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Festive tomato salad This salad is simple but very festive looking. The addition of the optional editions (especially watermelon) make it super kid friendly too! Ingredients  1kg of Heirloom tomatoes diced, quartered or sliced OR 4 punnets of mixed cherry tomatoes halved ½ cup of Basil leaves chopped ¼ cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Himalayan salt to taste Optional additions Crumbled feta or grilled cubed haloumi Watermelon cubed Red onion sliced All of the above Method Mix all together and present using a bowl or plate (super simple 😊)   Christmas Bliss Balls Ingredients 1 cup natural almonds 10 dates pitted 1/4 cup currants 1/4 cup raisins 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 1 tablespoon...

Basil Chicken Stir-fry

Ingredients 500g Chicken Mince 1 cup of diced capsicum* 1 cup of diced celery* 1 cup of diced zucchini* 1 cup of grated carrot* 1/2 a cup of basil leaves finely chopped 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of chili flakes/ 1 raw chili deseeded and sliced 2 cloves of garlic crushed (can add leek if not able to tolerate garlic) 2 tablespoons of tamari 1 tablespoon of cooking oil of choice Method Brown chicken mince in oil of choice Add garlic and saute for a further 30 seconds Add vegetables and stirfry for 1 - 2 minutes Add basil, tamari and chilli. Mix and cook for a further minute or until vegetables are as you like them Serve on...

Winter calls for slow cooked comfort foods. And what could be better than a hearty beef casserole. The best part of this recipe is that you don't need too many ingredients - the basic version calls for beef, potatoes, carrots and stock. Simple and delicious. Ingredients 500g diced beef 4 carrots cut into chunks 4 large potatoes peeled and quartered 1L Bone broth or 1 massel beef stock cube + 1L water 1 clove of garlic crushed Oil for cooking Optional - dried or fresh herbs  Optional - 1 tablespoon of tomato paste Method - Heat oil in saucepan    -Brown diced beef    -Add all other ingredients -Bring to boil, then put lid in and simmer slowly for 1.5 hours*      ...

Chicken Bone Broth

Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth is a nutritious liquid full of vitamins and minerals that may help with digestion, reduce inflammation and joint pain and lead to better sleep. It may also boost your immune system. Sandra’s go-to bone broth recipe is a great way to add this nutritious food to your diet. Ingredients 1 Whole Chicken 1 – 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar 2 Massel chicken stock cubes 1 onion cut in quarters 2 sticks of celery with inner leaves cut in half 2 carrots cut in half 1 teaspoon of flat leaf parsley 1 clove of garlic Filtered Water (enough to cover ingredients) Optional - ½ a tin...