20th October 2022 | Eativity editors

Halloween treats that say “boo” to sugar

It can be tricky to stop kids from reaching for treats at this time of year. Try these suitably spooky sweet ways to satisfy little monsters while keeping the sugar ghouls at bay.... Read more

20th September 2022 | Eativity editors

Into the blue: sweet blueberry treats

Australian blueberries are in peak season, so now is the ideal time to put some baby blues into your shopping basket. Eat them on their own, or try this sweet treat.... Read more

20th August 2022 | Eativity editors

Father’s Day recipes to make Dad’s day

Father’s Day is fast approaching. So why not make the day extra special by preparing the old man a delicious meal? Try these three quick and easy recipes that are guaranteed to p... Read more

4 recipes that are faster than takeaway
20th July 2022 | Eativity editors

4 recipes that are faster than takeaway

As the weather gets colder, it can feel all too tempting to stay rugged up on the lounge and order some takeaway. But whipping up a tasty, satisfying meal doesn’t have to take ho... Read more

Winter recipes
20th June 2022 | Eativity editors

Plant-based recipes for a lighter winter

It’s set to be a cold, wet winter. And when it’s cold, we usually want to eat more. Enjoy the comfort foods you crave without the side order of guilt with these healthy winter... Read more

National Burger Day
24th May 2022 | Eativity editors

National Burger Day: buns away!

It’s one of the simplest yet most satisfying meals on the planet. And May 28 was the burger’s special time to shine. So forget Macca’s and try one of these beauties instead.... Read more

Healthy comfort food
12th May 2022 | Eativity editors

Comfort food for chilly nights

Taking part in No Meat May? Not everyone wants to go 100% plant-based. If this is you, we’ve got the perfect comfort food recipes to warm your soul on these wintry evenings.... Read more

No Meat May
5th May 2022 | Eativity editors

No Meat May: easy meat-free meals

No Meat May has kicked off, with more than 110,000 people across the globe expected to take part. To inspire you in the kitchen, we share these easy, tasty meat-free recipes.... Read more

Julia Busuttil Nishimura on cooking with kids
28th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Making memories: cooking with kids

Cooking with kids is a great way to make special memories. Food writer Julia Busuttil Nishimura shares her top tips for cooking with kids, plus two easy, kid-friendly recipes.... Read more

Anazc biscuits
25th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Anzac biscuits, baked to perfection

This Anzac Day, why not bake up a batch of our national biscuit? Hayden Quinn shares his tips on how to create the perfect Anzac biscuits, whether you like them crunchy or chewy.... Read more

Surf and turf burrito
21st April 2022 | Eativity editors

An Aussie take on the burrito

For those who’d love to eat burritos for breakfast, lunch and dinner, celebrity chef Justine Schofield has created a range of easy, tasty burrito recipes with an Aussie twist.... Read more

Chocolate and cheese
18th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Chocolate and cheese? Yes, please

Still got some Easter chocolate left over? Why not try something a little more adventurous than just pairing chocolate with more chocolate. What about pairing chocolate and cheese?... Read more

Easter recipes
16th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Easter recipes that everybunny will love

Looking for something a little different to whip up this Easter? We’ve got two recipes to really ramp up your Easter A-game, including a hot cross bun ice cream sandwich.... Read more

Australian barramundi
14th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Good Friday fish: Aussie Barramundi

We’ve all felt the impacts of COVID. But it’s been extra rough for the seafood industry, including our barramundi farmers. Show your support and dish up one of these tomorrow.... Read more

Nuts for Life
7th April 2022 | Eativity editors

Nuts for chocolate? You’ll love these

Are you eating your daily handful of nuts? As the Easter Bunny will soon be hopping his way towards us, we’ve paired nutritious nuts with the ultimate Easter treat: chocolate.... Read more

Taste Tibet
31st March 2022 | Eativity editors

Taste Tibet: recipes from the Himalayas

Are you looking for nourishing, simple, seasonal food that heals as well as fuels? A new cookbook has been released that will introduce you to the delights of Tibetan cuisine.... Read more

Cleaver's Organic
24th March 2022 | Eativity editors

Tim Bone’s organic meaty meals

More Australians are making the switch to organic. To inspire you in the kitchen, former MasterChef contestant Tim Bone shares these hearty meals using Cleaver’s Organic meat.... Read more

PomPom Paddock Crispy Coatings
17th March 2022 | Eativity editors

PomPom Paddock crispy coating treats

If you want to increase your veg intake but aren’t the biggest fan of vegies, the best way to get more goodness into your diet is to sneak it in. Try these recipes for starters.... Read more

Ham and vegetable slice
10th March 2022 | Eativity editors

Give your immunity a boost with eggs

Over the cooler months, more Aussies will become deficient in vitamin D, which plays a key role in regulating the immune system. Keep your own D levels up with these tasty recipes.... Read more

The Comfort Bake
3rd March 2022 | Eativity editors

The Comfort Bake: warm your heart

Life can be stressful. The antidote? Baking. Try this foolproof recipe from icon of good old-fashioned country cooking Sally Wise’s new cookbook and feel your worries melt away.... Read more

Mushroom grazing board
24th February 2022 | Eativity editors

Mega mushroom grazing board

Anyone can bung some cheese on a platter and lay it out for guests to nibble on. If you want to serve up something a little more original, try this ultimate mushroom grazing board.... Read more

perfect steak
17th February 2022 | Eativity editors

How to grill the perfect steak

Summertime, and the grillin’ is easy. BBQ expert and Traeger Grills brand ambassador Josh “Traeger” Dixon shares his advice on how to choose, prep and cook the perfect steak.... Read more

Buddha's Delight
10th February 2022 | Eativity editors

Buddha’s Delight to bring you good luck

The Lunar New Year festival is in full swing. To help you usher in some good fortune in this Year of the Tiger, Spice Temple chef Josh Kerr shares his recipe for Buddha’s Delight... Read more

Indonesian gado-gado salad
3rd February 2022 | Eativity editors

Modern Indonesian by Natasya Soetantyo

Executive Chef and General Manager of Salt & Palm Natasya Soetantyo shares two of her special recipes, a rich, fresh gado-gado salad and a traditional spicy sambal dabu dabu.... Read more

Epic sandwiches
27th January 2022 | Eativity editors

Epic sandwiches to spice up your week

Heading back into the monotony of the regular working week after a summer break can be a bit of a downer. See if these epic sambos make your workday seem a little less boring.... Read more

Plant-based summer recipes
20th January 2022 | Eativity editors

Plant-based treats for a sweet summer

COVID and the climate crisis making you feel anxious? If you want to bolster your own health and that of the planet, just eat more plant-based foods. Try these sweet and easy treat... Read more

13th January 2022 | Eativity editors

Grilled avocado for a green & gold barbie

This barbecue season, forget your regular meaty fare. Instead of opting for the traditional snags and steaks, try your hand at barbecuing the colours of Australia: green and gold.... Read more

Sydney rock oysters
10th January 2022 | Eativity editors

Summer seafood: Sydney rock oysters

When it comes to seafood indulgences, Sydney rock oysters are right up there. We share some tasty facts on Australian oysters, plus five fast and delectable classic oyster recipes.... Read more

Australian prawns
7th January 2022 | Eativity editors

Summer seafood: Australian prawns

Prawns are synonymous with an Australian summer. But are the prawns you buy sustainable? We share what you need to know, plus a tasty recipe from celebrity chef Scott Gooding.... Read more

Australian lamb
5th January 2022 | Eativity editors

Summer meats: Australian lamb

Lamb is a great choice for barbecues and fresh summer dishes. We share six expert tips on buying Aussie lamb, plus a fresh recipe for miso lamb cutlets with rocket and pear salad.... Read more

Aussie mangoes
27th December 2021 | Eativity editors

Summer fruit: Aussie mangoes

It’s the taste and aroma of summer. Aussie mangoes are now in peak season, and they’re just bursting to share their sweet and juicy goodness with fruit-loving Australians.... Read more

24th December 2021 | Eativity editors

Eativity celebrates summer produce

Here in Australia, we’re blessed with so much top-quality produce. We think that’s worth celebrating. So, over the holidays, we’ll be sharing our favourite fresh food facts.... Read more

Meringue-amisu
23rd December 2021 | Eativity editors

Meringue-amisu & eggnog ice cream

Pavlova is an Aussie Christmas classic, and a delectable way to enjoy fresh Australian eggs and in-season fruit. But this year, we’re thinking of egg desserts with a difference.... Read more

Plant-based Christmas sweets
16th December 2021 | Eativity editors

Plant-based Christmas sweets yule love

Eating a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the good stuff. This festive season, try these delicious plant-based goodies from The Nourished Chef.... Read more

Glazed Christmas ham
9th December 2021 | Eativity editors

Otway Pork glazed Christmas ham

Nothing says Christmas quite like a glazed ham. Otway Pork and Justine Schofield have teamed up to show you how to prep, score, glaze and cook the perfect Christmas ham.... Read more

2nd December 2021 | Eativity editors

Healthy sweets to sate those cravings

Dessert for breakfast? Why not? But since we’ve still got a few weeks until the pants-stretching festive season begins, try these treats that are also a little bit good for you.... Read more

25th November 2021 | Eativity editors

Eat like royalty with King salmon

Who wouldn’t want to dine like a monarch? Well, now you can. While we can’t supply the silverware or the butlers, we can offer these King salmon meals fit for a king or queen.... Read more

11th November 2021 | Eativity editors

Vegan Vegemite brownies: seriously

Here’s a treat with a difference. This World Vegan Month, sports nutrition brand Myprotein has created the ultimate vegan brownie, using the iconic Aussie ingredient, Vegemite.... Read more

8th November 2021 | Susie Burrell

Brain-boosting foods for exam time

An essential part of exam prep and performance involves keeping those young minds fuelled with energy. So fire up that grey matter with this advice from top dietitian Susie Burrell... Read more

4th November 2021 | Eativity editors

Cooking with cheese: a chef’s top tips

Karl Thomas, Head Chef at Portside restaurant at the Sydney Opera House, shares his top tips for cooking with cheese and the recipe for a delightful brie and red onion jam tart.... Read more

21st October 2021 | Eativity editors

Jackfruit meets The Spice Tailor

If you’re looking for a natural meat substitute, why not try jackfruit? When cooked, it’s almost like pulled chicken or pork. Dig into these tasty recipes from The Spice Tailor... Read more

14th October 2021 | Eativity editors

Mushroom recipes to make your day

Tomorrow is National Mushroom Day, a day to shine the spotlight on the mighty mushroom. Try one of these tasty and nutritious recipes for dinner tomorrow night.... Read more

Sweet and easy blueberry recipes
7th October 2021 | Eativity editors

Sweet and easy blueberry recipes

We’re smack-bang in the middle of peak blueberry season. To make the most of in-season bloobs while they’re in their prime, try these recipes from food blogger Leah Itsines.... Read more

30th September 2021 | Eativity editors

Make the most of your leftovers

A kitchen bin “deep dive” has found household food waste is worse than we thought. It’s time to stop tossing uneaten food. Try these tips to make the most of your leftovers.... Read more

23rd September 2021 | Eativity editors

The world’s healthiest chocolate cake

When you’re sticking to a healthy diet, chocolate cake is usually off the menu. Until now. Luke Hines has created a chocolate cake that tastes as good as it is good for you.... Read more

16th September 2021 | Eativity editors

Spring picnic ideas for a day on the green

Spring is the perfect season for a picnic. To help you fill up a crowd-pleasing picnic basket, we’ve gathered some super simple but decidedly delicious spring picnic recipe ideas... Read more

9th September 2021 | Eativity editors

Oats both ways: sweet & savoury brekkies

Do you go sweet or savoury at breakfast? Either way, you need to include a good serve of complex carbs. Try these deliciously different oat recipes from celeb chef Hayden Quinn.... Read more

26th August 2021 | Eativity editors

Extra virgin olive oil ice cream to die for

Ice cream and olive oil – are we nuts? It’s quite possible, but not when it comes to this “life-changing” combo. Try it for yourself and see if you’re not bowled over.... Read more

19th August 2021 | Eativity editors

Plant-based versions of your favourites

If you’d like to try eating a more plant-based diet but don’t want to forgo your favourite dishes, try these classic family recipes, which substitute the meat with v2food.... Read more

12th August 2021 | Eativity editors

Matcha-maker: healthy green tea treats

We all deserve a treat, especially right now. But most sweets are high in refined sugar and unhealthy fats. Not these baked beauties, which feature matcha as a star ingredient.... Read more

5th August 2021 | Eativity editors

A taste of Japan with an Aussie spin

These tempting tasties give a nod to both the Olympic host nation and our own Olympic legends by using Australian beef and adding the delicious flavours of Japan.... Read more

Mushroom and chive gyoza
29th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Go for gold: mushroom and chive gyoza

Glued to the Olympics? Watching other people play sport can sure work up an appetite, so we’ve got the perfect Japanese snack to keep you going. Give these gyoza a red-hot go.... Read more

22nd July 2021 | Eativity editors

Winter beef recipes fit for an Olympian

With the Olympics about to kick off, Australian Beef brings you protein-packed meals that are athlete-approved but also easy enough for armchair amateurs to enjoy.... Read more

15th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Spark some joy with chocolate cake

Winter got you feeling blue? Lockdown got you feeling bluer? Get some happy into your day with this cake. It’s guaranteed to make even Gladys Berejiklian smile… possibly.... Read more

8th July 2021 | Eativity editors

Native ingredients: dessert showstopper

Want to introduce Australian bush foods into your everyday cooking? Le Corden Bleu’s Tom Milligan has provided a list of pantry staples, along with a mind-blowing recipe.... Read more

1st July 2021 | Eativity editors

Boredom-busters for school holidays

School holidays in COVID times aren’t much fun for anyone. Luckily, we’ve found an activity to keep the kids amused for at least five minutes: cooking up a kid-friendly feast!... Read more

24th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Papaya recipes for health & happiness

Boost your mood and keep your immune system in flu-fighting form this winter by adding some Aussie papaya to your meals and snacks. Try these ideas from dietitian Caitlin Reid.... Read more

Spicy stir-fry recipe
17th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Bring the heat with a spicy stir-fry

Feeling the cold? Luckily, there’s a very easy way to warm up your winter evenings – just add chilli. Try this recipe for a spicy sesame soba noodle stir-fry and you’ll soon... Read more

10th June 2021 | Eativity editors

Grower-approved persimmon recipes

Have you tried a persimmon yet? If not, you’d better get your skates on – the 2021 persimmon season is almost over, and it’s been a humdinger of a year for this divine fruit.... Read more

3rd June 2021 | Eativity editors

Tasty Australian beef winter warmers

Brrrr… it’s cold outside. To top up your tank as we head into winter, try these recipes from Australian Beef, and find out why red meat is so good for health and immunity.... Read more

Healthy comfort food
27th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Healthy comfort food for chilly days

Colder weather got you craving comfort food? Try these tasty macadamia recipes and you’ll get that feeling of contentment and nail your healthy eating goals at the same time.... Read more

20th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Making magic with mighty mushrooms

Whether you’re vegetarian, flexitarian or a dedicated omnivore, the rich umami flavour of mushrooms will take any meal from mundane to magical. Try your hand at this tasty tart.... Read more

13th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Surprising ways to use sweet potato

Eating on the bright side with sweet potatoes can be a lot more adventurous than soup, fries or mash. These two recipes prove just how adaptable this versatile vegie can be.... Read more

Mother’s Day recipes
6th May 2021 | Eativity editors

Mother’s Day recipes for kids (& dads)

The mums of Australia deserve something a bit more inspiring than burnt toast for breakfast this Sunday. So we’ve dished up these quick and easy child-friendly recipe ideas.... Read more

banana recipes
29th April 2021 | Eativity editors

The time is ripe: banana sweet treats

Every day is a good day for a banana, but this Saturday is a red-letter day for our fave yellow fruit: it’s National Banana Day. Make the most of it with these a-peeling recipes.... Read more

22nd April 2021 | Eativity editors

Earth Day eats for vegos & omnivores

To celebrate Earth Day, we’ve shared two recipes – one for those who’ve chosen to stop eating meat, and one for those who still like to eat meat but want to do it responsibly... Read more

Meal & snack ideas for hungry teenagers
16th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Meal & snack ideas for hungry teenagers

Finding the right foods to keep teenagers happy can be tough. Take inspiration from the Lunchbox Dad, who knows a thing or two about keeping kids' hunger at bay.... Read more

Olivebox
15th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Olivebox EVOO dishes with a difference

Alex Prichard, Head Chef at Bondi Icebergs Dining Room and Bar, has created two recipes for Olivebox – Australia’s first sustainable olive oil that comes, yep, in a box.... Read more

Super-easy chunky Easter cookies
5th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Super-easy chunky Easter cookies

If you have family coming over for Easter, why not whip up a batch of Easter cookies? This recipe even comes with a no-added sugar option, to cut down on Easter sugar overloads.... Read more

4th April 2021 | Eativity editors

Easter Bunny balls & expert tips on sugar

Easter doesn’t need to be a “blow-out” day or leave you with a headache – not if you plan your Easter feasting right or opt for healthier alternatives. Like these cuties!... Read more

Vegan, gluten-free rustic hot cross buns
3rd April 2021 | Eativity editors

Vegan, gluten-free rustic hot cross buns

Hot cross bun season is officially upon us! While there are plenty of buns available to buy, some of us like to make our own. If that's you, why not try your hand at this recipe?... Read more

1st April 2021 | Eativity editors

Easter feast: lamb, date & apricot tagine

Meat & Livestock Australia has launched its autumn lamb campaign, showcasing the ease and versatility of cooking with Aussie lamb. Try this tasty recipe over the Easter break.... Read more

25th March 2021 | Eativity editors

No added sugar carrot cupcakes

This Easter, your kids might want to leave out carrots for the Easter Bunny. While you’re stocking up on rabbit snacks, grab some extras so you can whip up a batch of these.... Read more

Gluten-free beer and beef brisket pie
18th March 2021 | Eativity editors

Gluten-free beer and beef brisket pie

Did you know that 80% of people with coeliac disease are undiagnosed? We give you the lowdown, and share a tasty recipe from gluten-free chef and author Helen Tzouganatos.... Read more

11th March 2021 | Eativity editors

Let’s go bananas to help our growers

Many Qld banana growers were devastated after cyclonic winds hit last week. To help support their recovery, eat more Aussie bananas – on their own or in recipes like these.... Read more

4th March 2021 | Eativity editors

Jerk chicken with salsa and callaloo

Transport yourself to a Caribbean island with this spicy meal from famous foodie and former MasterChef contestant Hayden Quinn, using Lilydale Free Range chicken.... Read more

25th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Tofu & mushroom massaman curry

Tofu and mushrooms are on the way up. Usually left to play a supporting role to other ingredients, the tasty two are now getting cast in the lead in dishes just like this one.... Read more

18th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Fable XO noodles and choucroute

Fable’s plant-based beef is as tasty as the real thing, but healthier and more sustainable. Try these Fable recipes, including one from the legendary Heston Blumenthal himself.... Read more

16th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Let’s flip out: today is Pancake Day!

To help you get your Fat Tuesday on, we’ve shared some pancake recipes that are both delicious and a little less sinful, so you’ll have less to atone for come Lent tomorrow.... Read more

11th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Low-sugar sweets for your sweet

This Valentine’s Day, treat your one and only to something extra special. Not only are these Valentine sweets delightful to the eye and the taste buds, they’re also low sugar.... Read more

Meatball subs
4th February 2021 | Eativity editors

Meatball subs & Philly cheesesteak

Veganuary has passed, and it’s time for a little good old-fashioned comfort food. Like these easy, cheesy lovelies, made with certified organic beef from Cleaver’s Organic.... Read more

29th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Simple school lunches and snacks

For easy-as school lunches that’ll save you time, reduce waste and guarantee an empty lunchbox when the kids get home, try these quick and healthy recipe ideas from Barker’s.... Read more

28th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Sprout ratatouille & PB banana choc tops

There are only a few days left of Veganuary. For those who’ve stuck it out, well done. Since it’s our last vegan recipe for the month, we’re bringing you dinner and dessert.... Read more

25th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Go on, lamb it up this Australia Day

If you’ve got the day off work today, you might be planning an Australia Day barbie with family or friends. And what could be more fair dinkum than some delicious Aussie lamb?... Read more

21st January 2021 | Eativity editors

A rockin’ good roast pumpkin salad

Who said vegetables had to be boring? Whether you’re doing Veganuary or not, you need to try this roasted pumpkin salad from the legends at Bondi’s Rocker restaurant and bar.... Read more

vegan French toast
14th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Let’s do brunch: vegan French toast

You’re two weeks into Veganuary and you’re killing it. Reward your healthy eating efforts this weekend with a treat to satisfy cravings without blowing any plant-based plans.... Read more

7th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Buns away: gluten-free falafel burger

We meet the founder of one of Australia’s most innovative bread brands, and share a special Veganuary recipe using gluten-free buns and fresh plant-based ingredients.... Read more

4th January 2021 | Eativity editors

Sweet treats & superfoods for a well being

Dietitian Tara Kaff shares her top five superfoods to help you stay healthy and happy in 2021, along with two sweet treats that taste as good as they are good for you.... Read more

3rd January 2021 | Eativity editors

Easy four-ingredient banana treats

There are plenty of ways to cook with bananas that don’t involve banana bread. Like these super easy recipes, which only require a handful of ingredients and minimum prep.... Read more

2nd January 2021 | Eativity editors

Hit the squids: it’s barbecue season

Barbecues can do much more than cook snags. We’ve got some expert advice to help you get the most out of your backyard barbie this summer, plus a squid-tastic recipe.... Read more

31st December 2020 | Eativity editors

How to make 2021 your year of health

Want to eat better in the new year? Try these simple tips from an expert. And to kick off your year of healthy eating, we also share a recipe for an uber-nutritious Buddha bowl.... Read more

30th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Bean, cheese and smoked chilli pupusas

What’s a pupusa? It’s the national dish of El Salvador and it’s absolutely delicious. Try this tasty recipe from former Gourmet Traveller food editor Jerrie-Joy Redman-Lloyd.... Read more

29th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Hummus hacks for summer entertaining

Got guests coming over? Don’t just use that hummus for dip. Three food bloggers reveal some much more inventive ways to incorporate hummus into your summer dishes.... Read more

28th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Moreton Bay bug tacos & steak fajitas

¿Dónde es la fiesta? The party will be at yours this summer, when you dish up these Mexican-inspired recipes by Everyday Gourmet’s Justine Schofield and La Banderita.... Read more

27th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Raise your humble barbie to greatness

Want the kind of grill skills that can elevate your next backyard barbecue into something extra special? Try these sizzling BBQ recipes, courtesy of some truly smokin’ experts.... Read more

26th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Boxing Day fish with almonds

After all that Christmas feasting, you’re probably in the mood for something a little lighter today. Which is why we’ve brought you this fresh, healthy, simple fish dinner.... Read more

24th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Grinch-free Christmas gingerbread

Christmas is all about indulgence, which can be fun at the time, but can also lead to a sugar crash that puts a big dampener on that festive spirit. Try these treats instead.... Read more

23rd December 2020 | Eativity editors

Festive vegan Christmas dishes

If you’re one of the growing number of Aussies who are trying to cut back on meat and poultry, there are still loads of Christmas dishes you can enjoy. Like these, for starters.... Read more

22nd December 2020 | Eativity editors

Plant-based Christmas treats for Santa

Did you know Santa’s gone vegan? Yep, true story. But this doesn’t mean he should miss out on a snack come Christmas Eve. Tempt him with these naughty but nice recipe ideas.... Read more

21st December 2020 | Eativity editors

The best way to ham it up this Christmas

Borrowdale produces Australia’s only carbon neutral, free-range hams. To ensure your ham is cooked to perfection, they’ve shared some expert advice and the ultimate glaze.... Read more

20th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Expert advice: how to ace Christmas Day

CHOICE's home economist and kitchen test coordinator Fiona Mair offers up expert tips on how to plan, prep and execute a festive feast this year, along with a sweet recipe idea.... Read more

19th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Choosing sustainably sourced prawns

If you’re buying prawns this Christmas, make sure they’re sustainable. Here’s everything you need to know, along with a recipe for wild prawn salad from chef Scott Gooding.... Read more

17th December 2020 | Eativity editors

‘Tis the season to celebrate with lamb

Elena Duggan and Mitch Orr say thanks to some legendary Aussies this holiday season with celebratory lamb dishes that you can make yourself, ’cause we’ve got the recipes.... Read more

Show-stopping watermelon cake
10th December 2020 | Eativity editors

Show-stopping watermelon cake

As Harris Farms Markets prepares to open its new Brisbane store, the team shares a how-to guide for creating a spectacular watermelon cake, with a fruity spritz on the side.... Read more

3rd December 2020 | Eativity editors

Summer fresh: easy barramundi tacos

It’s been a rough year for our seafood industry. You can do your bit to help our fishers bounce back by cooking more Aussie seafood at home - like this fresh and easy recipe.... Read more

26th November 2020 | Eativity editors

Host & post a roast for kids with cancer

Everyone loves a roast, right? The Kids With Cancer Foundation is asking Aussies to host a roast dinner to help raise some much-needed funds. And we’ve got the perfect recipe.... Read more

19th November 2020 | Eativity editors

We all scream for nice cream

Treat yourself this summer. Instead of reaching for store-bought ice creams that are high in sugar, try these sweet, cool, raw iced treats made with healthy whole food ingredients.... Read more

12th November 2020 | Eativity editors

You can be a mighty mushroom master

Some of Australia’s top chefs are celebrating the magic of mushrooms this November, devising a series of bold mushroom-based recipes that you can recreate at home.... Read more

5th November 2020 | Alison Turner

Ask a butcher: fresh take on Aussie beef

We meet Bonnie Ewan, one of a growing number of female butchers bringing a woman’s touch to the meat business, who shares her tasty recipe for beef rissoles.... Read more

Spooky snacks for little monsters
30th October 2020 | Eativity editors

Spooky snacks for little monsters

Boo! Check out these Halloween treats that won’t break the sugar bank but will give your little witches and warlocks a chance to magic up some creepy critters in the kitchen.... Read more

Loaded jackfruit fries & smoky enchiladas
29th October 2020 | Eativity editors

Loaded jackfruit fries & smoky enchiladas

Delicious, saucy falling-apart-goodness… versatile jackfruit is the hottest “superfood” meat alternative. If you haven’t tried it yet, give one of these tasty recipes a go.... Read more

RSPCA Cupcake Day: baking a difference
22nd October 2020 | Eativity editors

RSPCA Cupcake Day: baking a difference

Been honing those iso-baking skills in the kitchen? Now you can use that cake-tastic prowess to help raise money for an important cause – helping animals in need.... Read more

21st October 2020 | Alison Turner

A shared table: Refugee Week 2020

A plan to explore the favourite recipes of Australia’s refugees and asylum seekers has led to the creation of a cookbook that shares the beautiful stories behind each dish.... Read more

Eativity's traditional bolognese sauce
17th October 2020 | Moira Geddes

Eativity’s traditional bolognese sauce

Eativity editor Moira Geddes shares her version of a traditional Italian meat sauce that is guaranteed to keep the kids happy and full of vegies.... Read more

Fish tacos with fresh mango salsa
15th October 2020 | Eativity editors

Sweet or savoury, you gotta go mango

It’s mango season! While nothing can surpass the simple pleasure of eating a fresh mango on its own, these zesty recipes will certainly add some mango-tango to your day.... Read more

8th October 2020 | Eativity editors

Shanks very much: be a lamb legend

Top chefs Hayden Quinn, Dan Hong and Darren Robertson say “thank you” to some truly legendary Australians with some truly legendary lamb dishes that you can make at home.... Read more

1st October 2020 | Eativity editors

Brewing up a storm: cold brew & tiramisu

Cold brew coffee is fast gaining popularity among coffee drinkers. We take a look at this new beverage trend, and share a sweet dessert that’s ideal for International Coffee Day.... Read more

Spice Temple's waste-busting fried rice
25th September 2020 | Moira Geddes

Spice Temple’s waste-busting fried rice

Using up leftovers is a great way to reduce waste. But what to do with them? We asked top chef Andy Evans to work his magic on the leftover bits and bobs in the Eativity fridge.... Read more

24th September 2020 | Eativity editors

Isn’t it time you ate more AUSVEG?

Our farmers have worked tirelessly through winter to bring you a spring bounty of fresh, nutritious vegies. Here’s some inspiration on how you can make the most of them.... Read more

21st September 2020 | Eativity editors

Meat Free Week: eat well to be well

It’s Meat Free Week – an opportunity to go meat-free for seven days and start thinking about how much meat you eat, as well as the impact eating too much meat can have.... Read more

Pimp your oats: oat banana bread
3rd September 2020 | Eativity editors

Pimp your oats: oat banana bread

Eating oats for breakfast does your body a world of good. Got some porridge leftover? Don’t toss it – use it in this banana bread recipe from MasterChef’s Hayden Quinn.... Read more

1st September 2020 | Eativity editors

Spring: make the most of the season

Spring is all about enjoying the abundance of fresh, nutritious produce that’s available at this time of year. To inspire your springtime dining, here’s what’s in season.... Read more

27th August 2020 | Eativity editors

In the red: blood orange peri-peri chicken

Blood oranges are the show-stoppers of citrus fruit, with a taste and nutritional profile that’s hard to beat. Here’s a tasty way to get more "vitamin red” into your day... Read more

20th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Plant milks: the alternative to dairy

This Saturday is World Plant Milk Day. If you want your meals to be less moo and more “whooh”, try this recipe for lentil shepherd’s pie topped with a creamy dairy-free mash.... Read more

13th August 2020 | Eativity editors

MasterChef Mandy Hall’s waste-busters

There are loads of ways to waste less food. Even those vegie scraps you always throw away, thinking they’re not edible, can be used to make some surprisingly delicious things.... Read more

Pumpkin & crunchy sprouts risotto
6th August 2020 | Eativity editors

Pumpkin & crunchy sprouts risotto

Sprouts have a satisfying crunch, and are tiny little nutritional giants, rich in vitamins and minerals. But they don’t just belong in salads. Try them in this tasty risotto.... Read more

30th July 2020 | Eativity editors

Creamy chicken and mushroom pie

Some foods are made for each other. Like chicken and mushroom. We bring this tasty twosome together in a super-simple pie that will make any winter evening worthwhile.... Read more

23rd July 2020 | Eativity editors

Winter winner: apple spice layer cake

Winter is a great time for adding some spice, to warm your bones. It’s also the perfect season for baking with Aussie apples, which brings us to this mouth-watering creation.... Read more

21st July 2020 | Eativity editors

The lamington gets a MasterChef twist

It’s National Lamington Day – a day to celebrate a classic Aussie treat. We take a look at the cake’s origins, and share a lamington-inspired recipe to sweeten your morning.... Read more

16th July 2020 | Eativity editors

Christmas in July pork with crackling

‘Tis the other season to be jolly! The temperature has dropped, the restrictions are lifting for many, so now is the perfect time to celebrate Christmas in July.... Read more

9th July 2020 | Eativity editors

Brussels sprouts, pancetta & Caciocavallo

Not only are Brussels sprouts good for you, they can also be pretty darn tasty if they’re prepared the right way. Case in point: this rather delicious dish.... Read more

2nd July 2020 | Eativity editors

Passionfruit self-saucing pudding

While nothing quite beats a fresh passionfruit picked from the paddock and eaten straight away, you also won’t be able to resist this sweet and tangy tropical pudding.... Read more

30th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Raising s’mores funds for Camp Quality

Arnott’s has released a special recipe in the hopes of inspiring home bakers to support a very worthy cause: helping kids facing cancer. Here’s how you can take part.... Read more

25th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Pork wellingtons with Marsala sauce

We’ve all heard of beef wellingtons. Mostly because they’re so tasty. But we know you’re an adventurous type, so we’ve brought you a delicious twist on the original.... Read more

Hazelnut chocolate cake
18th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Hazelnut chocolate cake: go nuts!

Most of us aren’t eating enough nuts, even though they’re super good for you. Our solution? This crazy delicious hazelnut chocolate cake with nut butter frosting. Oh yeah.... Read more

11th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Cauli-power: meet PomPom Paddock

Need to eat more veg? Sure, you could munch on carrots. Or you could use a vegetable flour mix to bake delicious goodies that are also good for you.... Read more

Sam Wood’s immunity-boosting meals
4th June 2020 | Eativity editors

Sam Wood’s immunity-boosting meals

The foods you choose to eat can help your body to fight illness. Bolster your immune system with these easy, tasty and satisfying recipes from health and fitness expert Sam Wood.... Read more

Macadamia cauliflower schnitzel & salad
28th May 2020 | Eativity editors

Macadamia cauliflower schnitzel & salad

The schnitzel is one of Australia’s favourite comfort foods. With this healthier alternative, you can enjoy a tasty schnitty at home, and you don’t even need to use meat.... Read more

Ham & cheese bread & butter pudding
21st May 2020 | Eativity editors

Ham & cheese bread & butter pudding

Bread and butter pudding is usually a sweet dish, served at the end of the meal. We’re bringing it front and centre, making it a savoury main event.... Read more

Raspberry and apple crumble bars
18th May 2020 | Eativity editors

Raspberry and apple crumble bars

Apples are in season right now, which means we’ve got the pick of the orchard to enjoy. And while apples are good enough to eat on their own, they’re also great to cook with.... Read more

1st May 2020 | Eativity editors

Arnott’s releases secret biscuit recipes

Home baking is hugely popular right now, and Australia’s largest biscuit producer has decided to get in on the act, sharing its secret recipes with the public.... Read more

30th April 2020 | Eativity editors

Autumn lamb: a fresh feast of flavours

Three Blue Ducks chef Darren Robertson shares his at-home lamb leg roast recipe, plus some top tips for working with your kitchen staples.... Read more

27th April 2020 | Eativity editors

Introducing the Lasagne Dog

Hold on to your hats, people. The Lasagne Dog is here… and yes, it’s completely plant-based! There's never been a better time to give the everyday hot dog a run for its money.... Read more

caramel slice
19th April 2020 | Eativity editors

Sweet but saintly caramel slice

Eating mindfully doesn't mean going without the foods you love. Health and wellness coach Kirsten Scott shares the recipe for her delicious, guilt-free caramelly treats.... Read more