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Super Food Ideas

Super Food Ideas May 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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1 min
easy as 1-2-3

Here at SFI, we pride ourselves on giving you great stress-free dinners from the pantry every month. And this issue, we’ve taken it to the next level with easy mains that are ready in just three steps. Get started with our one-pan dinners on p22. My top pick is the amazing French onion chicken (p24) – it’s on regular rotation at my place! If you want to get into some holiday baking fun with the kids, don’t miss our over-the-top Easter egg brownie (p82) – it’s super-easy and choc-full of goodies. Plus you’ll love the amazing 5-ingredient Microwave Rocky Road Fudge (p88). Just try stopping at one piece! And don’t forget to check out our amazing cover recipe pancakes (p18). Also ready in just three steps, they’re filled with gooey Baci hazelnut…

1 min
your food ideas

FESTIVE FUN With Christmas being so busy, I was thrilled to see the 6-Ingredient Lamington Wreath with Berry Cream (December 2019, p29). Such a simple idea with stunning results! This was so easy – prepared in 10 minutes, easy to transport and devoured in seconds! Susan Gilmour, via Instagram HAVE A BALL! I have made the meatballs from your Spaghetti and Meatballs (September 2014, p67) so often over the years, and keep them in the freezer for numerous recipes. They are superb. We had them today as a stir-fry, and we loved it. Marion Girdlestone, via email EASY DINNER WINNER Hi Super Food Ideas. Tonight we needed a quick throw-together idea. So it was the Potato Gem, Bacon and Zucchini Slice (November 2019, p26) to the rescue. Our dinner looked just like the picture and tasted even…

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RIPE FOR THE PICKING Just in: Woolies are using overripe bananas from instore, that would otherwise end up in landfill, to make their new banana bread range. To sweeten the deal further, Woolies are donating 50 cents from each sale to food rescue charity OzHarvest. Now that’s the best news we’ve heard since sliced banana bread! Find it in the Woolworths bakery section, $4. RAISE THE BAR Lunch boxes are about to get an upgrade. After extensive road testing with that most discernible of audiences, kids, Carman’s Aussie Oat Bars range has been given the thumbs up. You’ll love them too. Each bar has less than 4g sugar, a 4.5 health star rating and a boost of fibre. Available from Woolworths for $5 for six. HAM FOR THE FAM We love it in sandwiches and…

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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 and 1/4 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…

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healthy kitchen

“BEAUTIFUL EATING SHOULD PRODUCE BE AN AND ENJOYMENT DELICIOUS OF FLAVOURS THAT MAKE US FEEL GOOD.”Kim Coverdale, Food Director Celebrate body acceptance and self love on May 6 – International No-Diet Day – and take a step back from elements of our society which are fixated on appearance and body shape. Be kind to yourself by eating food you enjoy and put a stop to yo-yo dieting. Eating should be about physical and mental wellbeing, enjoying beautiful produce and the simple pleasures of food. This month, let our slow cooker soups (from p38) work their magic. Packed full of good-for-you veg and fibre, they’re perfect to set and forget while you get on with your day. To get started, dig into these recipes (right). BY THE NUMBERS... Asthma is a serious condition that’s…

1 min
win it!

SMOOTH OPERATOR BLITZ FRUIT AND VEGETABLES INTO NUTRITIOUS SMOOTHIES The powerful Sunbeam NutriSeal vacuum blender uses suction technology to remove air, and locks in up to 40% more vitamin C than traditional blending. It also comes with a vacuum seal cup, which keeps your drink fresh for up to 24 hours, so you can blend the night before, then take your morning smoothie on the go. For more information, visit sunbeam.com.au. TOP SHELF PRIZE PACK WINE LOVERS WILL ADORE THIS FABULOUS GLASS SET AND GIFT VOUCHER Grand Cru Wine Fridges is one of Australia’s premier providers of wine enjoyment solutions. Grand Cru is proud to help you appreciate and protect your wine collection. They also offer accessories including glassware, aerators and more. This prize pack includes a stylish set of four Plumm Vintage wine glasses…