Chocolate Bark

Ingredients: 1 cup organic coconut oil 1 cup raw cacao powder 3-4 scoops choc adrenal switch 1/3 cup goji berries 1/3 cup raw cacao nibs Spring shredded coconut on top   Method: Mix all ingredients in a bowl and then pour into a baking paper lined tin. Sprinkle with...

BBQ Chicken Tenders

Oh how I love this time of year! Hot days and warm nights. The weather is warming up beautifully and once again the BBQ is being used often as our meal times shift from the dining table out to the patio. These tenders are light, summery, easy to prepare and delicious...

Oven Baked Chicken Tenders

These delicious and easy to make chicken tenders contain no gluten, grains, sugar or dairy. Ingredients: 500g chicken tenders (or sliced thighs/breasts)  1 egg  1/2 cup almond meal  1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut  1/4 tsp. paprika  1/2 tsp. onion powder  1/2...

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Bowls

If you love Mexican food but but have better things to do than cooking around dinner time, this recipe is for you. This is the perfect example of simple, healthy fast food. Throw everything in ... set and forget and come home and dish up. Delicious!   Makes about 4-5...

Paleo Banana Bread

This is a delicious banana bread made without any nasties. No sweeteners of any kind are used thanks to the natural sweetness of the bananas. Please be aware that this is a PALEO recipe, not LCHF and you should watch your intake of carbohydrates and sugar to keep...

Gluten and Dairy Free White Sauce

It's called 'white sauce' but as my kids all pointed out, it's actually very yellow! On one occasion the 2 girls thought it was a bit like 'slime' as it had thickened a little to much, but it tasted sooo good! Please have a play with the recipe and tweak it according...

Gluten Free Scone Cake

I recently purchased a thermal cooker and one of the most popular recipes to make in this appliance after stew, is scones. Of course I wanted to try this but I wasn't about to use the traditional recipe, so I set about finding one that I could. Unfortunately it failed...

Curried Mini Quiches

Ingredients: 8 large eggs 1 cup grated cheeze (mozzarella is what I use) Omit for dairy free 1/2 cup milk kefir (or yoghurt/buttermilk/cream/milk/almond milk etc) 1 Tbsp. curry powder 1 Tbsp. turmeric powder 1/2 tsp. cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp. cumin powder 1-2 tsp....

Slow Cooker Beef

This recipe came about this morning when I had the choice of coming home after dropping Charli off to school and having 10 minutes to fill, or getting to Zumba early. I had fully intended on going to Zumba and playing around with a new song, but I auto-piloted myself...

Lard

Finally, lard is finally making a comeback as a healthy, nuritious fat. It has been used in generations past, and is finally being given the recognition it so rightfully deserves. Lard from pastured pigs is a wonderful source of vitamin D and of monounsaturated fat –...

Salted Pork Crackle

I haven't come across many people who don't like pork crackle (also known as chicarrones or cracklings). I mean, what's not to love? It's crunchy (and a little soft if it's done 'just right'), it's salty, its low carb and it's high in healthy fat which makes it really...

Oven Baked Chicken Thighs

  Ingredients: 5 slices bacon diced 8 chicken thighs, deboned and skin off Salt and freshly cracked pepper 2 tsp. Italian seasoning 2 tsp. thyme 2-3 cloves garlic minced Sliced mushrooms 1 cup coconut milk 1/4 teaspoon salt Method: Preheat oven to 180C. Preheat a...

Garlic and Bacon Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 500g Brussel sprouts  8 rashers streaky bacon 1-2 tsp. crushed garlic  1Tbsp. butter  About ½ cup bone broth 1 spring onion, thinly sliced Salt and pepper to taste   Method: Preheat a frying pan over medium to high heat. Fry bacon in some butter until as...

Maple Cookie Bites

Please take care to keep track of your macros and only eat what you know you should. This recipe contains ingredients that will increase your carb intake, but I have offered alternatives (that you SHOULD take) if following LCHF. If I'm baking for others, I will use...

Coconut Goji Protein Balls

I kind of made this up as i went along but I think turned out ok! Feel free to modify it however you feel like 🙂 1 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup toasted coconut flakes (unsweetend..toasted in hot frying pan) 1/2c milk (almond/coconut or cows) 1 Tbsp nut butter (i used...

Sweet Potato Brownies (Paleo)

This recipe from eatdrinkpaleo that popped up my screen when I was searching for 'Paleo brownies made with sweet potato', and boy I'm glad it did! I've tweaked it slightly, and it is ridiculously good - incredible! Yum. Yum. Yum! Please be aware that it contains sweet...

Zuchinni Egg Salad

This salad is insane ... it really is THAT good. Everytime I make it, I am asked for the recipe, so I thought it was about time I shared its deliciousness 🙂 A lot of the taste comes from the type of mayonnaise that you use - so make sure it tastes delicious before...

Simple Low Carb Rissoles

Ingredients: 800g beef mince 1 brown or red onion, diced 1 Tbsp. dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. seeded mustard 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed/chopped (or granules or crushed garlic) 1 Tbsp. turmeric powder 1 egg Pink salt and black pepper to taste Optional chilli flakes Fat for...

Balsamic Glazed Garlic Asparagus

Ingredients: 1 - 2 bunches of asparagus 1 Tbsp. butter 1 Tbsp. olive oil ½ Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar 1 heaped tsp. minced garlic Salt and pepper to taste Method: Preheat frying pan over medium to high heat and melt butter and oil. Add garlic, vinegar, and asparagus. Coat...

Pork Tacos

Simple, tasty and a little different. This taco meat recipe will be sure to tickle your tastebuds! Serves 6 (or 5 or 8 depending on your serving size!) Ingredients: 1 kg pork mince 2 Tbsp. coconut oil/ghee (your choice of oil)  2 brown onions, diced  4 garlic cloves,...

Butternut and Sweet Potato Soup

This is a lovely pumpkin soup recipe, but it is a little bit higher in carbs than other recipes I usually post. So please take this into account when adding into your day. 😊   Ingredients: 3 cups butternut pumpkin, peeled and chopped (about 600g) 3 cups sweet potato...

Low Carb Baby Back Ribs

Words cannot describe how unbelievably delicious these ribs are! One of my favourite recipes EVER! Absolutely YUM! Feel free to add some rice malt syrup or honey depending on how sweet or how low you want to keep your carb intake. Have a play and come up with whatever...

Broccoli Soup

I had far too much broccoli in my fridge -  I also had a 500g bag of diced butternut pumpkin that was on special for $1 (what a bargain!) ... so I decided to make soup. I threw in a few things here and there, and this is what happened. A filling, tasty and very...

Bagels

Ingredients: 5 tbsp boiling water 1 egg (optional: for egg wash) Dry ingredients: 3 cups almond flour/meal (blanched) 1/2 cup coconut flour 4 Tbsp. psyllium husk powder 3 tsp. baking soda (aluminium free) 1 tsp. pink salt 1 tsp. fried garlic 1 tsp. garlic powder...

Cottage Cauli Pie

This is a simple and delicious low carb version of cottage pie - sort of. Feel free to use the 'traditional' veggies - fresh carrots, celery and beef or pork mince. Have a play - use whatever is llying around! Taste as you go and modify accordinly. For me? Frozen...

Thai Fish Curry

This is so simple and really tasty. I like to use frozen fish (generally wild caught Hoki) and frozen spinach as I always have these in the freezer. Frozen fish is much easier to chop into cubes as well. Let it thaw just a little, then chop away. No need to plan ahead...

Oven Baked Lamb Chops with Rosemary Sauce

Ingredients: 8-12 lamb French cutlets (3 per person) 1/3 red onion sliced For the sauce: ⅔ red onion diced 1 Tbsp. Fresh rosemary 1 clove garlic, crushed 25g butter ¾ cup pouring cream (use coconut cream for dairy-free) Pink salt and black pepper to taste Method: 1....

Slow Cooker Curried Sausages

Ingredients: 8 sausages, chopped 2 brown onions, sliced Veggies of your choice, diced (or chopped to whatever size you prefer) 125g. butter (omit for dairy free) 1 1/2 cups bone broth (or stock) 1/4 cup preservative free, organic white wine (optional) 2-4 cloves of...

Oven Baked Fajitas

Fajita Ingredients: 1 kilo boneless chicken thighs or tenderloins 5 capsicum (any colour or combination of colours) 2 jalapenos (optional!) 2 onions (red or brown) 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning; purchase ready-made or make your own (see recipe below) 2 Tbsp. olive oil...

Chicken Soup

 Serves 4 Ingredients: 1kg chicken thighs 1 Tbsp. each of butter and coconut oil (omit butter for dairy-free) 2 cups bone broth or good quality chicken stock 3 cups filtered water ½ cup onion, chopped 1 tsp. fresh ginger, grated 1 Tbsp. freshly grated turmeric 2 large...

Baked Dairy-free Custard

Baked Dairy-free Custard Serves 4   Ingredients: 400ml coconut milk 4 egg yolks Stevia to taste (I use vanilla flavoured stevia drops) 2 tsp. vanilla extract Any spices or extras you might like Method: Preheat the oven to a slow 150C. Heat coconut milk in a small...

Bone Broth

You should be making bone broth on a regular basis so you have it on hand as a base for lots of your yummy recipes. It is often used as a healing meal on its own. It's always a good idea to have bone broth ready in the freezer! It may seem like a hassle to begin with,...

Slow Cooker Meatballs

So, I may have cheated with this recipe and used pre-made meatballs .. but, they were on special, organic, gass-fed and gluten free. Who can say no to that? Certainly not me! I often buy pre-prepared meats (and sausages) like this when they are on special and pop them...

Coconut Macaroons

A super simple and very quick snack you can make before rushing out the door in the morning! (As I did ...lol). These are delicious and a HUGE hit with everyone in this household 🙂 Excuse the lack of photos - I decided to make a video instead! 😛 The picture used was...

Honey Garlic Chicken

This dish came about this afternoon when I came home from an epic Zumba class to find that my freezer had been left open! I now have semi-defrosted sausages, salmon fillets, lamb chops, pork chops, calamari and chicken thighs. So ... after the initial panic and drama...

Spinach and Avo Smoothie

You know when you just don't feel like cooking, but you know you need fats, protein, probiots and all that good stuff to get you going? Well - here it is! All in under 5 minutes and with minimal clean up. There is so much goodness in this little recipe that your body...

Green Soup

Green Soup (or 'Slop' as my daughter calls it!) This is much better tasting than it is looking! It does contain banana and strawberries, so if you are watching your carb intake, feel free to leave the fruit out, and sweeten with Stevia if you need a bit of extra...

Chocolate Crackles

We can all no doubt remember eating chocolate crackles as a kid - they were the staple at so many of my friends' birthday parties (alongside fairy bread and Cheezels of course!). And well, I have to admit - I still like them ... a lot! As do my kids. The bad news?...

Açaí Bowl

Açaí bowls are DELICIOUS ... but what are they? Simple and delicious - That's what! Frozen açaí puree blended with fruits and berries, and topped with banana, strawberries, coconutty granola, coconut flakes and other goodies. These are a favorite treat in this...

Green Smoothie

When it comes to breakfast smoothies, you must be careful and choose ones that fit within YOUR guidelines. Just because you see a recipe in an LCHF, Paleo or 'healthy' cookbook or menu plan, doesn't mean that it is right for you. Everyone must take the time to find...

Low Carb “Porridge”

Low Carb Porridge Dry Ingredients: (Makes extra to store for later) 1 ¼ cup chia seeds 1 ¼ cup golden flax meal (don’t use brown!) ¾ cup shredded coconut ½ cup coconut flakes 1 ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1 Tbsp. powdered cinnamon ½ tsp. pink salt For one serving of...

LCHF Mayonnaise

LCHF Mayonnaise Makes: 150g Ingredients: 1 large pasteurized egg (see below) 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice (optional)) 1 tsp. Dijon mustard (optional) or 1/2 tsp dry mustard powder 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar 1 clove garlic crushed (optional) Pink salt and freshly cracked...

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