Orange and Poppy Seed Waffles

More waffle madness as inspired by Symmetry Breakfast Orange and poppy seed waffles Ingredients 1 1/2 cups oat flour* (use gluten-free oats if required) 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt Pinch of cinnamon 1/4 cup poppy seeds 3/4 cup almond milk 125g melted butter (or coconut oil for vegan waffles) Juice and grated rind of one…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Basic Oat Pancakes

There’s nothing I enjoy more than pancakes on a Sunday morning. But when someone in the house can’t have wheat they tend to miss out. Oats make great wholemeal flour which is dense and filling. These pancakes stick together like regular pancakes but you will find that they keep you full all morning and are less moreish than…

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…

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…