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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.

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

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

New-wave porridge

Porridge recipes.

Porridge is undergoing a revival - albeit with a superfood facelift.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed May 14 16:48:50 EST 2014

Home-made dark chocolate

Arabella Forge's home-made chocolate.

This gluten-free, dairy-free recipe has a smooth, creamy flavour; similar to a very dark couverture chocolate.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon May 05 10:39:25 EST 2014

Egg-cellent homemade chocolate recipes

Home-made chocolate.

This Easter, why not skip the supermarket chocolate aisle and get busy in the kitchen instead? Home-made chocolate is easy to create. Here's how.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Apr 15 16:16:50 EST 2014

Luscious creamy fig and almond smoothie

Whipping up a creamy and delicious smoothie with nutritious ingredients takes less time than putting together a cooked breakfast or preparing muesli or porridge and smoothies are far more nutritious...

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Apr 01 10:26:38 EST 2014

Mint and blueberry smoothie (with sneaky hidden greens)

Blueberry and mint smoothie with celery.

Fresh, seasonal fruits are an excellent way of including natural sugars and fibre as well as vitamins and minerals to your morning meal.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Apr 01 10:26:36 EST 2014

Smoothie recipes: Breakfast in a glass

Arabella Forge's smoothie.

Two delicious smoothie recipes plus all the information you need to devise your own.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon Mar 31 15:41:10 EST 2014

Homemade icy poles with a healthy twist

Raspberry mint ripple.

Get creative with flavours and make icy poles at home.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Wed Feb 12 13:30:50 EST 2014

Arabella Forge's three-day, wholefood eating plan

Arabella Forge's raw food chocolate mousse.

Do you feel flat and exhausted after too much eating and drinking over the Christmas break? It's time to get back on the healthy eating bandwagon.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Thu Dec 26 13:43:40 EST 2013

Christmas pudding ice-cream

Christmas pudding ice cream.

The beauty of ice cream on Christmas day is that it can be made days in advance, which reduces the last minute stress of cooking.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Arabella Forge | Mon Dec 23 13:48:45 EST 2013

The frugavore's guide to Christmas

Christmas pudding ice cream.

Christmas is the costliest time of year for most families, from the ham to the turkey and the Christmas tree with all its trimmings.

Christmas Feasts,Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Dec 10 03:00:00 EST 2013

How to make soft drinks at home

Make your own soft drink.

Home brewing: more satisfaction, and much less sugar.

Drink,Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Nov 26 08:00:20 EST 2013

From cakes to chicken liver pate: common cravings while breastfeeding

Leek and butter pate.

It may not be everyone's idea of the perfect foodie gift for a new mother, but Arabella Forge can attest to to soothing and seductive powers of pate.

Cook | Arabella Forge | Tue Sep 17 18:00:40 EST 2013