Veggie Hash

potato hash

Ingredients 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 potato grated 1-2 cups vegetables 1 egg handful grated cheese (we used pecorino) salt & pepper Directions Preheat grill in the oven Heat oil in a pan over high heat Add vegetables and season with salt and pepper Saute until just cooked through. Remove from pan Add grated potato […]

Fried Cinnamon Greens & Almonds

brocollini

Ingredients coconut oil 1 bunch broccolini handful almonds & pumpkin seeds 1 tsp cinnamon salt & pepper Directions Heat oil in a pan over high heat Add broccolini and sauté for 2 mins Add almonds, pumpkin seeds, cinnamon, salt & pepper and sauté until the nuts have browned Remove from pan and enjoy

Passionfruit Coconut & Banana Porridge

porridge

Ingredients 2/3 cup oats 1- 1.5 cup almond milk (or milk of choice) dash cinnamon 1/2 mashed banana 1 tbsp dessicated coconut 2 passionfruit maple syrup Directions In a pot, add oats, milk and cinnamon Turn heat to high and when porridge starts to boil, turn down to medium and let simmer Once oats are cooked, […]

Fig & Chocolate Tarts

fig and chocolate tart

Ingredients 1 cup almond meal 1/2 cup hazelnut meal (or use all almond meal) 2 tbsp melted coconut oil 3 tbsp honey or rice malt syrup pinch of salt pinch of baking soda 100g dark chocolate 1/2 cup coconut milk 4 figs extra honey or rice malt syrup extra coconut oil for greasing Directions In a […]

Coconut Bircher Muesli

bircher muesli

Ingredients 1 cup oats (rice flakes or rice bubbles for gluten free) 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 cup coconut milk 2 dates, chopped 2 tbsp desiccated coconut 2 tsp honey (maple syrup for vegan) 4 strawberries Directions In a bowl add oats, vanilla, cinnamon, coconut milk, chopped dates & desiccated coconut Mix until […]

Balsamic & Honey Roasted Beetroot

roasted beetroot

Ingredients 3 beetroots chopped 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp honey (maple syrup for vegans) salt & pepper Directions Preheat oven to 180 deg & line a baking tray with baking paper In a large bowl add all ingredients and mix until beetroot is coated Pour onto baking tray and into oven Cook for approx […]

Salmon & Potatoes

salmon and potatoes

Ingredients 1 piece hot smoked salmon chat potatoes sea salt 1 tsp chopped dill 1 tsp organic butter (Nutalex for dairy free) 1 egg 2 pickles, chopped cos lettuce, chopped continental parsley, chopped cucumber, chopped 1 tbsp tahini 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp fish sauce 1 tsp honey juice of 1 lemon Directions In […]

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Makes approx 30 balls Ingredients 2.5 cups dried dates 2 cups almond meal 1 cup desiccated coconut 1/3 cup cacao 1/2 tsp sea salt 5 tbsp 100% peanut butter Directions In a bowl add dates & pour over boiling water Let sit for approx 15 mins In a large bowl add almond meal, coconut, cacao […]

Zucchini, Goat Cheese & Herb Fritters

zucchini fritter

Makes 6 fritters Ingredients 2 zucchinis 3 eggs 1/4 cup gluten free flour 1-2 tbsp goat cheese small handful continental parsley, chopped small handful mint, chopped 1 tsp dill, chopped salt & pepper coconut oil for frying Directions Grate the zucchini and squeeze out any excess water In a bowl whisk eggs & flour until […]

Rosemary & Sea Salt Brownies

Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup cacao powder 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp rosemary, finely chopped 5 eggs 1 cup maple syrup or rice malt syrup 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted 2 tbsp almond milk sea salt (to top with) Directions Preheat oven to 180 deg […]

Caramel Protein Shake

caramel protein shake

Ingredients 1 banana 1 cup almond & coconut milk blend (or milk of choice) handful of ice 1 tbsp almond butter 1 tbsp coconut or vanilla vegan protein powder 2 tsp honey (maple syrup for vegans) 2 fresh dates pinch salt Directions Add all ingredients to a blender Blend until combined

Sweet Potato Fries

sweet potato fries

Ingredients  1 sweet potato 4 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tbsp paprika salt & pepper Directions Preheat oven to 180 deg In a small pot or pan, over low heat, melt coconut oil Slice sweet potato into fries In a bowl, add all ingredients & mix until sweet potato is coated Place sweet […]

Beetroot Hummus

beetroot hummus

Ingredients  2 beetroots chopped 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp honey 1 can chickpeas 2 tbsp tahini 3 tbsp olive oil juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp cumin dash paprika salt & pepper Directions Preheat oven to 180 deg In a bowl add beetroot, balsamic, honey, salt & pepper Mix until beetroot is coated & […]

HFC Healthy Fried Chicken

healthy fried chicken

Ingredients  400g chicken tenderloins 2 eggs 2 cups almond meal (approx) 1 cup coconut oil (approx) salt & pepper Directions In a bowl, add eggs and whisk In another bowl, add almond meal Coat chicken pieces in egg mixture & then almond meal Heat coconut oil (approx 5mm deep) in a large pan over high […]

Pumpkin Pie Pancakes

pumpkin pie pancakes

Makes 5-6 pancakes Ingredients 2 cups gluten free flour 2 tsp baking powder 1.5 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger pinch nutmeg pinch sea salt 1/2 cup almond milk 2 eggs 1 cup mashed pumpkin 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tbsp maple syrup (more for drizzling over) coconut oil (for cooking) Directions In a blender, add […]

How to Loose Weight While Training

I am not a nutritionist and am not claiming to be one. I am only giving this information to help others. You can read & take on the following information at your own discretion. Whilst training in any sport, especially endurance sports, athletes struggle to loose weight while maintaining form. In the olden days, it was […]

Why cook with Coconut Oil?

bottles of cooking oils

When heating vegetable oils, their antioxidants become damaged and oxidized, which actually results in a toxic burden on your body! Coconut oil has the ability to resist heat damage due to it being a near completely saturated fat. It all comes down to the molecular structure of the oil. If you want to read about […]

Tofu Scramble

tofu scramble

Ingredients 1 tsp coconut oil 200g tofu 1 cup mushrooms chopped 2 cups spinach 1 capsicum chopped 1 tsp of turmeric 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp cumin salt & pepper Directions Preheat oil in a large pan over high heat Add tofu to the pan & mush using a wooden spoon Add salt, pepper, turmeric, […]

Chorizo & Goat Cheese Frittata

chorizo and goat cheese frittata

Ingredients 1 tsp coconut oil 10 eggs 1 cup mushrooms chopped 2 cups spinach 1/2 cup chorizo chopped 60g goat cheese 1/2 bunch continental parsley salt & pepper Optional: cooked brown rice Directions Preheat oil in a large pan over high heat Add mushrooms & salt & pepper & saute until browned In a large […]

The sweetener debate

I’ve had plenty of people ask me ‘Which is the best sweetener to use?’ To be honest, I had no idea. I was using agave, after someone told me how good it was. Wanting some more information, I did a bit of research on sweeteners and here is my conclusion! Agave: High in fructose Stevia: Derived […]

Veggie Asian Noodles

asian noodles

Ingredients zucchini capsicum broccolini snow peas mushrooms brown rice vermicelli noodles (or noodles of choice) 3 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp mirin egg continental parsley Directions Cook noodles as per packet instructions In a pan, over high heat, add 1 tbsp sesame oil with chopped zucchini, capsicum, broccolini, snow peas & […]

Salmon & Broccolini Noodle Bowl

noodle bowl

Ingredients 1 packet buckwheat soba noodles 1 bunch broccolini, chopped 1-2 fillets hot smoked salmon 1 tbsp grated ginger 3 tbsp sesame oil 1/2 tsp chilli flakes 4 tbsp gluten free soy sauce 4 tbsp mirin sea salt lime juice (for serving) optional: sesame seeds * Omit Salmon for vegan option Directions Bring a pot […]

Nourish Bowl

nourish bowl

Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes, chopped 2 eggplants, chopped 1 broccolini bunch, chopped 1 bag mixed greens 1 bunch continental parsley 1 can lentils 1 jar sauerkraut or fermented veggies 500g chicken breast, chopped 1 avocado 2 tbsp peanut butter 2 tbsp soy sauce juice of 1 lime 2 tbsp miso paste 1 tbsp honey 3 […]

Chicken & Leek Pie

Ingredients 1 roast chicken, shredded 1 leek, chopped olive oil 1 onion, chopped 50g Nutalex butter or organic butter 50g gluten free flour 600ml almond milk 1 cup frozen chopped vegetables (optional) salt & pepper gluten free puff pastry, defrosted Directions Preheat oven to 170 deg In a pan over high heat, add olive oil […]