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Refined Sugar Free Carrot & Walnut Muffins

Refined Sugar Free Carrot & Walnut Muffins

Who doesn’t love a super tasty snack? These muffins are the perfect way to kill the craving for cake knowing that you’re only eating the good stuff. Advertisements

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Thai Style Chicken & Mango salad

Thai Style Chicken & Mango salad

Tart mango, juicy poached chicken and crunchy asparagus all in a super tasty Thai style dressing…this is the perfect weeknight dinner on a warm evening.

(Not) Chicken Parmigiana

(Not) Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken parma has to be one of the most popular dishes in any Aussie pub. It isn’t something I generally cook at home as I don’t like buying pre-crumbed chicken breasts nor can I be bothered with the crumbing process on a weeknight.

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Apple and Blueberry Crumble

Apple and Blueberry Crumble

Refined sugar free and utterly delicious, this is a lighter version of a traditional favouite.

Chicken Fajitas with Home Made Spelt Tortillas

Chicken Fajitas with Home Made Spelt Tortillas

A Mexican style feast for one. Tasty chicken with onions, peppers, salsa and home made spelt tortillas in no time!!

Roasted Tomato Soup

Roasted Tomato Soup

On a chilly day there’s nothing better than a steaming bowl of soup with a slab of crusty bread.

Inspiration for this recipe struck me as I was shopping for fruit and veggies on a Sunday morning. The tomatoes looked so amazing and the weather was just cold enough to make me crave home made soup for lunch.

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Tuna and Lemon Courgetti

Tuna and Lemon Courgetti

Whether you call it a courgette or a zucchini these veggie noodles are a great way to eat more vegetables and almost have the comforting texture of pasta. I don’t know of any other dishes that would have me willing to eat an entire zucchini […]

Chicken Fried Rice

Chicken Fried Rice

This is one of my most favourite things Mum cooked for us when I was young, her version was far from traditional with loads of olive oil and bacon but it was always a good day when we knew fried rice was on the menu. […]

Chocolate Pudding

Chocolate Pudding

Eating less refined sugar doesn’t mean you need to miss out on dessert. I’ve been on a quest to create a recipe that sets like the instant chocolate pudding I remember as a kid but at the same time has fewer processed ingredients.

Making your own is easy and much cheaper than buying something ready made. I saw a very similar pudding selling in my local heath foods store for $7.80 AUD, which was for one serve only! My recipe makes double the amount for half the price. (more…)

Baked Ricotta Dip

Baked Ricotta Dip

This recipe started as a way to use up some ricotta I had left over from another recipe. Using ingredients I had on hand I simply mixed it all up, tasted it (there’s no ingredients that must be cooked before eating so a sneaky taste […]