Women’s Health Nutritionist: NDIS, Mental Health & Metabolic Balance

Category: Snacks

  • Chocolate Avocado Mousse

    Chocolate Avocado Mousse

    And in case you’re worrying about all the fats in this chocolate avocado mousse, rest assured that they are of the much-needed healthy variety. With 50% of our brain being made from fat, it is critical for brain function as well as being the building block for many hormones. You can read more here.

  • Chocolate Cheesecake Balls

    Chocolate Cheesecake Balls

    These chocolate cheesecake balls were so yummy that I forgot to share the recipe sooner! I know they’re a bit decadent but perfect for a special occasion or even as a gift.

  • Tzatziki

  • Guacamole

  • Beauty Bliss Balls

    Beauty Bliss Balls
  • Hemp Protein Smoothie

    Hemp Protein Smoothie
  • Chocolate Beetroot Brownies

    Chocolate Beetroot Brownies

    Who knew chocolate brownies could be so healthy?! “You need to eat lots more veggies!”  You’ve probably heard that a lot recently. In fact, you might even be saying that to your family a lot too! Sometimes in vain! That’s certainly what I keep reminding my clients to do. During these challenging times, your veggies…

  • Spicy Butter Bean Dip

    Spicy Butter Bean Dip

    Supporting your immune system at this challenging time through food as medicine couldn’t be easier. This spicy butter bean dip contains the humble yet amazing herb, garlic which is known for its health-promoting attributes. Garlic is packed with strong anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties, benefits which most of us could do with right now. Teamed with…

  • Nothing humble about this Hummus

    Nothing humble about this Hummus

    Love hummus?  Love spice?  Then you’ll love this hummus.   Nothing bland or humble about this dip. This global favourite can be found in cafes from Israel to Greece with each place having its own twist on the chickpea, lemon and garlic base. In this recipe I have added some Turkish Spices and left out…

  • Raspberry Chia Jam

    Raspberry Chia Jam

    If you’re looking for a jam that’s actually healthy without heaps of added sugar or artificial additives, then you are going to love this simple raspberry chia jam. Simple because it only has 4 ingredients and simple because it’s quick and easy to make. Teamed up with slices of apple it makes a healthy snack.…

  • Cashew & Date Decadent Squares

    These are my go-to sweet treat when I’m in  a rush and a bit low on healthier ingredients.  They’re quick and cheap  to make at home. I think portion control is really important with these little devils as they are definitely very morish for those with a sweet-tooth…or even a candida issue! Dried fruits are generally…

  • Muesli Squares – perfect for the lunchbox

    Muesli Squares – perfect for the lunchbox

    Muesli Squares Muesli Squares are perfect for the school lunch-box with their minimal sugar and no artificial additives. A quick look at most supermarket muesli bars and snack bars will reveal a bucket-load of sugar which no one needs in their lunch-box plus some artificial additives.  Many of these may claim to be healthy or natural but there…

  • A savoury start to the day!

    A savoury start to the day!

    Savoury Muffins – a different breakfast to start your day.   These muffins make a great savoury start to the day. You’ll love them.  With eggs, cheese, bacon, carrot and basil they pack a nutritious kick.  But I have to say, they’re also great for a mid-morning snack or to prevent the mid-arvo slump.

  • Kale Chips – a crunchy way to eat more greens!

    Kale Chips – a crunchy way to eat more greens!

    Gotta love Kale Chips; simply a crunchy way to eat more greens without fuss. Maybe you’ve tried to feed the kids steamed kale but it gets left on their plate; or in smoothies but they found its taste too overpowering or they don’t care for the chewy bits that don’t succumb to blending.  Well, here is a fantastic way to get…

  • Chocolate Slice

    Chocolate Slice

    Chocolate Slice This decadent chocolate slice is almost too nice to share! It’s additive and fructose-free making it perfect if you are avoiding sugar and the nasties normally found in commercial chocolate goodies.  It’s also a lot healthier than my standard bliss balls but every bit as yummy. This chocolate slice is full of antioxidants and…

  • Spicy Pumpkin Seeds Snack

    Spicy Pumpkin Seeds Snack

    Spicy Pumpkin Seeds These spicy pumpkin seeds with a bit of spice are great for a snack or to nibble on whilst cooking dinner.  And so easy to make.  Pumpkin seeds are also a great source of zinc, so are oysters by the way but I find these seeds a much more enjoyable way to get my zinc…

  • Pesto…more than just a dip.

    Pesto…more than just a dip.

    Green Pesto I love pesto.  I don’t mind what colour, green or red, I love them both!  They are pots of versatility and you can vary the ingredients based on what you have to hand. You can use them to dress a salad or steamed veggies, dip a veggie stick into, toss a pasta in…

  • Muesli Crunch

    Muesli Crunch

    Muesli Crunch. A snack or brekkie?  Your choice! Perhaps you’re like me and you like a good snack.  Something healthy, low in sugar and free from artificial additives.  Filling but tasty too.  Well then this muesli crunch could be just the ticket! It’s a bit of a variation on my paleo muesli so feel free to…

  • Bliss Balls for Kids

    Bliss Balls for Kids

    Bliss Balls for kids With back-to-school rapidly approaching, I’m being asked by more and more parents for kid-friendly lunchbox ideas.  So I’m going to start off with a variation of my usual nut bliss balls with a nut-free version, perfect for kids’ lunchboxes. They’re super easy to make and you don’t need a fancy blender or…

  • Decadent Gluten-free Brownies!

    Decadent Gluten-free Brownies!

    Looking for delicious, gluten-free brownies?  Your search is over!  So easy – bake and find a nice place to sit and enjoy, guilt-free! When I need a treat, these gluten-free brownies really do hit the spot.  Feel free to cut-back on the sugar or replace with coconut sugar.  The emphasis is on the word “treat”!…

  • Sweet Dehydration

    Sweet Dehydration

    Sweet Dehydration Love pineapple but can’t be doing with the luscious mess?  Or need an apple a day without the crunch?  Then I highly recommend a dehydrator.  Meet my new best friend! Maybe you struggle with your 5 serves of veggies and 2 of fruit a day.  Well, eating dehydrated foods is a great way…