Spring Cleaning with Sarah Todd

Not only does Spring provide the perfect opportunity to establish healthy habits around the home, but according to Sarah Todd, former MasterChef favourite, cookbook author, globally celebrated chef and newly appointed ambassador for ClickClack, we can all apply these habits to our mind and body to refresh and recharge our inner batteries ready for the seasonal change.

In collaboration with ClickClack, an iconic New Zealand company dedicated to producing elegant and incredibly helpful kitchenware, Sarah Todd reveals her top five tips and tricks in effortlessly taking advantage of Spring’s garden-fresh produce to rejuvenate your body and allow the strongest possible start to the season.

1. CLEANSE & REJUVENATE

With summer looming, it’s important to cleanse and rejuvenate your body. One of the best ways to start reviving your health is to use your Sunday afternoon to make a large batch of wholesome vegetable broth to store in your fridge. When you need a cleansing kick-start or are craving something nutrient-rich, reach for your vegetable broth for a gut-healing and comforting bowl of goodness

2. ADD MORE GREENS

Click Clack ‘Daily’ container and ‘Chrome’ tongs

For busy working parents or time-poor adults looking to squeeze more greens into their day, having vegetable-packed, pre-made zucchini fritters stored in your fridge can make a deliciously healthy breakfast on-the-run. In your sealed, airtight ClickClack Cook+ container, these zucchini fritters will stay fresh for up to 3-4 days. Find Sarah’s Zucchini Fritter recipe below.

3. CUSTOMISE AND BALANCE YOUR FAVOURITE SNACKS

Fruit and nut trail mix is always a popular on-the-go snack, because of its easy portability and power to satisfy both sweet and salty cravings. However, if you struggle to find the perfect combination, it’s easy to forget you can effortlessly customise this snack to suit your appetite. It is best to purchase your dried fruits and combination nuts separately and combine by taking into account exactly what you crave and nutritionally require on any given week. You can get creative, feel a little fancier by adding dried figs or roasting your own coconut or allow yourself an extra sense of indulgence by adding smashed pieces of plain dark chocolate. Be sure to throw your ingredients into the airtight and durable ClickClack Daily Range container, shake, and away you go!

A selection of ‘Daily’ storage containers by Click Clack in grey

4. KEEP SUMMER HERBS FRESH

Keep your herbs fresher for longer by lining the base of your transparent ClickClack container with a damp cloth, placing your herbs on top and securing the lid closed. Not only will you have herbs throughout the week, but your fridge will also look the picture of health with the garden-fresh shades of green.

5. DECLUTTER AND ORGANISE YOUR PANTRY

Now is the perfect time to spring clean your kitchen pantry. Set aside some time to declutter and organise your kitchen shelves. Remove all items and dispose of any out-of-date or expired products. Set up your pantry for everyday use by sorting all your food items by categories.

The ClickClack Pantry Range is perfect for storing food and pantry staples such as flour, sugar, pasta and more. They’re not only chic and stylish, but they’re also handy and versatile. They’re BPA-free, airtight, easy to stack and easy to open. Add labels to your ClickClack containers so that everyone in your household knows what belongs where and everyone can keep the pantry tidy.

The ‘Pantry’ collection by Click Clack

Sarah Todd also encourages Australians to take advantage of the warmer months to boost mental wellbeing by spending more time in fresh, spring air and relishing the longer days with loved ones.

“As someone who absolutely loves the warmer months, I’m thrilled to share my handy hints in embracing this time of year for the benefit of boosting health and wellbeing. It’s important we recharge our bodies from the inside out to help us feel our strongest, and most confident selves,” said Ms Todd.  

“I couldn’t be more excited to partner with ClickClack and bring these helpful tips to life. The brand’s innovative airtight and durable containers help me achieve what I need to in work and life, while making sure my home remains as organised as possible,” she said.

ClickClack’s incredibly helpful range of kitchen storage containers, available from selected leading homeware stores nationwide, offers a collection of stylish solutions to help Australians prepare, cook, heat, chill and store food within the home and on-the-go.   

ClickClack also offers an award-winning range of gadgets – from potato mashers and tongs to measuring spoons and graters – to help you whisk, mash, measure, slice, serve and stir and cook up a storm. If it’s durable, good-looking and practical, it’s ClickClack.

A selection of gadgets from Click Clack’s chrome collection

Sarah’s Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Ingredients: Mix together 2 grated zucchinis after all liquid has been squeezed out, 1/2 cup self-raising flour, 1 egg lightly beaten and 1/2 cup grated cheddar or feta cheese.

Method: Drizzle oil in a pan and fry on medium heat until golden each side (2-3 minutes) whilst spooning 1 tablespoon of batter at a time and spreading slightly.  Season with salt and pepper.

Sarah Todd, newly appointed ambassador for ClickClack

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