3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

3 INGREDIENTS | VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | DAIRY-FREE | NUT-FREE | CHILD FRIENDLY | NO ADDED CANE SUGAR | LOW FRUCTOSE I made this “nice-cream” or vegan ice-cream or whatever you choose to call it because I have been getting mighty bored of the whinging of “Whats for afternoon teeeeeeea?” the whole walk home from … Continue reading 3 ingredient dairy-free ice-cream

Gluten-free quiche | Thermomix 

We are currently staying with my parents while we renovate - some amazing parts, some difficult. Free use of a Thermomix & never ending supply of fresh rosemary  definitely land in the "pros" column! 1 cup buckwheat groats 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup cashews 1/3 cup (or a touch under) coconut flour 7 eggs … Continue reading Gluten-free quiche | Thermomix 

vegan cashew cheezcake

Before you judge me about using the word "cheezcake", it's purely to get across a point about it not actually being cheese or animal based at all. This vegan cake, to me, is more like an ice-cream (or should that be ice-CREEM) cake. This is my first attempt at making my own cheezcake, with my … Continue reading vegan cashew cheezcake

Cabbage, carrot & pomegranate salad | V P GF

I love a super fresh salad - colour, texture & of course flavour, are all important elements when deciding on a new dish INGREDIENTS 1/4 pomegranate seeds 1/3 cup red + green cabbage, shredded finely 1 carrot 2 tablespoons peas  1/4 cup mint   Dress with a drizzle of olive oil & Himalayan pink salt … Continue reading Cabbage, carrot & pomegranate salad | V P GF

Millet, avocado & tomato

I love millet but until last night, I was hopeless about cooking it. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup millet 1 tomato 1 avocado 1/2 lemon (to be used for dressing) 1 tablespoon olive oil (for dressing) HOW TO COOK MILLET LIKE A PRO 1. Throw 1/2 cup of millet into a saucepan 2. Dry toast for 3-4 … Continue reading Millet, avocado & tomato

Carrot & beetroot salad | V P GF DF SF

This salad looks beautiful & provides plenty of nutrition.  It's gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free, paleo, IQS friendly, so really ticks most dietary boxes so would be a good option to serve at a lunch party WHATCHA NEED 1 carrot 1 beetroot 1/4 cup parsley 6 fat green olives  A note on balance of flavours: sweetness from … Continue reading Carrot & beetroot salad | V P GF DF SF

Pumpkin & blue cheese Salad | V

I can't wait for the weather to cool down to start enjoying warm salads like this. Pumpkin, Brussels sprouts & of course, cheese are some of my favourite ingredients. INGREDIENTS 2 cups Kent or Jap pumpkin 2 tbspns blue cheese  8 Brussels sprouts 2 cups purple gem lettuce Chilli & olive oil METHOD 1. Cut … Continue reading Pumpkin & blue cheese Salad | V

Hot-smoked salmon salad | GF SF

I love a good salad - salty salmon, creamy feta, fresh mint, crunchy lettuce & of course a generous sprinkle of chilli  1 fillet of hot-smoked salmon, shredded 1 cup cos, finely chopped 1/2 cup mint leaves 1/2 zucchini, sliced & pan-fried for 1 minute on each side  3 baby Roma tomatoes, cut in … Continue reading Hot-smoked salmon salad | GF SF

Summer quinoa salad | GF VEG

This is an easy summer meal. protein: quinoa is considered a "complete protein" due to its' relatively high content of lysine & isoleucine 1/2 cup Quinoa (uncooked) 2 tbspns feta 1 carrot (I choose organic), grated 1 small zucchini 4-6 honey snap peas, sliced thinly 1/4 cup combined parsley & mint, finely chopped 1 tspn … Continue reading Summer quinoa salad | GF VEG