Easy Roasted Cauliflower Soup (Vegan)

While on a rural placement for my university course I set out to prepare easy healthy food on a budget. This simple, healthy soup requires only 5 ingredients which may already be in your pantry. Roasted Cauliflower Soup Ingredients 500g cauliflower (fresh or frozen) 1 can (400ml) coconut milk 500ml vegetable stock (or more, depending on…

Cornflake Crusted Chicken Schnitzel (Low-FODMAP, Gluten-free)

As a child my favourite dinner was schnitzel! The crunchy breadcrumbed exterior made meat so much more exciting.(I really wasn’t into roast and used to drown fish fingers in mayonnaise when I was forced to eat them. Nowadays my family has replaced wheaten breadcrumbs with the gluten-free and FODMAP friendly cornflake (which is arguably more tasty). Instead of…

Easy “Roasted” Capsicum (Red Bell Peppers)

I love the taste of roasted capsicum but the way mum used to do it over a flame on the stove made a huge mess. This cheat’s “roasted” capsicum can be made in a saucepan with minimal attention AND it avoids filling the kitchen with smoke. CLICK HERE to view the recipe on FURTHER FOOD This…

Italian Beef Meatballs

Meatballs are a crowd pleaser. These take 10 minutes to assemble and require minimal attention while cooking. We often have a batch of these in the freezer, ready to reheat. They’re low FODMAP and gluten free and are best enjoyed with rice, gluten free pasta or my personal favourite – the zucchini noodle! Further Food…

Italian Ricotta and Spinach Pie

I have fond memories of visiting Mamma Lucia Cheese in Brunswick as a child. I would watch the men and women in their hairnets stirring the giant pots through the display window while mum and Nonna ordered funny smelling cheese from the Italian woman behind the counter. We used to come home with a big…

Creamy, Savoury Porridge with an Egg on Top

This morning I got up late. Late enough that I wasn’t sure whether to have breakfast or lunch. So I had both, in one. This bowl of porridge is a breakfast/lunch fusion combining my daily early morning ritual (porridge) and standard lunch protein fix (eggs). Perfect for people who want a salt fix (or don’t have…

Healthy Halloween

We don’t really do halloween in Australia but I wanted an excuse to be festive this morning so I whipped up some Pumpkin Pancakes! These are low GI, gluten/wheat free and low FODMAPS with a base made from oats and mashed pumpkin Egg serves not only as a binder but as protein to power you through the…

Zoodles of chicken with creamy nut sauce

Every chicken needs a yummy sauce and every yummy sauce needs something to soak it up. My solution: chicken with nutty sauce and zucchini noodles. This is the perfect low carb, high protein lunch for dinner, and the leftovers make for a tasty lunch – hot or cold! The How To: Chicken:2 chicken breasts –…

No pasta, pesto “Pasta”!

If you happen to own a vegetable spiraliser your zoodles will look much more authentic than mine, however a vegetable peeler still works for this tasty low carb lunch/side. Zucchini “Noodles” with Spinach and Walnut Pesto To serve 1, you will need: 2 small-medium zucchinis a vegetable peeler (or spiraliser) Peel/spiralise the zucchinis to create your “zoodles”…