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Banana pancakes

What is better than pancakes with maple syrup on top? Yum yum! I make these as a Saturday morning treat for Andrew and I, or if the week is feeling particularly long I will make them before work :) Ingredients:  3 bananas 3 eggs 1/2 cup almond butter Salt 1 tsp Olive oil/Ghee Maple syrup/honey… Read more »

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Grain-Free Granola

Granola is one of my go to breakfasts. I make a big batch which lasts about two weeks for two people eating about 3x weekly. Granola Mix: 800g 3x Nuts of choice (eg. almonds, cashew, pecans) 200g of mixed seeds (eg. sunflower, pumpkin) Dessicated coconut Raisins Optional: Choc chips Salt Sauce:  Honey Coconut oil Vanilla… Read more »

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Chocolate Drizzled Peanut Butter Cheesecake

Ingredients 680 grams cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup Sugar 1 2/3 cups Reese’s peanut butter chips (or chocolate chips, and add in 2 tablespoons of peanut butter) 1/4 cup milk 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract Tennis Biscuit Crust  Chocolate Drizzle  Method Heat oven to 230 degrees celius. Beat cream cheese and Sugar in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth. Place peanut butter chips and milk in… Read more »

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Healthy Dinner Ideas

Why is healthy eating important? When combined with exercise, a healthy diet can help you lose weight, lower your cholesterol level, and improve the way your body functions on a daily basis. People of diferent ages and activity levels have different calorie needs. How much you eat of a certain type of food, such as… Read more »

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Heathy breakfast ideas

Eating breakfast, lunch and dinner is a good idea to make sure that you are getting  the correct nutrients into your body so that you can function at your best everyday. It is quite a popular theme these days for people to skip breakfast and/or lunch and then compensate for it by eating a massive… Read more »

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Almond and Cacao Energy Balls

I am someone who needs to eat smaller portions, but more regularly throughout the day. These date balls have been a lifesaver. They are absolutely delicious and so healthy too! This batch made about 28 date balls. This recipe is from Deliciously Ella. Ingredients 200g almonds (1 cup) 400g medjool dates (2 cups) 4 tablespoons… Read more »

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Grain-free Apple Spice Coffee Cake

I decided yesterday I felt like baking a cake, and so I decided to try one of Danielle Walker’s recipe’s. As much as we can, Andrew and I try and eat more or less according to a paleo lifestyle, cutting out refined sugars and carbs however, we obviously don’t always stick to it. I was… Read more »

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Homemade Chicken Pie

Ingredients for short crust pastry  340g flour 150g unsalted butter, diced 80g water Pinch of salt Ingredients for pie filling 450g diced Chicken Thighs 50g butter 140g diced carrot 70g diced leek 70g diced onion 1 garlic clove, chopped 2 heaped tbsps of flour 50ml white wine 250ml cream A pinch of salt and pepper… Read more »

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Week night dinner: Bolognese

This is your normal bolognese mince, but with a gourmet hearty twist. Don’t let the word g.o.u.r.m.e.t put you off – give it a try, it is not difficult and I think you will welcome the flavour burst you create through using these added ingredients. Ingredients: 500g Beef mince Pasta, shell shaped Olive oil, 2… Read more »