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Smashed crispy potatos with avo aioli

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Simple. Delicious. Potatoey.

Smashed crispy potatoes with avo aioli

Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 60 mins Total time: 80 mins
Makes about 8 tennis-ball sized potatoes + aioli


  • 8 washed potatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove of fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Cracked black pepper and salt

Do it

  1. Boil unpeeled potatoes for around 25 minutes until soft. Pre-heat oven to 180C.
  2. Add avocado, egg, garlic, lemon juice, and a tbsp of olive oil to a food processor, and blitz until smooth. Set aside in the refrigerator.
  3. Place potatoes on a
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Guilt-free banana bread with vanilla cream

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We published this recipe because a) it’s delicious, b) it’s natural, and c) it’s delicious.

Prep time: 20 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Total time: 45 mins
Makes one crowd-pleasing loaf


The loaf part

  • 3 overripe bananas
  • 2 1/4 cups of flour (gluten free flour works well)
  • 1/4 cup of coconut sugar (or stevia if you are anti coconut sugar)
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp almond milk (or other non-dairy milk)
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds or ground flax
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract

The icing part

  • 1/2 cup of cashews
  • 1/4 cup
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Oaty, fruity granola

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We have written about the high level of kick-assery of oats in the past. Here is a granola recipe that puts these little weapons to good use.

Oaty, fruity granola

As usual, it’s a fairly user-friendly recipe so there’s more time to do other fun things, like burpees…

Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 35 mins
Makes about 10 serves


  • 3 cups rolled oats, preferably not “quick oats” as they may cook off too quickly
  • 1/2 cup dry fruit mix
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1
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Flaming beetroot dip

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Given that two Queensland teams are in the NRL grand final this week, it makes sense to prepare a maroon coloured food item…

Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 90 mins Total time: 100 mins
Makes a medium bowl of dip


  • 2 medium beetroots, cleaned and cubed
  • 2 chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch shallots, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • Olive oil


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C.
  2. Line a baking tray with foil, and place beetroot pieces on the tray. Place in the oven for approximately 90 minutes or until soft.
  3. Add olive oil shallots, garlic, and chilli to
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