Post-Christmas food blues? This recipe you need in your life.

‘I ate really well over Christmas’ said no-one ever. Over Indulging is the law over the holidays but by now you’re probably one Xmas-left-overs sandwich away from reaching your limit with Christmas food and drop kicking nan if she offers you one more chocolate from that box that never seems to end.

Thank fully it’s that time again to jump on that New Year health bandwagon and put up that classic Facebook status New Year – New me… o shut up. We all have the same January post-Christmas food blues so just cook up a few healthy recipes and get back on track, simple. This is an ideal way to start off your detox, who said New Years resolutions had to taste bad, both of these are simple and full of nutrients.

Beetroot & Feta Fritters

What’s an Aussie recipe if beetroot hasn’t creeped in somewhere? That pesky little superfood. Full of antioxidant qualities that are almost as powerful as it’s staining abilities. That’s saying something.

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Ingredients

  • 1 beetroot grated
  • 2 spring onions thinly diced
  • 1 clove of garlic thinly diced
  • 1 block of feta
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 5 tbsp of rice flour
  • handful of roughly chopped coriander

Method

Beat your eggs in a bowl, add in the chia seeds and leave to soak for 5 minutes, then add in all your other ingredients and mix together until it forms a batter and season well.
Heat some oil in a frying pan and ladle the mixture into reasonable sized fritters and fry until golden brown on each side (usually 3mins)

So stop kidding yourself that you’re going to stick to your liquid only New Year resolution diet plan, there’s as much a chance of that happening as there is of you learning a new language, becoming a better person and completing you’re 5hours a day exercise plan. Be realistic, healthy eating should be a lifestyle not a fad. It’s about making sensible choices and finding the balance – and what could be more suitable than trying these recipes. Proving eating well still tastes pretty damn good in a few easy steps. You’re welcome.