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Super Food Ideas

Super Food Ideas September 2018

Australia's #1 food magazine, Super Food Ideas provides busy mothers and families with easy recipes and meal solutions, using readily available ingredients and simple techniques. With hundreds of recipes and tips every issue, you’ll never lack inspiration or ideas with Super Food Ideas.

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1 min.
house of cakes

“A FACTION FROM THE KITCHEN CABINET CAME TO NEGOTIATE” When I was president of the school’s P&C the first event I organised was a cake stall at an election barbecue. That’ll be fun, I thought naively, but let me tell you the scrutineers had nothing on the politics of the parent community. We were inundated with baked goods to sell, but the cupcakes sat languishing on the stall as the slices and biscuits did a roaring trade. Priced at $5, they just weren’t moving. Then inspiration struck: get the kids to sell them to the people in the queue for $1 each. That’s when the caucusing began. Outraged by my volume-pricing strategy, bakers gathered in groups, whispering and whipping up support. A faction from the kitchen cabinet was sent to negotiate. A pink-cheeked…

1 min.
everyday healthy

#1 WITH AN EMPHASIS on fresh spring produce, this issue we aim to help you add more fruit and vegetables to your daily meals. If we all ate more of these and less processed food, we’d be upping our nutrition without radically changing the way we eat. #2 JUST TWEAKING, rather than a complete overhaul, is more achievable and won’t cost the earth in either time or money. Our Money-Saving Mains, p48, is a good place to start, with the 4 vegies per serve in the burger! CLUB VEG Better for you, better eat it, p48.…

1 min.
your food ideas

“THIS ONE WILL BE A GO-TO FAVOURITE” LEMON DELICIOUS I cooked this delicious Sweet and Sour Lemon Slice (June 2018, p76) for Mother’s Day. All the family loved it and it was super easy to make. I’m always on the look out for sweet lemon recipes and this one will definitely be a go-to favourite. Rita Legge, via email PERFECT PLAN Each fortnight I write out my family menu and it’s such a chore. I was so pleased to see your budget meal planner in the May 2018 issue. In two weeks, I made seven of your simple meals. Thanks so much! Andrea Risson, via email SUPER FAMILY IDEAS I picked up your magazine for the first time last week. I’m a nutritionist and always looking for new ways to cook healthy meals and inspire my clients. Your…

2 min.
recipe index

STARTERS, SIDES & LIGHT MEALS Seasonal greens take centre stage in these deliciously wholesome dishes — who says you can’t make friends with salad? FISH & SEAFOOD Just add your choice of seafood and up your omega-3s. VEGETARIAN Get your fill of vegie-packed pastas, creamy carrot soup and a fragrant meat-free curry. CHICKEN, DUCK & TURKEY Asian noodles, meatballs with a twist and nut-free satay skewers are all on the menu! BEEF, PORK & LAMB Take your inspiration from around the world to update classic mains, from spag bol to roast beef. THE COVER These family-friendly favourites are just the ticket for a quick and easy midweek meal. SWEETS Tempt family, friends and fete-goers with these gorgeous goodies. MEAL PLANNER Recipes with this button are in our Budget Meal Planner, which is at the back of the magazine.…

1 min.
super-easy rissoles

SUPER-EASY RISSOLES WITH CRUNCHY SALSA SERVES 4 PREP 20 MINUTES (PLUS 15 MINUTES REFRIGERATION) COOK 10 MINUTES 650g beef mince 1 small brown onion, grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon celery salt 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1¼ cups fresh breadcrumbs 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 4 slices crusty bread, to serve Crunchy Salsa 1 celery stalk 2 small vine-ripened tomatoes, seeded, finely chopped ¼ small red onion, finely diced 2 teaspoons lime juice 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce (optional) 1 Place mince, brown onion, garlic, celery salt, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, breadcrumbs and egg in a bowl. Season with pepper. Mix well to combine. Shape mixture into 12 rissoles. Place on a tray. Cover. Refrigerate for 15 minutes. 2 Meanwhile, make…

1 min.
pick the perfect pear

PEARS ARE A GOOD SOURCE OF FIBRE, LOW-GI, AND A SOURCE OF VITAMIN C Packham Juicy, succulent Packhams are bright green before ripening. When the intensity of their colour reduces a little, they’re ready to eat. Packhams are available from May to January. How to use: Firm and sweet, Packhams can be enjoyed fresh as a snack and in salads, or use them in cooking. Beurré Bosc Bosc pears have a green-brown skin which turns a golden cinnamon colour when ripe. They’re known for their sweet, buttery flavour. Pick them up from March to November. How to use: Their shape makes them great for poaching and they’re well suited to baked desserts such as cakes and tarts. Corella Corellas have a green-yellow skin, sometimes with a beautiful red blush. They’re deliciously fragrant, firm and sweet. Look for them…