Blueberry, Cinnamon & Apple Breakfast Muffins

GLUTEN FREE . DAIRY FREE . REFINED SUGAR FREE . MAKES AROUND 24 The beauty of these muffins is that they are not only a satisfying, sustaining breakfast but they are the perfect addition to a healthy school lunchbox, a great post-gym snack or just a simple guilt-free indulgence on a rainy day! I realise…

Indian Spiced Lentil, Chicken Thigh & Bacon Mini Burgers

YOU WILL NEED A FOOD PROCESSOR & A PESTLE & MORTAR FOR THIS RECIPE *The night before* 300g red split lentils – soak under water in a bowl.   RECIPE 300g Pre-soaked and drained red split lentils 4 x large, de-boned, skinless chicken thighs 3 x rashers of smoked back/ 4 x streaky bacon 2…

Cacao Nib, Hazelnut Oatie Cookies

  Pre heat oven to 200ºC fan/220ºC conventional   In a large bowl, melt in a microwave for 20 secs: 60g Raw Coconut Oil 40g Pure non-dairy Olive spread Add each ingredient, mixing after each one: 1 tsp vanilla bean paste 1 1/2 tbsp cashew nut butter 45g dark maple syrup 35g set honey 7…

The Ultimate Bolognese

This is the meal I make for my family when nobody is sure what to eat or it’s raining outside or if everybody is REALLY hungry!  I love to make it in the morning when going out for the day as the flavour just keeps developing over time and it can be served up straight…

Grain Free Coconut & Cacao Muffins

These muffins were just a simple experiment in a Coeliac kitchen but ended up being rather delicious!  I put the remaining few in the fridge over night and they took on a totally different textural charm. So moist, soft and lightly chewy – I love them! Here’s my recipe, I hope you enjoy them too…

Mega Cream of Mushroom soup

*You will need a large, deep saucepan/soup pan* INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp good extra virgin olive oil pour into pan on a medium heat and add the following in chronological order: 3 cloves garlic – finely chopped 1 medium red onion – finely diced 2 leeks – finely sliced 3 stalks celery – finely sliced cook…

Coconut Oatein Pancakes

Oats are a well-documented superfood and are my favourite breakfast, hands down.  Many people don’t realise that when living a Gluten free lifestyle, oats are naturally Gluten free but are heavily contaminated with Gluten because of the handling and processing methods.  This is why it is very important, especially for those suffering from Coeliac Disease…

Avocado Super Bowl

  Make this delicious, nutritious bowl of creamy avocado goodness in a matter of minutes.  All you need is a blender.   INGREDIENTS 1 ripe avocado half a large ripe banana or one small juice of one lemon 3 tbsp coconut yoghurt alternative (or soy)   Blend together, put into a bowl and top with…

Asian Style Edamame Noodles

  I absolutely love Edamame beans as they are not only delicious but they are full of protein, fibre and essential vitamins and minerals, including powerful antioxidant vitamins A and C.  Imagine my delight when I saw Edamame noodles (made from nothing but this delightful legume) at the supermarket!  After a hasty purchase, I returned…

Blogger Birthday

On the 30th of June I celebrated my 35th birthday! It was a wonderful family day filled with love and it began with the opening of my presents at home before going out for a fun-packed day. I think my family know me pretty well judging by these gifts and if my blog and Instagram account…

Chicken Thigh, Onion & Pineapple Tray Bake

Serves 4 Pre-heat oven to 200ºC   Ingredients: 12 skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1 large onion, chopped into chunks 3 celery sticks, sliced into 2cm pieces 2 cloves garlic, finely diced 4 spring onions, sliced finely Half a large pineapple, cut into 2 cm thick chucks   Place all above ingredients into a deep baking…

Cranberry, Macadamia & Minty Yoghurt Breakfast Bowl

What do you do when you run out of Gluten free oats and need that healthy breakfast bowl that you crave pretty much every morning?  Use cooked brown rice instead! I have enormous respect for the miracle grain that is ‘rice’, not only due to its gluten free goodness, belly-filling starchiness and versatility but for…