Savoury Muffins With the Lot

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Savoury Muffins

I don’t make muffins often enough. I see friends with kids who make them all the time, and I can see why; muffins are great, easy snack options, they freeze well and can be made extremely healthy by using nutrient-dense real food ingredients including hidden veggies, nuts, fruit, herbs and spices. I actually made this batch of savoury muffins for … Read More

Plantain Granola

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Plantain Granola

This recipe for Plantain Granola is great because it’s totally flexible to what YOU like (and what you have in the pantry)! Check out the recipe below and adjust to suit your favourite/available/seasonal nuts and dried fruit! All you need is 5-6 basic ingredients (which are flexible) and you’re set. What are Plantains? Plantains are extremely common in the USA … Read More

Balsamic, Raspberry and Apple Cake

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Balsamic

Something a little different for breakfast this week – Balsamic, Raspberry and Apple Cake. Yes, this cake is healthy enough and delicious enough for BREAKFAST, and of course dessert! Join me in this celebration of Italian Balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and seasonal fruit. If you like this recipe, you’ll LOVE these Red Velvet Brownies too! Gluten Free, … Read More

Thai Style Salad

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Thai Style Salad

There’s nothing fresher and more perfect for the palate during the humid Queensland summer months than a refreshing Thai Style Salad! Double the dressing and use half as a marinade for beef, chicken or tempeh which you can grill and serve with or add too the Thai Style Salad! Serves 8-10 as a side Time – about 20mins Ingredients: 1 … Read More

Gluten-Free Scones and Southern-Style ‘Biscuits’

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scones

One of my favourite memories as a child was eating scones loaded with homemade jam and clotted cream with my Grandma and sister! Grandma always made the best scones and I still have her old scone cutter! Grandma’s other speciality was of course her lemon cheesecake. I was also recently introduced to the traditional ‘Southern Style’ Biscuits by my friend … Read More

Healing Balm

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deodorant

Don’t want strange nasties rubbed all over your skin when you’re trying to heal cracked, dry skin, scars and sores? Me neither, that’s why I’ve been experimenting with my own, natural DIY skincare recipes! This beautiful healing balm is perfect for when the dry winter months hit, If you like this, then try my DIY deodorant, homemade moisturiser or body butter! … Read More

Spiced Salmon Patties

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salmon patties

Need something new for your lunch? Try these protein-packed, easy to make paleo spiced salmon patties. Have them on a burger, wrap or even with a salad! If you like these then try my Sardine Patties too! Makes about 6 salmon patties Time – about 30mins Ingredients: 1 medium plantain, grated (about 2 cups grated). You could also used potato, … Read More

DIY Deodorant

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deodorant

Don’t want strange nasties rubbed all over your sensitive underarm skin? Me neither, that’s why I’ve been experimenting with my own, natural DIY deodorant recipes and I’ve finally found one I’m happy with! Check out my DIY deodorant recipe, below, it’s good enough to eat! If you like this, then try my homemade moisturiser or body butter! Makes about 1 … Read More

Asian Style Pulled Pork with fresh Asian Slaw

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Asian Style Pulled Pork

Pulled pork is so often done as “BBQ” flavour, well try something different but just as delicious in my Asian Style Pulled Pork with fresh Asian slaw! If you like this then try my Slow Cooked Lamb/Beef Burgundy or my BBQ Ribs! Serves 8-10 Time – overnight in the slow cooker Ingredients: 2-2.5kg free-range pork shoulder (bone-in). I love the quality … Read More