Tag: No-cook Recipes

Daddy Cool Juice

With the Aussie summer upon us, I look for ways to keep the body cool and hydrated. Rummaging through the fridge I found a large piece of watermelon and a few cucumbers that caught my attention. So, I decided to put these ultimate coolers to good use and make a […]

Strawberry & Avocado Salsa

How about giving fat-laden and calo-terrific dips and sides a break? Here is a salsa that will make your chips, crackers, tortillas and meat dishes tastier. It is a combination of fruity, savoury and tangy ingredients loaded with vitamin E, vitamin C, anti-oxidants and so much more. It is a […]

Spicy Hummus (Without Tahini)

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made with chickpeas and a few tasty ingredients. Typically, hummus has tahini (sesame paste). I do not enjoy tahini so I decide to skip it from the dip. This easy and versatile dip tastes great with crudités, pita bread, chips, salads and wraps. Hummus […]

No-bake Dates and Coconut Energy Balls

Often, I look for healthy snacking options especially for those post-workout hunger pangs. On one of my grocery runs, I saw these dates, almond and coconut balls; not only were they pricey but also contained obscene amounts of glucose and sugar in it. Although very appetising, the thought of consuming […]

Watermelon Lemonade

The winter has officially begun in Australia, and I am missing the warm weather terribly. As I reminisce about the bright, summer days on a cold, rainy day, I bring to you watermelon lemonade. This cold drink is just what you need to beat the heat. With the sweet melon […]

Low Fat Curried Yoghurt Dip

The versatile yoghurt comes to the rescue when you want something delish, nutritious creamy and not very fattening. This time the humble yoghurt comes in the form of a spicy, curried, low-fat dip. This dip is simple to put together, requires very few ingredients, tastes fabulous and keeps well in […]

Watermelon and Feta Salad

I love fruits and vegetables that are in season. And for me, summer is synonymous with watermelons. I try and put this amazing summer fruit to good use in juices and salads. Here is a salad that combines juicy watermelon pieces with salty feta cheese that is given a touch […]

Low Fat Creamy Yoghurt Dip/ Dressing

Salads, chips and crackers with creamy dressing/ dip is always a winner but the fat and calorie content are not. Here’s a dip/ dressing that is easy on the calories without compromising on the creaminess and taste of the full-fat versions. Tips: If you can’t get chives, use any other […]

Watermelon Gazpacho

The red juicy watermelon has gone into the blender with complementing ingredients to make this cold, savoury soup that is a perfect soother for hot, sunny days. Tips: Use fresh red chillies or jalapeno depending on your threshold for spiciness. Add yellow or capsicum for more body in the soup.

Greek Salad on a Stick

Looking for a party menu that is healthy and tasty? Or do you want to get your children to eat vegetables? Here is a fun way to make salads more appealing whether it is for your party or children. Not only is it easy to make, it also is a […]

Carrot Ginger Juice

Keeping your body hydrated is crucial and sometimes just drinking water gets a little monotonous. So, how about a glass of carrot ginger juice for hydration? This juice besides being tasty, works as a great anti-oxidant and detoxifies the liver. Tips: If you are using a blender, you may find […]