Category: gluten free

Chickpea choc chip cookies

Chickpea choc chip cookies

These chickpea choc chip cookies have been kid approved in our house. Perhaps it’s the chocolate chips but we’d like to think there’s a little more to it than that! Chickpeas are packed full of protein, fibre and are a source of iron and zinc.

caramel cheesecake slice

caramel cheesecake slice

With a crunchy sweet base, a coconut flavoured filling, an almond flavoured caramel layer and a chocolate topping this caramel cheesecake slice might just be a new favourite in our house.

barbecued tandoori chicken

barbecued tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken grilled on the barbecue and served with a yogurt, coriander and mint dressing and some crunchy poppadoms.

almond pulp banana bread

almond pulp banana bread

A light and fluffy banana bread made from almonds, almond pulp, bananas, dates and a few other bits and pieces. It’s also gluten, grain, refined sugar and dairy free.

pecan brownie bars

pecan brownie bars

These full flavoured frozen delights are simple to make and taste great. They’re sweet and crunchy and happen to be gluten, dairy and refined sugar free.

coconut strawberry cheesecake

coconut strawberry cheesecake

This tasty strawberry cheesecake slice happens to be gluten free, refined sugar free and paleo friendly. It is quick and easy to make in the Thermomix or food processor and also happens to look very cool!

grain free tahini brownies by ambitious kitchen

grain free tahini brownies by ambitious kitchen

Paleo, grain free, dairy free, refined sugar free brownies made with tahini are definitely a winner at home especially with our little boys.

creamy vegan lemon bars by minimalist baker

creamy vegan lemon bars by minimalist baker

These dairy free, gluten free and naturally sweetened lemon bars courtesy of the Minimalist Baker are quick and easy to make and taste like a baked cheesecake. Converted for Thermomix.

refined sugar free BBQ sauce

refined sugar free BBQ sauce

Store bought sauces are typically loaded with sugar, calories, flavourings and preservatives. Besides being very unhealthy they have a tendency to overpower whatever you are serving it with. Medijool dates and maple syrup form the sweetener in this BBQ sauce.

chicken lollipops

chicken lollipops

Barbecued, cool looking, sweet and sticky chicken drumsticks. With a little bit of prep work you can make the average chicken drumstick look like a giant lollipop. Also makes eating them a lot easier. Oh and the taste really good too!

cashew cheese

cashew cheese

This cashew cheese was made to stuff inside some jalapeno and paprika poppers whilst on the Whole30 program. The flavour can be enhanced by adding chives, rosemary, green peppercorns, paprika, chilli flakes, dijon mustard, seeded mustard, lime or coriander.

choc coconut bliss balls

choc coconut bliss balls

These bliss balls are packed with flavour, nutritional goodness and are very quick and easy to make. Their natural sweetness comes from dates and maple syrup whilst the cocao gives it it’s chocolatey taste. The texture of the balls is similar to fudge with the added crunch from the almonds.

spaghetti squash bolognese

spaghetti squash bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese minus the pasta! This rich and tasty slow cooked beef and pork bolognese is served on spaghetti squash noodles for a gluten-free, paleo friendly and low calorie alternative.

homemade protein bars [whole30] by Fit Mitten Kitchen

homemade protein bars [whole30] by Fit Mitten Kitchen

Delicious and healthy homemade protein bars [whole30] by Fit Mitten Kitchen converted for Thermomix. We added the optional flavour add-ins of cinnamon, ginger, cacao and coconut flakes.

paleo whole30 ketchup by Jay’s Baking Me Crazy

paleo whole30 ketchup by Jay’s Baking Me Crazy

Simple and tasty Paleo and Whole30 friendly ketchup by Jay’s Baking Me Crazy, converted for Thermomix. It’s sweet and spicy without any refined sugar. Even if you’re not on either of these diets we encourage you to give this one a go!

homemade almond milk

homemade almond milk

Homemade almond milk made at a fraction of the cost of the store bought variety. We use a lot of almond milk at home particularly in breakfast smoothies. While I normally purchase almond milk from the supermarket I decided to give it a go myself at home. It works and tastes great!

slow cooked chuck roast with Hasselback potatoes and vegie bowl

slow cooked chuck roast with Hasselback potatoes and vegie bowl

Spice rubbed and slow cooked beef chuck with a side of crispy Hasselback potatoes and oven roasted vegies. Great for a warm winter meal!

Hasselback potatoes

Hasselback potatoes

If you have never tried Hasselback potatoes you’re missing out! I first tasted them when I was a kid and immediately wanted more. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and kind of funky looking with their fanned out slices, they are definitely a cool looking vegetable.

carrot cake chia pudding

carrot cake chia pudding

This breakfast chia pudding, inspired by Tasty Yummies’ Carrot Cake Smoothie, is packed with wholesome goodness by way of fruit, vegetables, dates, almond milk, spices and of course chia seeds. It also works as a tasty dessert.

chocolate brownies by eat drink paleo

chocolate brownies by eat drink paleo

Gooey chocolate brownies that are gluten, dairy, nut and refined sugar free! I am so fond of these brownies that I think that they are on a par with my other favourite Thermomix chocolate brownies.