Healthy Chicken Satay

125 g rice noodles  1 x red chilli, sliced (optional) 1 x tbsp peanut or olive oil 1 x tbsp ginger, grated or chopped finely 1 x carrot grated 1 x zucchini grated 500 grams chicken, breast or thigh  2 heaped tablespoons nut or peanut butter 1 x lime, juiced 1 x tbsp turmeric 1…

Blueberry and Kiwi Chia Puddings

These are little powerhouses of fibre and protein. They make a great breakfast or are a good sweet fix. Chia puddings are the easiest thing in the world to make; 5 minutes tops and they only take a few hours to set. My kids love them too, and you can mix them up with other…

Lamb and Vegie Soup

Serves 4-6   Ingredients: -500g lean lamb, diced -1 x can 400g chickpeas, rinsed and drained -1x tbsp olive oil -1 onion, finely sliced -1 large carrot, sliced -2 garlic cloves, crushed -1 stick celery, sliced -1 orange, juiced -1 strip of orange peel -500g sweet potato, cut into cubes -2L chicken or vegetable stock -1…

Raw Snickers Slice

  This is raw, vegan, gluten free, (if you get the gluten free oats) refined sugar free, dairy free, blah blah blah. Still modifying Lisa Williams and Dee Bourke to make it fructose friendly! It’s still delicious, but watch your serving sizes as it does have a few kj with all the coconut oil, maple…

Healthy Butter Chicken

Need some inspiration for an easy warming dinner, that doesn’t have sugar in any of the sauce ingredients like tomato sauce, sweet chilli and Worcestershire sauce do?  Curries are a good alternative as they don’t have any sugar added. Plus butter chicken can me made pretty quickly; it’s generally a winner all around with kids and…

Choc Raspberry Mousse

This serves 4   Ingredients:   -2 x avocadoes -60 grams frozen or fresh raspberries -1/2 cup light coconut milk -1 x tbsp cacao or cocoa -1 x tbsp honey or maple syrup -4 Tbsp crushed toasted nuts like cashews or pecans for topping (optional) Method  Cut both avocados in half and remove stones. Scoop…

Healthy Choc Popcorn Slice

  This is an easy no bake slice that’s good for the kids and for adults. It took me about ten minutes to make and will set in the fridge in an hour to an hour and half. Put it in the freezer for 20 minutes if you need it set quicker. It’s refined sugar…

Tips for a sugar free diet

With my 5 day sugar free challenge starting on Monday I thought I’d give some tips that may help people not only for the challenge, but also to reduce sugar in their day to day lives. Breakfast: in some ways this is the hardest meal to do sugar free if you’re used to supermarket breakfast…

Chicken, Sweet Potato and Turmeric Soup

  We’re officially more than half way through Winter, sing alleluia to that, especially on a day like today! This soup is actually quite high in protein with the chicken, almond meal and coconut milk. It’s gluten and dairy free and absolutely delicious. The almond meal also makes it quite thick and a little bit…

10 foods to help boost metabolism

One of the secrets to kick starting and boosting your metabolism is to improve bowel function. It can be an awkward topic, especially for males, but what’s the big deal, we all do it! And the more regular the better. Anything less than once a day, is a sign your bowel is not functioning at…

Healthy Choc Chip Cookies

I adapted these from the Healthy Chef Teresa Cutter recipes, but I actually think mine are better! Less refined sugars, as they are sweetened with choc chips and maple syrup. They are higher in protein and lower in carbs, as I used half almond meal and half oats. Plus I added peanut butter. So I…

Pumpkin and Chickpea Curry

Great for a meat free Monday! A dish that’s easy to cook the day before, plus the flavour develops with time, as with any curry, and is even better the next day. A healthy dish to start your week off with.  (serves 3-4) This recipe just uses tinned chickpeas but if you like soaking the…