Recipes

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Rice Cooker Fried Rice

It doesn’t get much easier that making fried rice in your rice cooker, right?  This recipe is pretty basic, and you can add whatever protein you like to it – scramble some eggs and add those in, or sauté some mushrooms and mix them through once the rice is done.  Either way, it’s delicious! And

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Simplest Crumble Ever

This crumble recipe really couldn’t be any easier, and it can be used for all kinds of fruit crumbles. It’s gluten-free and has a dairy-free option too. And it contains only 3 ingredients. Ingredients 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 3 tbsp coconut oil OR butter 1/3 cup raw sugar, or coconut sugar You can also add

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Flourless Chocolate Brownies

Super delicious and super easy, these flourless brownies made with REAL chocolate are as easy as blend, and cook! I cooked them in my Pyrex container, let them cool and then popped the lid on – saves on dishes, which is a definite win. The recipe below made two of these containers (pictured) worth of

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A healthy lunch menu!

On the first weekend of March, I had the pleasure of presenting a health workshop and catering lunch to a gorgeous group of women at a retreat run by Dawn of Always You Yoga & Relaxation. The ladies have been begging me for the recipes of everything I gave them for lunch, so I thought I’d share them here

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Homemade Hummus

Combine: 1 tin rinsed and drained chickpeas, juice of 1 lemon, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1-2 garlic cloves, 2 tbsp tahini (optional) in a blender and process until smooth. Add water (up to 1/4 cup) until desired consistency. Note: Tahini is optional but is recommended as it is a great source of calcium!

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Chia Pudding

This is one of my favourite snacks – high in protein and omega 3 fats, high in fibre and a number of essential minerals, and it kinda tastes like a dessert! Winning. Note: this is best when made the night before, soaked overnight Ingredients 2 tbsp chia seeds (any colour) 1/4 cup milk (any kind) or

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Two-Ingredient Protein Pancakes

I’m yet to meet someone who doesn’t love pancakes.  If you’re focusing on weight loss, or just looking for a healthy breakfast idea, these two-ingredient pancakes are perfect for you!  (I’ve also been known to eat these cold, with a slather of almond butter on top.. soooo yummy) Makes around 4-6 pancakes Ingredients 1 banana,

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Easy Egg & Veg Cups

It’s true what they say – eggs really are the original superfood.  Whether you’re eating keto, wanting to lose weight, or just have a really healthy snack – these egg and veg cups are perfect!  Kind of like a cheat’s quiche.  They’re free from gluten and super high in protein and nutrients.  Have them for

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Gluten-free Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients Makes 10 muffins Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 16-18 minutes 1 cup buckwheat flour 1/2 cup quinoa flour 2 heaped tsp almond meal 5 tsp baking powder 1/3 cup raw or coconut sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup milk (you can use a plant-based milk to make these muffins dairy-free!)

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Homemade Pasta Sauce

Ingredients 6 whole cloves garlic 1 pound heirloom tomatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp italian dried herbs 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp sugar Method Preheat oven to 200C. Cut all tomatoes in half. Peel garlic cloves. Line a baking tray with baking paper, and evenly spread olive oil, herbs, salt, pepper

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Banana Bread

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups SR flour 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup raw sugar 1/2 cup rice malt syrup 2 mashed bananas 2 eggs, whisked 1/2 cup milk of your choice 1/8 cup olive oil Method Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a rectangular cake tin. Combine dry ingredients – flours, cinnamon, raw

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Banana Muffin Treats

Ingredients 2 over-ripe bananas, mashed 5 cups GF SR flour 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup milk of your choice 1/2 cup coconut oil, slightly softened (not liquid) 1/3 rice malt syrup 3 tsp chia seeds Method Preheat oven to 180C. Line a muffin tray with patty lines. Combine flour, oats

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Banana and Fig Gluten Free Muffins

Ingredients 5 cups GF flour 1/2 cup quinoa flour 5tsp baking powder 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tbsp honey 1 egg 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup sliced dried figs 1 banana, mashed Method Preheat oven to 180C and grease a 12-muffin tray

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Zucchini Slice

Ingredients 6 eggs black pepper 2 large zucchini 2 medium carrots 1/2 cup frozen peas and/or corn 2-3 tsp dried italian herbs mix salt to tase 1/2 tsp paprika 25g parmesan, grated 1/2 cup cheddar, grated 6-8 cherry tomatoes, finely chopped 3/4 cup buckwheat flour 1 medium onion, diced Method Grease a large baking tray

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Chocolate Maca Bliss Balls

Ingredients 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup cashews 16 dates (soaked or medjool) 1 tsp cinnamon 2 tbsp cacao powder 2 tsp maca powder coconut to coat Method Process nuts in food processor to a fine powder.  Add dates and process. Add some of the water if the dates were soaked (I usually use about half

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Apricot Balls

Ingredients 1 cup almonds 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup dried apricots 2 tbsp hulled tahini 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp water desiccated coconut, to coat Method Place almonds and oats in food processor and process to smaller pieces. Add all other ingredients except water and process to a thick mixture. Add water as required/if

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Homemade chewy muesli bars

  Ingredients 5 cup dried dates 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup pepitas 1/4 cup flaxseeds 2 cups rolled oats 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp maca (optional) 1 tsp cacao powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 tbsp honey/sweetener of your choice (you can add more or less depending on how sweet you want them!) Method Cover

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Raw Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients 2 cups cashews (or almonds, pecans, walnuts, or a combination) 2 cups pitted dates 10 tbsp raw cacao powder 8 tbsp desiccated coconut 4 tbsp sweet coconut nectar 1/4 tsp sea salt/himalayan salt 2 tsp maca powder (optional) raw buckwheat kernels or cacao nibs to top (optional) Method Place nuts in food processor and

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