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Super Food Ideas

Super Food Ideas March 2020

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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in this issue

1 min
cheap & cheerful

This issue is all about value — choosing how and where we spend our money at the supermarket. Minimum cash for maximum effect, in fact. Because, no matter your income, no one wants to waste their precious dollars. Our food team has always been about providing food the family will love without breaking the bank, but this month we’ve gone all out to bring you our best-ever budget issue. Take a look at the following pages to discover 56 dinners and sweet treats that will not only keep your account in the black, but still taste delicious. Every meal costs less than $5 a serve (and some are much less) and none of them will make you feel that you are missing out just because they are affordable. From taking advantage…

1 min
your food ideas

NEW FAVOURITE “DELICIOUS AND SO EASY TO MAKE” The absolutely delicious Salmon and Broccoli Linguine (May 2017, p49) was so quick and easy to make. The only thing I had to buy was the salmon — I had everything else in the pantry and fridge, which is always great, and now I stock canned salmon just to make this recipe. Katrina Lahood, via Instagram BETTER BARBECUE Thanks to the October 2019 issue my family’s barbecues are bursting with exotic flavours! The Vietnamese Pork Banh Mi Burgers with pickled carrot (p26) and Thai Mango and Noodle Chicken Salad (p42) are super delicious and colourful. Judith Caine, via email FAMILY COOKING Each week my kids choose one recipe from past issues of Super Food Ideas. It can be dinner, dessert, snacks or treats. This week we had Vietnamese Pork…

2 min
super spy

AUSSIE GOLD Delicious, golden Aussie honey is the simple treat everyone loves! Nature Nate’s Honey is 100% raw and unfiltered, so this high-quality product from Woolworths gives you the bees’ best. Drizzle it over yoghurt, spread it on toast or stir it into tea. Available at Woolworths nationally in four sizes, from $6.Visit naturenates.com.au. COMPLETE YOUR CURRY For a satisfying accompaniment to your curry, grab something from Patak’s new range. Soft naan breads ($3.50) come in three flavours: Plain, Sultana & Coconut, and Garlic & Coriander. Delicious as a side for dipping or great on their own, Patak’s Naan range contains no artificial colours or flavours. For another option, try Patak’s light and crisp Ready-to-Eat Pappadums ($4). Find the full range at Woolworths nationwide. PARTY TIME Woolworths’ new frozen cakes are perfect for any occasion…

2 min

RECIPE KNOW-HOW: We use Australian standard measures. In liquid measures, 250ml = 1 cup. Dry ingredients are measured in level 1 cup, 1/2 cup, 1/3 cup and1/4 cup measures. 1 tablespoon = 20ml (note NZ, US and UK tablespoon = 15ml). 1 teaspoon = 5ml. We use 59-60g eggs. We use 1100-watt microwaves, unless otherwise specified. NUTRITION KNOW-HOW: Heart Friendly: low saturated fat, high in fibre, lower sodium with heart-friendly fats. Desserts that are based on low-fat dairy without fruit/grain ingredients don’t need to be high in fibre. Diabetes Friendly: low saturated fat, high in fibre, lower sodium with lower-GI carbs. Healthy: low saturated fat, less than 3000kJ and 800mg sodium per main meal. Vegetarian: no meat, fish or poultry but may contain eggs and/or dairy. Gluten Free: no gluten-containing ingredients (ie, wheat, rye, barley, oats or derivatives). High in Calcium: at least 200mg…

2 min
healthy kitchen

“PROTEIN-RICH EGGS PACK A NUTRITIONAL PUNCH WAY BEYOND THEIR SIZE AND REPUTATION.”Claire Brookman, Food Director There will always be the latest, trendiest superfood, often expensive and hard to find. But look in your fridge, and you’ll probably discover you already have one: the humble egg! Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet. They are a very good source of inexpensive, high-quality protein, plus a rich source of vitamins D, B6 and B12, and minerals such as zinc, iron, copper and selenium. And, to top it all off, eggs are so versatile, there is an abundance of recipes to choose from for every meal of the day. Check out some of our favourite mains (right) to get inspired. BY THE NUMBERS... Coeliac disease is a serious condition that affects thousands of…

2 min
win it!

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