Pulled Pork
Jan15

Pulled Pork

Mexican food has kept me sane this past decade as I’ve navigated the world of gluten and dairy free eating. Almost all mexican restaurants cater for us with corn and rice based options so it is not only a staple when I eat out, but makes its way into our weekly menu often. I first tried a pulled pork recipe when the adorable Jamie Oliver demonstrated one on his cooking programs – I have no idea which program and have never...

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Sandwich Press Omelette
Dec13

Sandwich Press Omelette

The sandwich press is the only way I can make an omelette. And why fight it when they turn out this good! The edges of the press keep the egg mixture from running out while the non-stick surface is perfect for easily removing the egg. You can also avoid that messy step of flipping the omelette by simply pressing the lid down as soon as the egg is sealed and folding it in half over the ingredients. This recipe serves 2 for breakfast,...

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Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes
Mar06

Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes

Don’t throw out that left over mash potato! Turn it into fritters for dinner the next day with this easy recipe that uses a potato, sweet potato and broccoli mash to create a simple side dish that tastes delicious. Ingredients 1.5 cups leftover mashed potato (we used potato, sweet potato and broccoli mash made with with garlic and almond milk) 3 eggs Splash of milk (use almond or rice milk for low dairy) 1 loosely packed cup...

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Garlic Parmesan Cookies
Jan17

Garlic Parmesan Cookies

These can be made either with regular flours or with gluten free flours depending on your diet requirements. It is also a very simple and versatile base recipe for a savoury cookie or a flat cracker to serve with dip. I made the mix then divided it into 3 parts to test different shapes for cooking, with a special chilli flakes topper for the spice lover in the household! Ingredients 125 grams butter (or 1/2 cup olive oil for dairy...

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Pesto
Sep08

Pesto

This is the classic pesto recipe with Basil and Pine Nuts, but cashews and almonds make a great substitute with a little extra oil. Ingredients 2 cups Basil, tightly packed 1 cup pine nuts ½ cup olive oil Salt & Pepper Garlic Light = 5 cloves Mid = 10 cloves Extreme = 20+ cloves   How to make it Peel garlic, wash basil Put everything in the blender Blend, scrape, blend, scrape Serve! Tips & Alternatives Add spinach or any...

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Roast Chilli Dip
Oct07

Roast Chilli Dip

Drew loves chilli so I whipped up a healthy, preservative free dip for him to enjoy with crackers over the xmas period as an alternative to all of the cheesy, dairy based dips we’d been eating. This dip is so simple to make with practically no preparation time required. We picked some chilli’s from Mum’s garden, they’ve had so many that they are a little sick of them so Drew gets a handful every time we visit....

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