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

Carob Bark

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carob bark

I’ve been experimenting with Carob lately, and really liking the results like this Carob Bark and my Carob Fudge Bliss Balls coming in a few weeks! Carob powder, like cacao powder is a dark brown in colour and it’s often used in similar sorts of recipes. However it has a very different flavour. Carob is actually naturally quite sweet and … Read More

Superfood Zucchini Fritters

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zucchini fritters

I love a good fritter. Zucchini fritters, carrot fritters, pumpkin fritters, mixed-veggie fritters, you name it. Fritters are so versatile – perfect for fancy homemade brunches, satisfying packed lunches for school or work, not to mention easy and kid-friendly breakfasts and dinners! PLUS they’re REALLY easy to make. When I make fritters, I’m usually making them as a vegetarian protein … Read More

Carrot, Ginger and Chive Dip

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carrot, ginger and chive dip

Low FODMAP and Sibo diet protocols for treatment don’t have to be boring. This carrot, ginger and chive dip will add life to dip platters, meat dishes as a condiment or used to spread on your toast! Carrots are also a great source of beta carotene (help with night vision) with ginger and turmeric having wonderful immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory properties. … Read More

Vietnamese Chicken Drumsticks

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vietnamese chicken

This Vietnamese chicken dish left me feeling warmed and super satisfied! It was also super easy to make when I was really busy with work and study. Just let the slow cooker do all the work! Serves 4 Time  30 mins Ingredients: For the Sauce: 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger 1/2 a bunch fresh coriander 1 red chilli, deseeded 10cm piece … Read More

Liver Pâté

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pate

Organic, grassfed liver is also a absolute battery-pack of nutrients. Did you know that for humans as well as many animals the liver is the place where excess nutrients are stored? This helps explain why liver is such a great source of nutrients when it comes to eating it! We’re talking ridiculously amazing levels of Vitamin A, Riboflavin, B6, B12, niacin, … Read More

Sardine Patties

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sardine

I’m someone who doesn’t eat a lot of dairy – the whey protein doesn’t seem to agree with me. So I’m always sourcing non-dairy foods that are high in calcium. One such food is the humble sardine! Did you know that 100g sardines (with the bones) contains more calcium than a glass of full fat milk? So  this week’s creation … Read More

Kangaroo Bolognese – Low FODMAP & SIBO Friendly

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kangaroo bolognese

In Australia, kangaroo is a very sustainable meat. It’s local, a great source of protein and iron, plus it’s quite lean.  Kangaroo is also a fantastic source of zinc and offers a wide range of the B-group vitamins like niacin, B-12, B6, riboflavin and Thiamin. This slow-cooker kangaroo bolognese is s delicious way to enjoy it! This recipe is low-FODMAP and … Read More

Kangaroo Meatloaf with Plum & Orange reduction

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meatloaf

In Australia, kangaroo is a very sustainable meat. It’s local, a great source of protein and iron, plus it’s quite lean. Organic, grassfed liver is also a absolute battery-pack of nutrients. But if you’re anything like me, you don’t like the flavour or texture that much. Blending liver and kangaroo with another meat like chicken or pork is a great way … Read More

Turmeric Latte Spice Mix

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turmeric latte

A turmeric latte is probably one of the most recent addition to many cafe’s hot drinks menu! And how cool that they’re incorporating such potent superfoods in beverage menus! Turmeric is an excellent anti-inflammatory agent and anti-microbial. It should be a go-to ingredient especially when you’re feeling under the weather, no matter what the ailment. This spice mix is not … Read More