Crunchy Polenta Fingers- Chris’ Dips

I love snacking, and I’m always trying to come up with quick and easy foods to create. Especially vegan and vegetarian dishes that are portable and easy to eat on the run. Polenta is such a versatile food which can be made sweet or savoury.  It can be used to make ‘fries’ or sweetened to…

Cauliflower Pizza

I’ve wanted to experiment with a Cauliflower Pizza base for a while now and it turned out pretty darn amazing. My whole family enjoyed it and have requested it multiple times since. I’ve now made a bunch of bases and frozen them for future use! You will need- 1 whole head of cauliflower 1 cup grated…

Vegetarian Curry Puffs

With the weather changing and the dark evenings and cold mornings upon us, a quick healthy snack is ideal when you are pressed for time.  These little golden puffs of goodness are easy to make or store for later use. You will need: 1 Pack Quorn Soy Free/Meat Free Mince1 small diced onion1 jar Pataks…

Frozen Yoghurt Cups

Perfect for the warm weather & a healthy alternative to sugar laden ice cream. You will need: 2 cups fat free greek yoghurt-  I used Chobani 2 tbs Natvia Natural Sweetener 1 cup Blueberries- Or berries of your choice Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until the Blueberries & Natvia are thoroughly combined in…

Healthy Nutella

Homemade is always better than processed, packaged foods. Making foods yourself allows sugar and fat control. Along with what ingredients you wish to incorporate. I decided on my version of Nutella as I was craving something sweet, but also didn’t want the added empty calories. You will need: 2 cups raw unshelled hazelnuts 4 tbs…

Peanut Protein Bites

These are super easy to make and keep in the fridge for a week or can be frozen for a month. You should have all the ingredients in the pantry. 1/2 cup natural peanut butter- crunchy is best 1/2 cup drained chick peas 2 tbs Natvia for Baking 100g Sugar Free melted dark chocolate for…

Du Chocolat Egg White Oats

Have you tried egg whites in your breakfast oats? They help create low calorie fluffy creamy oats. I made some for breakfast this morning using some Sugar Free Du Chocolat powder. Yummy!! You will need: 4 tbs oats 1 tbs chia seeds 2 tsp Du Chocolat 2 tbs Unsweetened Almond Breeze  2 egg whites Sliced…

Gluten Free Tofu Dippers

I love using tofu. It’s so versatile and comes in many forms. It’s plain and pretty tasteless but adding sauces, spices and herbs can create many delicious dishes. Silken tofu is perfect for use in cakes and to even use as vegan ‘scrambled eggs’. I purchased some Firm Tofu to crumb; and pair with my…

Low Fat Carbonara

The Carbonara was quick to make and satisfied my little one for dinner. Slice chicken breast, bacon & onion and cooked in a little olive oil until tender. Then stir in some extra light Philadelphia Cream for Cooking & cooked until heated through. Toss in some roughly chopped kale & add some salt & pepper. Whilst the kale…

24 Days of Salads: Egg & Avocado

This. Was. The. Bomb. I love avocado. As written in previous posts, it’s health benefits are amazing. Almost like its the most perfect food. I’m yet to try it with maple syrup as recommended by a friend.  Avo’s are versitile too- add to smoothies, cakes, sweet or savoury dishes & even to your skin & hair….