Apple Pie Bliss Balls

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Apple Pie Bliss Balls

Isn’t there something just so comforting, warming and classic about a hot, steamy Apple Pie? The beautiful caramelisation of the cooked apple. The aroma of the cinnamon and nutmeg spice. The crunch of the pastry crust. The creaminess of the ice-cream melting on top. Mmmmm…. my mouth is watering just thinking about it! And so began my mission to capture this in … Read More

Raw Choc Mint Slice

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Raw Choc Peppermint Slice

Are there any suckers for Mint Slices out there? Pick me! The creamy peppermint filling, the crunchy biscuit base, the smooth chocolate coating. My goodness, it’s no wonder the packet would barely last 2 days! Here’s my healthy re-creation of the Arnott’s Classic Mint Slice. Everyone who has tried my version actually said that this is a dozen times better that the … Read More

Sugar-Free Tomato Sauce Recipe and BBQ Sauce Variation

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Sugar-Free Tomato Sauce Recipe

So many of the Tomato Sauces out there are absolutely loaded with sugar, salt, preservatives and other nasties. As soon as you try a homemade version, you’ll never go back! The ones from the supermarket just taste so sickly sweet! Try this sugar-free tomato sauce recipe. I’ve also included the additions to make for a BBQ sauce. Serves: 30-40 (makes about … Read More

Festive Pistachio and Cranberry Bliss Balls

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cranberry and pistachio

Just in case you haven’t picked up on it through the colours on my website, my logo (as well as all the beetroot recipes :P), I’ll let you in on a small secret; my favourite colours are the various shades of purple and green! So I began experimenting with yummy Cranberry and Pistachios! These absolutely delightful bliss balls are one of … Read More

Gluten Free Muesli OR Choc Granola

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This wonderful recipe is great because it’s totally flexible to what YOU like (and what you have in the pantry)! Plus who doesn’t like turning a Beautiful Muesli into a healthy Choc Granola – like Coco-Pops but good for you! Mix and Match as you like. Share your creations with me of Facebook or Instagram! Serves: 5-6 cups of muesli Time: … Read More

Basic Paleo Bread

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Paleo Bread - PB Lifestyles

I haven’t really eaten bread for a long time and don’t tend to miss it much at all… except when I’m at work and someone is making a ham, cheese and tomato toastie in the lunch room. The smell is just amazing! So I embarked on a mission to find a grain-free, paleo bread recipe that I like – so often … Read More

Smokey Babaganousch

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babaganousch

I’ve always loved Babaganousch, the really smokey kind. For the longest time I struggled to replicate the smokey flavour I found at my favourite Lebanese restaurants at home. Then I discovered the secret! A gas stove top! Now I can’t make enough of it! This Super Smokey Babaganousch goes perfectly with my Chickpea Chips too! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, … Read More

Basic Homemade Paleo Mayonnaise

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mayonnaise

Cut out the sugar and preservatives, include wonderful, wholesome ingredients and there is NOTHING wrong with Mayonnaise. Check out my version of Homemade Paleo Mayonnaise. Also featured on www.cobramestate.com.au Serves: ~40 (makes about a jar) Time: 5 min Other info: GF, DF, Vg, SF, Paleo Ingredients: 1 egg AT ROOM TEMPERATURE (Very important) 2 tsp wholegrain mustard (or Dijon if … Read More

Beetroot and Horseradish Dip

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beetroot dip

Delicious Beetroot and Horseradish Dip! I love beetroots, mainly because of their colour and great flavour! But they also have countless health benefits including increased stamina, lowering blood pressure, improved digestion plus a whole host of antioxidants and vitamins. Check out my article 6 Reasons to Eat More Beetroot to find out more! Recipe Type: GF, DF, RSF, V, Paleo Serves … Read More