Banana bread w figs | vegan GF DF RSF

I had a request for this recipe via my Instagram page so here goes....this recipe is dangerously easy & can be altered to your taste... 2 large bananas 1/2 cup milk (plant based for my vegan & paleo friends or cows) 1 cup dates, pitted 1 1/2 cups almond meal 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1 … Continue reading Banana bread w figs | vegan GF DF RSF

Cauliflower & kale soup | vegan GF DF RSF PALEO

I love making soup in the colder months - such an easy meal, full of veggies & accompanied by some crusty bread & a little salad, is such a satisfying meal. Ingredients 2 cups Cauliflower, steamed until soft 1/3 cup kale, shredded 1 tspn vegan stock Optional Bread roll - I may be biased but … Continue reading Cauliflower & kale soup | vegan GF DF RSF PALEO

Clean cauliflower gratin | vego GF RSF

My 2 year old is obsessed with cauliflower (let me gloat for a few seconds as it probably won't last...). I also love it but wanted to make it a more significant element of a meal hence the gratin.... What you need 1/2 cauliflower, chopped into bite size pieces (or bigger if you prefer) 1 … Continue reading Clean cauliflower gratin | vego GF RSF

Vegetarian tart | V RSF GF

Thanks to house sitting for my parents at the moment, we have use of a Thermomix (not to mention free range of their garden!). That made this tart super easy..... GLUTEN-FREE CRUST / PASTRY 3/4 cup Buckwheat flour 1/2 cup Almond meal (made in thermomix) 1/3 cup Rice flour (made in thermomix) 1/4 cup olive … Continue reading Vegetarian tart | V RSF GF

Breakfasts on the run

I know I'm not the only one whose morning goes a little like this...dress kids, dress self, brush teeth, race down to kitchen, feed children, tidy up mess, gets kids shoes on, get my shoes on, check all 3 bags are packed & be out the door by 730am to do the daycare drop off … Continue reading Breakfasts on the run

Kidney beans | vego RSF GF

This dish is great for filling tortillas, or tacos, dipping corn chips in, or just eating on its own....or maybe it's just an excuse to use as a vehicle for grilled cheese... Ingredients 1 tin kidney beans, drained & thoroughly rinsed 1/4 cup tomato based pasta sauce (check ingredients that there is no sugar added) … Continue reading Kidney beans | vego RSF GF

Black tahini brownie | raw vegan

Any excuse for brownies, right? I seem to make a different variation every time depending on what I have in the cupboard. This simple brownie is just thrown together In a food processor: 10 dates 1/3 cup almond meal 1/4 cup cacao 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons black tahini 3-6 organic raspberries (optional) Throw … Continue reading Black tahini brownie | raw vegan

Lentil burgers | vegetarian

I often make chickpea fritters for my kids - it's easy & I can hide whatever veggies in there without them noticing (so long as they aren't too green...) but tonight I only had lentils so here goes with yet another of my free styling dinners Serves 3 (ok, so me & my 2 kids … Continue reading Lentil burgers | vegetarian

Pineapple frappe | raw vegan GF DF RSF

This has to be one of the easiest & satisfying summer could even add vodka for a delicious cocktail. It's gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar free, raw & vegan. It only requires 2 simple ingredients. Just add water. INGREDIENTS 2 cups pineapple, chopped then frozen overnight 10 mint leaves - you don't even need the … Continue reading Pineapple frappe | raw vegan GF DF RSF

Mushroom, haloumi & baby peppers

I'm pretty fortunate to have been working permanent part-time for the past 4 years (since having kids). My colleagues joke that every weekend is a "long weekend" for me, however those of you with energetic kids (esp 2 boys aged 4 & nearly 3!) will attest to, it ain't no holiday. Today however I decided … Continue reading Mushroom, haloumi & baby peppers