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Soul food: Healthy banana bread

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Store-bought banana breads are often overloaded with processed flours, sugars and unhealty fats. This far healthier recipe contains wholegrain spelt flour, a reduced amount of unprocessed sugar, coconut oil and chia seeds. It is dairy-free, …

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ENERGY STARTER: The Beetroot Berry Smoothie

If you’re after a healthy smoothie with a twist, this beetroot and berry recipe will not disappoint.  by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Beet is not always a first choice when it comes to veggies. High in folate, vitamin C and …

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Soul food: Vegan banana hazelnut pancakes

For a truly healthy and nourishing take on a family breakfast fave, you will quickly become obsessed with this delicious vegan banana hazelnut pancake recipe by Courtenay Perks from Whole Vegan Pantry. Not only is it vegan and gluten-free, there are no added refined sugars and it’s loaded with healthy goodies. …

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Banana pikelets with a healthy twist

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Who doesn’t love a pikelet for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a snack? This Banana pikelet recipe has a healthy twist and is gluten and dairy free.  Prep time: 3-5 mins Cooking time: 5 mins Makes: …

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Soul food: Supercharged bolognaise

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Even the fussiest of eaters won’t be able to detect the veggies in this supercharged bolognaise dish. It can be pureed into a smooth consistency for babies and picky eaters. It’s dairy free, nut free, …

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Soul food: Sweet potato pizza

by Mandy Sacher, paediatric nutritionist, mum and author of Wholesome Child: Complete Nutrition Guide and Cookbook Kids love pizza but they don’t always go for vegetable toppings. So I decided to create a pizza for my kids which had veggies in the base – and it worked best with sweet potato. …