Sourdough Crumpets

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sourdough crumpets

And the search for what to do with my sourdough starter ‘discard’ continues… There’s always the easy pancakes and crepes, or just stirring some of the starter into any muffins or cookies I’m making. But when I was at the shops the other day I was reminded how much I LOVE Crumpets! And I thought, “I wonder if I can … Read More

Miso Chicken Stir-Fry

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Miso Chicken

Don’t know what to do with your beautiful Sunshine Organic Miso? The majority of people I spoke to today at Sherwood Road Organic Meats – while dishing up this delicious Miso Chicken Stir-Fry – had only ever used Miso paste in soups and broths (if at all)! But did you know Miso paste is so much more versatile! Due to … Read More

Okonomiyaki (Japanese Cabbage Pancake)

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okonomiyaki

Another meat-free Monday is SORTED, thanks to this tasty recipe for Okonomiyaki! Okonomiyaki is a Japanese dish that is basically a big cabbage pancake (or fritter). I love to add mushrooms and spring onions as well and top with some miso baked veggies and/or bacon (obviously not meat free then). If you like this then check out my Spicy Whole … Read More

Gluten Free Sourdough Bread

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gluten free sourdough

Since the COVID-19 isolation situation has been underway I, like many others, have taken to mastering the art of sourdough bread! I have several coeliac and gluten-intolerant friends so I wanted to create a gluten-free sourdough as well. The nature of gluten-free breads is that they are quite dense, this have found they turn out better as bread rolls rather … Read More

Sourdough Rye Bread

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sourdough

Since the COVID-19 isolation situation has been underway I, like many others, have taken to mastering the art of sourdough bread! But, why Sourdough? Why make sourdough bread over other breads that, in all fairness, are less time-comsuming to make? I did a little research (1, 2) and found that compared to breads prepared using fast-acting (bakers/dried) yeast, breads made … Read More

Raw Raspberry Ripe Cheesecake

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Move over cherry ripe, make way for raspberries! Tart but also sweet, these delicate berries are the star in this delicious Raw Raspberry Ripe Cheesecake! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 1 cake Time 1 hour For the Base: ¾ cup almonds ½ cup shredded coconut 3 tbsp cacao powder Blitz these together in a food processor until it’s the … Read More

Jaffa Protein Muffins

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jaffa protein muffins

I don’t know about you but I find baking a perfect way to pass time whilst in COVID-19 isolation! Plus it’s a great way to incorporate Cricket powder into your diet. I hope you like these delicious Jaffa muffins (jaffa means choc-orange by the way)! But Why Crickets? So, crickets (yes, those little insects) are a super high in protein, … Read More

Peach Muffins with Teff and Orange

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Peach 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, just like in these peach muffins. Since starting work … Read More

Roast Cauliflower and Green Bean Salad

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green bean salad

Need something interesting to dish up at your next gathering? Try this dairy-free, vegan Roast Cauliflower & Green Bean Salad. Lunch leftovers are a win too! If you love this, then you’ll love my whole baked cauliflower as well! Serves 8-10 as a side Time – about 45mins Ingredients: 500g washed green beans, top & tailed and halved 1/2 a … Read More

Coleslaw (dairy-free, vegan)

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Coleslaw

Need something interesting to dish up at your next gathering? Try this dairy-free, vegan Coleslaw. Have it on a burger, wrap or just by itself! Serves 8-10 as a side Time – about 15mins Coleslaw Ingredients: 1/4 Savoy cabbage, shredded 1/4 red cabbage, shredded 3 large carrots, julienned 1 red capsicum, sliced into fine strips 2 generous handfuls fresh parsley, … Read More