Trail Mix for kids

Trail Mix for kids
2 cups raw nuts – like pecan, cashew, almonds and macadamia nuts 1 cup seeds – like sunflower and pumpkin seeds 1 cup chopped sulphur-free dried fruit – like cranberries, apricots, apples, mango and pineapple 1 cup raisins and/or chopped dates (optional) 1 cup dried shredded coconut (optional) 1 cup...

Sardine Spread

Sardine Spread
1 can (120 g) sardines with skin and bones, drained well 1 tbsp freshly-squeezed lemon juice 1 tbsp finely grated onion 1 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley pinch sea or rock salt Method 1.Combine all the ingredients and mash with a fork until well blended.2.Serve on whole wheat...

Cashew dip

Cashew dip
100 g raw cashew nuts 200 ml Greek or plain yoghurt 1 spring onion, trimmed and thinly sliced 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil pinch paprika (smoked for extra flavour) sea or herbal salt and pepper (black or cayenne) to taste Method 1.Dry-toast the cashew nuts by stirring them in a...

Jerusalem toffees

Jerusalem toffees
These lovely chewy and tasty toffees are a real treat and healthy too! 2 cups fresh or dried dates, pitted Method 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. 2.Cut each date in halve. 3.Spread them out on a baking tray and bake for 7 to 10 minutes. 4.Shake the tray once...

Carob and nutty fruit bars

Carob and nutty fruit bars
Makes about 12 bars 1 ½ cups (375 ml) toasted slivered almonds 1 cup (250 ml) walnuts, pecan or macadamia nuts, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons (30 ml) ground flaxseeds 2 tablespoons (30 ml) chia seeds (optional) ½ cup (125 ml) mixed seeds, such as sesame, sunflower and pumpkin seeds 1...

Fruit Kebabs

Fruit Kebabs
Fruit kebabs can be served at breakfast, at a finger lunch, a barbeque or a cocktail party. serves 4 1 paw-paw, peeled and diced into large blocks 3 small bananas 12 strawberries, washed, tops removed 12 wooden skewers freshly-squeezed lemon juice Method Squeeze lemon juice over the paw-paw to enhance its...