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

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

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

Red Velvet Brownies

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red velvet brownies

Gotta love a brownie every now and then, and these red velvet brownies are just to DIE for. Plus you get a sneaky serve of veggies too! If you like these then you’ll also love my Raw Red Velvet Mud Cake or my Red Velvet Bliss Balls! Recipe Type: GF, DF, Vegan Option Serves 10 brownies Time 30 min Ingredients: Brownie: … Read More

Slow Cooked Lamb or Beef Burgundy

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beef burgundy

One of my favourite French dishes has got to be Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Burgundy), which is basically a slow cooked beef in red wine sort of stew/casserole. It was Quatorze Juillet (Bastille Day) yesterday, so I decided to make beef burgundy, however, my favourite butcher had lamb legs on special… So as you can imagine it turned out to be … Read More

Unicorn Gummies

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gummies

This recipe is simply a result of me seeing a bunch of my friends experimenting with different ‘gummy’ recipes and so I wanted to take part in the fun too! We know that gelatin is a great source of protein and can be really helpful in gut health. And these gummies are really healthy – sugar free, dairy free, gluten … Read More