The Perfect Blend functions not only as a cookbook, but also as a guide for how to lead a more vibrant and healthy life. Blogging powerhouse Tess Masters separates her recipes into 12 chapters driven by specific health goals and current trends, including increased energy, protein boosts, anti-inflammation, and probiotic promotion. Far from simply featuring smoothies or pureed food to be sipped, glugged or scooped up in a spoon, Tess favours recipes that incorporate a blended component, such as appetisers and snacks, quick and easy salads and main meals, as well as staples such as dips, sauces and condiments that can be used to transform foods from bland to brilliant. Tess’s versatile and far-reaching collection of recipes includes everything from Greedy Green Curry, Satay Skewers and Tuna Swooner to Classic Cheesecake, Sweet Potato Dip and Thai Smoothies, demonstrating that a quick and healthy dish is only a blend away. In our increasingly time-constrained lives, the blender makes healthy fast food possible. Tess’s playful, easy-to-follow recipes cater to the everyday needs of those who seem to be forever on the go, but who don’t want to compromise on nutrition and flavour. All you need is a blender and a sense of adventure, so dust off your machine and get ready to discover your own perfect blend.