RASP-NANA Thermomix Muffins

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | NO  ADDED SUGAR |  CONTAINS NUTS | THERMOMIX RECIPE Although this one is not lunchbox friendly (contains almond meal), it's a great breakfast on the run or a nutritious afternoon tea for little people. My 7 year old loved these & usually he is quite fussy with my healthy treats! INGREDIENTS … Continue reading RASP-NANA Thermomix Muffins

Thermomix banana & carrot buckwheat loaf

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | NUT-FREE | JERF I have posted a couple of variations on this loaf, but here's another one for Thermomix users. It is a great loaf for school lunchboxes (nut-free), with enough sweetness, but of course no added cane sugar, dates, agave or maple syrup. It also consists of only … Continue reading Thermomix banana & carrot buckwheat loaf

Thermomix mayonnaise

VEGETARIAN | DAIRY-FREE | NUT-FREE | GLUTEN-FREE Knowing I can whip up mayonnaise in less than 2 minutes is dangerous for me. In the past I just didn't buy it because I would use up a whole jar in days. Yup. INGREDIENTS 250g rice bran oil - you will see it written everywhere you look … Continue reading Thermomix mayonnaise

broccolini & sweet potato quiche

I loved making a simple quiche, but I never seem to have the same ingredients in the pantry so it is different each time. This is also the first time I've prepped in the Thermomix. CRUST 1 cup almond meal 1/3 cup coconut flour 1 organic egg 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons white chia … Continue reading broccolini & sweet potato quiche

I (have) Quit Sugar

Nearly 4 years ago, a friend told me about a new "diet" called "I Quit Sugar". Pft, I thought, as if I could live without packets of sweets, jersey caramels & cake, especially with 2 young children draining my energy & working 3 days a week. But hey, I gave it a go & have … Continue reading I (have) Quit Sugar

Strawberry & banana ice pops | GF NF VEG

VEGETARIAN | GLUTEN-FREE | NUT-FREE | NO ADDED CANE SUGAR, DATES, MAPLE SYRUP OR AGAVE INGREDIENTS 2 medium bananas 1/2 cup mixed berries 1/4 teaspoon vanilla powder 1/2 cup organic natural yoghurt (check the ingredients panel that there are no added sweeteners) 1/4 cup coconut water (tapwater is fine if you don't have any coconut water) … Continue reading Strawberry & banana ice pops | GF NF VEG

Zoodles, mushrooms & peas

VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | IQS | JERF | LOW-FRUCTOSE Anyone else find they open the fridge door a few too many times & can't work out what to prepare? I am spending so much time at home with a 9 week old who can't yet wear suncream, which means we are spending most … Continue reading Zoodles, mushrooms & peas

20 pantry items to kickstart a healthy 2017

If I could force everyone to have 2 New Year's Resolutions they would be to drastically reduce high-fructose foods & to start purchasing pantry staples from bulk stores, using their own jars. My top 20 pantry items to kickstart your healthy 2017 are: 1. Nuts - a quick, easy snack high in protein & fat … Continue reading 20 pantry items to kickstart a healthy 2017

Cauliflower kale quinoa salad

V VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | LOW-FRUCTOSE | JERF | IQS Loving salads at this time of year but while breastfeeding (I'm using that as an excuse for eating a lot), I need something a little more filling, hence adding quinoa as a source of protein & carbohydrates. As with all my recipes, adapt … Continue reading Cauliflower kale quinoa salad

Banana tahini vanilla smoothie 

VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | NUT-FREE | NO ADDED SWEETENERS | 4 INGREDIENTS Can't go wrong with frozen bananas in a smoothie but I always try to add some protein &/ or good fats to keep me full for longer 3 bananas, peeled then frozen overnight 1 tbspn tahini (Mayver's is my fave brand) … Continue reading Banana tahini vanilla smoothie