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Keto Korean Fried Chicken

If you know me, you’ll know that the way to my heart is with buckets of fried chicken… This recipe is even more amazing smothered in gochujang sauce (red hot pepper) which is like a Korean-style-sriracha. Crumb prep:1c almond meal/almond flour1c parmesan powder (I buy the pre-grated stuff and blitz to a crumb in my […]

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Keto-friendly Gado Gado

I love how versatile (and beautiful!) this salad is. I use a mixture of seasonal vegetables and dress it with a keto-friendly peanut sauce. The vegetables. What I have used combinations of:shredded lettuce/cabbagetomatoes/cherry tomatoescucumber/carrot matchsticksbean sproutsblanched green beansblanched cauliflower/brocolli floretsbaby spinach/kale leaves The protein (optional). Traditionally you would use: hard boiled eggs, halved or quarteredtofu, […]

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Easy Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Step 1. Wash and cut cauliflower into smallish florets.Step 2. Throw into a food processor and blitz until ‘rice/couscous’ consistency (approx 30 seconds).Step 3. Microwave covered on high for 5-10mins depending on the quantity and ‘bite’ you prefer, then uncover to cool and let steam evaporate.

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Easy No-Sugar Choc Chip Cookies

Easy Choc Chip Cookies (with NO refined sugar or flour) This recipe has been going through my test kitchen for weeks, with tiny little tweaks each time to get it juuust perfect. It now has the seal of approval from BOTH my little gremlins. They contain no refined sugar or refined flour so are secretly […]

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DIY re-usable food wraps

THE BACKSTORY:Four years ago, we made the conscious decision as a family to start making changes in our lives to help save our planet, and to become more educated and aware about the origin of the things we buy. We started with reusable bags and coffee cups. Expos gave us inspiration and education. One thing […]

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Sneaky Speedy Spaghetti

Below are both versions of our family fave. The first one is the no-time-no-frills version and the second is the always-hits-the-spot version. The ‘sneaky’ part is the finely grated veges you can add – we love courgette when it’s in season. Enjoy!   QUICK VERSION 1kg mince (we often buy the $13 value pack from […]

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Easy Bliss Balls

Raw energy, bite-sized snacks made without refined sugar = WIN! 1/2c roughly chopped medjool dates, pitted1c almond meal1T cacao powder1T coconut oil (melted)shredded/dessicated coconut Place dates, almond meal and cocao powder in a blender and pulse to combine.(If you don’t have medjool dates, you can use normal dates that have been soaked in hot water then […]

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Spiced Banana Muffins

Spiced Banana Muffins3 ripe bananas, mashed (I use up frozen over-ripe ones)2 large eggs1/2c oil1t vanilla essence1t Pepper & Me sweet grind spice blend2c self-raising flour Mix together mashed bananas, eggs, oil and vanilla.Add in the remaining (dry) ingredients and mix well.Bake at 180C for 15-20 mins.Makes approx 1 dozen standard-sized muffins.

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Manly Mac ‘n Cheese

Strangely enough, this happy accident came about because I had a bunch of leftovers (and it was the tail end of our pay packet)…I’ve never been a fan of the old mac’n’cheese BUT this 3-cheese sauce with a kick of Pepper & Me Man Rub and some crispy bits of bacon has changed my mind… Manly mac […]

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Tit’illating Cauliflower ‘Rice’

Cauliflower Rice1 head of cauliflower1T Pepper & Me titillating tandoori paste Cut cauliflower into small florets and pulse in a food processor until you’ve achieved a ‘rice’ consistency.Heat the paste in a frying pan and add the riced cauliflower. Fry quickly to coat evenly. Best served with a homemade Lamb Saagwala. Yum!

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