Apple Crumble by Tania Logan, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

Ilze GroblerDietetics

4 apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced 1½ cups rolled oats 2 tbsp self raising flour 80 g butter ¼ cup maple syrup Preheat oven to 180oC.  Place the apple slices in an ovenproof dish.  Stir through 1 tbsp of maple syrup. Place the butter in a small saucepan. Cook over a low heat until the butter is melted.  Stir in the … Read More

Overnight Oats (serves 4) by Tania Logan, Dietitian and Diabetes Educator

Ilze GroblerDietetics

2 cups rolled oats  1½ cups milk 1 granny smith apple, coarsely grated  ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted  1 cup plain, Greek style yoghurt  1 cup fresh berries 1 tablespoon honey 1.   Place the oats in a large bowl. Pour the milk into the bowl to cover the oats. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate overnight.  2.   Just before serving, grate the … Read More

Muffins by Tania Logan, Dietitian

Ilze GroblerDietetics

Muffins are a quick and easy snack option. This recipe is a useful basic recipe that can accommodate different additions to provide variety. 2 cups self-raising flour ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg, lightly beaten ¼ cup sunflower oil 1 cup milk Preheat the oven to 180oC.  Line a 12 cup muffin pan with paper cases. Sift the flour into a … Read More

Parenting During COVID-19 by Petronella Grobbelaar (Psychologist)

Ilze GroblerCOVID-19, Parenting

Parenting during this time of social isolation, uncertainty and online schooling is hard. It is natural to look for advice and information. Finding helpful information on parenting during this time on the internet can be challenging and overwhelming. So, we wanted to make it easy for parents and share all our favourite resources with you:  The World Health Organisation has a … Read More

Maple Roasted Vegetables by Tania Logan (Dietitian)

Ilze GroblerDietetics

Crunchy chickpeas roasted in maple syrup and creamy hummus are the key to this simply delicious vegetable platter 4 beetroot, peeled and cut into wedges 3 carrots, peeled and quartered lengthways 3 parsnips, peeled and quartered lengthways 1 kg butternut pumpkin, peeled, deseeded, and chopped 400 g chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 tbsp canola oil 2 tbsp maple syrup 200 … Read More

Protecting Order, Connection and Dignity: Our Response to a Virus by Dr Johanna Lynch (GP Psychotherapist)

Ilze GroblerCOVID-19

Disorder, Disconnection and Invasion cause feelings of threat for each member of the human family. As stakeholders in my PhD pointed out these experiences destabilise our attempts to protect order, connection, and our sense of dignity. Cyclone Covid, as I am calling it, invades our bodies and our minds, and our ways of being in community. It actively disconnects us from safe human … Read More

Cyclone COVID by Dr Johanna Lynch (GP Psychotherapist)

Ilze GroblerCOVID-19

As our nation prepares for the waves of infections and the wider impact of COVID-19 on lives and livelihoods, I have been struck by a familiar feeling – it is as though we are battering down the hatches before a cyclone. Each cyclone season we have a few careful weather watchers in our home- they can see the wind patterns … Read More

Toast with Avocado and Fetta by Tania Logan (Dietitian)

Ilze GroblerDietetics

Dukkah is a middle eastern blend of spices, nuts and seeds. This delicious combination is quick and easy to prepare. It is perfect for breakfast, lunch or brunch (Serves 2) 4 slices of sourdough or wholegrain bread ½ avocado 50 g fetta cheese, crumbled 1 tbsp dukkah Toast the bread.  Remove the flesh from the avocado and lightly mash.  Spread the … Read More

Care and Support During Uncertain Times – COVID-19 by Shannon Moule (Clinical Psychologist)

Ilze GroblerCOVID-19, Psychology

Dear Zesty Community, I felt called to connect with our ZESTY community to acknowledge and assist during these uncertain times.  We (Australians) have been through a lot so far this year: fires, floods and now COVID-19. It wouldn’t be surprising if you and other people around you are experiencing heightened levels of negative emotions right now. And it’s not surprising … Read More