The Road Ahead Sampler : February March 2015
ROADAHEAD.COM.AU 20 LIFESTYLE | QLD LIVING A HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE MACADAMIAS ARE PACKED WITH VITAMINS AND MINERALS, AS WELL AS PROTEIN AND FIBRE, SO ARE THE PERFECT INGREDIENT TO ADD TO SWEET AND SAVOURY EASTER TREATS. MACADAMIA CHOCOLATE CRACKLES Makes 12 INGREDIENTS: 1½ cups puffed rice; 1½ cups macadamias, roasted, roughly chopped; 1½ cups icing sugar, sifted; ¼ cup raw cacao or cocoa powder; 200ml coconut oil, melted; 1½ cups desiccated coconut. METHOD: Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. Place the mixture in cupcake cases on a tray and refrigerate until set. 1. Two Tier Egg Carousel $75 ourkitchengarden.com.au 2. Carob Easter Egg -- Allergy Free $14.95 biome.com.au 3. Rabbit Pin Board by Al+Em $30.95 thedesignhunter.com. 4. Decorated Wooden Eggs $9.95 each oxfamshop.org.au 5. Moss Turf Grass Bunny Rabbit $13.95 vinylcuts.com.au our favourites IT SEEMS AUDACIOUS to even think bout Easter, when we've only just acuumed the last of the Christmas nsel. But the reality is, if you want to make e most of the year's longest long eekend, you have to plan early. This year, the four-day Easter eekend begins on April 3 with Good iday. You can safely bet that from nock-off time on the 2nd, those savvy nough to have booked accommodation ill converge on the state's highways , ironically, try and avoid traffic elays. Easter is, after all, the busiest time of year on the state's roads. Those who lost track of time shortly after New Year, and haven't made plans, needn't despair. Why not just holiday at home? Four days to spend ever you choose, with whomever choose, is rare and should be brated accordingly. njoy lazy days at home, indulging in he Easter delicacies. Invite family friends over for brunch on Easter day, and indulge your inner child a traditional Easter egg hunt. Or the time to explore the myriad s, beaches and creeks that are right ur doorstep. However you decide to brate, just be sure to do it safely. THE ROAD AHEAD FEB/MAR 2015 EGG-CITED ABOUT EASTER MOREISH MACADAMIA HUMMUS Makes 1½ cups INGREDIENTS: ½ cup macadamias, roasted; 2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained; 2 tablespoons macadamia oil; 1 tablespoon lemon juice; 3 tablespoons water; 1 teaspoon minced garlic; 10 medium basil leaves; salt and pepper, to taste. METHOD: Place all ingredients in a food processor and purée until smooth. australian-macadamias.org 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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