Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeas are a perfect gluten-free “crouton” replacement in salads. They’re so simple to make and are a healthy snack on their own. It is easy to personalise this recipe with your favourite herbs and spices. 1 can of chickpeas packs 30g of protein! Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (400g) Approx. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive…

Zucchini and Polenta Fritters

I am the girl with the packed lunch. But taking a filling packed lunch becomes harder without wheat or grains. I love salads and soups, but they’re messy, and sometimes they just don’t cut it. These fritters are really tasty and stick together well – the perfect lunchbox filler! Further Food Nutritionist Commentary: “Polenta is a great…

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…

Summery Blueberry and Chicken Salad (Low-FODMAP, Paleo)

The weather in Melbourne has been uncharacteristically good of October. We’ve had a week of near 30°C weather and with that comes fresh fruits, juices and lots of salad. This summery salad was thought up on one of those days. Enjoy! Blueberry and Chicken Salad Low FODMAP, Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy-free Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 teaspoon…

Simple super salad!

This 3 ingredient salad is easy to prepare, tastes good and is packed with nutritional kapow! I prepared the roast beetroot in advance (as part of a roast for dinner) and warmed it in the oven to add to my salad for dinner the next night! Beetroot is a good source of folic acid, fibre,…