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Zuchini and Corn Fritters

On a Wednesday night, my daughter goes to netball training. As a busy mum, I share the responsibility of getting her and her friends to and from training with another other busy mum. Its what all busy mum’s should do…share the load! On one particular night after training, I bought back my daughters friends to have dinner. These zucchini and corn fritters where what I served as one of the girls is vegetarian. And what a hit they where. I promised the girls I would give their mum the recipe, so here it is! ( OK, I might be about 9 months slow in getting it to you, Amy and Kate….oops, sorry. Better late than never!!) I often cook up fritters on a night when I need to use up bits and pieces of vegetables. Going meatless at least one night a week is not only good for the body but the environment as well. These fritters require little effort and as I often do and suggest, make a large batch and have them in …

Banana and Cinnamon Loaf

Rain, hail or sunshine, Banana bread/loaf is one of those ‘treats’ that always goes down so perfectly with a nice cup of tea. This Banana and cinnamon loaf is no exception.  In fact, my Daughter is not a huge banana fan but loves cinnamon, so this get her tick of approval! Straight into the lunchbox it goes!! Oh, if you could only smell this loaf when it came out of the oven…divine. The best part about this banana loaf, is you can place all your ingredients in the food processor or blender, whiz it all up, pour into your loaf pan and pop in the oven…So simple, quick to prepare, and like all my recipes, full of nutrition. Funnily, my oven is playing up ( a long story I won’t bore you with…) but fortunately, I have a little toaster oven and thought, why not? I popped it in there and to my pleasant surprise, it came out a treat. Yay for me. This loaf/bread is Gluten, nut, dairy, grain and refined sugar free, in …

Chai Pudding

Preparing some breakfast options the night before, or at the beginning of the week, will save you loads time in the mornings when your juggling everything to get yourself, kids or who ever out the door! It will ensure you start your day right, but nourishing your body for energy and focus. These little jars of yum, will fill up your tummy and provide you with satiety all morning long. They only take minutes to prepare, store in the fridge and are easy to grab and go, as you rush out the door. You could even pop them in your kids lunch box for a filling morning snack! Chai Seeds are choked full of goodness- they contain fibre, protein, antioxidants, good fats, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium and Phosphorus. Also, reasonable amounts of Zinc, Vit B3, B1, B2 and Potassium. Now that’s’ a powerhouse profile, worthy of it’s ‘super food’ title, don’t you think?   Chai Pudding Print Recipe These little jars of yum, will fill up your tummy and provide you with satiety all morning long. Chai Seeds are jammed packed …

Buckwheat Pancakes- Very simple, light, fluffy, gluten & Sugar FREE

These simple fluffy pancakes are not only sugar and gluten free, but they only require a few simple ingredients and are quick to make- great for a simple weekend breakfast, or make up a double or even triple batch on the weekend for an even quicker breakfast on your busy weekday morning- all you need to do, is heat and eat! No sugar was used in these light and fluffy pancakes, but if you add maple syrup and/or fruit to your toppings, this will give you some sugar, but not refined. The maple syrup and fruit will give you the sweetness you may yearn for, but with the added bonus of fibre and nutrients to nourish and satisfy! The buckwheat flour gives it a lovely nutty flavour and you can use whatever milk you can tolerate- this recipe has almond milk, but you can vary this. Get creative with your toppings. I sometimes place little bowls of different toppings for the family or guest to create their own, like nuts, seeds, different fruits and yogurts- kids …

Mushroom and Kale Omelette

As Autumn is now upon us in Australia, we now start to see our produce in our stores and gardens change. I went to one of my favourite markets the other day and they had this lovely selection of mushrooms. Swiss brown, shitake, oyster and good old field mushrooms. I couldn’t resist, so bought a few different varieties and have been cooking with them the last few days. One was a simple garlic, mushroom and cream pasta dish. So simple and very delish. I love the earthiness of mushrooms and like all produce, when in season, they are tasting at their best. Have you ever cook mushrooms outside of the normal growing season? Quite bland and tasteless! This simple dish can be cooked up for a breakfast, lunch or lazy dinner if you like.  Very few ingredients and takes such little time. Different varieties of mushrooms offer different nutritional benefits, Vitamin D being one of them but many varieties contain selenium. Oyster mushrooms contain iron ,crimini and portabello contain antioxidants in the same amount as capsicum. Most contain a good …

Pimped Up Porridge

When the weather starts to cool down and you wake up on a cold chilly morning, we often look for warming breakfasts. I need to eat gluten free and most people who are Coeliac, are unable to tolerate this grain. I fortunately am one who can tolerate them, but tend to choose organic and try and source the brand, Bob Mills, which are gluten free oats. I love to find ways to ‘pimp up’ my meals. What does this mean? Well, I simply look for ways to up the nutritional profile, so I can maximise the diversity of nutrients in my body. This lovely warming bowl of oats contains chai seeds, blueberries ( or what ever fruits are in season) yogurt and a nut/seed blend. Simply Delish, keeps me feeling full all morning, without looking for that mid morning snack and so simple to prepare.   Pimped Up Porridge Print Recipe CourseBreakfast Servings Prep Time 2 People 2-3 minutes Cook Time 3 minutes Servings Prep Time 2 People 2-3 minutes Cook Time 3 minutes Pimped Up Porridge Print Recipe …

3 Ingredient Pancakes

  GLUTEN, DAIRY, SOY, SUGAR FREE. PALEO FREINDLY AND CAN BE NUT FREE IF USING FLAX MEAL INSTEAD OF LSA. These simple, quick, delish, nutrish pancakes can be whipped up in no time and are great for breakfast or an after school snack. I often whip these up when my daughter has some friends over or she wants pancakes for breakfast, but I am limited for time. Filled with protein, fibre,  vitamin B6, manganese, vitamin C, potassium. Eggs alone are a nutritional power house, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin B12, vitamin D, selenium and iodine. They also contain vitamin A and a number of other B vitamins including folate, biotin, pantothenic acid and choline, and essential minerals and trace elements, including phosphorus. So give them a try. #Simple#Quick#Delish#Nutish     3 Ingredient Pancakes Print Recipe Very Simple and Quick CourseBreakfast, Snack CuisineBreakfast Servings Prep Time 2 people 2-3 minutes Cook Time 3 minutes Servings Prep Time 2 people 2-3 minutes Cook Time 3 minutes 3 Ingredient Pancakes Print Recipe Very Simple and Quick CourseBreakfast, Snack CuisineBreakfast Servings Prep Time 2 …