Gut Healing Ayurvedic Ramen Soup Recipe

Gut Healing Ayurvedic Ramen Soup Recipe

By Susan Morales I am fascinated by Blue Zones (places around the world with the greatest number of centenarians) and as you know I am a huge fan of Ayurveda. So naturally I love combining these two. In Ayurveda the digestive system is considered our second brain and...
Japanese Veggie Curry Recipe

Japanese Veggie Curry Recipe

By Yvonne Pflieger As the weather cools, we are craving hot comfort food that is easy and quick to make. Why not give this Japanese Veggie Curry a go? What you need: 800g potatoes, cut into slices400g carrots, cut into slices100ml dry white wine or sake400ml hot...
Rose Harissa – Based on Yotam Otolenghi’s Recipe

Rose Harissa – Based on Yotam Otolenghi’s Recipe

Using rose petals and rose water softens the spice kick of this harissa recipe. The recipe makes one small jar of harissa which will keep in the fridge for at least a couple of weeks. What you need: 5 large red organic chillies2 organic dried chillies½ tsp organic...
Ayurvedic Bliss Balls Recipe

Ayurvedic Bliss Balls Recipe

By Susan Morales Makes: 15 Preparation Time: 20 minutes While travelling around India last year I became obsessed with Ayurveda. For those of you who have never heard of Ayurveda I strongly encourage you to look into it and learn more about your dosha (mind/body...
Banana Bread Recipe with a Twist

Banana Bread Recipe with a Twist

We love the twist on this banana bread. Spelt flour gives it a lovely texture and adding a handful of raspberries is delicious, too! What you need: 1 1/2 cups organic whole spelt flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 cup raw,...
Japanese Cuisine and Sauces Recipes

Japanese Cuisine and Sauces Recipes

By Yvonne Pflieger Did you know that your Manly Food Co-Op carries an extensive range of groceries that are essential parts of the traditional Japanese cuisine ( (和食 washoku)? And all of these packaging- and plastic-free? The Japanese cuisine is known for its...
Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Hot Cross Buns Recipe

All ingredients for this delicious Hot Cross Buns recipe are available at your Co-Op, just not the yeast (but we are trying to source it package-free) Makes 12  Prep 30 min (+ 10 min standing and 50 min rising time) Cooking 20 min Ingredients  Dough  2...
Hot Cross Bun Pudding with Figs Recipe

Hot Cross Bun Pudding with Figs Recipe

Serves 6 Prep 15 minutes Cooking 30-40 minutes I am so excited to share this recipe with you. I love this recipe because it gives me a good excuse to use left over hot cross buns and well the smell when pudding is in the oven is the absolutely divine. Ingredients 4...
ANZAC Cookie Brownies Recipe

ANZAC Cookie Brownies Recipe

Why not give those ANZAC Cookies a special twist? For the biscuit base: 1/2 cup unsalted butter (125 g)3/4 cup raw sugar (150 g)1/4 cup golden syrup (60 ml)1 tsp bi-carb soda2 Tbsp water1 1/2 cups rolled oats (150 g)1 1/2...
Andean Fried Rice Recipe

Andean Fried Rice Recipe

Serves: 4 Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes As the weather starts to cool down naturally our bodies crave warmer foods and sometimes, we opt for take-out. However, I have put together this healthy alternative to fried rice, which I am sure you will...
Christmas Cake Recipe

Christmas Cake Recipe

Christmas is not far away. Time to make your delicious Christmas Cake to vow your guests. This recipe is tried and tested by Sarah Weate, our chair person, and will surely delight. All ingredients apart from the glace cherries and booze are available at your Co-Op....
Seeded Crispbread

Seeded Crispbread

Do you crave some lovely crispbread, but don’t want to buy it because of the packaging? Just make your own Seeded Crispbread! Our member Josephine Tobin swears by this recipe of Seeded Crispbread. And we are sure you will make it over and over again. 🙂 This...
Going Crazy About Dates (and Apples)

Going Crazy About Dates (and Apples)

By Nanci Katra   Dates can get a pretty bad wrap due to their high sugar content, but these nature given fruits are packed full of nutrients, and when portion is controlled to 1-2, they can be amazing for you. Dates contain: Iron Fibre Magnesium Potassium...
Recipe: Raw Dark Chocolate

Recipe: Raw Dark Chocolate

By Nanci Katra Making your own raw dark chocolate is so simple, and flavouring options are endless. Below is a recipe for my favourite combo: chocolate and mint. *If you are using cacao butter, you may need to gently heat it over a hot stove to soften and allow for...
Lebanese Lemon Chicken Soup with Freekeh

Lebanese Lemon Chicken Soup with Freekeh

by Nanci Katra Freekeh can be used as a replacement for rice, cous cous or barley in most recipes. I had a chat to my grandma about her favourite Lebanese Freekeh recipe was. She let me in on her secrets to this delicious, and oh so nutritious soup! Ingredients: 110g...
Tomato chilli sauce from scratch

Tomato chilli sauce from scratch

This tomato chilli sauce is a staple in my fridge. What I love most about it is that it’s incredibly versatile. It makes a healthy dip for crackers or sweet potato wedges, a tasty base for a lentil dahl, and a great flavour enhancer for stews. You can also...
Simple lentil dahl

Simple lentil dahl

This is a really simple and easy meal that’s perfect for warming up with this winter. It’s healthy, hearty, packed with nutrients and really tasty. The best thing is that it’s so versatile. You can easily swap out the potatoes for pumpkin or celeriac...
Wilted kale salad with toasted almonds

Wilted kale salad with toasted almonds

This is one of my favourite side salads to have with baked veggies. It’s super simple, affordable and delicious. You can swap the almonds for pine nuts or hazelnuts and add in a splash of tamari for a flavour punch or leave it as it is. Even those in my family...
Porridge done three ways

Porridge done three ways

Winter is approaching and you know what that means: oatmeal overload on instagram. Everywhere you look there’ll be someone taking a photo of their oatmeal. How do you even compete in such a saturated market? You gotta change the game. Below are three quick and...
Crispy gluten free quinoa pizza base

Crispy gluten free quinoa pizza base

Wait, what did you just say? A crispy gluten free pizza base? Impossible. The cosmic law states ‘ if it’s gluten free it must be terrible’. That might be true in some cases but not for this pizza. I’m not even celiac and I eat this regularly....
Fermented Foods. How To Make Kefir, By Elaine Oliver

Fermented Foods. How To Make Kefir, By Elaine Oliver

What you will need Kefir Grains Organic milk (coconut milk and almond milk can also be used) Non-metallic sieve or cheesecloth 2 – 3 glass jars with lids Place your kefir grains in a glass jar and add your organic milk. You can either place a lid on the jar or cover...
Inca Berry Muffins

Inca Berry Muffins

Source: Sachiko / Dining Story   (24 small muffins) Ingredients: 150g Inca berries 100g butter 100g yogurt 100g raw sugar 1 egg + 1 egg yolk 150g brown rice flour 50g coconut flour 1tsp baking powder   1. Soak the inca berries in warm water for 15 minutes...
Carob Slices

Carob Slices

Source: Sachiko / Dining Story   (10 slices) Ingredients: 400g carob buttons 50g butter 50g dried currants 50g chia seeds 50g sliced almond 30g puffed rice 1. Put carob and butter in a bowl and melt on simmering hot water. 2. Chop the almond finely. 3. Once the...
Sweet Potato Cake

Sweet Potato Cake

Source: Sachiko / Dining Story   Ingredients: 300g cooked sweet potato 1/8 tsp cinnamon 1/8 grated nutmeg 50g butter (room temperature) 60g sugar 2 eggs 15g whole meal flour (or rice flour for gluten free) 5g baking powder 50g raisins (soak in water) 15g coconut...