Category Archives for "Recipes"

Two Recipes With Ingredients That Help Reduce Stress

I have a special treat for you this week. Two ingredients that help reduce stress in super easy and delicious recipes. These two recipes are made with ingredients that are known to contain nutrients that will help you fight stress, they also delicious which definitely helps! Avocados A healthy source of fat, these creamy green fruits […]

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Cauliflower Tortillas And Cauliflower Brownies Recipes

Have you ever wondered what cauliflower brownies would be like, well now is your chance? I love to find healthy alternatives to tried and tested recipes which have been used for years. Cauliflower is so often the replacement for the grain. It is such a versatile vegetable and will take on any flavour. It is […]

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5 Fermented Food Recipes Rich In Probiotics

These 5 fermented food recipes are brimming with gut-boosting benefits. I know this is one of my pet subjects but it is important enough to get a regular mention. The gut has more neurons than the brain. To keep it healthy and in balance, you need to look after it. This balance is important as the gut […]

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Three Quick Healthy Breakfast Recipes To Boost Metabolism

These are three super quick healthy breakfast recipes to boost metabolism which will aid in weight loss. Always, eat a good breakfast to get your blood sugar balanced first thing. You will also be less likely to make bad food choices later in the morning when you are so ravenous your arm starts to look tasty. […]

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Selenium-Rich Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This chocolate chia seed pudding is rich in selenium so besides being delicious it will support your thyroid function. What other dessert does that? Oh yeah, the Dark Chocolate Brazil Nut and Coconut Bars by Marks Daily do. What is Selenium and why do we need it. Selenium is a mineral needed by the body […]

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Two Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

A salad without a salad dressing would be like Bonnie without Clyde, Batman fighting for truth and justice minus his offsider, Robin, Maxwell Smart less his brains, Agent Ninty Nine and well, I think you get my drift. A salad needs a dressing or it’s just, well, naked salad. The following two dressings are a […]

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Low Carb Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

My motto when it comes to cooking is, keep it simple, keep it super easy and when it comes to chicken, well winner, winner chicken dinner. My kids love chicken so no complaints and that also goes a long way to improving my mental status, big plus there! In my last post, I talked about […]

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Find Your Perfect Diet To Lose Weight and Gain Energy

Let’s talk about the truth of why most diets don’t work… and let you in on 10 ways for you to start discovering the perfect diet to lose weight and gain energy. You’ve probably heard the statistic that 95% of dieters can’t keep the weight off, and when they gain it back they often gain […]

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7 Easy Low Carb Christmas Recipes For A Special Christmas Day

We love to plan what low carb Christmas recipes we are going to prepare for Christmas day. Everyone has their input and usually, everyone’s needs are met. The rules are it needs to be quick and simple to prepare but something we wouldn’t usually have. I find preparing low-carb Christmas recipes that don’t include sugar […]

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Low Carb Chilli With Cauliflower Rice

At least once a week I make this low carb chilli. It is easily the family favourite.  Pre our low carb diet we always loved our chilli with cannellini beans and generally I would make some sort of bread, preferably corn bread, to soak up the sauce. Now we use cauliflower rice under the sauce […]

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My Top 5 Sources For Low Carb Recipes

When we first started out on our low carb journey it was difficult to find low carb recipes we liked. We treated ourselves to wicked delights on the weekend. How was I ever going to replace those? What was I going to do instead of potatoes, rice, pasta? I was a little overwhelmed by it […]

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Healthy Low Carb Cauliflower And Zucchini Fritters

I love fritters and I have just discovered these cauliflower and zucchini fritters to help feed my habit. I remember mum making the best corn fritters with a can of creamed corn, eggs and flour. There were never enough. We often had them for Sunday night tea with eggs and bacon or between two bits […]

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My Journey Into The Hidden Forest Of Kombucha Making

Kombucha is slightly effervescent sweet fermented tea. Some people claim it tastes like dirty sock-soaking water. Others swear by its health properties. It’s about time I find out for myself what all the hype is about and I’m dragging you into this wonderland with me, for company. The creatures in this story would be well […]

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Healthy Cinnamon Spice Cookies

You can whip these yummy cinnamon spice biscuits up in no time flat and with all that lovely cinnamon spice they really add to the Christmas spirit. For even more of a Christmas vibe roll out the mixture and cut out shapes with a cookie cutter. Stars, candy canes, whatever takes your fancy. Of course that […]

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Low Carb Minute Muffins That Are Better Than Bread

Okay here comes a big call. One of these graces my plate most mornings. Call me boring if you will. I prefer to refer to myself as ‘knowing what I want’. I will apologise now for my photography but I am learning. It is one of the impossibly long lists of things I want to learn […]

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Simple And Delicious Paleo Fish Tacos

It’s Sunday night. You’ve indulged a little over the weekend. You must have something healthy for dinner because you need those nutrients to perform a full on exorcistic cleansing of your body aaaaaannnnd you definitely do not feel like cooking! Enter stage right, paleo tacos What in the name of all things good are you doing here? You need to be […]

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5 Healthy, Budget-Friendly, Spiraliser Salads

Spiralised salads are one of the most undemanding and boredom-free ways to get vegetables onto a plate. What you can add to ‘jooj’ them up is only limited by your imagination. A fabulous dressing, some slivered almonds for crunch. Go crazy! This world needs a little more of this kind of crazy. If you stick to vegetables that are in […]

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Decadent Chocolate and Raspberry, Cashew Cheesecake

Who ever says you can’t do decadent and healthy hasn’t tried my cashew nut cheesecake. This isn’t something I would eat everyday, back end of the number 8 bus comes to mind for some reason. It is nice to have a treat though and exciting to see non low-carbers enjoying my food. If you’re not into impressing […]

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Easiest Raspberry Chia Jam Recipe Ever

This is the easiest raspberry chia jam. It is so quick you will be enjoying it by the time the toast is done. Remember the days when fruit would be boiled with the sugar until you had setting consistency. Some fruits just took forever and you had much better things to do. Then the jars […]

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A Simple And Delicious Kimchi Recipe

Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish. Many variations of flavour and vegetables can be used but probably the ingredients you will find more often are chilli, garlic, ginger and of course cabbage. I have kept this recipe very simple but am already pondering on different variations for my next batch. This stuff is delicious, it is tangy and […]

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Easy Sauerkraut Recipe Made In A Hot Climate

This easy sauerkraut recipe is a great way to add probitos into your diet. At the risk of sounding like a cracked record, our gut has 3 times as many neurons as our brain and the two are connected.  So it stands to reason that we should look after it. Fermented food ie; sauerkraut, pickles, […]

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Zoodles With Avocado Sauce

I make this zoodles dish once a week, but if it were up to the girls I would be doing it more often. They love it. It is very forgiving and you can just keep adding to it, chilli, asparagus, broccoli, various herbs, feta. The sky is the limit. Zucchinis are a good source of Magnesium, […]

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Super Easy Mayonnaise Made In A Jar With A Stab Blender

I first made my own mayonnaise when we started on a low carb diet and I haven’t looked back. If you have a stab blender, also known as: a stick blender, hand blender and immersion blender, you are absolutely 99% there. The jars I like to use are empty Vegemite jars. They have a plastic lid which is easy […]

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Low Carb Chocolate Fudge

So my food photography is obviously not getting any better. Anyone with a brain would know to focus on the food and not the space between the plates. Watch this space for signs of brain returning in future shots. I urge you not to hold your breath though, I don’t want a whole lot of dead […]

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Muesli Recipe Reloaded

I am a muesli girl, especially this particular muesli recipe, many aren’t. Others prefer eggs or toast or a fry up but my favourite healthy breakfast is a bowl of muesli with some berry goodness and creamy yoghurt. I call this recipe Muesli Reloaded because it is an update on the version we used to […]

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