Berry Hazelnut Slice

One of my favourite sweets was a raspberry coconut slice. I loved the flavour of biscuit mixture covered with sweet, raspberry jam and toasted coconut on top. I searched for a healthier alternative with a low GI and ingredients which were on the list of foods in my diet. For this reason, I have used […]

Jenny's No Tomato Pasta Sauce

Although I like tomatoes, I get abdominal pain after eating them. I am sure I am not the only one. Some people get gout. Despite trying tomatoes in various forms, I always suffer from abdominal discomfort. Hence, I avoid them. There is comfort in sitting down to a meal of pasta covered in a rich […]

Vegetable Scones

These scones are a nutritious and healthy alternative to regular scones and a great accompaniment to soup. Ingredients 1 cup SR Flour 1...

Jenny's Breakfast Loaf

On the weekends I like to get up late and have a leisurely breakfast of coffee and toast with cheese and Vegemite on top. Vegemite is an Australian favourite. After eating his breakfast and going outside to do his business, Dreamy runs inside and leaps on the couch beside me where he waits for cheese […]

Jenny's Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Cooking is my way of being creative. There is something satisfying about sharing a home cooked healthy meal with friends and family. Sharing food expresses the love and warmth I feel for others. Living alone can be hard at times. One way for me to overcome this has been to cook a lot of food […]

Creamy Spiced Chicken Casserole

When I first discovered my sensitivity to over 60 foods, I sulked for a day. I had hit another hurdle in my journey to health. How could I enjoy food with so many limitations? Meals made with the staples in my diet such as dairy, eggs, tomatoes, gluten, and olive oil were no go zones. […]

Lentil Hommus

Ingredients: 1 can lentils¼ cup lemon juice1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 clove garlic½ teaspoon cumin1 tablespoon cold waterSalt to taste Method: Drain and rinse lentils. Place lentils and lemon juice into a bowl, then use a stick blender to mix scraping bowl occasionally. When the consistency is a paste, add oil, garlic and cumin, then blend. […]

Banana, Hazelnut and Walnut Loaf

Ingredients 4 ripe bananas350g hazelnut meal125g crumbed walnuts1 cup gluten-free SR flour½ cup honey½ cup coconut oil½ tspn baking powder¼ tspn baking soda½ tspn vanilla essence Method Mash the bananas. Add wet ingredients and nuts, then mix. Sift flour, baking powder and soda then add to mixture. Mix until combined. Pour into a lined, greased […]

Beef and Vegetable Pasta Sauce

Ingredients: 500g lean minced beef2 large capsicumsMedium onion1 teaspoon garlic‘Massel’ reduced salt chicken stock cube3/4 cup passata ½ cup of water1 large zucchiniMushrooms, slicedTeaspoon oil1 cup uncooked pasta Method: Heat oil in a frying pan. Add chopped onion, garlic,  capsicums, and stock cube and cook until onion is soft. Add the minced beef to pan and […]

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