Sweetener-free Carob Fudge Bliss Balls

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Carob fudge

I’ve been experimenting with Carob lately, and really liking the results. My first creation, Carob Bark is one of my favourite after-dinner treats at the moment, but these Carob Fudge Bliss Balls are right up there too!  They really do have that fudgy texture, and for me, I love having the buttons in there for a slight ‘crunch’ factor. Carob … 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

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

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

Jaffa Pancakes

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jaffa pancakes

These Jaffa Pancakes (choc-orange) 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 any cravings at bay! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 1 Time 10 mins Ingredients for 1 person 2 T buckwheat flour 2 … Read More

Carob Quinoa Porridge

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carob quinoa porridge

Since I’ve been following a low FODMAP/SIBO protocol, I’ve been experimenting so many different recipes. When it comes to breakfast, you can see my savoury and sweet pancake variations and my Carrot Cake Quinoa Porridge. But today I’ve got a variation on another winter warmer for you! Carob Quinoa Porridge! Quinoa is a pseudograin that provides complex carbohydrates and protein. Hemp … Read More

Spiced Orange Superfood Porridge

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spiced orange

Christmas in July is here with my latest creation, Spiced Orange Quinoa Porridge! When it comes to breakfast in winter, nothing beats porridge! Hence, why I have several differing porridge recipes on my site including Carrot Cake Quinoa Porridge,, Turmeric Latte Porridge, Choc Chilli Porridge and today Spiced Orange Superfood Porridge! This is seriously my new favourite flavour too, it tastes … 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

Macadamia Cream Cheese

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macadamia cream cheese

One of my friends from my Masters of Nutrition, Sharon, runs a wonderful webpage and Instagram Account called The FODMAP Friendly Vegan. As I’ve recently been following a low FODMAP protocol, I’ve been visiting her site quite frequently for inspiration and guidance. One recipe I came across that I just CANNOT get enough of is her Macadamia Cream Cheese, I was … Read More

Turmeric Latte Quinoa Porridge

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quinoa porridge

Since I’ve been following a low FODMAP/SIBO protocol, I’ve been experimenting so many different recipes. When it comes to breakfast, you can see my savoury and sweet pancake variations and my Carrot Cake Quinoa Porridge. But today I’ve got a variation on another winter warmer for you! Turmeric Latte Quinoa Porridge! Quinoa is a pseudograin that provides complex carbohydrates and protein. … Read More