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

Homemade, Spiced, Slow Cooked Corned Beef

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Corned Beef

What to do when you’ve got some spare, beautiful organic, pastured, organic beef brisket available? Well one thing you can do, is a home made, spiced corned beef! One question I know you’ll ask, is “why isn’t it pink? All other corned beef I’ve had is pink…”. Most corned beef is pink due to the use of nitrate salts which … 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

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

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

Vegan Teff and Tofu Patties

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If you’ve been following my recipes for a while then you’ll know how I love to experiment with plant-based protein sources to make tasty lunch. And it really doesn’t have to be anything too complicated! These teff & tofu patties are the prime example; just keep it simple with some of your favourite spices, add to your food processor and … Read More

Pesto Roast Vegetable Salad

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roast vegetable salad

Need something new for your lunch or to dish up at your next gathering? Try this pesto roast vegetable salad. Leftovers make excellent lunches! Serves 6-8 as a side Time – about 60mins Ingredients: 3 large carrots, chopped into 2cm chunks 5 small raw beetroots, whole 1/4 of a small pumpkin, chopped into chunks 4 -6 small washed potatoes, chopped … Read More

Eggplant Parmigiana [gluten-free, dairy-free]

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eggplant parmigiana

My all time favourite vegetable has got to be Eggplant. It’s just such a versatile vegetable; my favourite is to have it cut into thick ‘chips’ and baked with fish on a friday night. But I also love it as eggplant pizza, roasted, curried, grilled, fried, and baked into an Eggplant Parmigiana! A lot of people often recoil in disgust … Read More

Beetroot Relish

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beetroot relish

I’ve always been a massive fan of condiments; dips, chutneys, relishes, mustards, sauces, you name it. I’m well aware that you can turn pretty much anything into a condiment, however I seem to mainly just make a whole lot of dips. Well times are a changing and I’m expanding my skill set, beginning with beetroot relish! One of my favourite … Read More