The art (& fun) of food drying

dried fruit

Summer! The time of harvest for so many beautiful fruits. And traditionally, the time for preserving fruit and vegetables for use over the colder months. Every time I go to the Farmer’s Market lately I am inspired by the abundant array of luscious fruit and veggies. Really……it’s hard to resist a tray of huge, golden mangoes!!! When […]

Jai’s awesome muffins

I’m always on the lookout for paleo / primal goodies for hubby and grandchildren to pack in lunch boxes. In my looking around yesterday I found these great muffins on the Facebook page of Eat. Sleep. Move.  They’re called Jai’s Awesome Muffins. I wanted to change the name but couldn’t think of one, so left […]

Coco-cinnamon protein shake

A couple of days ago I was at home on my own and looking for a quick lunch. You know, something yummy, filling, and most importantly, with very little effort. I went to the cupboard and picked up a can of coconut milk and looked at it…for inspiration. In only seconds the inspiration came, and […]

Chunky Monkey Muffins

Chunky Monkey muffins

In the early stages of our change to paleo / primal eating my hubby wanted `something’ to snack on mid afternoon. the deal was that it didn’t spike his blood sugar levels. He was asking for some of those `healthy’ muffins I used to make…..the ones with `healthy whole wheat’!  I (Judith) don’t know where […]

Chocolate `mousse’ pudding

Chocolate mousse pudding

This is one for those times when you want something really yummy, really filling, and that looks and feels truly decadent. Chocolate `mousse’ pudding Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 1 ripe banana 1 Tablespoon cocoa powder (I like to use a nice raw cocoa – not as bitter as `supermarket’ brands) 1/4 cup coconut sugar 1/4 […]

Apple & Banana Muffins

Apple and banana muffins

For those of you who are looking for a nice baked treat here is a quick & easy muffin. Another great one for the school lunchbox. They freeze well…..but if you leave them on the bench for long they will be gone in a flash!! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon coconut flour ( or 2 […]

Banana Bread

This is a really nice Banana Bread that is grain free, dairy free, with no added sugar……and totally Paleo. The best part is that it is soooo easy to make and the kids love it. The sweetness in this recipe comes mainly from the ripe banana with the dates and maple syrup adding a little […]

Bananas in abundance

It’s the middle of winter here in Australia so bananas aren’t cheap. We get them shipped down from the warmer areas in the north. Therefore I dont usually buy them often. When I came across half a box of Lady Finger bananas for $5 I snapped them up. They didnt look so great on the […]