Simple and delicious healthy recipes

  • Lemon Chia Bombs

    These were going to be called Lemon Chia Balls but these flavourful morsels are packed full of lemony goodness so they are more like bombs. Whatever you want to call them, one…

  • Indulgent Chocolate Mousse

    Ok, yep, I’ll admit it, this isn’t winning any healthy eating awards any time soon but sometimes you just have to indulge because it’s good for the soul. I also…

  • Raw Carrot Cake

    I had been meaning to make a Raw Carrot Cake for my vegan friend ever since we saw a photo of one on Instagram. After months of never quite finding the time, I finally it.…

  • Choc Maca Bliss Balls

    These are super easy to make and pack a protein punch. Perfect as a post workout snack and even the kids will love them. Choc Maca Bliss Balls Makes 500g of balls (about 20)…

  • Best Chocolate Birthday Cake

    This is the best ever Chocolate Birthday Cake and it is gluten free and refined sugar free (if you’re using a good quality dark chocolate without refined sugar in it). It…

  • Raw Berry Cheesecake

    Raw Berry Cheesecake

    I whipped up this recipe a while back when I was home in Perth. I’m so glad I wrote down the ingredients and quantities as I went because it’s proven a winner time…

  • Raspberry Bean Brownies

    Raspberry Bean Brownies

    A Kiwi friend of mine passed this recipe on to me and she said she found it from a New Zealand chick’s blog but she can’t remember who. So I tried to google search…

  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting

    My Thermomix was on the blink and was being repaired, so I needed a recipe that I could just mix in a bowl and bake – so I came up with this one. Tried to keep it really…

  • Raw Cookie Dough Slice

    I am absolutely loving me some raw slices at the moment. They are just so easy. The perfect dessert for the time poor. This recipe will only work if you have a good food…

  • Raw Bounty Cake

    Raw Bounty Cake

    I made this cake for a friends’ baby shower and although it was sitting out of the fridge a lot longer than it probably should have before serving, it was still a great hit.…

  • Cranberry Oat Slice

    This Cranberry Oat Slice (also known as ‘Flapjacks’) are the perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea. We have been smashing the hot beverages of late due to all the wet…

  • Pumpkin Curry

    This is a great meal to whip up when you’re pressed for time but want something delicious and nutritious. Once the pumpkin is roasted the rest of it is done in under 15…

  • Spaghetti & Meatballs

    Here is a healthier take on the traditional spaghetti and meatballs using zucchini instead of pasta and only natural, ‘real food’ ingredients. Not a can or…

  • Chocolate Peanut Caramel Slice

    I have been playing around with a three layered slice recently and came up with this. A chocolate almond base with a caramel peanut centre and topped with dark chocolate. Sound…

  • Lemon Tart

    What to do when life gives you lemons?? Make lemon tart….or lemonade. But in this case I made Lemon Tart and it was delish!! You’ll need about 4 or 5 lemons for this…

  • Pumpkin Crumble Slice

    Pumpkin Crumble Slice

    I’m absolutely loving the fact that it’s pumpkin season and so I’m getting creative with spiced pumpkin flavours. I’ve made this delicious Pumpkin Crumble…

  • Pumpkin Pie

    Pumpkin Pie

    Now that autumn is well and truly upon us and pumpkins are in season, it seems everywhere I turn there are a variety of pumpkins and pumpkin related paraphernalia. So I thought…

  • Poached Pears with Custard

    Poached Pears with Custard

    This is a great winter warmer and was just what I was feeling like when I was curled up on the couch the other night when the weather outside was a bit chilly. It’s…

  • Zucchini Slice

    Zucchini Slice

    I’m currently testing out some new recipes for snack foods for my husband and my family for while they are waiting for me in the hospital come delivery day. I don’t…

  • Chia Strawberry Parfait

    Chia Strawberry Parfait

    This recipe will need to be made the night before so that the chia seeds have time to absorb the liquid. CHIA STRAWBERRY PARFAIT  Serves 2 Ingredients: 200ml milk 60 g chia seeds…

  • Strawberry Muffins

    Strawberry Muffins

    One little hint for when you are shopping for the strawberries for this recipe is to smell the punnet before you buy them. You are looking for strawberries that are ridiculously…

  • Fudgy Walnut Brownies

    Fudgy Walnut Brownies

    After yet another failed attempt at a “healthy brownie” recipe, my brother said to me “If you’re going to make a brownie, make a fricken brownie!!”…

  • Paleo Multigrain Bread

    Paleo Multigrain Bread

    I love the reaction people have to this bread when they find out that it’s gluten free and super healthy! It’s like they are surprised that a bread like this can taste…

  • Plantain and buckwheat pancakes

    Plantain Buckwheat Pancakes

    Pancakes would have to be my all time favourite brunch – gluten free and refined sugar free of course. But making pancakes like this can be difficult, especially when you…

  • Almond Coconut Squares

    Almond Coconut Squares

    Isn’t it nice when things just work. These tasty little treats have a great balance of coconut, almonds and chocolate and they taste sweeter than they really are. Almond…

  • Muesli Bars

    Muesli Bars

    Muesli Bars Makes 10-12 bars Ingredients: 2 very ripe large bananas 1 cup (250g) 100% crunchy peanut butter (look for brands with peanuts as the only listed ingredient) 1/2 cup…

  • Coconut & Quinoa Fish Fingers

    Coconut & Quinoa Fish Fingers

    I love trying to come up with healthier versions of family favourites. Here I have “paleofied” something every kid can relate to – Fish Fingers. There is…

  • Seafood Pesto Linguini

    Seafood Pesto Linguini

    I absolutely love seafood and now that we live in the French Alps I definitely don’t eat enough of it – quality seafood is hard to find here (and expensive too). But…

  • Carrot Cake

    Carrot Cake

    A friend of mine here in France had a recent “carrot cake experience” whereby she had the most amazing carrot cake of her life. She gave me the challenge of recreating…

  • Pulled Pork

    Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce

    I don’t think I have ever met anyone (vegetarians excluded) who doesn’t like pulled pork. It’s so wonderfully easy to make too. I love being able to just chuck…

  • Bacon, Sundried Tomato & Basil Loaf

    Bacon, Sundried Tomato & Basil Loaf

    Think of this loaf as your warm, tasty friend on a cold winter’s day. Perfect smothered with grass fed butter. You can enjoy a slice (or two) of my Bacon, Sundried Tomato…

  • Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookies

    Peanut Butter Choc Chip Cookies

    These are quite possibly the best cookies I have ever made. I am not a big fan of dry biscuits, give me chewy, buttery cookies any day! So these are a perfect replacement. While…

  • Pecan Pie

    Pecan Pie

    Sometimes when I completely “wing it” and try to invent a new paleo dessert recipe it fails. No I shouldn’t say it fails – instead I successfully found a…

  • Beef Tikka Masala

    Beef Tikka Masala

    I adore Indian cuisine and this hearty curry recipe hits the spot every time. Hint: Make double of this recipe as it is even tastier the next day! Beef Tikka Masala with…

  • Pineapple Chicken

    Pineapple Chicken

    This has become one of my favourite recipes of late. It’s a super easy one-pot-wonder packed full of fresh flavours. Pineapple Chicken Serves 3-4 As you can see in the…

  • Paleo Choc Truffles

    Paleo Chocolate Truffles

    Just because you have cut out sugar and processed food from your diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out! Try these super easy Paleo Chocolate Truffles – they are sure…

  • Spiced Pumpkin Soup

    Spiced Pumpkin Soup

    In the spirit of Halloween and all things pumpkin, I thought I would share with you my paleo Spiced Pumpkin Soup. It’s a one-pot-wonder, very healthy and best of all it…

  • Cauliflower Pizza Base

    Cauliflower Pizza Base

    Pizza is such a great family favourite but eating so much dough can be a bit tough on the guts even if you aren’t gluten intolerant. You end up filling up on processed wheat…

  • Strawberry Cheesecake Slice

    Strawberry Cheesecake Slice

    ICI pour la recette en français  Both Peter and I are massive cheesecake fans but a traditional cheesecake is packed full of sugar and isn’t very nutritious. So I have…

  • Choc Mousse

    Chocolate Mousse

    This Chocolate Mousse recipe is one of my all time favourite desserts and is even great as just a snack. It has a beautiful light texture and a rich chocolate flavour. You would…

  • Five Spice Ribs

    I love ribs. Especially when they’ve caramelised and the meat just falls off the bone. But I’m not such a fan of using a sugar-laden marinade, especially if it’s…

  • Paleo Meatloaf

    Meatloaf

    Pastured meat can be expensive, so I’m always looking for new ways to use the cheaper cuts of meat in my recipes. I normally don’t like organ meats but this meatloaf…

  • Apple Cinnamon Crumb Cakes

    Apple Cinnamon Crumb Cakes

    This recipe makes for a perfect afternoon tea or dessert. Although they’re fined sugar free, they still have rice malt syrup and coconut sugar in them. Coconut sugar is 40%…

  • Rosemary Lamb with Celeriac Mash

    Rosemary Lamb with Celeriac Mash

    This lamb dish will melt in your mouth. I like to make more than enough of this so we can have it for lunch later in the week either as it is or re-inventing it to become another…

  • Sweet Banana Omelette

    Sweet Banana Omelette

    This is one of my favourite breakfast recipes EVER! My brother originally introduced me to this concept of putting banana in an omelette and I know it sounds weird (just banana…

  • paleo granola

    Paleo Granola

    One of the most common questions I get when people find out I don’t often cook with gluten or sugar is “what do you eat for breakfast?” For many, the idea of…

    Salsa Verde

    Salsa Verde

    This fresh, zingy salsa verde goes perfectly with just about everything. I especially enjoy it with some crispy skinned salmon. It’s so simple to make, just…

    Açai Bowl

    Açai Bowl

    This is a great summer breakfast and so easy to make. Just blend and enjoy. Açai Bowl  Serves 1 Ingredients:  1 frozen banana 1 cup frozen berries…

    Chai Latte

    My friend Nargis from Healthy Bods by Nargis made me a homemade Chai Latte when I was visiting her in Bayonne last year and I was so super impressed that…