Paleo Pumpkin Gnocchi with Ham and Brussel Sprouts

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paleo gnocchi

Gnocchi is one of those dishes that can be really hard to do gluten-free and whole-food based. I’ve tried many times without success. Enter inspiration from Luke Hines’ Pumpkin Gnocchi recipe! Aside from tasting amazing, the pumpkin actually adds a good amount of moisture to this gnocchi which you don’t get from sweet potato. The other thing I love about … Read More

Nutiiboost Apple & Berry Crumble

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crumble

Cooler weather calls for warmer, more comforting food. Enter the humble crumble. Ugh. Crumble. Who doesn’t love a good crumble? Apple, of course, is the traditional kind, but I’ve always loved to jazz mine up with other delights as well. I had about a kilo of frozen raspberries in the freezer, so raspberries went into this version too! You could … Read More

Farinata and Farinata Pizza

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farinata

I learnt how to make Farinata while I was travelling in Italy in 2016. It’s also known as Torte di Ceci or Farinata di Ceci and originates from the region of Liguria. Since 2016 I’ve made it regularly as it’s great for many different occasions such as: as part of a nibbles/antipasti platter, as a savoury pancake and as the … Read More

Paleo Hero Muesli Brownies

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brownies

So yesterday I had a craving for brownies 🍫… But then a bag of Paleo Hero Primal Muesli arrived at my doorstep… But I still had a craving for brownies… So I made brownies out of the muesli! Your eyes didn’t deceive you – these are brownies made with Paleo Hero Primal Muesli! 
5 simple ingredients is all you need to make these … Read More

Crepe “Lasagne”

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crepe lasagne

Cooler weather calls for warmer food. Enter Lasagne. This crêpe lasagne to be exact! I was pretty happy with how this idea in my head turned out in the end, if I do say so myself!  The crêpes hold together nicely and are much more pasta-like than the other times I’ve tried to make a lasagne using vegetables like eggplant … Read More

Basic Buckwheat Crêpes

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crepe

This is a really basic and simple recipe for buckwheat crêpes. Use more or less water to make thinner and thicker crêpes respectively. Jazz up the crêpe recipe by adding sweeter flavours like cacao, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and peanut butter, or savoury spices like cumin, oregano, thyme, garlic and chives. Recipe Type: GF, DF Serves 12 22cm crêpes Ingredients: 1 … Read More

Nachos with Fresh Salsa Salad and Loaded Guac

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nachos

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

Loaded Guacamole

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guacamole

Who doesn’t love a good Mexican Feast? All your friends come over, a big pot of chilli or pulled pork or fajita chicken in the middle of the table, with assorted salsas, fresh vegetables, tortillas, corn chips and more. And of course Guacamole! But Guacamole doesn’t have to be confined to Mexican feasts, the healthy fats from the avocado and … Read More