Nachos with Fresh Salsa Salad and Loaded Guac

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Who doesn’t love a good Mexican Feast? I just love the herbs and spices used in Mexican cuisine, the way there’s chilli and spice but it’s mellowed with cinnamon, cumin and coriander! Probably my first introduction to Mexican food would have been Nachos, well at least an Australian-ised version of Nachos anyway. I still love making them at home, and … Read More

BBQ Pork Ribs with Slaw and Cauli Mash

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BBQ pork ribs

Ribs… They have to be one of the most fun, yet most messy things to eat. But that’s the whole point right? Haha! Many people associate ribs with take-away and unhealthy food but actually, they can be just as good for you as any other cut of meat. It all depends on the quality of the animal/meat you use,  what you … Read More

Teff Falafels

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teff falafels

These teff falafels are tasty, versatile and one of my favourite things to have on hand for a flavour-and-nutrient-packed lunch.  They’re also a great plant-based way to add protein to a meal. Particularly as Teff (a pseudo grain similar to quinoa) is one of the highest content grains on the market at the moment! “What is Teff?” I hear you say… … Read More

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