Natural Cough Syrup Remedy

As a nutritionist and naturopath, I am always looking for a more natural remedy to my family or friends ailments. Recently, my daughter got a sore throat and cough. To often, people head to the doctor at the first sign of a cough or cold in our little ones. We have forgotten that a cold […]

Beef Jerky

Looking for for a great snack option that will be loved by the whole family? Give this jerky recipe a go. It’s lunch box friendly and for the cost of the beef, some spices, and the use of your dehydrator, you have a snack that lasts months. Beef Jerky Ingredients 1 kg grass-fed beef, roughly […]

How To Make & Cook Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles (or Znoodles) are a great grain free, wheat free, and dairy free alternative to all the pasta. Plus its an extra vegetable on your plate. Today I thought I would ‘show’ you how I make my zucchini spaghetti or noodles. I’ve just got a new little toy so I will show you two ways […]

How To Make & Cook Cauli-Rice (Cauliflower rice)

Just two ingredients and you have the perfect side dish for a curry or a stir-fry. HOW TO MAKE & COOK CAULI-RICE (Cauliflower rice) Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 2 tbsp coconut oil 1. Remove the outer green leaves and the end of the stem. 2. Cut the head of the cauliflower into evenly sized […]

Mayonnaise

This is an essential staple to have at the ready. You can use this mayonnaise as a base for whatever flavours you want to add to it. Use it in coleslaw, drizzled on a burger, or with some fresh seafood. It’s a great source of some extra essential fats and proteins. Once you’ve made your […]

Smashed Sweet Potato With Garlic Aioli

Here’s a delicious side dish that is bound to steal the show! Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Garlic Aioli Ingredients SWEET POTATOES: 2 large sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste Garlic powder, for sprinkling on top 1/3-1/2 cup fresh parsley, minced GARLIC AIOLI: 1 large or 2 small garlic cloves 1 […]

Chocolate Brownies

These brownies are baked on a regular occurrence in my house. The kids adore them and they happen to be nut free, making them safe for the school lunch boxes. They make a great healthier treat option. Chocolate Brownie (makes 24) Ingredients 1 cup butter 1.5 cups quality dark chocolate 2/3 cup coconut sugar 4 […]

CADA (Coconut, Almond, Dates, & Apple)

Before I bought my Thermomix I hadn’t even heard of CADA. Basically, it is a gluten and grain free version of muesli. CADA stands for Coconut, Almonds, Dates and Apple. Breakfast time can also be one of the harder meals to find alternates to grains. This is the perfect alternate. It is one of the […]

Fried Cauliflower Rice

This recipe takes no time to put together, so great for a mid week option. Its also perfect to use up leftovers. I make this for the family on a regular basis, and its a hit with everyone. Fried Cauliflower Rice Ingredients Coconut Oil 1 head of cauliflower 3- 4 rashes of bacon 200g raw […]

‘Sugar’ Cookies

My kids (and me there’s no denying it) are very partial to a good cookie. Many of the ‘healthier’ cookie recipes however are soft and don’t quite hit the spot. A cookie to me should be a little crisp on the edges when you bite into it and soft in the centre. I first found […]