Wild Cattle Creek Winery

We celebrated my Grandma’s 80th Birthday at Wild Cattle Creek Winery on the weekend. The area is beautiful and surrounded by many vineyards, trees and gorgeous open spaces. The autumn leaves were stunning and the sun blessed us with it’s rays during the afternoon. We all enjoyed sharing platters for entree and I chose the…

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…

Fruit Straps

Possibly the easiest healthy snack to make. You will need only TWO ingredients. 2 tbs honey 250g berries Preheat a fan forced oven to 100 degrees. Blend the ingredients to a smooth pulp. Using a flat baking tray lined with baking paper, pour the mix onto the tray. Smooth the mixture with a spatula so…

1,000 Calorie Meal Plan

I’ve created a few base 1,000 calorie meal plans.  This should be used as a standard plan & then extra calories added. Aiming for a minimum of 1,200 calories tends to be recommended if you’re looking to lose weight.  Depending on your weightloss goals just add foods to these plans with nutritions extras & lots…

Oliver’s Real Food

Oliver’s is the kinda place that you want to see at every shopping centre, every airport & at every servo. These guys are making healthy, quick, nutritious food accessible.  Unfortunately the only downfall at the moment is that it takes an eTag to visit them, something I don’t have… So I bought an east link…

The Lilydale General

Okay, so you’ve read about The Lilydale General before, but I’m writing about it again! I’ve you haven’t visited this little gem, then put the address, 110 Beresford Road, Lilydale, in your GPS and head down. Today the General was packed.  I was warmly offered a space over at the bar, settling in with an…

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…

Sugar Free Chocolate Oatmeal

Yummy yummy get in my Tummy! Quick and delicious twist on your morning porridge. You will need: 1/2 cup oats/oatmeal 3/4 cup Almond Breeze 2 tsp Vitarium Sugar Free Chocolate Powder 1 tsp Loving Earth Maca Powder Combine all ingredients and microwave in 20 second instalments, mixing each time until you reach your desired consistency….

Berry & Coconut Slice

Delicious & Sugar Free using Natvia Strawberry Drinking Mix.  You will need: Base: 1/2 cup Vitarium Sugar Free Strawberry drinking mix 1 cup whole meal flour 1 1/2 cups mixed berries 80g Nuttlex or butter Topping: 1/4 cup Vitarium Sugar Free Strawberry drinking mix  1 1/2 cups shredded coconut 2 eggs To create the base…

Tofu Scramble

Easy Peasy! Light, protein packed and vegan. Tofu is so versatile & is available in many forms.  Silken Tofu is ideal for scrambling.  Dice a pack of silken tofu and cook in a fry pan for a couple of minutes.  Add half a jar of salsa of your choice and cook for  five minutes.   Add herbs…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

These need only three ingredients and are quick and easy! You will need-  2 tbsp coconut oil 4 tbsp PB2* 60g dairy free chocolate chips Melt the PB2 & Coconut Oil in a microwave dish or jug. Place the mix into large or small patty pans- I did a few of each. You should be…

Bean & Vegetable Soup

Easy, quick & healthy! I love a good soup.  Any kind sits well with me & my belly. It’s easy to throw a bunch of vegies together to make any type of soup. I always have a base in the freezer which I use when making risotto or soups. It adds extra vegies & all…