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Healthy and Balanced Family Recipes

‘My recipes are colourful, pretty, balanced and designed to inspire happy & sustainable eating habits’


sweet & sour chicken, vegetable & noodle bowl



300g cubed tofu or chicken
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 onion, sliced roughly
Rice bran oil
1 head broccoli, chopped
2 carrots
1 capsicum
8 mushrooms
Handful green beans
300g soba (buckwheat) noodles

Sauce: 1/4 cup tomato sauce, 1 tbspn apple cider vinegar, 1 tbspn soy sauce or tamari (GF), 1/2 tablespoon gluten-free corn flour. Combine ingredients with 1 clove of crushed garlic, set aside.


1. Cook soba noodles in boiling water 3 mins, drain and rinse.
2. Brown tofu or chicken in heated wok, remove.
3. Add vegetables, cook on high 1-2 mins.
4. Add sauce, tofu until mixture thickens.
5. Serve with soba noodles.