Recipe Collection

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Healthy Banana Bread

I really love banana bread and I get excited when I see over-ripe banana’s because it really only means on thing, right?! Well the thing is, most banana bread recipes call for wheat flour and seed oils, both things that aren’t healthy, real foods. Oh they usually call for a bucket load of sugar too.…

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Rustic Baba Ganoush

Most baba ganoush recipes call for the pulp of the eggplant only, I prefer not to waste it and therefore end up with a much more ‘rustic’ style of egg plant dip. Its quite wonderful even if I do say so myself! If you would rather a smooth dip, just blend it more! Ingredients: 1 large…

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Easy peasy nut bars

You’ll need 2 – 2 ½ cups mixed nuts/seeds/dried berries (I used cashews, macadamias, pistachios, brazil nuts, hazelnuts, walnuts, pepitas, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, chia seeds, gogi berries and a few dried dates) ½ cup coconut oil ¼ cup rice malt syrup 1/2 tsp Himalayan rock salt or unrefined sea salt Method Line a shallow…

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Smoothie vs Juice

 The terms ‘Smoothies’ and ‘Juices’ are sometimes used interchangeably which can be confusing. For the purpose of this post, here is my definition: A smoothie is made by pureeing whole fruit and vegetables into a thick drink. A juice is made by extracting the juice only and the pulp is discarded.  Before we get into…

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Grain free pizza crust

I popped a few pictures on my Facebook and Instagram accounts last night, showing what I was having for dinner (which happened to be pizza on a home made grain free base!) Everyone had an eye-feast and a bunch of you wanted me to share the recipe, so here it is! This recipe will make…

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Raw Lemon Slice

Please note that if you don’t tolerate raw nuts or have a compromised GI tract, I recommend activating your nuts rather than using raw. You will also note that the zest of two lemons are needed for this recipe but only the juice of one. Please don’t waste the second lemon, food waste break my…

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Coconut Butter

You can buy this stuff at health food stores but its pricy and sometimes has added sugar and preservatives. But, lucky for your, its so simple and cheap to make yourself! Know that you can’t stuff this recipe up! And you don’t have to follow the recipe to a tee, play with it. Ingredients 200g…

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After Dinner Mints

This recipe made 20 small mints. Each mint contains roughly 3g to 3.5g of sugar (this will vary depending on the size of your case and amount of coconut mix in each) Ingredients 2 blocks of Green & Blacks 85% dark organic chocolate (I choose this chocolate because of its very few ingredients, its extremely…

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Banana-nut bites

These little guys are a bit fiddly to make but well worth the effort. I suggest reading the recipe in full before you start so you know what your doing – this will ensure it doesn’t turn into a big chocolatey mess (although that doesn’t sound so bad!) The recipe below made 14 bites but…

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Warm Summer Salad

  This recipe serves 2 as a main dish or 3-4 as a side Ingredients 1 large raw beetroot 1 yellow button squash 1 orange capsicum 1 red onion 1 small zucchini 5 slices of haloumi (approx 3mm thick) 1/3 cup pine nuts approx 1 & 1/2 cups rocket balsamic reduction or balsamic glaze 2T butter…