This month we will be sharing a few inspirations for back to school lunches on our blog. The purpose being to offer our readers a selection of healthy lunch options they can refer to on the blog for their kids. This one has come from one of our regular contributors Casey-Lee Lyons of Live Love Nourish who specialises in gluten and dairy free recipes. A simple frittata style healthy muffin recipe that is perfect for the school lunch box. Enjoy.
So we asked one of our local seasoned recipe creators to have a little play with the Organic Canadian Hemp Protein Powder and Organic Hemp Seeds for us and this is what she came up with. Thank you Meg Phillips, another stella recipe from yourself, and 2 in one.
Chocolate Hemp Bliss Balls
Makes approx 12
- In a food processor, process the almonds until a fine powder forms.
- Transfer to a bowl and add the cacao and hemp powder mixing to combine well.
- Add the dates, coconut oil and maple syrup to a blender and blend until smooth.
- Mix with the almond mixture until a dough forms.
- Roll into bliss balls of desired size and roll again in coconut sugar
Vanilla Hemp Seed Bliss Balls
Makes approx 12
- In a food processor, process the cashews, hemp seeds and coconut until a crumb forms
- Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
- Blend the remaining ingredients until smooth then mix with the cashew mix until a dough forms.
- Roll into bliss balls of desired size and roll again in extra hemp seeds
Read more about healthy recipe on Affordable Wholefoods Blog
It can be difficult to find good lunch box snacks for kids that are nut free and in line with our schools allergy policies. Nuts are such a great way to get nutrition into our children, especially whilst they are burning so much energy running around in the playground or learning in the classroom – so we’ve come up with an alternative. A delicious gluten free trail mix recipe that is school friendly. It offers all the nutrition nuts would through the use of sunflower kernels and pepitas, as well as juicy sultanas and tasty toasted coconut flakes. It’s also super easy to make (about 20 minutes in total including baking time). Enjoy!
Wholesome, warming, light and tasty…these are the words used to describe this cake by Recipe creator Sarah Follent.A cake to warm the insides? We’ll just have to try and see!
With the vast array of grain flours now available for us to choose from when baking, no wonder we may find ourselves in some confusion. There is wheat, khorasan (kamut), spelt, rye, barley, emmer wheat and another ancient wheat grain called einkkorn. In this article, I’ll discuss the benefits of some of the healthiest ancient grains, wheat, spelt, khorasan and rye.
One of the simplest options for a healthy breakfast is to make your own granola. Granola’s are simple to make and contain loads of nutrition owing to the quality ingredients that go in them. Here is a simple grain free granola from Naturopathy student and wholefoods lover Nat Russell. Nat made this one when embarking on a gut healing journey years ago. It is free from gluten, grains, dairy, eggs, nuts and refined sugar. Nat says it is still one of her go to favourite breakfasts. Enjoy.
To complete our February focus on school lunch box ideas, here is a delicious, fun and easy cornflake cookie recipe. A great one to get the kids involved in the making.
This weeks recipe of the week is inspired by Gourmet Traveler Magazine. A traditional style pudding made with pears, butter, ginger and honey. Good old fashioned winter indulgence! Enjoy.