Baked fig and walnut salad

Baked fig and walnut salad

I love to create salads that can be a little more than a side dish. If you add some more substantial ingredients to a basic salad with leaves and some tomatoes, then you open up a whole new world of grain free, healthy eating. More complex salads, when paired with...
3 quick & easy nutrient-dense lunches

3 quick & easy nutrient-dense lunches

It is no secret that proper planning and preparation is the key to eating well. Taking a healthy lunch to work might be a goal that many strive for but struggle to achieve. However, if you’re committed then bringing in lunch will save a tonne of money and...
Cauliflower and broccoli cous cous

Cauliflower and broccoli cous cous

Cous cous is a great filler for many meals and goes with a range of dishes. However traditional wheat cous cous contains inflammatory proteins like gluten and mineral inhibiting phytic acid. In place of normal cous cous try my cauliflower and broccoli version. It is...
Maple coated almonds

Maple coated almonds

My maple salted almonds are such a tasty snack! Enjoy as a treat, because it is very hard to stop. 5 minutes prepation 25 minutes cooking 10 servings Ingredients 2 cups raw almonds 2 tbs quality maple syrup Himalayan pink rock salt Method If possible soak the almonds...
Roast pork shoulder (tender pork and crackling)

Roast pork shoulder (tender pork and crackling)

I absolutely love roast pork because it’s such a versatile meat. We cook a pork joint every other Sunday and it gives us a number of lunches and dinners for the week. As the meat is so fatty it is a good one to take to work cold and heat up with other vegetables that...
Carrot and parsnip soup

Carrot and parsnip soup

This soup is full of colourful vegetables that are rich in a range of minerals and vitamins. Combining them with a good quality fat, such as ghee, coconut oil or butter helps to maximise your body’s ability to absorb these important nutrients. The presence of...
Brussel sprouts and dates

Brussel sprouts and dates

Who said Brussel sprouts weren’t a treat!? 5 minutes prepation 20 minutes cooking 2-4 servings Ingredients 3 cups brussel sprouts, stalks removed and quartered 4-6 dates, chopped finely (use more if you prefer a sweeter meal) 1 tbs coconut oil Salt and pepper...
Sautéed Broccoli and pecans

Sautéed Broccoli and pecans

Struggling to get some healthy greens into your diet? This is a quick and tasty recipe to help. You can substitute the broccoli for Brussels sprouts or kale and add more or less dates to bring the sweetness up or down. Swap any nuts such as macadamias (pictured) or...
Perfect superfood (offal) balls

Perfect superfood (offal) balls

Liver and heart are easily one of the most nutrient dense foods going around. Incorporating these foods into your diet is an excellent way to ensure you get adequate amounts of B vitamins in particular. Consuming these nutrient dense foods from animal sources ensures...
Simon’s borscht

Simon’s borscht

My lovely boyfriend got some grain free inspiration and whipped up this tasty borscht. This is a beetroot based soup served in many Eastern European countries, particularly Poland and Russia. His recipe is a great way to use up leftover vegetable leaves and includes...
Delicious sautéed purple cabbage

Delicious sautéed purple cabbage

My sauteed purple cabbage is a delicious accompaniment to any meat dish. The orange rind gives it a nice bit of tartness which goes perfectly with the sweetess brought by the dates. Put it on the stove and leave it to simmer away while you do something else. Simple! 5...
Baked Mediterranean vegetable mix

Baked Mediterranean vegetable mix

This mix of Italian herbs and flavours is delicious. And the best part is it only takes a few minutes to prepare. Stick all the ingredients in some foil and then bake in the oven. Voila! The perfect side dish! 5 minutes prepation 30 minutes cooking 2-4 servings...
The perfect root vegetable mash

The perfect root vegetable mash

Who doesn’t love a rich, creamy mashed potatoes? This is a recipe that requires virtually no effort, but gives you a nutrient dense and very tasty end product. With sweet potato to add some extra minerals and vitamins and plenty of fat to help you absorb them,...
Roast sweet potato and cauliflower hummus

Roast sweet potato and cauliflower hummus

Hummus is a tasty great snack, but it’s not necessarily a health food as is often claimed. Chickpeas are ok in moderation, but they are not really a source of protein, more carbohydrate. Like other grains and legumes chickpeas also contain some indigestible particles...
Gourmet kangaroo burgers

Gourmet kangaroo burgers

Burgers with a fancy twist! This gourmet, gluten and grain free version will impress everyone. This combination of vegetables all work really well together and when served with loads of spinach in tasty butter is an incredibly nutrient dense meal. For those in...
Liver meatballs in tomato sauce

Liver meatballs in tomato sauce

I created this recipe as part of my efforts to get me and my partner to eat more liver due to its incredible nutrient density. I believe we could both benefit greatly from increase B vitamins in our diet and liver really is like nature’s on B vitamin complex. I...
Spicy chicken stew

Spicy chicken stew

This spicy chicken stew is a sure winter favourite. It has a smoky, rich flavour that when combined with a root vegetable mash is a great comfort food. Prepare a double batch ahead of time and keep in the freezer for a quick meal later on. 20 minutes prepation 60...

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