Choc PB & J Pancakes

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PB & J pancakes

What is it about peanut butter and jam? They just go together so well, a match made in heaven I believe it’s called. And chocolate, well chocolate makes everything more delicious right? Enter my creation of Choc PB & J pancakes! Like most of my pancake recipes they are just a variation of my base pancake recipe. With protein, complex carbohydrates and … Read More

Summer Prawn, Mango, Avocado and Lime Salad

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Prawn, Mango, Avocado

All the best things about Summer in one dish! This Prawn, Mango, Avocado and Lime Salad works great as a main lunch dish or as a refreshing side to serve at a gathering. The chilli-marinated prawns provide a tasty source of protein. Avocado and olive oil give beautiful, real food monounsaturated fats (did you know that oleocanthal, a compound found … Read More

Crispy Chicken

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crispy Chicken

Who doesn’t love Crispy Chicken pieces? These are such a winner especially with the kids. In these ones I’ve used the same principle as I did for my Crispy Sardine Sprats to make these crispy chicken pieces gluten, dairy, egg and nut-free so they are VERY allergen friendly. Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo Serves 1 Time  30 min Ingredients: 1/4 C … Read More

Pumpkin Toast

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pumpkin toast

I’m a massive proponent of eating whole foods wherever possible and this Pumpkin Toast is such a great way to do so at breakfast! Inspired by Casey-Lee Lyons‘ “Sweet Potato Toast”, I’ve been having this pumpkin toast for breakfast a lot lately, it’s so easy and delicious! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, V Serves 1 Time  20 min Ingredients: A few … Read More

Paleo Sausage Rolls

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paleo sausage roll

I find making my own pastry time consuming and and pretty ‘hit-n-miss’. Pretty much all pastry also needs egg which doesn’t agree with me. Plus I’m all about whole foods where possible. So, getting creative in the kitchen, I just put together this quick and easy 2-minute paleo sausage roll the other week and it turned out pretty good! All … Read More

Low FODMAP Nori Roll – Paleo

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nori roll

Did you know that seaweed is a fabulous source of iodine? Usually only found in seafoods, it is essential for the functioning of our thyroid and deficiency can cause cretinism and other neural disorders. This is just another excuse I get to use to eat a Nori Roll! And I figured there’s no reason why I shouldn’t enjoy it while … Read More

Mango Pancakes

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mango pancakes

I bought my first mangoes of the season at the markets on Saturday and thought, what a perfect way to christen them with these Mango Pancakes! These pancakes are a cool take on my base pancake recipe, with protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fats (not to mention stacks of flavour!) these will help regulate your blood sugars throughout the morning and keep … Read More

Satay Salmon with Satay Cauliflower Rice

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satay salmon

Wholefood satay is such a versatile condiment! This satay salmon is simply delicious salmon marinated in my Easy Satay Sauce before grilling and serving with satay cauli rice. Takes all of about 20 mins to serve up and tastes AMAZING! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo Serves 1 Time  20 min Ingredients: 1 fillet of salmon 1/3 C Satay Sauce (recipe here) … Read More

Easy Satay Sauce

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satay sauce

Whip up this 4-ingredient satay sauce whenever you’re in a hurry and need something tasty for your dinner or to impress guests! It’s a very versatile sauce – I use it as you would any satay sauce; in a chicken dish, but it’s also nice to marinade some salmon or chicken drumsticks before grilling. One of my favourite new uses for … Read More

Crispy Sardine Sprats

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crispy Sardine

Sardines are extremely nutritious. They’re packed with long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, protein, iron, zinc and many other minerals. They’re also a more sustainable seafood as they’re much lower down on the food chain. They are, however, not always the most tasty food! This recipe is a different take on sardines that (at least for me) makes them way more … Read More