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Spring Vegetable Pie

Author: The Ortho Practice
7 Nov
Spring Vegetable Pie

You will need… 1 carrot, peeled and grated 1 zucchini grated 330g can corn kernels, drained handful of baby spinach leaves ¼ red capsicum, finely chopped 1 medium onion, finely chopped 3 tsp oil 3 eggs, beaten 1 tsp sweet chilli sauce ¾ cup self-raising flour 50g cheese, grated salt and pepper to season Then, …


Corn fritters

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Sep
Corn Fritters

Here’s an easy meal to whip up for breakfast, lunch and tea – and why not throw a couple into the school lunch box too? You will need… 1 cup self-raising flour 2 eggs 1/3 cup milk 2 x 420g cans corn kernels, drained 1 tablespoon chopped chives 100g fetta cheese, crumbled or diced 30g …


Easy Savoury Muffins

Author: The Ortho Practice
7 Aug
easy savoury muffins

Hello parents. It’s term 3 and you’re running out of healthy, school lunch box ideas. We know all about it. This is why we are sharing an Easy Savoury Muffin recipe with you. Easy to make and easy on the braces too! Enjoy, The TOP Team x   You will need… medium onion 1/4 cup …


The Importance of Retainers

Author: The Ortho Practice
27 Jun
retainer

The day has finally arrived – your braces are coming off! You’ve missed that feeling of smooth teeth and can’t wait to dig into a bucket of popcorn as soon as you get home. And by all means go right ahead – just don’t leave your orthodontist’s practice without a little appliance known as a …


Hello, friends!

Author: The Ortho Practice
6 Jun
TB RB

Hello patients and friends, It feels like a while since I last wrote on the blog. A lot has happened over the past few months and as is to be expected there is never a dull moment at TOP. Here’s what’s happening… Welcome aboard, Gus It is with great excitement that we announce that Dr …


Butterbean soup

Author: The Ortho Practice
8 May
butter bean soup

A quick and easy winter warmer that’s perfect for the whole family. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped 3 stalks celery (including the leaves) chopped 400g can butterbeans, drained and rinsed 3 cups chicken stock 3 tsp rosemary leaves 100g green …


Earn more TOP rewards

Author: The Ortho Practice
8 May
patient of the month poster

Treatment Spotlight: GuardLab

Author: The Ortho Practice
2 May
guardlab mouthguards

It’s that time of year – winter sport season is upon us. And whether you play rugby, netball, soccer or footy we’re sure you’re prepared with new gear and most importantly a mouth guard. Did you know that GuardLab custom made mouth guards are now available at The Ortho Practice? All you have to do is follow three easy …


Avocado chocolate mousse

Author: The Ortho Practice
26 Apr
avocado mousse

Attention health fanatics: this dairy free, avocado chocolate mousse is not only braces friendly but a great way to make sure the entire family is sneaking in those extra greens. You will need: 2 large avocados ¼ cup Cocoa 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 tablespoons maple syrup 1/3 cup coconut cream 150g dark chocolate, melted …


Couscous stuffed vegetables

Author: The Ortho Practice
20 Feb
Couscous stuffed veggies

Each month we bring you the best braces friendly recipes we’ve found online. These delicious veggies are packed with nutrients, and are soft enough for your braces. Enjoy! You will need… 2 tsps. of olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tbsp. tomato paste 2x400g cans diced tomatoes ¼ cup water …


Hello, friends!

Author: The Ortho Practice
6 Feb
hello friends feb17

Hello everyone, We hope you’ve all had a great start to 2017 and all of our patients who are back at school have settled right in. Normally I like to wish you all a Happy New Year right away, so I have to apologise that my letter is late. But I have a very good …


How to maintain healthy teeth with braces

Author: The Ortho Practice
31 Jan
toothbrush

For some of us, it can be difficult to maintain a healthy smile, even without wearing metal braces. Here are our top tips for maintaining a healthy, clean smile during treatment. Avoid sugary and sticky foods. It’s no secret that foods high in sugar and acid can damage your teeth and increase plaque. You will often …


Cheese, ham and cherry tomato tart

Author: The Ortho Practice
18 Jan
Cheese ham tomato tart

Each month we scour through millions of online recipes to find you quick and easy, braces friendly foods for the entire family. We found this delicious cheese, ham and tomato tart on Taste.com – it’s great for a light lunch or summer snack! Bon apetit! You will need… 2 sheets frozen shortcut pastry 2 tbs …


Smashed Christmas Pavlova

Author: The Ortho Practice
19 Dec
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225ml eggwhite 1½ cups caster 1½ teaspoons white vinegar 1½ cups single (pouring) cream 200g mulberries+ baby mint leaves, to serve icing sugar, for dusting 500g raspberries ¾ cup caster sugar vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped 1. Preheat oven to 220°C.To make the roasted raspberry jam, place the raspberries, sugar, vanilla bean and seeds …


A quick chat with… Josie

Author: The Ortho Practice
19 Dec
josie

Introducing the very lovely and always delightful Josie from our Reception and Administration team. Stick around as we chat to her about Milo, Motown and Sunday roast! What is your favourite outdoor activity? Snowboarding. It’s great exercise in the outdoors and I always have such a laugh. (Usually at myself.) Where is the furthest place …


How to prepare your child for braces

Author: The Ortho Practice
29 Nov
preparing your child for braces

The time has come. You’ve been imagining this moment since they were born. The baby teeth have all gone, you’ve done the initial visit with your orthodontist and now you have the green light. It’s time for braces. It’s easy to focus on the obvious issues associated with braces – from booking X-rays, to arranging …


Celebrating a TOP 2016

Author: The Ortho Practice
15 Nov
cpd

Hello friends, On Friday 11 November, we held our final dentist information evening for 2016 at the Intercontinental Double Bay. It was a huge success with almost all of our referring dental network in attendance. We were fortunate to hear from Dr Baisi himself who presented at the event, on ‘Maximising orthodontic outcomes using Invisalign‘. These …


Pumpkin, leek & spinach quiche

Author: The Ortho Practice
2 Nov
pumpkin-leek-spinach-quiche

700g butternut pumpkin, peeled, cut into 2cm pieces Olive Oil Spray 1 leek, pale section only, halved lengthways, washed, dried, thinly sliced crossways 2 garlic cloves, crushed 100g baby spinach leaves 4 eggs 2 egg whites 1/4 cup skim milk 1/3 cup fresh low-fat ricotta 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves Step 1: Preheat oven to …


A quick chat with…Melissa

Author: The Ortho Practice
18 Oct
mel-gray

Introducing our very friendly and highly skilled Invisalign Treatment Consultant, Melissa Gray. We’ll be having a quick chat with her about food, travel and super powers! What is you favourite summer activity? Coastal walks with my dog and husband. I find the ocean extremely calming, not to mention beautiful. The world is a beautiful place …


Lime, cranberry and coconut balls

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Oct
Lime, cranberry and coconut balls

2/3 cup dried cranberries, 1 cup desiccated coconut, plus 2 tablespoons to roll, 1 cup almond meal, 2 tablespoons maple syrup, 1 ½ teaspoon lime rind, 1 tablespoon lime juice Step 1. Process cranberries until finely chopped. Step 2. Add remaining ingredients and process, using the pulse button, until mixture comes together Step 3. Roll into 12 …


Cauliflower and fetta fritters

Author: The Ortho Practice
1 Sep
Cauliflower and fetta fritters

600g cauliflower florets 100g Greek-style fetta, crumbled ¼ fresh chives, finely chopped 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves ¾ cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/3 cup plain flour 1 egg yolk ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil Step 1. Preheat oven to 150C/130C fan-forced. Place cauliflower in a metal steamer over a saucepan of simmering water. Cover. Steam …


A quick chat with… Alison Ringland

Author: The Ortho Practice
30 Aug
Alison Ringland

Hello friends, Thanks for stopping by the blog. This month we have the pleasure of getting to know our resident Hygienist, Alison, a little better. We had a quick chat with her about travel, baking and what it’s like to work in orthodontics. Enjoy! What is your favourite spring/summer activity? I’m always up for an early morning …


Welcome, friends!

Author: The Ortho Practice
15 Aug
Dr Baisi taking advantage of some gorgeous Sydney weather.

Hello there, Welcome to your new online space for everything orthodontics at the ortho practice. We decided it was about time to create a blog for all of our patients and friends to visit. It hasn’t happened overnight. (We don’t want to give you just any old content.) We want to offer you a space …


How to choose an orthodontist

Author: The Ortho Practice
15 Aug
Portrait of a happy woman with a perfect white smile

In this day and age, it’s easy to feel like there is an endless amount of choice for most health related products and services. It can sometimes feel like there’s too much information to sift through before making the right decision about anything – let alone your teeth. When it comes to braces your general …


Chicken and vegetable laksa

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Aug
Chicken and vegetable laksa

250g packet dried vermicelli noodles 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 185g jar Malaysian laksa paste 2 cups Chicken stock 2 x 270ml cans light coconut milk 2 tablespoons fish sauce 500g chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced 300g broccoli, cut into small florets 150g green beans, trimmed, cut into thirds 125g cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup fresh …


Winter vegetable and chicken soup

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Jul
Winter vegetable and chicken soup

2 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 large carrot, peeled, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 2 small zucchini, diced 1 swede or turnip, peeled, diced 1 1/4 cups dry soup mix 8 cups Chicken stock 1kg skinless chicken legs Step 1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add leek and …


Fettucine boscaiola

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Jun
Fettucine boscaiola

350g dried fettucine pasta 2 teaspoons olive oil 4 middle bacon rashers, rind removed, thinly sliced 200g Swiss brown mushrooms, thinly sliced 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 300ml light thickened cream 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves Pink Himalayan Salt Flakes, to season Step 1. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling, salted …


Healthy banana pancakes

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 May
Healthy banana pancakes

2 eggs 1 banana ½ cup of oats ¼ cup apple sauce 1tsp Vanilla ½ tsp cinnamon Step 1. Blend oats in a blender until smooth Step 2. Add all remaining ingredients Step 3. Mix until combined Step 4. Cook on a buttered medium heat pan  


Honey-baked pumpkin risotto

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Apr
Honey-baked pumpkin risotto

900g pumpkin, peeled, cut into 1cm cubes 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 tablespoon honey, plus extra to drizzle 850ml Vegetable Stock onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 2cm piece ginger, grated 1 cup Arborio Risotto Rice Juice of 1/2 lemon 1/2 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley, plus extra to garnish 2 tablespoons mascarpone, plus extra …


Corn, spinach and feta muffins

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Mar
Corn, spinach and feta muffins

1 1/2 cups (225g) self-raising flour 1 cup (160g) wholemeal self-raising flour 1/4 cup (40g) cornmeal (polenta) 310g can corn kernels, drained 100g baby spinach leaves, finely shredded 150g feta, crumbled 1 1/2 cups (375ml) milk 100g butter, melted 1 Coles Brand Australian Free Range Egg, lightly whisked Cornmeal (polenta), extra, to sprinkle Step 1. …


Berry-smoothie ice-blocks

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Feb
Berry-smoothie ice-blocks

2/3 cup orange juice 1/4 cup frozen raspberries 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 6 strawberries, hulled, halved Step 1. Blend orange juice, raspberries, blueberries and strawberries until smooth. Carefully pour into moulds. Step 2. Place lids on moulds. Freeze for 4 hours or until frozen. Stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 minutes before removing …


Cheese and Vegemite scrolls

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Jan
Cheese and Vegemite scrolls

1 ½ cups self-raising flour ½ cup wholemeal flour 80g butter 2/3 cup milk 2/4 cup cheddar cheese, grated ¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated 1 tbsp Vegemite, heaped 1 tbsp milk Step 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Step 2. In a medium bowl, combine both flours and butter. Step 3. Using your fingertips, rub the …


North Pole shortbread

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Dec
North Pole shortbread

250g unsalted butter, Softened Finley grated rind of 4 mandarins 200g caster sugar 2 egg yolks 2 tablespoons glace orange peel finely chopped ½ cup self-raising flour 2 cups plain flour 375g white chocolate, melted Step 1. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, rind and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and peel, …


Herbed polenta fries

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Nov
Herbed polenta fries

1 cup instant polenta 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary leaves 1 tablespoon oregano leaves 1 tablespoon thyme leaves Olive oil, for brushing 2 ½ cups chicken stock 30g butter, chopped Sea salt and cracked black pepper ¼ cup parmesan Step 1. Place stock in a large saucepan over medium heat and bring to the boil, gradually …


Bite-size ham and cheese muffins

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Oct
Bite-size ham and cheese muffins

1 cup plain flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt 100g butter, melted 2 eggs 1/2 cup natural yoghurt 3/4 cup grated cheddar cheese 50g ham, cut into small pieces 12 cherry tomatoes, halved Step 1. Preheat oven to 175C Step 2. Grease 24 mini muffin tins Step 3. Place sifted flour, bicarb …


Healthy vegetable nuggets

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Sep
Healthy vegetable nuggets

2 large sebago potatoes, peeled, chopped 1 teaspoon olive oil ½ small brown onion, finely chopped 1 medium zucchini grated 1 medium carrot, peeled, grated 1/3 cup grated cheese 1 egg 1 tablespoon milk 1 cup dried multigrain breadcrumbs Step 1. Preheat oven 200 degrees fan forced. Line a large baking tray with baking paper …


Zucchini fritters

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Aug
Zucchini fritters

3 medium Zucchini’s ½ cup self-raising flour ½ cup parmesan, finely grated 3 shallots, thinly sliced 1 egg, whisked ¼ cup fresh continental parsley chopped 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg 4 teaspoons olive oil Step 1. Trim the ends from zucchini and coarsely grate the zucchini. Place in …


Healthy chicken and vegetable sausage rolls

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Jul
Healthy chicken and vegetable sausage rolls

1 cup fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs 500g chicken breast mince 1 egg, plus 1 extra lightly beaten egg 1 zucchini, finely grated 1 carrot, finely grated ½ onion, grated ¼ cup chopped coriander ¼ cup chopped parsley 4 sheets frozen puff pastry 1 tablespoon sesame seeds Step 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C and line 2 …


Lemon and thyme chicken burgers

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Jun
Lemon and thyme chicken burgers

4 chicken breast fillets 2 tablespoons thyme leaves 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large lemon, rind finely grated, juiced 4 turkish bread rolls, split Olive oil cooking spray 50g mixed salad greens 1 avocado, halved, slice 1/3 cup aioli or whole-egg mayonnaise Step 1. Place chicken between 2 sheets of non-stick baking paper. Using a …


Pumpkin soup with a twist

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 May
Pumpkin soup with a twist

¾ Medium sized butternut pumpkin, skin and seeds removed, chopped 2 medium potatoes, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1-1 ½ teaspoons mild curry powder Salt and cracked black pepper 2 ½ cups of vegetable stock 1 cup full cream Step 1. Place pumpkin, potatoes, onion, curry powder and stock in a large slow cooker. Season with …


4 Apr
Grilled-Red-Snapper-with-Avocado-Papaya-Salsa

1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds 1 teaspoon of paprika ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon of ground pepper 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 skinless red snapper ½ cup of diced ripe avocado ½ cup of diced papaya 2 tablespoon of chopped fresh Coriander 1 tablespoon of lime juice 4 lime wedge Step 1. Prepare grill for …


Italian vegetable risotto

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Mar
Italian vegetable risotto

3 cups of vegetable stock 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 medium zucchini, roughly chopped 250g cherry tomatoes 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 cups Arborio rice 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup shredded fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan cheese Step 1. Place stock and 2 cups cold …


Cheesy zucchini and bacon slice

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Feb
Step 1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush a 26 x 16cm (base measurement) slab pan with oil. Line base and 2 long sides with non-stick baking paper, allowing sides to overhang. Step 2. Cook bacon in a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat, stirring, for 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl. Cook the zucchini, stirring, for 5 minutes or until tender. Transfer to the bowl. Set aside to cool. Step 3. Add egg, cheddar and oil to the zucchini mixture. Sift in the flour. Season with salt and pepper. Mix until well combined. Step 4. Pour into the prepared pan. Bake for 30 minutes or until set and golden.

Olive oil, to grease 1 bacon rasher, rind removed, finely chopped 4 medium (about 500g) zucchini, coarsely grated 5 eggs, lightly whisked 80g (1 cup) coarsely grated vintage cheddar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 150g (1 cup) self-raising flour Step 1.Preheat oven to 180°C. Brush a 26 x 16cm (base measurement) slab pan with …


Potato and avocado salad

Author: The Ortho Practice
4 Jan
Potato and avocado salad

150g small green beans, trimmed 150g small butter beans, trimmed 800g kipfler potatoes, scrubbed 100g sliced pancetta 2 avocados, halved, stones removed, peeled, sliced 1/3 cup whole-egg mayonnaise 1 large lime, rind finely grated, juiced 1/3 cup dill sprigs Step 1 Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil over high heat. Add …


Coconut snowballs

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Dec
Coconut Snowballs

250g packet plain sweet biscuits 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 x 100g packet multi glace cherries, finely chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 395g can sweetened condensed milk 1 1/2 x 375g packets white chocolate melts 2 teaspoons desiccated coconut, extra Step 1. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Place biscuits in a food …


Chicken satay burgers

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Oct
Chicken satay burgers

270ml can coconut milk 1/2 cup (140g) crunchy peanut butter 1/4 firmly packed cup (40g) brown sugar 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 1 tablespoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon lime juice 400g chicken mince 1 onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup fresh whole meal breadcrumbs 1/4 cup chopped coriander …


Roasted vegetable and quinoa salad

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Sep
Roasted vegetable and quinoa salad

500g sweet potato (cut into bite size pieces) 1 red capsicum (cut into thin strips) 1 eggplant (cut into bite size pieces) 1 cup of quinoa 2 cups of water 100g of rocket or baby spinach 100g of pitted Kalamata olives (optional) Olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Step 1. Preheat oven to 180°F Step …


Marshmallow slice

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Jun
Marshmallow Slice

250g packet Marie biscuits 185g melted butter 395g can condensed milk finely grated zest and juice of 2 lemons 1 tablespoon gelatine, dissolved in ¼ cup water 1 cup sugar 5 teaspoons gelatine 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Step 1. Grease and line a shallow 18x28cm baking pan. Process the biscuits in food processor until crushed. …


Extreme brownies

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 May
Extreme brownies

200g dark chocolate 225g unsalted butter, chopped 100g (2/3 cup) plain flour 65g (2/3 cup) coco 1 teaspoon baking powder 440g (2 cups) caster sugar 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Step 1. To line pan: Preheat oven to 160C. Grease a 20cm square cake pan, then cut 2 x 20cm x 45cm …


Caramalised custard and strawberry trifle

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Mar
Caramalised custard and strawberry trifle

250g piece Madeira cake 2 tablespoons strawberry jam 350g strawberries, hulled, sliced 3 tablespoons (1/4 cup) caster sugar 500g tub Paul’s Premium Vanilla Custard 250g mascarpone Step 1. Cut the madeira cake horizontally. Step 2. Spread both cut sides with jam, and then cut into small cubes. Place in a large bowl with half the …


Pine-lime coconut blocks

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Jan
Pine-lime coconut blocks

1.25 litres vanilla ice-cream, softened 50g sachet coconut milk powder 3/4 cup pineapple juice 3/4 cup lemon and lime mineral water 2 tablespoons lime juice Lime rind strips and toasted coconut flakes, to serve Step 1. Grease an 8-hole, 3/4 cup-capacity mini loaf pan. Line each hole with baking paper, allowing a 3cm overhang at …


White chocolate, pistachio & cherry trees

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Dec
White chocolate, pistachio & cherry trees

250g white chocolate melts 100g Western Star Chef’s Choice Butter, chopped 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup unsalted pistachio, chopped 1/4 cup dried sour cherries or cranberries, chopped Icing sugar, for dusting Step 1. To make small paper cones from baking paper, cut a 13cm diameter circle of baking paper, then make a cut from …


9 Nov
Rockmelon bruschetta with goat's cheese and prosciutto

150g goat’s cheese, at room temperature 1/2 tsp finely grated orange rind 1/2 tsp finely grated lemon rind 6 slices sourdough bread, chargrilled 6 slices prosciutto 500g rockmelon, peeled, thinly sliced lengthways Honey, to serve Fresh mint leaves, to serve Step 1. Combine the goat’s cheese, orange rind and lemon rind in a bowl. Season. …


Mango ice-cream

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Oct
Mango ice-cream

300ml thickened light cream 250ml (1 cup) skim milk 8 cardamom pods, crushed 800g can sliced mango, drained 400g can Nestle Skim Sweetened Condensed Milk Tropical fruit, to serve Step 1. Line a 11 x 21cm (base measurement) loaf pan with 2 layers of plastic wrap, allowing the sides to overhang. Combine the cream, milk …


Hawaiian pizza pops

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Sep
Hawaiian pizza pops

250g fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, finely chopped 80g shaved ham, finely chopped 1 spring onion (shallot), thinly sliced 1 tbs pizza sauce 80g (3/4 cup) coarsely grated mozzarella Pizza dough 125ml (1/2 cup) warm water 2 tsp (7g/1 sachet) dried yeast Pinch of caster sugar 250g (12/3 cups) Anchor Lighthouse Bread & Pizza Plain Flour …


Banana and cinnamon sugar whoopie pies

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Aug
Banana and cinnamon sugar whoopie pies

125g butter, softened 1 cup (200g) packed brown sugar 1 egg 2/3 cup (160ml) mashed banana 1/2 cup (125ml) sour cream 2 cups (300g) plain flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Cinnamon cream cheese 250g cream cheese, softened 60g butter, softened 2/3 cup (120g) icing sugar mixture 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon …


Quinoa cakes

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Jul
Quinoa cakes

2 cups cooked quinoa, cooled 100g feta, crumbled 4 eggs, lightly whisked 1 carrot, peeled, coarsely grated 55g (1/3 cup) pine nuts, toasted 25g (1/3 cup) fresh breadcrumbs 20g baby spinach, chopped 2 tbs chopped fresh mint 2 tbs sultanas 1 tbs Masterfoods Moroccan Seasoning 1 tbs honey 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind Macro …


9 Jun
Upside down banana pudding with cinnamon custard

3 ripe bananas 20g butter 1 cup (250ml) boiling water 1/2 tsp. bicarbonate of soda 60g butter, chopped, extra 3/4 cup (155g) brown sugar 2 eggs 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour Step 1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Thinly slice one of the bananas. Heat the butter in a medium frying pan over high heat until …


Super healthy banana and coconut muffins

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 May
Super healthy banana and coconut muffins

½ cup of moist coconut flakes 125g coconut oil- 100 grams for the banana caramel and 25 grams to the wet mix. ¾ cup of honey or agave syrup 2-3 ripe bananas chopped 3 eggs 1 ½ cups of whole meal unbleached self raising flour or Quinoa flour 2 tablespoons of oat/almond milk 1 teaspoon …


9 Apr
Cranberry and white chocolate Anzac biscuits

1 cup plain flour 1 cup good-quality whole rolled oats 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2/3 cup desiccated coconut 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 tsp ground cinnamon 125g butter 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp water 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 200g white chocolate melts Step 1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Line 2 baking trays …


White chocolate and passion fruit mousse

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Mar
White chocolate and passion fruit mousse

3 egg yolks 1/4 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup passionfruit pulp 150g white chocolate 300ml thickened cream 3 egg whites 6 medium Easter eggs Step 1. Use an electric beater to beat 3 egg yolks and 1/4 cup caster sugar until pale and creamy. Fold in 1/2 cup passion fruit pulp alternately with 150g white …


Knickerbocker glory

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Feb
Knickerbocker glory

9g sachet lite strawberry jelly crystals 1 cup boiling water 210g packet/cups chocolate fudge steamed puddings 250g strawberries, sliced 1 cup raspberries 4 scoops reduced-fat vanilla frozen yoghurt 4 scoops reduced-fat strawberry frozen yoghurt Milk choc bits and chocolate wafer sticks, to serve Step 1. Place jelly crystals in a large heatproof jug. Add boiling …


Berry smoothie ice-blocks

Author: The Ortho Practice
9 Jan
Berry smoothie ice-blocks

2/3 cup orange juice 1/4 cup frozen raspberries 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 6 strawberries, hulled, halved Step 1. Blend orange juice, raspberries, blueberries and strawberries until smooth. Carefully pour into moulds. Step 2. Place lids on moulds. Freeze for 4 hours or until frozen. Stand at room temperature for 1 to 2 minutes before removing …


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