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…

Carrot Cake Waffles (Paleo, Low FODMAP)

Since my brother purchased a flippable waffle-maker for my birthday I have been a little waffle obsessed. By adding a little veg and reducing the sugar content I am able to justify eating waffles at any time of day without compromising on flavour. Carrot cake waffles Makes 3 (1 cup) waffles Ingredients 1 cup grated…

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…

Whole Egg Paleo Almond Milk Custard (low fodmap)

This custard is my most popular recipe. It tastes like “real” custard but is 100% dairy and refined sugar free! Perfect for people with lactose intolerance, fructose malabsorption and those following a paleo diet. Further Food Nutritionist Commentary: Simple dessert recipes make everyone happy and this recipe not only will curb your sweet tooth but…

NEW VIDEO: Pistachio and Banana “No-Freeze” Ice Cream (Paleo, Vegan)

CLICK HERE to WATCH me make a delicious CLEAN dessert Of course you could read the recipe – but it is much more exciting to watch it in action. Pistachio Banana Ice Cream 1/4 cup whole hulled pistachios + 6 or 7 crushed pistachios for decoration 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk Approximately 3 frozen bananas, chopped…

The YUMMIEST Chocolate Bikkies – you can’t stop at just one!

After one successful “no sweetener” biscuit attempt I HAD to experiment with flavours. The logical first choice was obviously chocolate. These biscuits also happen to be VEGAN, and Low FODMAP (~1 tsp carob powder per biscuit) and can easily be made PALEO. So, if you have any issues with dairy, wheat, gluten or eggs these bikkies…

Energy Balls

I recently got my hands on Luke and Scott’s “Clean Living” and I couldn’t wait to try out a new recipe. “Cacao-nut Crunch Clusters” caught my eye but I didn’t have all the ingredients so I modified it a little hehehe. Here’s my version! Choc-nut Energy Balls 2 tbsp coconut oil 1/3 cup maple syrup…

Gingerbread Guilt-free

I got a little into the Christmas spirit today with a slightly healthier version of the classic winter biscuit. My version is a little crumbly, and uses oats and coconut oil in the place of wheat flour and butter – let me know what you think! Gingerbread gluten-free, guilt-free, dairy-free 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup…

Guilt-free Grain-free Great-tasting Muffins

Exam time is upon us in Australia and procrasti-baking is my specialty! Here is a naturally protein-packed snack which feels naughty – but is packed with goodness to keep those brain cells buzzing through long study days. Double Choc Grain-free Protein Muffins grain free, gluten free, wheat free, dairy free, lactose free, nut free, low…

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…

Healthy Cookies with Pumpkin

With lots of leftover veggies from last nights dinner I was inspired to create another pumpkin recipe – this time COOKIES! These low GI treats are the perfect accompaniment to your afternoon cup of tea to keep you going until dinner time. Healthy Pumpkin Cookies 1/2 cup cooked pumpkin 1 heaped tbsp nut butter or…