Ginger and pear make a refreshing, crisp-tasting energy bar with lots of nutrients. Ginger helps fight inflammation and improve digestion.
Homemade granola is a delicious, quick breakfast helper. Try this flavourful combination of nuts, seeds and berries, and get a immune-system boost, too
This is a healthy and filling salad of lentils, peppers and broccoli mixed with a lemon and coriander dressing, topped with dried apricots, goat’s cheese and toasted sunflower seeds.
In this crunchy raw salad, apple, carrot, celery and sprouts are tossed with sunflower seeds and dressed with a fresh lime, ginger and coriander dressing.
This wholesome salad is a riot of flavours and textures. Slices of poached chicken, sweet potatoes and salad vegetables are served on a bed of leafy greens with a chunky pineapple salsa.
These lower-fat cookies are sure to become a family favourite.
I like to blanch the broccoli for this recipe to remove a bit of the crunch ‘just plunge the florets into boiling water’but you can use raw broccoli ‘if you prefer. Usually this dish would contain mayo but I’ve used low-fat yogurt instead. Even the kids will love this salad’s sweet taste!
Sweetly flavoured, roasted vegetables topped with a savoury crumble that includes Parmesan, nuts, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds for added texture and protein value, make an irresistible vegetarian meal.
This quinoa salad is very high in magnesium and makes a tasty side to a weeknight meal
This tangy, colourful salad isn’t your traditional picnic coleslaw. The cumin and cilantro add some unexpected flavours
Homemade bars taste SO much better than store-bought bars.
These homemade energy bars offer the taste of chocolate with a bit of a bite. The macadamia nuts help replace lost electrolytes while the jalapeño pepper creates a feeling of warmth in the body.
The radish and apples give this salad a satisfying crunch. There’s no need to peel apples; their skin contains useful nutrients.
Along with adding flavour to this multigrain bread, seeds are a good source or potassium, vitamin E, protein and iron.
Quick, simple and healthy, this versatile, homemade low-fat granola is more than just a breakfast cereal: add dried fruit for a portable snack, or combine with yogurt and berries for an amazing parfait.
Serve this nutty-textured bread very fresh, cut into wedges. The multi-grain seeded loaf is good with a hearty bowl of soup or cheese and pickles. The mix of seeds can be varied to your own taste or you can use just one kind.