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A recipe book of innovative food hacks to make preparing delicious, simple meals quick and easy.

Rosie Mansfield is a food hacker. She's also a professional nutritionist, and has created an innovative and fun recipe book of hacks – simplified recipes to make cooking quick, easy and stress-free.

These kitchen tricks and shortcuts will inspire you to whip up homemade snacks and meals that will nourish a long and happy life. Every recipe is nutritionally balanced and delicious, and designed to be as straightforward as possible to fit into busy lifestyles. Recipes have been stripped down to their bare essentials - this is the most basic of food preparation using equipment and ingredients we all know and love. Learn how to whip up cheap, fast and simple weekday meals in a jiffy, like rustling up an omelette in a mug, nachos in a sandwich bag or pad thai in just one pan.

All the nutrients, half the time and less washing up.


With her new book, Channel Ten’s Good Chef Bad Chef host Rosie has found a way to solve the two main problems that have been preventing busy, everyday people (like me) from properly feeding themselves – the over complication of the subject and finding the time to make healthy recipes. Her book is packed with healthy tips and tricks you can actually use at home AND her book promotes ingredients you can easily source without making a trip to your local black market. If your goal for the second half of 2018 involves eating a healthier diet, this is the book for you.


I'm eternally grateful for Mansfield's single-serve meals designed with simplicity in mind. She's rightfully earned the nickname 'food hacker' with her admirable ability to strip complex recipes down to their bare essentials. With more than 90 inexpensive and straightforward recipes for kitchen novices, this playful cookbook offers fresh approaches to nutritious food prep.

Herald Sun

Rosie Mansfield’s Food Hacker is more than just another brightly coloured cookbook. It’s full of delicious family dinners designed for time-poor mums. [...] The best thing about Food Hacker is that it is full of tried and tested hacks that will actually make a difference to your life.


For anyone who has looked at a recipe book and said 'get real!'. The food is real – Mansfield is a nutritionist – but quick to put together with the minimum of equipment.

Hobart Mercury

Give takeaway the flick and embrace nutritionist Mansfield's hacks and hints for healthier fast food. Her recipes take less than an hour, are inexpensive, full of shortcuts and easy ingredients.

Courier Mail

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    July 2, 2018

    Ebury Australia

    224 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • EBook


    July 2, 2018

    Random House Australia

    224 pages

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