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Food Babies Love Moussaka Recipe and #giveaway – by Emma Stirling APD

Don’t you love it when the planets align? I was getting set to teach food chemistry pracs this week and our key recipe is traditional moussaka plus a vegan, gluten free version too.  And as I got the raw cashews ready to soak to make vegan cheese, it got me thinking about our recent #eatkit...
4 comments | September 25th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Turn your meals into a shared table and boost your wellbeing – by Christina Glitsos APD

Turn your meals into a shared table and boost your wellbeing – by Christina Glitsos APD
The word companion comes from the Latin companio, which means ‘the one you eat bread with’. From Latin to science, we can now appreciate how a shared meal and shared table nourishes our physical health, as well as our sense of belonging, community and togetherness.  But how much evidence do...
one comment | September 23rd, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Spring into asparagus and health – by Emma Stirling APD

Oh I am loving the warmer weather. Are you? The cherry blossom is out and asparagus is back. So for this week’s foodie Friday we are going to round up some creative and nutritious ideas for your spears. Let’s kick off with breaky.  Not typically a meal to clock up a serve of veg, but...
3 comments | September 19th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

The scoop on new breakfast cereal and health research – by guest expert Dr Peter Williams

The scoop on new breakfast cereal and health research – by guest expert Dr Peter Williams
Is your Instagram feed filled with yummy breakfast options? I suspect most of our lovely Scoop readers have already woken up to the benefits of breakfast.  But a significant number of Aussies still need a shake up.  Today in Sydney brand new research was released on breakfast cereal and health. ...
no comments | September 16th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Om roasted almond & banana soft serve – by Emma Stirling APD

Om roasted almond & banana soft serve – by Emma Stirling APD
Now you know we love our nuts at Scoop Nutrition. But when Australian Almonds told me they wanted to be a Scoop Supporter, we did a double big woot woot. You see, I’ve been testing a new recipe that is an absolutely blissful fit. It’s inspired by my new #scoopvintage, the New York Times...
9 comments | September 12th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Tricks and research to serve up healthy menus – by guest expert Jo Mirtschin APD

Tricks and research to serve up healthy menus – by guest expert Jo Mirtschin APD
Did you know there is fascinating evidence to show that if you label a meal or menu item “healthy choice”, people often think it’s “tasteless” too?  Dr Brian Wansink has shown that just the tweak of a few words in the dish descriptor can turn something drab to fab!...
no comments | September 8th, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More

Mushroom Ravioli & Spinach, Macadamia Pesto: Tamborine Mountain Cooking School – by Emma Stirling APD

Mushroom Ravioli & Spinach, Macadamia Pesto: Tamborine Mountain Cooking School – by Emma Stirling APD
Can you imagine going to Queensland and not getting sand between your toes?  Mr Surfer Dude would certainly not allow it.  But after the Problogger Training Event last weekend on the Gold Coast I travelled inland, rather than heading straight to the beach.  And atop an extinct volcano fell...
10 comments | September 5th, 2014 | Cultured Cuisine, Kitchen Klinic | Read More

This is Queensland. But not as you know it – by Emma Stirling APD

This is Queensland. But not as you know it – by Emma Stirling APD
Sand and surf. Yes, this is Queensland. But just like the hipster bloggers spoke of at the Problogger Training Event, there are riches to be had when you wonder off the well trodden path. Perhaps not always a gold mine.  But rich life rewards.  You see off in the world of blogging or atop a rich...
3 comments | September 2nd, 2014 | Cultured Cuisine | Read More

Give it up for We at Problogger Training Event 2014 – by Emma Stirling APD

Give it up for We at Problogger Training Event 2014 – by Emma Stirling APD
I have something very special for you this week lovelies.  I’m heading to the Problogger conference on the Gold Coast to run a workshop on Social Media for Social Good.  And have decided to hand over this post to you!  Yes you. And me. We. I’m inviting linkups from #pbevent delegates...
7 comments | August 27th, 2014 | Nutrition News | Read More

Recipe ReDux: White Mulberry, Date & Sour Cherry Lunchbox Bars – by Emma Stirling APD

Recipe ReDux: White Mulberry, Date & Sour Cherry Lunchbox Bars – by Emma Stirling APD
So this month’s Recipe ReDux challenge is a goodie. Come up with a most excellent new recipe for a lunchbox bar or bite. Sounds simple hey? Well not really, when you factor in the full checklist of what makes the grade at school. That’s nuts? No nuts – In Australia many primary...
17 comments | August 21st, 2014 | Kitchen Klinic | Read More