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…

Tequila Lime & Honey Ceviche

Serves 4 550g fresh firm white fish, I used monk fish 8 limes, juiced 1 lemon, juiced 2 red chilies 1 cucumber 1cm knob ginger 4 tbsp liquid honey 4 tbsp good quality tequila, I used El Jimadora 1 red capsicum, finely diced 1 cup cashews sml bunch coriander, finely chopped to garnish Cut the…

Steak Parsnip Puree & Asparagus Blue Cheese Crumble Bake

Serves 4 Parsnip Puree 4 Parsnips, peeled, diced and boiled until cooked through 50g butter or ¼ cup olive oil salt to season Strain the parsnips, place in a blender with the butter or oil and whiz until smooth. Season to taste, I added 1 teaspoon salt. Asparagus Blue Cheese Crumble Bake 4 bunch asparagus,…

Grilled Fish with Red Slaw

Serves 4 Red Slaw ¼ red cabbage 1 beetroot 4 carrots 1 red capsicum Remove the outer leaves from the cabbage and remove the core, slice as thinly as you can. Peel the beetroot and carrots, finely slice. Deseed and remove the white pith from the capsicum and finely slice. Place all the slaw mix…

Chocolate & Walnut Banana Muffins

Wheat free, Dairy Free Makes 18 mini muffins Dry ingredients 1 cup banana flour ¾ cup wholemeal oat flour 2 tbsp cocoa 2 tsp ground chia seeds 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp salt 100g dark chocolate, grated ¼ cup walnuts, chopped Wet Ingredients 2 eggs ¾ cup…

Raw Lime & Kiwifruit ‘Cheesecake’

Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan Base 1 cup dates, soaked in hot water until softened 1 cup whole almonds 1 cup desiccated coconut Line a 25cm cake tin bottom with baking paper and grease the sides. Place all ingredients into a food processer and blitz until it starts sticking together. Press mixture firmly into the…

Mushroom, Thyme & White Wine Soup with a Rocket & Cashew Cream

Cashew Rocket Cream 1 cup cashews, soaked overnight 2 large handfuls of rocket 4 tsp savoury yeast/nutritional yeast ½ cup water salt to season   Drain cashews and rinse in fresh cold water. Place all the ingredients into a high-powered food processer or smoothie maker, blitz until smooth, season to taste (I added ½ teaspoon…

Honey Mandarin & Cardamom Marmalade

We love mandarins in our house, when I was pregnant I ate kilos and kilos of them..! It’s not often there are any left for me to turn into recipes.. 10 Mandarins 2 lemons 1 cup honey 2 tsp ground cardamom Peel the mandarins, using the sharp egde of a small knife scrape as much…