Broccoli Soup

Broccoli is one of my favourite vegetables. I like its earthy flavour. This recipe is my take on a broccoli soup. It includes potato as a thickener, bacon to enhance the flavour, and MasseI salt-reduced chicken stock cubes. The stock cubes have a great taste, and they are vegan if you wish to leave the […]

Walnut and Hazelnut Biscuits

Over Christmas a friend gave me some unshelled walnuts. Recently another friend gave me more. So, this week I began a search for a new biscuit recipe containing walnuts. I came across a recipe for Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies at Normally I look past recipes made with peanuts as I am intolerant. But this […]

Rhubarb Hazelnut Muffins

Recently, a friend offered me some rhubarb stalks from her garden. I took them gratefully and began searching for a suitable recipe to adapt for my diet. I came across one for Rhubarb Almond Flour Muffins at I have changed quite a few of the ingredients from the original recipe, including the sugar content. […]

Zucchini Muffins

Over the last few weeks my friends have given me lots of zucchinis. There is often an excess supply here in Australia at this time of year. So, I needed a new recipe to use them. While searching the internet I came across this recipe which I have adapted to suit my food intolerances: […]

Carrot Muffins

Healthy and nutritious food does not have to be tasteless and boring. I enjoy making healthy alternatives to my old favourites.  It is a relief to know that I can eat food which tastes delicious and is good for my health. Christmas food is traditionally rich, but not always healthy. As this time of year […]

Jenny's Florentines

JENNY’S FLORENTINES Christmas is nearly here, and I have been craving something different to eat. A friend and I were having coffee at the beach, and we shared some Florentines. Despite my intolerance to milk products, I thought I would try one. It was nice to enjoy something intensely sweet with a friend. I tasted […]

Berry Sunflower Slice

Food intolerance is not easy for any of us, and it is difficult finding tasty, healthy foods which accommodate our diet. Not everyone is tolerant to nuts. So decided to try an alternative to nuts in some of my recipes. This is the first to be altered for those who react to nuts. Basically, it […]

Vanilla Biscuits

Lately I have been hankering for a chewy biscuit. Mum would make what she called forcer biscuits. She would push a dough through a biscuit forcer. Below is my version which is a low glycaemic index and less sweet alternative for those of us who like chewy, tasty biscuits. Vanilla Is one of my favourite […]

Jenny's Tuna Mornay

Tuna mornay is one of the meals I eat for comfort. Mum always added a teaspoon of curry powder and an onion to her recipe as she loved lots of flavour. I have inherited this gene from her as I also love flavour in my cooking. She used tin tuna in brine and corn was […]

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