Date Caramel

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caramel

This decadent caramel recipe is divine and perfect for use in any recipe where you’d normally use caramel! It’s refined sugar free and dairy-free! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Makes about a cup of caramel Time 5 min Ingredients: 1 C dried dates, soaked in warm water for at least 15 mins 1/2 C coconut cream pinch sea salt Method: … Read More

Sesamite – wholefood alternative to vegemite or marmite

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vegemite

Are you an Aussie who loves Vegemite? Or a Brit who loves Marmite? Then you’ll love this recipe! All the yeasty, salty flavour, naturally! What I love about this recipe is the very subtle creamy-nutty flavour from the tahini that holds the salty/yeasty flavours. I’d expected it to be more pronounced, however, it actually turned out to be a beautiful … Read More

Roast Pumpkin, Basil & Garden Herb Dip

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Dip

What do you do when your herb garden is flourishing? Find excuses to use herbs WHEREVER you can, including this delicious basil and roast pumpkin dip (which also has fresh oregano and rosemary in it)! Try this dip with my Chickpea Chips, on top of a slice of Nourishing Seed Bread or as a condiment for grilled lamb, chicken, pork… even tempe! … Read More

Nut Butter

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Whether it is with almonds, walnuts, cashews, peanuts or pecans. There’s no questioning that Nut Butter is delicious… and slightly addictive! By itself, on toast, on apples or in a smoothie, nut butter is Ah. Ma. Zing! And it is SO SIMPLE to make yourself at home! Just choose your favourite nuts and process away! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, … Read More

Turmeric Hummus

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hummus

Jazz Up your Hummus with the anti-inflammatory powers of Turmeric! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, Vegan Serves about 1.5C Hummus Time  45min Ingredients: 1 C organic chickpeas 2-3 gloves garlic Juice of 1 Lemon 2 T Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 T Tahini (sesame paste) Pinch sea salt and pepper 1 tsp fresh turmeric, grated 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 … Read More

Parmesan Crusts – don’t throw them away!

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Did you know the ends of your parmesan triangles ARE NOT wax? They’re ALL CHEESE but just a little drier due to the aging process. So don’t waste them! My favourite thing to do with them is to grill or bake them (per recipe below) and they turn into delightful parmesan-flavoured crunchy croutons for your salad! But they also provide … Read More

Bangers and Cauliflower Mash with Caramelised Red Onion

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Bangers & Mash! You find it served in many places around the world from Australia to the UK, Eastern Europe to the US. And with the amazing hand-made, organic and pastured gourmet sausages coming to the market at the moment there’s even more reason to enjoy this meal! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo Serves 1 Time 20 mins Ingredients: 1 serving of … Read More

Creamy Avocado Salad Dressing

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Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, Vegan Serves 4 individual, lunch-sized salads Time  5 min Ingredients: 1 Avocado (peeled, deseeded) 1 T EVOO Juice of 1 lemon dash apple cider vinegar (or your favourite vinegar) 1 clove garlic, crushed (exclude if don’t like garlic) pinch salt pepper to taste + any extra herbs and spices that you may enjoy. I love turmeric … Read More

Cauliflower Cheese Sauce

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Do you love a good Mac’n’cheese, carbonara or lasagne. But struggle with the dairy? This basic Cauliflower Cheese Sauce is a perfect solution! Just change up the flavourings/herbs and spices to cater for the specific use you choose! Some of my suggestions: Carbonara sauce – stir in some sauteed mushrooms, chopped bacon, garlic and onion. Mac’n’cheese – spice it up … Read More