Three great healthy, organic family dinners
Nov 05, 2019
These healthy family dinners are as good for the earth as they are for you. We’ve chosen two healthy family recipes for weeknight dinners that include seasonally and sustainably sourced local ingredients. Best of all, they’re simple to make, so you can be good without even trying!
Jamie Oliver’s super greens cannelloni
Convincing children to eat their greens can be difficult, unless it involves an element of fun. Encourage the kids to help you pick the leafy greens for this family classic, with a twist, from Jamie Oliver.
You can grow kale, chard, cavolo nero (black/Tuscan kale), rocket, and borage really easily at home with seeds from The Diggers Club or The Little Veggie Patch Co’s. Alternatively, head to your local farmers’ market. If you’re feeling adventurous, nettle can also be wild foraged.
The nippers will love stuffing dried cannelloni tubes with the creamy ricotta and basil filling. The recipe serves six people and takes an hour-and-a-half to cook.
If you choose your market stall right, organic produce is easy to find.
This lamb, quinoa and beetroot burger recipe is a favourite from our friends at the Adelaide Central Market and made even better for you with sustainably sourced ingredients from your local market, home garden or organic grocer.
It is packed with onion, garlic, and herbs. Thanks to the beetroot the lamb patties are a vibrant purple. Kids love it. It’s a fresh, tasty double-handful of fun. Happy cooking.