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Chicken & Vegetable Pie

This is a lovely twist on the commercial chicken pie. With plenty of flavour and a lovely texture, this will be a favourite. The chicken and vegetables are a good source of protein and energy which is important for nutritional health in older adults. Serves: 25 Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 45 minutes (cooking pie filling) []

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Braised Beef Shin

This satisfying and nourishing dish is wonderful in the winter months. Braised beef shin is an excellent source of protein, iron and zinc which are important for a well-functioning immune system and wound healing. Total Final Yield: 1.8kg Serves: 14 Preparation: 20 Cooking: 7 hours, plus chilling time Ingredients 100g Extra Virgin Olive Oil 430g []

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Roasted Pumpkin & Silverbeet Puree

This roasted pumpkin and silverbeet puree is a perfect accompaniment for a meat dish and is easy to eat. The pumpkin provides a good source of beta carotene and the silverbeet is high in folate which are important vitamins for health and wellbeing. The olive oil is an excellent source of the “good” monounsaturated fats, []

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Roasted Rhubarb with Orange & Brown Sugar and Runny Custard

In this dish, the rhubarb is roasted instead of the traditional boiling method for extra flavour. Combined with the delicious and rich custard made with whole eggs, it provides essential vitamins and is a good source of protein. Serves 8-10 Runny Custard Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 1 hour Ingredients 350ml thickened cream 200ml full cream []

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Mango, lime and coconut sago pudding

“Mango, lime and coconut are all flavours of the tropics that I love to call on in the heat of summer.” Maggie This recipe is from Maggie’s new cookbook, Maggie’s Recipe for Life which you purchase here. SERVES 4 – 6 80 g sago 2 cups (500 ml) coconut milk ½ vanilla bean, halved lengthways […]

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