Bliss Balls! These little beauties are a great summer party snack, perfect for the kids lunch boxes or a healthy treat to have with your morning tea! Coconut and Lime Bliss Balls 1/2 Cup of Almond Meal 1/2 Cup of desiccated coconut 1/2 Cup pre soaked dates 3 Drops of Essential Lime Oil (alternatively you can use lime juice but will need more) 2 Drops of vanilla Stevia 4 Tbs of Coconut Oil Add ingredients into a food processor and mix well Roll into little balls (option...

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