Salmon, Ginger & Garden Pea Risotto

Serves 4 1 onion, finely diced 4 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cups aborio rice 1 can coconut cream 8 com knob ginger, finely grated 2 red chillies 6 kaffir lime leaves Large bunch spinach 1 cup peas Fish sauce and or salt to season In a sauce pan bring the coconut cream, ginger, chillies and…

Pumpkin, Parsnip & Feta Fritters

1/4 pumpkin 2 parsnips 1 block feta, I used goat feta 3/4 cup chickpea flour 1/2 cup coconut cream 1/4 cup sweet chilli Salt and pepper to taste Peel and de-seed the pumpkin, grate. Peel and grate the Parsnip. Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix until well combined and mixture is sticky. Heat…

Pumpkin & Chickpea Yellow Curry

¼ small pumpkin, diced into 1cm pieces 1 tin chickpeas, drained & rinsed 5 tbsp yellow curry paste 1 tin coconut cream 6 kaffir lime leaves 2cm piece ginger, grated 2 small red chillies 1 tbsp palm sugar Fish sauce or salt to taste Coriander to garnish Using either a wok or medium sized saucepan,…

Curried Carrot Soup with Coconut Cream

2 Medium Onions (diced) 4 Cloves garlic 4 tbsp curry powder 10 Carrots, peeled and diced 2 litres vegetable stock 1 can coconut cream Bunch of coriander Dice and Sauté the onions, garlic and curry powder in oil until onion turns clear, being careful not to burn the curry powder on the bottom. Add the…

Twice Cooked Sticky Pork Belly

Pork 1kg pork belly 8 garlic cloves, crushed 2cm knob ginger, grated ¼ cup white vinegar ¼ cup golden caster sugar vegetable stock Dice the pork into 2cm cubes, place in large pot with garlic, ginger, vinegar and sugar. Cover with vegetable stock. Bring to the boil then simmer on a low heat for 3-4…

Raw Cauliflower Salad

1 small head cauliflower or half large head, grated or whizzed in a food processor 2 punnets cherry tomatoes, halved 1 yellow Capsicum, finely diced 1 bunch spring onion, finely sliced 1 small bunch parsley, finely chopped 1 small bunch mint, finely chopped 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup cashew nuts…

Orange Chocolate Cake

Gluten Free/Diary Free 3 oranges 9 eggs 375g ground almonds 375g sugar ¼ cup cocoa powder 2 tsp baking powder Place oranges into a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Simmer for about an hour or until softened. Remove from liquid. Cool Blend cooled oranges into a smooth pulp. Using a cake…

Banana Pancakes

Serves 4 – gluten free, dairy free 4 ripe bananas 8 free range eggs 1tsp cinnamon Topping Berries Coconut yogurt Mash the bananas. In a separate bowl lightly beat the eggs. Mix into the bananas with the cinnamon. Heat a large fry pan or cook on the flat plate of your bbq. Using either butter…

Mexican Night

Salsa 1 red capsicum, finely diced 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, diced 1 bunch spring onion, finely sliced 1 sml bunch coriander hot sauce, I used kiwifruit habanero 1 lime, juiced Mix together all ingredients, add as much or as little hot sauce to your taste. Guacamole 2 ripe avocados, lightly mashed with a fork 1…

Lentil Salad

2 x tin lentils, drained and rinsed 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 1 bunch spring onions, finely sliced 1 red capsicum, finely diced 1 block feta, crumbled, I used sheep milk feta 1 cup green olives ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup apple cider vinegar Combine all ingredients, season with salt, Enjoy  

BBQ Burger Patties

1.2kg beef mince 1 cup LSA ¼ cup curry powder ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce salt and pepper Mix all ingredients together. Roll into a log and slice ½ inch thick patties. Chill until needed. Heat the bbq to a med high heat and grill on both sides until cooked, flip a few times to prevent…

Asparagus, Blue Cheese, Pear & Walnut Salad

2 bunches, asparagus, thinly sliced 1 peckams pear, small diced 1 block good quality blue cheese crumbled 1 yellow capsicum, finely diced ½ cup walnuts, toasted 1 bunch spring onion, finely sliced 1 lemon, zest and juice ¼ cup apple cider vinegar Pan fry the asparagus in a little olive oil, until heated through but…

Asparagus with Dairy Free Pesto & Poached Eggs

Serves 4 24 Asparagus spears 8 free range eggs Sml bunch of rocket 2 Tbsp white vinegar Pesto 1 Cup toasted Cashews Medium bunch rocket 2 red capsicums roasted 1 cup sundried tomatoes medium bunch oregano 2 tbsp savory yeast 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 6 garlic cloves pinch cayenne pepper 2 tsp smoked paprika…

Garden Pea Salad

2 cups garden peas, steamed lightly 1 punnet cherry toms, sliced ½ cup pine nuts, toasted 1 block feta, I used goat feta sml bunch parsley, finely chopped sml bunch mint, finely chopped DF Pesto 1/2 Cup toasted Cashews 1 red capsicums roasted 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes sml bunch oregano sml bunch mint sml bunch…

Carrot, Ginger & Turmeric Raw ‘Cheesecake’

Raw, Vegan, Gluten free, Dairy Free & Refined sugar free Recipe makes a 25cm springform cake tin ‘Cheesecake’ Filling 4 medium carrots 2 cm knob ginger 2cm knob turmeric 2 cups cashews, soaked overnight ¼ cup honey or pure maple 1 tbsp vanilla extract 1 cup coconut oil melted Juice the carrots, ginger and turmeric…

Fish Tom Yum Style Soup

Serves 4 2 cups/500ml fish stock 1 400ml can coconut milk 200ml water 1 jar tom yum paste 1/4 cup water 1 packet vermicelli noodles 4 Bok choy, sliced 4 medium sized firm fish fillets, I used monk fish 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 bunch coriander, finely chopped Chilli flakes to garnish In a large…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten free/dairy free Makes 20 large or 40 small Ingredients 2 cups almond meal 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 170g coconut oil, soft but not melted 1 ½ cups raw sugar 190g peanut butter, I used Pic’s crunchy peanut butter 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 large eggs, room temperature…

Halloumi & Honey Chilli Roasted Macadamia Salad

Serves 4 entree size Honey & Chilli Roasted Macadamias ½ cup macadamias 1 tbsp honey ½ tsp chilli flakes Preheat oven to 200°. Place Macadamias on a tray, drizzle over the honey and the chilli flakes. Place in oven, toast for 4-5 mins. Set aside to cool. Dressing ¼ cup raspberry wine vinegar 2 tbsp…

Turmeric Daal

  Serves 4 1 onion, finely diced 2 tbsp coconut oil 2 tsp cumin seeds 2 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp or 1cm knob of turmeric 3 tbsp flaky sea salt 2 red chillies 10 curry leaves 2 cups red split lentils 1 litre water Melt the coconut oil in a large saucepan on a…

Winter Salad

Serves 4 ½ red onion 8 carrots 4 beetroot 2 tins chickpeas sml bunch parsley, finely chopped ½ cup sundried tomato 100g green olives Spiced Roasted Peas 2 cups peas 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp smoked paprika 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt Dressing 1 lemon, zest & juice 6 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp…

Raw Carrot Cake

Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Refined Sugar free Lime Cashew Icing 2 cups cashews, soaked overnight in water 1/2 cup lime juice 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 tbsp vanilla essence 1 cup coconut oil, melted Blend the cashew nuts, lime juice, maple and vanilla until smooth adding water if needed, while blending slowly pour the coconut oil in,…

Lamb Shanks With Red Wine & Prunes

  Serves 4   8 shanks 2 onions, diced medium fine 6 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 500g prunes 1 bottle red wine vegetable stock (enough to cover everything) approx. 1-2 litres   To thicken the gravy at the end (if required) ½ cup cornfour ½ cup water   Pre heat the oven to 200ºc…

Asian Style Duck Bone Broth Soup

  I slow roasted a wild duck a couple of weeks ago and froze down the carcass and leftover duck meat so I could make a tasty soup from the carcass..! Bone Broth 2 onions 2 carrots 6 cloves garlic, crushed with skin on 3 sticks celery 4 parsley stalks 1 duck carcass water Pre…

Classic Roast Pumpkin Soup

Winter is upon us.. What better way to see it in than with this soul warming classic soup 1/2 pumpkin 2 carrots 2 onions 6 garlic cloves 2 ltr vegetable stock goats feta to top soup cashew nuts to top soup Preheat oven to 200 Skin and cube up the pumpkin, place in baking dish…

Mushroom Soup

2 onions, diced 6 cloves garlic, crushed 500g portabello mushrooms 500g button mushrooms 2 litres vegetable stock Salt & pepper to season Roast the mushrooms until they are soft this will take 20/30 mins at 200C. Sauté the onion and garlic in a little oil until the onion has softened. Add the mushrooms and cover…

Vegan Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Raspberry Ganache

INGREDIENTS DRY INGREDIENTS 1 cup almond flour 1 1/4 cup buckwheat flour 1/4 cup cocoa 1 tbsp arrowroot flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp fine Himalayan salt WET INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup sunflower oil 1/3 cup vegan chocolate 70% dark chocolate , chopped 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cup almond…

Hot Cross Buns

Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan Makes 13 Preheat the oven to 80°C 2 cup hot water 2 cup cold water 4 tsp white sugar 7 tsp yeast Place the hot water and sugar into a bowl, whisk to dissolve the sugar. Add the cold water and yeast, whisk again. Leave for 5/10 minuets until the…

Potato Salad

1kg new season potatoes sml bunch sugar snap peas, finely sliced sml bunch string beans, finely sliced sml bunch mint, finely chopped sml bunch parsley, finely chopped 1 cup green olives, chopped ¼ cup capers, chopped 1 bunch asparagus, finely sliced handful borage flowers, to garnish Halve or quarter the potatoes, depending on their size,…