PRO TIP: you can make the dough the night before, and proof in the fridge for 12 hours rather than in a warm place for 2 hours. Use cinnamon in place of mixed spice in the sugar mix, and omit any spice from the dough, for normal monkey bread.
Known as “scones” to us kiwis, these are the perfect accompaniment to any dish that has some kind of sauce or gravy to mop up! Or just eat them on their own with loads of butter (and jam if you like it sweet). So super easy! 1c buttermilk 1/2c melted butter (not hot)2c self-raising flour1/2t […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Sangrias. Usually you think of the red sangria, and to be honest, that was the only version I ever made…pretty much just so I could use up red wine (I can’t seem to drink red wine on it’s own!). But one tragic day during the festive season, we almost ran out of booze and all […]
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 […]
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.