Recipes

Superfood smoothie – simple to make & seriously healthy!

YUM! This recipe is so easy, packed full of fresh superfoods and courtesy of our friends at Brookfarm.  Macadamia Powerfood Breakfast Smoothie Ingredients: 150ml almond milk (or your preferred breakfast milk) 1 frozen banana 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 1 tablespoon açai powder 1 scoop of your favourite protein powder 30g serve of Brookfarm Macadamia Powerfood…
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Healthy and Nutritious Superhero Mango Popsicles

Our friend and health expert Claire Preen has provided a range of nutritional, simple recipes we cannot wait to share with you! For super mums (and those that are not so super too!) here is a fantastical (real word!) easy and healthy recipe that will keep those little darlings happy, nutritiously full and, possibly more…
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Perfect for the kids – Sugar-free Carrot Cake

This recipe is courtesy of The Muesli , which can be found at Brighton Road Food Market. THE MUESLI CARROT CAKE Serves 6 Ingredients  300g of carrots, peeled and grated on a box grater 2 Free Range Eggs 2 tbsp of powdered Stevia ¼ of a cup of coconut oil ½ a cup of butter ½…
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Gluten Free Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

This original recipe will sure 'brighton' your taste buds whilst helping to achieve maximum vege's at breakfast time. Try this out, you won't be disappointed ... oh and did we mention it's gluten free? This recipe is courtesy of one of our fabulous suppliers The Muesli. Serves 1 Ingredients – 1 small sweet potato, roasted…
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The easiest, most delicious hommus recipe ever!

I just can't get enough of hommus at the moment and it is one of the most easy things I have ever made. We are on a health kick in our household so we are dipping all our fresh vegetables into homemade hommus and hoping the protein and fibre from the chickpeas will deliver super…
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Tasty Avocado Toast

1 slice toasted bread ½ ripe avocado 1 egg squeeze of lemon juice salt & pepper Method Poach, fry or boil the egg to your liking. Mash the avocado and put on toast, topping with the egg. Season with salt and pepper, and if you’re feeling adventurous, maybe some fresh basil, parsley or dried oregano.…
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Why not try this spectacular, easy to make Middle Eastern dressing!

Looking for a quick snack for the kids? Want to make a dressing with a difference to have with salad or over baked salmon? Look no further – tahini is the answer! For an instant Middle Eastern vibe, grab some hummus from our chiller section and dip your favourite veggies for a super-quick healthy snack,…
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5 healthy and delicious spring delights you must try!

Eating fruit and vegetables in season have great benefits for both taste and your pocket. Healthy foods to look out for in our fresh counter are: Avocados – a great source of good fat which promotes skin, immune and brain health. Nutrient dense, containing over 20 vitamins and minerals, so helps keep you full. Need inspiration – check out our…
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Citrus Soothing Infusion

Feeling throaty, can you feel a cold coming on? Citrus is the classic vitamin C booster, but also contains a compound called limonene, an anti-oxidant, found mainly in the pulp and rind. Drop by and pick up a bag of mandarins as a snack, have oranges and yoghurt for breakfast, or pick up carrot and…
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Baked Apples (for four)

Apples come into their own in winter, having more flavour in the colder weather. Try our different varieties, let us know which is your favourite! Stew apple with oats for breakfast, put an apple in the car for a quick snack, in a lunch box, or play around with the below recipe, adding or subtracting…
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Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin is great for use in soup, roasted, or mashed with other roots. Soups are perfect for winter, warming like a hug, providing great quick nutrition. You can even spice up its sweetness with cumin, chilli, coriander or lemongrass. Wedge of pumpkin (about ¼ of a large pumpkin), peeled and chopped into large pieces 1…
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Beetroot Dip

This versatile root is naturally sweet, making it ideal for roasting, in a smoothie and dips. This dip has the most amazing colour – who needs artificial colours when we have these natural beauties - and is rich in vitamin C, magnesium and iron. 1 beetroot, peeled (wear dark clothes!) Juice of ½ lemon, or…
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Kale Chips

Cooked right, kale has wonderful texture and is full of flavour. Kale chips is a nutritious, really quick snack – my kids go nuts for it! Pick up a bunch and give it a try. 1 bunch kale 2 teaspoons soy sauce or tamari sauce (isle insert content) 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Heat…
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Top 5 Superfoods for 2015

Over the last year, we’ve been touting the benefits of superfoods like chia seeds, kale and quinoa. In 2015 we’ll see some old favourites (hello, dark chocolate!), as well as some new go-to foods. Here’s what you can expect on your plate this year.
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