Arabella Forge

Arabella Forge

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Arabella Forge is an accredited practising dietitian, food writer and author of Frugavore: How to Grow Your Own, Buy Local, Waste Nothing and Eat Well. She is also a presenter on Channel 10’s Love to Share Food and a spokesperson for the Markets of Melbourne.

How to make a matcha latte

How to make a matcha latte.

Famed for its sweet taste and rich source of antioxidants, Japanese matcha tea is becoming popular amongst health-conscious caffeine fiends.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Aug 05 13:24:54 EST 2015

Gluten-free cauliflower pizza base

Gluten-free cauliflower pizza base with topping.

Cauliflower can work as an excellent alternative to refined white grain flour. It has a lower glycaemic index and a higher fibre content which will help you to feel fuller for longer.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Jul 15 09:18:52 EST 2015

Swap it for good health in winter

Swap it ... pasta for zucchini 'spaghetti'.

Here are 10 ways to indulge in winter comfort foods, without overdoing the kilojoules.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Jul 07 15:51:01 EST 2015

Ten ways to eat more prebiotic and probiotic foods

Miso is considered to have both prebiotic and probiotic qualities.

Eat your way to good gut health by incorporating these foods into your diet.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon May 04 12:50:24 EST 2015

Low-sugar caramel slice

Low-sugar caramel slice.

In its most refined form, white sugar contains no nutrients and works purely as a source of empty calories. Seeking a healthy alternative to sugar is challenging.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Apr 01 12:23:36 EST 2015

Chia seed pudding with berries, yoghurt and nuts

Protein breakfast ideas.

Seeds are an excellent source of protein, they also contain good amounts of mono-unsaturated and polyunsaturated fats as well as important minerals such as magnesium and zinc.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Apr 01 12:08:35 EST 2015

High-protein French toast

Arabella Forge's healthy French toast.

Eating the right amount of protein at breakfast can increase feelings of satiety; helping you to feel fuller for longer, aiding weight loss and weight control, and making it easier to concentrate at...

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Apr 01 11:58:31 EST 2015

Ten foods for a protein boost at breakfast

Protein breakfast ideas.

From eggs to steak to salmon, here are 10 ways to up your protein intake at the start of the day.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon Mar 09 13:22:37 EST 2015

A guide to sugar alternatives and recipes for sugar-free sweets

Arabella's sugar-free caramel slice: You can enjoy healthier options when it comes to snack time.

Concerns about health problems created by sugar have many people searching for alternative sweeteners.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon Feb 16 08:05:13 EST 2015

Get juicing: recipes for immunity, digestion and a fibre boost

Making fresh juices can be a great way to incorporate more fruit and vegetables into your diet.

Juicing is an easy way to increase your daily consumption of fresh fruit and vegetables, with minimal effort required.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Dec 31 15:55:12 EST 2014

Ten foods to boost your digestion

FIBRE-PACKED PUDDING: Chia seeds swell in liquid to form a gel-like substance.

Feeling sluggish? Dietitian Arabella Forge recommends ten foods that can improve your digestion.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Nov 11 10:56:45 EST 2014

Ginger spice carrot juice

Swirl through a dollop of yoghurt for a creamier result.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon Oct 13 09:22:12 EST 2014

Five ways with apple cider vinegar

Five ways with apple cider vinegar.

Apple cider vinegar is fast-gaining fashion credibility thanks to its health benefits. Arabella Forge shares some easy ways to incorporate it into your daily diet.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Sep 03 07:00:30 EST 2014

Raw chocolate almond balls

Raw choc almond balls.

This is a great recipe for using up almond meal leftover from making almond milk. If you are using dry almond meal, ignore step 1 and 2 in the method.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Jul 22 08:39:25 EST 2014

How to make almond milk

Almond milk recipe.

Remember when the only choice in milk at a cafe was skinny or full-cream dairy? These days soy milk provides a widespread alternative, but all of a sudden almond milk is on the menu - providing a...

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Jul 22 07:23:30 EST 2014

Cold-busting chicken soup

Cold-busting chicken soup.

Garlic, ginger and tumeric are must-have additions to chicken soup if you want to ensure your next batch of "Jewish penicillin" is a true flu-buster, rather than a mere folk remedy.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Jun 25 11:31:58 EST 2014

Immunity-boosting chicken soup

Cold-busting chicken soup.

Of all the folk remedies for fighting a head cold, a hearty bowl of chicken soup has to be the winner. Add these ingredients to turn folklore into reality.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Jun 25 09:00:30 EST 2014

Coconut oil: paleo superfood or health fad?

Shoku Iku in Northcote.

It's hailed as the new wonder oil, but why isn't everyone sold on this superfood?

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Jun 17 03:00:00 EST 2014

Sprouted buckwheat and chia porridge with blueberry and apple compote

Porridge recipes.

Porridge is undergoing a revival. Quinoa, spelt and buckwheat porridge have lately become a common feature on cafe menus across Australia. Buckwheat is suitable for people who are gluten intolerant.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon May 19 11:33:18 EST 2014

Spelt, rye and cinnamon porridge with pear and prune compote

Spelt, rye and cinnamon porridge with a pear and prune compote.

Regardless of which grain you use, porridge is one of the healthiest ways to start the day. Wholegrain cereals are packed with nutritional benefits; they contain a great range of vitamins and...

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon May 19 11:22:58 EST 2014