Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls

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Impress your friends’ and colleagues’ tastebuds this festive season with these divine, yet nutritious, Christmas Pudding Bliss Balls. Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, Paleo, Vegan Serves 12 Bliss Balls Time  45min Ingredients: 1 C mixed nuts (pecans, almonds and walnuts are delicious) 1/2 C mixed dried fruit (prunes, raisins etc) Juice and zest of 1/2 orange 1 T brandy optional 1 t … Read More

Paleo Choc-Coconut Cookies

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These healthy chocolate & coconut cookies are a perfect to snack on during the day and round out an evening beautifully! They’re also egg and nut free, making them a perfect treat for your kids in their lunch box! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves 16-20 cookies Time 45 min Ingredients: 2.5 C Shredded coconut 1/3 C buckwheat flour … 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

Cabbage ‘Steak’

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cabbage steak

Your next meat-free Monday is SORTED, thanks to this tasty recipe for Cabbage ‘Steak’! It’s really a very simple concept that I love to do for an easy vegetarian meal. I’ll have this regularly but change up the other vegetables/herbs/spices that I use to totally transform the dish! If you like this then check out my Spicy Whole Baked Cauliflower! … 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

Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding with Dairy-Free Brandy Cream

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Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding

Forget the pavlova and trifle, Gluten-Free Christmas Pudding is my all time favourite Christmas dessert. And now, I’ve finally made one of my own! If you like this recipe then try my Orange & Almond Cake recipe, my Balsamic Raspberry & Apple cake – also gluten and dairy free but definitely delicious, and actually make really good breakfasts!   Gluten … Read More

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