Category Archives: Healthy Meal Ideas

Healthy meal ideas from Two Apothecaries

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Overnight Creamy Chia Pudding

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We got home late from the airport. Baby S was awake and playful, as oppose to us, ready for fall into bed after a wonderful and busy Christmas period with the family. But bed wasn’t going to happen any time soon. So knowing that every extra minute of sleep in the morning would be precious Mr Apothecary took to prepping an Overnight Chia Pudding Continue reading

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Slow Braised Osso Bucco with Creamed Silver Beet

 

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So the weather has warmed up. And it appears inappropriate to be writing about wintery meals like Osso Bucco when I’m sitting on a balcony overlooking a crowded beach in shorts and a singlet. But I posted the photo of that delightful dish so long ago, and since the blog has been back up and running Continue reading

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Flax Bread

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“Why did I not discover you sooner, oh deliciously dense and moist flax bread? You are amzing, in all your grain free, gluten free and dairy free nutriousness. There will forever be a home for you as a pantry staple in our house.”

Yes, I did have a conversation along similar lines with the first loaf of flax bread I ever made. It all started with my husband, Continue reading

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Kale Mango and Pear Salad

I have to be honest – I don’t love kale. I’ve come to eat it because of it’s extraordinary capacity to provide a multitude of vitamins and minerals that is hard to come by in any other single food. I like it now, but like most people, when I started eating it, the flavour and the texture did not scream delicious. So I’ve had to play around with making it more exciting. Continue reading

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Appetising Apple Tart

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I was invited to a pot luck lunch at a friends place on the weekend, and I love a get together that revolves around food! My biggest problem when asked to events like these is what on earth to make – So many choices!

Sadly not everyone shares my passion for raw desserts, and my last suggestion that I would bring a raw lemon tart was met with less enthusiasm than I’d hoped. (It seems the term ‘raw dessert’ is automatically associated with something that mustn’t be very tasty, when in fact so many raw desserts are incredibly delicious, so much so that even my husband, the constructively critical foodie, prefers them over a regular dessert!) Continue reading

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Thai Steamed Cod

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After a low fuss, low mess, quick and nutritious dinner idea? This is just one of our favourites! Using baking paper as a parcel for steaming is a great way to reduce the fat and conserve the nutrients when preparing food. All the delicious flavours and aromas are retained and released when that little parcel is opened up to get the mouth watering. Continue reading