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Apricot, Shredded Wheatmeal and Macadamia Bliss Balls

Makes: 20 bliss balls Preparation time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 cup dried apricots ½ cup macadamia nuts ½ packet (125g) Arnott’s Shredded Wheatmeal Biscuits ½ cup desiccated coconut, plus ¼ cup for rolling 2 tbsp honey 1 tbsp water Method Place apricots in a food processor. Process until finely chopped. Add macadamia nuts and Arnott’s … Continue reading

Adam Liaw’s Whole Grain Rice Mix

Preparation time: 5 minutes Ingredients ¼ cup millet ¼ cup amaranth 1 tbsp red quinoa ¼ cup rolled barley 2 tsp buckwheat ¼ cup pearl glutinous rice 2 tbsp sorghum 2 tbsp teff 2 tbsp roasted black beans 2 tbsp dried azuki beans ¼ cup black rice 1 tbsp Thai red rice 2 tsp toasted sesame … Continue reading

Adam Liaw’s quick and easy winter warmers…

Winter has well and truly set in and we’ve got two perfect recipes the whole family will love this weekend from chef Adam Liaw, including a whole grain chicken soup you can set and forget! Be inspired here.

When is a grain not a grain? When it’s a pseudo-grain…

Pseudo-grains, or pseudo-cereals as they’re also known, have increasingly been enjoying the limelight as our awareness of grains expands beyond wheat, oats and barley and new grain varieties become more and more popular. So what is a pseudo-grain? Pseudo-grains like quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat are actually seeds and just like regular grains have similar overall nutrient compositions, being a … Continue reading

Whole Chicken & Farro Soup

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients It might seem scary to keep something at a raging boil for such a long period of time, but this process gives you really tender chicken and a much more strongly flavoured soup than if you just kept it at a simmer. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive … Continue reading

Whole Grain Snapper Takikomi Rice

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1 cup brown sushi rice (or medium grain rice) 1 cup white sushi rice (koshihikari) 6 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in 1 litre hot water 1 carrot 1 large fillet snapper, or 1 whole small baby snapper (scaled) 1 tbsp sake 2 tbsp mirin 2 tbsp soy … Continue reading

What’s all the fuss about the New Nordic Diet?

Almost every week we see a new diet being touted as the next big thing. Few diets come out on top, but the New Nordic Diet (New Nordic Diet) is up there along with its close cousin, the Mediterranean diet. We’ve taken a closer look at just why it’s meant to be so good for … Continue reading

Are Sprouted Grains a Smarter Choice?

There is no standard definition of ‘sprouting’, however a ‘sprouted grain’ is generally described as a whole grain in the transition phase between a seed and a new plant. The growing popularity of sprouted grains can be attributed to the suggested increase in bioavailability of micronutrients such as B vitamins, vitamin C, folate, calcium, iron … Continue reading

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