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...

Silverside

Who doesn't love silverside? It's one of our family favourites, which made me determined to come up with a healthy recipe. Reading the list of ingredients on the packet was a little scary. Some say they are made with 35% of a 'solution', most are injected with salt...

Balsamic Lamb Shanks

My son loves these, even though he's 'not a fan of lamb shanks'. They are melt in your mouth tasty, easy to make and heart warming on a cold, rainy day.  They also make your house smell amazing! Give them a try and please comment below any tips you have or variations...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Vegetarian ‘Bone’ Broth

Bone broth contains proteins and other nutrients in the marrow; calcium, magnesium, iodine, potassium, phosphorus and much more that won’t be present in stock. Bone broth can help to heal your gut, protect your joints, help you sleep better, is wonderful for immune...

Curried Sausages with Green Beans and Mushrooms

Ingredients: 8 sausages 1 large brown onion, sliced 500g mushrooms, sliced 500g green beans 125g. butter 1 1/2 cups bone broth (or stock) 1/4 cup preservative free, organic white wine (optional) 2-4 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 Tbsp. curry powder 2 Tbsp. Turmeric...

Tomato Turmeric Quiche

This morning as I was baking, I decided I wanted to make something entirely different. So I popped the cheesecake I’d just finished baking into the fridge and cracked the eggs into the food processor. 🥚 🥚 🥚 And this is the result. A quiche like no other I’ve ever...

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...

Creamy Coconut Lamb Curry

This is a simple, tasty and delicious kid-approved curry! Feel free to spice it up by adding some chopped chillies if you like… Maybe even some hot chili sauce or chili flakes? It’s up to you how hot you make it 🌶 🌶 🌶! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 kilo Lamb,...

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...

Bacon, Broccoli and Sweet Potato Bake

This is tasty and quick. It has 7g of net carbs 22g of protein and 23g of fat. Leave out the sweet potato to reduce the carb count 🙂 Ingredients: 10 large eggs 2 cups mozzarella, grated 400 g broccolli, diced (pretty small!) 100 g sweet potato (diced and...

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...

Creamy Mustard and Bacon Chicken Bake

Oh my goodness ... 😍😍😍 Creamy (or Honey) Mustard and Bacon Chicken Bake 😍 NOTE: The honey bumps the carbs up to 22g of carbs per serve - so it's NOT low carb. Reduce or leave out the honey altogether to reduce the carb count. Ingredients: 700g chicken tenderloins 2...

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....

Simple LCHF Stroganoff

This recipe came about when I realised I had an entire cooked roast beef  in the fridge ... that needed eating asap! You could of course use raw meat. Simply add it when you're cooking the onions 😊 I tried to recreate my mum's stroganoff recipe that I remember so very...

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...

Cheesy Slow Cooker Casserole

This was the result of my needing to prepare something super quick and easy while the kids were at BMX, and I was home working. Everything gets thrown in, it cooks (while I work) and then 30 minutes before the troops come parading through the door, starving from their...

Simple Tuna Bake

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. chopped celery 1-2 Tbsp. sliced spring onion 425g can tuna (drained and flaked) 1/3 cup cream cheese 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise (recipe link below) 1/2 tsp. pink salt 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/2 cup frozen green beans...

One Pan Creamy Bacon Chicken

Ingredients: 500g chicken thighs (skinless and boneless), sliced or diced. 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 Tbsp. butter 2 tsp. Italian herbs 250 grams mushrooms (your favourite type), sliced or whole 1 brown onion, thinly sliced (optional) 4-8 rashers streaky bacon 1 cup double...

Mince and Mushroom Bake with Cauli Mash

This recipe is thanks to my mum, Karen. She has always been a FANTASTIC cook, and even hosted a radio show called 'Cooking in the Andes' when we lived in Ecuador, South America. Karen made this for dinner tonight and was kind enough to share her recipe with us in case...

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...

Cheese Tacos

Serves 1 (1 taco shell) These are AMAZING! Once you try them, you won’t want any traditional wraps holding your taco goodness in place! They are super easy to make too. Ingredients: Mozzarella Cheese, grated/shredded Tasty Cheese, grated/shredded Method: Place baking...

Crispy Sardine Patties

Sardines don't usually conjure up images of delicious meals and people scrambling for seconds - and I get that, I really do. Sardines still kinda make me gag a little. It's not the taste, as I think they are quite yummy - I think it's just the idea of eating the whole...

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...

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...

Bacon and Butter Brussel Sprouts

Bacon and Butter Brussels Sprouts Brussel sprouts have such a bad reputation - and you know what? I think they may well have earned it all on their own. But, when you pair them up with their well mannered friends; garlic, butter and bacon, I think the reputation can...

Fathead Pizza

What better birthday 'cake' could one ask for? My bestie made this for me! Feeling the love? Absolutely!! (PS - my birthday is Valentines Day - hence the heart) 🙂 This is even better than the real thing! Trust me, after you make it a few times, you will ALWAYS want...

Sweet Potato Quiche

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato (baked for 45 minutes in a 200°C oven, cooled and then peeled and cut into rounds) 100g streaky bacon (omit for vegetarian) 1 onion, sliced 200g gram baby spinach ¼ cup cream cheese ½ cup pure cream ¼ cup sour cream 2...

Creamy Bacon Quiche

Super Creamy and Super Bacon-ny.... Mmmmmm Ingredients: 1 cup sweet potato, cubed or sliced ( I used sliced in this one as it was what i had already in the fridge) 1 medium zucchini, chopped 100g streaky bacon 1 onion, chopped 75g, red capsicum 150 gram baby spinach...

Cheese Tacos (LCHF)

          These are AMAZING! Once you try them, you won't want any traditional wraps holding your taco goodness in place! They are super easy to make too. Ingredients: Mozzarella Cheese, grated/shredded Tasty Cheese, grated/shredded Method: Place baking paper onto...

Beef Stroganoff with Cauliflower Mash

Stroganoff:   Stroganoff Ingredients: 750g of grass fed beef with the fat left on (or however much beef you have) 400g mushrooms (I put them in whole, but you could slice them) 125g (½ a stick) of grass fed butter ½ cup organic red wine 2 rashers bacon, chopped 2 tsp....

Cheesy Chicken Bites

Cheesy Chicken Bites Ingredients: 500g Chicken, cut into bite size pieces 1 Egg 1/4 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Pepper ½ cup Almond Meal 1/2 tsp Paprika 1/2 tsp Cajun Spice 200g Mozzarella Cheese, grated 40g Parmesan Cheese, finely grated. Method: Preheat oven to 180°C *line a...

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