Recipes

This page contains a list of our favourite recipes and are a mix of vegetarian, vegan and raw foods that fit into our ‘primal’ lifestyle and are bursting with flavour and nutrition and totally gluten free. Try them and let us know how they went.

 

Red Currant Cordial

Ingredients: Weigh red currants (or other berries) Water at same ratio as currants/berries (1g:1ml) Caster Sugar at half ratio as water (1ml:2mls) White Vinegar Instructions: Clean currants/berries and take out any sprigs, leaves etc Add currants/berries and water to pan Bring to boil and simmer for 15 minutes Strain into a bowl using a colander […]

Paleo & Vegan Pecan Pie

A couple of weekends ago we had a little get together with friends, the house was full of playing children (and a very tolerant cat) and I thought I’d finally try a recipe that I had been wanting to try for a while now. The result was delicious and tasted like the pecan pies I […]

Recipe – Paleo Zucchini Chocolate Brownie

Hi there. It has been such a long time since I last posted anything. So much has happened but I’ll save that for a later post. In the meantime, I’ve found a fantastic recipe for paleo (gluten free, dairy free, sugar free) zucchini, chocolate brownie, which is a handy recipe to have on the cusp […]

Waste Not Want Not Pumpkin Seeds

Yesterday I had lunch with a friend of mine I hadn’t seen in a while. She had an amazing harvest of pumpkins this season and graciously shared a lovely butternut with me after serving up a delicious pumpkin and coriander soup for lunch. Thanks Stacey! Today I decided to roast it and stock up for […]

CrossFit, Muffins and ANZAC Biscuits – being healthy never tasted or felt so good!

Well, it has been a busy month settling into family life now that David is back home. The transition from our Standard Australian Diet to a mostly paleolithic diet has gone pretty smoothly although there are the usual stumbles, dark chocolate being the main culprit (we’ve all got to have some guilty pleasures otherwise life […]

Vegan Pizza

Vegan, vegetarian, low-carb, Crust: 1 cup cooked, shredded cauliflower 1 egg 1 cup almond meal 1 ½ tbsp Italian herbs 2tsp parsley 1 clove garlic Pinch of caraway seed ½ cup of nutritional yeast flakes Topping: 3tbsp tomato paste mixed with 1 clove garlic Green Olives Marinated artichokes Baby spinach Nutritional yeast Method: Preheat oven […]

Raw Chocolate Brownies

These chocolate brownies are delicious and very addictive. Gluten free, raw and the option of vegan. Cut them up into squares or roll them into bliss balls and have them whenever you want. It will even make a lovely base for a tart. Makes: 16 Squares or 20 Balls Ingredients 3 Cups of Nut Meal […]

Paleo ANZAC Biscuits

These biscuits are delicious and taste surprisingly like regular ANZAC biscuits. Very moreish. Thanks to ‘The Healthy Chef’ Teresa Cutterfor another fantastic recipe! Ingredients 1 cup (100 g) almond meal (ground almonds) 1 cup (100 g)  flaked almonds 1 cup (75 g) organic desiccated coconut (see notes) 1/4 (80 g) cup honey 1/4 cup (60 […]

Grain Free Carrot Muffins with Honey Marscapone Frosting

These muffins are amazingly good. They are best served fresh but can be stored in the fridge or frozen and still taste great. Makes 24 muffins or 48 cupcakes. Be sure to butter your muffin tins well if you’re not using baking cups. Replace the marscapone with cream cheese to give the frosting a bit […]

Chia Seed Pudding

I am addicted to this delicious and healthy pudding. Add berries for a summer dessert or bananas, shredded coconut and cinnamon/nutmeg for a comforting treat or raw cocoa for a decadent option. Ingredients:   2 x 400ml cans of organic coconut cream 2/3 of a Cup of Chia Seeds 1 Vanilla Pod (scraped) or equivalent […]

Progress, However Slow – A GreenFoodie’s Eating Adventures

Well, its 3 weeks into my new Primal lifestyle and I have been surprised that I am sticking to the diet without too much trouble. It hasn’t been as difficult as I thought it would be to cut out processed food, grains, other carbs and sugars and it seems to be having a positive effect […]

The Strawberry Jam Experiment

We were amazed at the quality of the strawberries this season! Everywhere we went at the markets had great looking strawberries, so we were feasting… I’d always wanted to make my own jam, and the many jars of my mother’s Rosella jam we came home from our last Christmas visit with spurred me on. So […]

Eggplant Lasagne

This is my favorite vegetarian recipe! Ingredients: 3 eggplants 6 garlic gloves 1 red onion A few sprigs of thyme (leaves picked) 1 chilli 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 x 400g cans organic whole tomatoes Small knob of butter Splash of balsamic vinegar Bunch of basil (leaves picked, stalks chopped) 300g grated cheese […]

Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

Hi Green foodies, This is the first post with my and my family’s favourite vegan dishes.  My daughter and partner both really love this dish.  It is quick, nutritious and delicious! Ingredients: 3 cups wholemeal spelt penne pasta 1 cup almond milk ¼ cup Braggs All Purpose Seasoning (liquid) 1 cup savoury nutritional yeast 1 […]

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