Recipes

Paleo Lemon Tart – Gluten & Sugar Free

Paleo Lemon Tart – Gluten & Sugar Free

I've been recipe testing for Christmas this year, and wanting to serve delicious meals that are super healthy and packed with nutrition. Enter the Paleo Lemon Tart! Ingredients: For Pie Crust 2 Cups Blanched Almond Meal 1/2 Cup Psyllium Husk 1/4 Cup Chia Seeds 1/2 Tsp...

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Pork Belly, Radicchio & Potato Hash

Pork Belly, Radicchio & Potato Hash

This is such a moreish dish, and super easy to make. You can make extra roast potato to make a salad with (see recipe). Ingredients: For the potatoes: 1 Large sweet potato 1 Desiree potato 1 Tsp cayenne pepper 1 Tblsp paprika 2 Tsps turmeric powder Small sprig fresh...

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Buckwheat Pancakes

Buckwheat Pancakes

These pancakes are a yummy gluten & grain free alternative that won't leave you feeling guilty!Ingredients:150mls Coconut Milk or milk of your choice1 Egg3/4 Cup Buckwheat Flour1.5 Tsps Baking Powder1 Tsp Apple Cider Vinegar1 Tblsp Coconut Sugar or Rapadura1/2 Tsp...

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Choc Chia Pudding

Choc Chia Pudding

Chocolate for breakfast anyone?! This delicious choc chia pudding recipe is super easy and super nutrient packed, and healthy enough to eat any time of the day!Ingredients:4-5 tblsps chia seeds2 heaped tsps cacao powder1 tblsp maple syrup or sweetener of choice1/4 tsp...

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Sauerkraut w Juniper Berries & Carraway Seeds

Sauerkraut w Juniper Berries & Carraway Seeds

Ingredients:1 organic purple cabbage2 tblsps Himalayan pink salt or Celtic sea salt1-2 tblsps juniper berries2 tblsps caraway seedsMethod:1. Remove outer leaves of cabbage, reserving 1-2 for packing the jar, and roughly slice (you may like to remove the thick inner...

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Choc-Spelt Hot Cross Buns (& Drunken Buns!)

Choc-Spelt Hot Cross Buns (& Drunken Buns!)

This is a delicious wheat free, double chocolate hot cross bun recipe everyone will love! See below for the drunken bun option of adding rum & coffee liquor soaked nitrate-free sultanas into the mix instead of cranberries. If you prefer something a little less...

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Dragon Bowl

Dragon Bowl

Ingredients:1 Pitaya frozen smoothie pack1 cup frozen mango OR 1 frozen bananaJuice & zest of half an organic lemon1 heaped tblsp almond butterSmall handful of raspberries1 - 1.5 cups coconut water1 tsp lacuma powder1 tsp mesquite powder Method:Blend all...

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Quinoa Tabouleh

Quinoa Tabouleh

Tabouleh is a favourite of mine, but is traditionally made with gluten-containing bulgur wheat. To make this dish gluten/wheat free, I use quinoa in place of the bulgur, you may also like to use buckwheat. I love the nuttiness the quinoa brings to the dish, and make...

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Juice: Apple, Ginger Zinger

Juice: Apple, Ginger Zinger

This juice is rich in magnesium, chromium, iron, phosphorous, vitamins A, K, C, & B's, plus much more! It is an excellent juice for improving digestion, alkalising the body, and replenishing and re-hydrating the body's cells.Ingredients:2 apples1 lime (rind...

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Iced Rooibos Chai Latte

Iced Rooibos Chai Latte

The Sunshine Coast has just experienced a crazy heat wave, with almost 100% humidity on some days - gross! So I have been craving ice cold drinks - green juices, smoothies .. and this, Iced Rooibos Chai Latte. Rooibos (meaning 'red bush' in Afrikaans) is a wonderful...

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Date Paste

Date Paste

Dates are a wonderfully nutritious natural alternative to sugar. Dates are a great source of soluble fibre and are high in calcium, iron, phosphorous, magnesium, potassium, sodium, zinc, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, folate, sulfur, vitamins B6, A, and K. They are...

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Pea & Mint Fritters

Pea & Mint Fritters

This is always a kind of 'throw-it-all-together' recipe, depending on how much of each ingredient I have! The ingredient portions below are going to be rough measurements, but basically .. if your mixture is too dry, add more milk - if your mixture is to runny, add a...

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Bone Broth

Bone Broth

Winter may be over, but bone broth will continue to be a staple in our household year round. If you don't know much about bone broth then read on, I will go over some of the wonderful health benefits this liquid cup of heaven holds . . .Bone broth is typically made...

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Choc Mint Magic

Choc Mint Magic

Ingredients:3/4 cup frozen mango (or 1 frozen banana)250ml coconut water3 pitted datesLarge handful of spinachLarge sprig of mint (stem removed)1 tblsp cacao nibs1 tblsp LSA1 tsp lucumaKeep aside spinach and mint, blending all other ingredients together well. Add in...

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Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

Granola is one of my favourite breakfast choices - super easy to make, prepare, and delicious to eat! The recipe is really versatile, I usually use whatever nuts, seeds and extras I have in the pantry at the time! For this recipe, I have added organic dried...

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Coconut Spiced Dahl

Coconut Spiced Dahl

This is the perfect recipe for those cold wintery nights - a big healthy bowl of some of the best (in my opinion) comfort food there is, dahl! The spices in this dish are abundant in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, with their absorption substantially increased by...

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Chia Pudding

Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are a very rich source of calcium, magnesium, phosphorous and manganese, antioxidants, fibre, omega-3 fatty acids and HDL (good cholesterol). They also provide good satiety due to the fat and protein content, help to stabilise blood sugar levels and...

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Coconut & Apple Delight

Coconut & Apple Delight

This is a deliciously nutritious breakfast (inspired by my favourite local cafe - Get Fresh), celebrating our love for coconut and fresh seasonal fruit. We picked up some juicy peaches at the farmers market over the weekend, so used these as an addition to this...

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Strawberry Tea Cake

Strawberry Tea Cake

I had scored 4 big punnets of organic strawberries for $4 at the markets and had been unsure what to do with them. It was my mums 50th, so I decided to make put them into a cake for her. It turned out deliciously moist and was so easy, I had to share the...

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Watermelon & Halloumi Salad

Watermelon & Halloumi Salad

This is a really quick and easy fresh salad perfect for a hot summers day!It may come as a surprise, but watermelon has many incredibly nutritious health benefits, as well as being extremely hydrating and tasting delicious. Watermelon is a great anti-inflammatory, due...

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Kale Chips

Kale Chips

As you’ve probably gathered from a previous post on kale, I love the stuff! The following is a very easy and delicious snack idea for kale chips – I am sure you’ve seen hundreds of photos of the like floating around the internet recently, I encourage you to give these...

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Slow Roasted Tomato Chutney

Slow Roasted Tomato Chutney

My beautiful friend was kind enough to give me a huge bag of tomatoes from her flourishing tomato plants last weekend. I have been wanting to make a tomato chutney for some time now, so I was excited to get these babies home! This recipe is easy, it just takes a...

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Broccoli Fritters

Broccoli Fritters

These are the perfect green accompaniment to your morning eggs - or devoured as a lone afternoon snack with a big dollop of homemade guacamole !Ingredients:1 large head of broccoli5 rashers of free range bacon4 eggs1 large red onion2 cloves garlic3 birds eye chili's...

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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients:2 Large Sweet Potatoes (Organic is preferred)Generous slug of Olive Oil1 Tsp Turmeric Powder1 Tbslp Paprika Powder1/2 Tsp Cayenne PepperFresh Dill1 Heaped Tblsp Capers3 Heaped Tablespoons Homemade Mayonnaise/AioliSalt & PepperMethod:1. Preheat oven to...

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Chocolate Mousse – Dairy & Sugar Free

Ingredients:1 Medium Ripe Avocado2-3 Heaped Tablespoons Raw Cacao Powder2 Heaped Tablespoons Rice Malt Syrup1 Tablespoons Coconut Milk/CreamPinch CinnamonPinch Sea SaltMethod:Blend all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth. Place into serving...

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Alkalising Green Juice

Alkalising Green Juice

I am a big fan of cold press juicing, especially if you are on the run. I recently purchased an Oscar Neo, and I can safely say that it is one of the best investments I have ever made!!! Keeping our bodies in an alkaline state is incredibly important in improving its...

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Kale & Basil Pesto

Kale & Basil Pesto

I bought some beautiful fresh basil and kale from the Organic Farmers Market this morning, so HAD to make this delicious pesto!!Ingredients:3 Cups Organic Fresh Basil2 Cups Organic Fresh Kale Leaf (stem removed)1/2 Fresh Lemon, Juiced1 Clove Garlic1/4 Cup Raw Cashews2...

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Homemade Almond Mylk !

Homemade Almond Mylk !

If you are like me and find store bought almond milk to taste a little blerghh… than you MUST try this recipe, it is so easy and there is honestly no taste comparison!! Homemade almond milk is such a fresh, creamy milk and a beautiful replacement for dairy. Use it as...

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Lemony Blueberry Cheesecake

Lemony Blueberry Cheesecake

Seeing as it is the weekend, I thought we would share a little treat with you .. It is overcast and rainy here today, so what better way to spend it than in the kitchen baking??!! This cheesecake is sugar free, gluten free and delicious – and made with homemade cream...

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Herby Moroccan Pumpkin & Lentil Curry

It is a little cold and rainy here today on the Sunshine Coast, so we wanted something hearty, warming and nutritious for dinner tonight and have whipped up this delicious Moroccan delight! Using whatever we had in the fridge and cupboard (this is usually how I cook –...

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Acai Bowl of Goodness

Acai Bowl of Goodness

This is one of my favourite Acai Bowl blend, and it’s packed to the brim with nutrients. It tastes naughty, but is very far from it .. and a little like a cherry ripe – but more like a berry ripe! I am sure you would have heard or read about Acai and its extensive...

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Homemade Ghee Mayonnaise

This is a delicious ghee based mayonnaise that not only tastes delicious, but is a very powerful nutrient source and is super simple to make! To learn more about Ghee's health benefits, click here.Ingredients:1/2 Cup Grass Fed Ghee1/2 Cup Olive Oil (I used garlic...

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Juice: Pear, Cucumber, Spinach, Lemon, Mint, Ginger

Ingredients:2 small cucumbers2 pears2-3 cups spinach leaves1/2 lemon (rind removed)1 large handful fresh mint leavesThumbnail piece of fresh gingerChop everything up in to pieces small enough to push through the feeder of your juicer. Juice the cucumber first, then...

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Juice: Beet, Carrot, Apple, Ginger, Turmeric, Parsley

Juice: Beet, Carrot, Apple, Ginger, Turmeric, Parsley

Ingredients:3 large raw beetroots4 large carrots1 apple (or 2 small)Knob of raw ginger (size to your liking – I love ginger so use a large piece)Thumbnail size piece of fresh turmericLarge handful of fresh parsleyChop everything into pieces small enough to juice, then...

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Juice: Carrot, Turmeric, Lemon, Parsley

Juice: Carrot, Turmeric, Lemon, Parsley

I am currently on day 5 of a juice fast, and feeling amazing! I wanted to share some yummy juice recipes that not only taste great, but have some extremely powerful health benefits as well. I will keep sharing different recipes over the next couple of weeks. These are...

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Very Berry Smoothie

Very Berry Smoothie

If you are looking for a delicious hit of antioxidant and essential vitamins & minerals, than this yummy Very Berry Smoothie will certainly hit the spot! Blueberries and blackberries are some of the richest sources of antioxidants, essential for fighting off...

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‘The Life-Changing Loaf of Bread’ by Sarah Britton

‘The Life-Changing Loaf of Bread’ by Sarah Britton

This bread is exactly as the heading says … LIFE CHANGING!! I am a huge lover of bread and being gluten intolerant, bread is probably the hardest thing for me to miss out on. Edan secretly loves it as well but isn’t too phased about having it in his life. Most gluten...

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CHRISTMAS! & Some Healthy Recipe Ideas

CHRISTMAS! & Some Healthy Recipe Ideas

Christmas .. my absolute favourite time of the year! This year, we are trying to do a healthy spin on some classic favourites – which means gluten free, refined sugar free & dairy free!We LOVE rum balls and look forward to them every year.. however, not so much...

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