Vegetable “Cheese”

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Dairy-free “cheese”… that melts? Sounds too good to be true right? Not with the magic of my vegetable cheese! April 2018 – Nothing beats the deliciousness of melted cheese on top a pizza, in a toasted sandwich, on an open grilled sandwich or even just sprinkled over a pasta dish or lasagne. And that’s one of the things I missed … Read More

Low Carb Eggplant Pizza

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eggplant pizza

GLUTEN-FREE, LOW CARB EGGPLANT PIZZA Love Pizza? Want to avoid the gluten/carbs/processed components associated with the regular kind? Try my nutrient-filled, low carb Eggplant Pizza! Best eaten with a knife and fork, you still get all you favourite PIZZA FLAVOURS without the bloating you might normally get with regular pizzas! Recipe Type: GF, DF, V, Paleo Serves 1 Time 30min Ingredients: … Read More

Mexican Bean Mix

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MEXICAN BEAN MIX This versatile mix is perfect for a mid-week Mexican feast, double the recipe to make more for a large family. Plus it doubles as delicious lunch leftovers! Different way’s I like to eat this mixture: On top of Nachos like in the picture; just spread out your fave taco chips (raw veggies, corn chips, toasted tortillas), top with bean … Read More

Gluten-Free Carrot Fritters

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carrot fritters

CARROT FRITTERS Carrots are in season and are a brilliant source of Vitamin A, Folate and Dietary Fibre not to mention they taste awesome! These are one my go-to easy items to make on my Sunday weekly meal prep – they’re great for so many different meals, just a few different ways I’ve used them: Throw them into a salad … Read More

Spicy Marinated Roast Cauliflower, PLUS, Roast Cauliflower & Leek Dip

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With Autumn well underway and our lovely cruciferous vegetables appearing abundantly at the local farmers markets, I get excited! The nutritional benefits these veggies like Cauliflower, Broccoli, Cabbage, Brussel Sprouts provide include antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.  Their flavour is second to none, plus they’re packed with fiber, helping with digestion and satiety. Cauliflower can be cooked and eaten in so many ways, … Read More