Ribolitta (Tuscan White Bean Soup)

Gut healthy white bean Tuscan soup   Ribolitta (Tuscan White Bean Soup) Ingredients 3 tablespoons of olive oil. 4-6 rashers chopped pancetta or bacon (optional) 2 large carrots, diced 2 medium onions, diced 3 stalks of celery, chopped 4 cloves of garlic roughly chopped 1 x 400 g can of diced tomatoes or 3-4 diced tomatoes, diced 1 large bunch of Kale (cavolo nero), chopped 6 cups [...]

Ribolitta (Tuscan White Bean Soup)2020-10-26T16:28:11+11:00

Minestrone Soup Recipe

This soup is a winter staple in our home. We use whatever vegetables we have left over. It is simple and delicious. Stock: 1 large ham hock 1 onion sliced 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 celery stick, sliced Fresh herbs Soup: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, sliced 1 red onion, sliced 2 carrots, peeled and sliced 2 celery stalk, sliced 2 medium [...]

Minestrone Soup Recipe2022-03-14T20:07:08+11:00

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

This is one of my go to recipes in the winter. It is reasonably quick to make and it has lots of prebiotics in it which means it is always a winner with me. Let me know if you like it as much as I do. 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 small eggplant, peeled and cut into cubes 1 tablespoon ginger, peeled and [...]

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry2022-03-14T20:28:36+11:00

Homemade Ginger Ale

So Boxing Day has rolled around. Despite the best of efforts, you’re feeling a little worse for wear. Perhaps it was one too many glasses of bubbly yesterday, or maybe that extra piece of pie with cream pushed you over the edge. We’re all only human. For some of us, Boxing Day is the chance to roll around the house, or maybe chill at the [...]

Homemade Ginger Ale2022-03-14T20:38:09+11:00

Healthy food swaps for the silly season

Why do you need healthy food swap ideas? Even with the best laid plans, the silly season often means lots of social gatherings, last minute “quick and dirty” meals out, and a bit of over indulgence. Slipping up on your food choices just once or twice, can undo weeks or months of hard work. Food intolerance, such as gluten and dairy, need to be [...]

Healthy food swaps for the silly season2022-03-14T20:38:44+11:00

Choc Chip Hazelnut Cookies

Chocolate Chip cookies how can they get any better? Make them gluten free of course! Being gluten free can be a drag when it comes to baking. The ingredients that replace gluten generally are not that great for you blood sugar so when I found a recipe that was quick, not too many ingredients,  I was hooked. These are nutty and delicious and they [...]

Choc Chip Hazelnut Cookies2022-03-14T21:00:12+11:00

Quick Banana Muffins- you can make tonight!

Having three hungry teenagers in the house means that I have to make snacks that are not only nutritious but quick and easy to make. I know some scoff at the thought of cakes being nutritious but they are a better choice than the overly processed packaged cakes, biscuits and muffins you can buy at the supermarket or bakeries. I say let them eat [...]

Quick Banana Muffins- you can make tonight!2022-03-14T21:12:34+11:00
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