Cooking With Kristen: Veggie Tacos With Cheesy Corn And Spiced Cauliflower

24 February 2021
Veggie Tacos With Cheesy Corn And Spiced Cauliflower


Add this one to your meatless Monday collection. Ingredients can be prepared ahead of time so all you need to do is build your taco to your heart’s desire and enjoy!


Serves 3-4




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Cooking With Kristen: Vietnamese Noodle Salad With Sticky Pork Belly

18 November 2020

Vietnamese Noodle Salad With Sticky Pork Belly


This refreshing salad is super simple to make. It’s loaded with veggies and requires almost no cooking. It’s the perfect summer dish!

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Cooking With Kristen: Peanut Butter Snack Bars

24 August 2020

Peanut Butter Snack Bars

Calling all peanut butter lovers. If you’re looking for a 3pm pick-me-up treat read on. The best part about this simple recipe is there is no cooking involved! Just mix together a handful of ingredients and let the fridge do all the work.

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Cooking With Kristen: Homemade Granola

26 May 2020

Homemade Granola

Finding a granola that ticks all the boxes can be difficult. Many of the ones packed on supermarket shelves are high in sugar or over toasted to the point where you have a dental disaster waiting to happen!


Creating your own means you can completely customise your mix of ingredients to your taste and your health needs.


*This recipe makes a large batch. Store in the pantry in an airtight jar or container and it will keep for months!

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Cooking With Kristen: Salmon & Sweet Potato Patties

25 February 2020

Salmon & Sweet Potato Patties
Egg free & Dairy free


Turn leftover salmon into a superfood patty!

This is a great mid-week meal as there is minimal cooking time required. You can also prep a few extra’s and store them in the freezer for times when you need an instant meal.

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Cooking With Kristen: Salty-Sweet Smoothie

21 November 2019

Serves 2

A healthy snack that will appeal to every member of the family.


Salty-Sweet Smoothie


Going into summer this works a treat as an after school snack and will be sure to keep the kids out of your hair until dinner!

One serving is packed with protein, calcium and fibre, all essential nutrients for growing, active kids.

This recipe can easily be adapted to suit your taste and dietary needs.



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Cooking With Kristen - Hearty Vegetable Curry

22 August 2019

Serves: 4-6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Total cost: $11.85


Warm the body instantly with a bowl of this flavor-packed curry.
It’s also a surefire way to meet your daily vegetable serves.


Hearty Vegetable Curry


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Cooking With Kristen - Easy Rainbow Salad

16 May 2019

Healthy Eating doesn’t have to be hard!

Prepare the roasted vegetables beforehand and you could throw together this balanced meal in a matter of minutes.


Easy Rainbow Salad


1 packet of quinoa (microwaved)
120g rocket
1 can chickpeas, drained
1-2 cups in-season roasted vegetables
80g feta cheese
Olive oil and balsamic vinegar

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Cooking With Kristen - No Cook Vietnamese Salad

19 February 2019

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


200g brown rice vermicelli noodles

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Cooking With Kristen - Sprouts and Speck Salad

27 November 2018

Kristen Papathanasiou is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian and an Approved Eating Disorder Practitioner.


If you hate Brussels sprouts you're doing it all wrong. Boiled soggy sprouts are a thing of the past.

If you want to avoid the stink the trick is to keep the sprouts RAW.

Give my SPROUT & SPECK SALAD a go...

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