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Super Food Ideas July 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
winter wonders

These chilly nights call for cosy, belly-warming dinners full of rich, wonderful flavours, and this issue is here to deliver. Start with our easy one-pot dinners, perfect for busy families. Kids will love the Best-ever Butter Chicken Pie on p32 (it has four vegies per serve!), and the Persian Lamb with Rice (p32) is another must-try – ready in 40 minutes and full of flavour. My slow cooker is permanently out on the kitchen bench during winter, and it’s been earning its keep cooking the Italian mains on p38. But slow cookers aren’t just for dinner! Our Spiced Rhubarb Dumplings (p89) are simple yet irresistible. Potato bake fans should go straight to p46 for new recipes, including our amazing Mexican cover star, or turn to p54 for ways to give classic bolognese…

1 min
your food ideas

COVER CRAVINGS My daughters became fixated on the March 2020 cover (Double Choc-chip Caramel Slice, p82) and were thrilled that I made it without delay! I loved the white choc chips as an eye-catching topping. Thanks for the inspiration. Alison Ball, via email SIDE ORDER I just wanted to say thank you for another great edition full of family-friendly ideas that are actually doable for the average busy mum. This week we had the Creamy Mexican Potato Salad (January/February 2020, p56) with our lamb burgers and it was a delicious healthier alternative to chips or wedges. Jocelyn Starkie, via email LOVING THE LOAF I am so glad that my re-creation of the make-ahead lunch loaf (January/February 2020, p25) was loved! This make-ahead loaf was so so easy to make and smelled absolutely delicious. I made the…

2 min
super spy

LINE UP THE LATTES Snuggle up with a colourful new Maxwell & Williams mug and enjoy a warm drink: hot chocolate, creamy chai or even a cheeky hot toddy! Feel cosy at home during the colder months with a mug featuring fun geometric designs or beautiful flora. See the whole winter collection at maxwellandwilliams.com.au Fresh greens First introduced in the 1960s, this gummy green lolly is answering the call of loyal fans: Allen’s has announced the comeback of a classic with the return of Spearmint Leaves to supermarkets across the country. Enjoy them on their own, or use them as a dessert decoration. They’re on supermarket shelves, $2.95. BOOST YOUR MILO Say hello to MILO XTRA, with a whopping 25% more protein per serve than regular MILO! Who knew that your favourite childhood drink could…

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 of…

2 min
healthy kitchen

“ DISHES WE’VE LOADED WITH DELICIOUS HEARTY SLOW VEGETABLES -COOKER TO CREATE HEALTHIER MEALS.”Kim Coverdale, Food Director With the cold weather and darker days, we crave rich dishes to lift our spirits and warm us up. When we eat comfort food our stomach can produce the ‘happy’ chemicals dopamine and serotonin, but too much can lead to larger waistlines, health issues and a sense of guilt. Some simple tweaks can make food healthier: dollop yoghurt instead of cream; choose wholegrains; and try our hearty but healthier slow-cooked meals (see right). And while they are cooking, go for a brisk walk, which is another way to get a hit of dopamine. Diabetes but the numbers... National Diabetes Week is JULY 12-19 this year, focussing on mental health issues. 280 PEOPLE develop diabetes in Australia each…

2 min
win it!

The perfect blend MAKE NUTRITIOUS SOUPS AND SMOOTHIES IN THIS HIGH-POWERED BLENDER Be a smoothie operator with this Vacuum Blender from Beko. High-powered and versatile, this blender will make short work of soups, smoothies, dips and nut spreads. Its six-blade cyclonic system ensures a smooth consistency and fast blending, plus innovative vacuum technology helps to retain vital nutrients from fruit and veg. As well as a BPA-free 1.5L Tritan jug, the blender comes with a 700ml portable bottle, for on-the-go smoothies. Visit shop.beko.com.au blitz it! BLENDER PRIZE PACK VALUED AT $299.00 A moveable feast PACK YOUR FOOD WITH PEACE OF MIND USING THESE ECO-FRIENDLY STAINLESS STEEL CONTAINERS Keep food fresh and safe in this stylish collection of durable Black + Blum stainless steel food containers. Available from Biome, the Aussie eco-store, this food storage range is designed…