Celebration Salad

Epic colour means one thing- epic flavour!! Give the simple green salad a miss and try this out at your next dinner party or Christmas gathering instead.   For The Salad- Use your fav combo, this is what I used, all fresh … Continued

Wholesome Ferrero Rochers

You’ll be surprised and delighted just how much these taste like the real deal! The secret is in using good quality ingredients, and roasting the hazelnuts- you can use them raw if you prefer, however a light roasting really brings out … Continued

Mexican Layered Dip

I love coming up with recipes that are quick, clean and nourishing, but super duper tasty too! With no sacrificing on flavour, this dip is perfect for every day snacks as well as entertaining. I always get asked for the recipe … Continued

Smoothie Bowls

Breakfast, snack or dessert, kids and adults alike, smoothie bowls really are great any time of the day and for the whole family! They are so simple to whip up and as versatile as your imagination.  I always have bags … Continued

Chocolate Orange Fondants

Ingredients:    200g 85-90% quality dark chocolate 1/3 cup macadamia or olive oil 3 medium eggs 3 egg yolks 1/3 cup coconut sugar 2 tbsp gluten free flour Optional- zest of 1 orange Method: Grease and line 4 fondant ramekins … Continued

Superfood Hot Chocolate

I always have healthy chocolate making ingredients on hand for when cravings strike- this way i can indulge AND nourish at the asme time! Ingredients:  60g raw chocolate Liqueur 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond or rice milk 1-2 tbsp Maple syrup, rice malt syrup, … Continued

Clean Chocolate Brownie Donuts

These are great for healthy birthday parties. You can find donut baking trays on ebay fairly cheap. Ingredients:  1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 3 eggs 3 tbsp coconut oil 2/3 cup pure maple syrup, or preferred sweetener 2/3 … Continued

Choc Hazelnut Bliss Balls

Who needs Nutella when you have healthy choc-hazelnut protein balls! Ingredients:  300g Hazelnuts 4 heaped tbsp raw cacao or coco powder, or to taste 1 cup desiccated coconut, plus extra for rolling 2 cups pitted dates, soaked in hot water … Continued

The Ultimate CLEAN Burger!

The Ultimate Clean Eating Burger   When comfort food and clean eating can be said in the same sentence! Burgers and clean eating…the two don’t normally go hand in hand. But with my nourishing whole food swaps you absolutely CAN have … Continued

Mexican KFC Chicken

It’s no secret my family is obsessed with all things doused in Smoked paprika! This chicken is no exception- I would say out of everything I cook it’s the kids favourite- hands down! It literally takes about 5 minutes to … Continued

Raising kids with Clean, revitalised water

Clean, natural water is essential for growing children. A child’s body is 75-78% water, and unlike sugar laden soft drinks, fruit juices and cordials, WATER permeates our cell membranes, hydrating our brain and body so every cell can function at … Continued

The best EVER Slow Cooked Thai Curry!

I recreated this curry from one of the best dining experiences I had in Melbourne- the most flavourful thai curry I had ever eaten. My much cleaner version quickly became a family favourite, and it lends itself well to entertaining. The pickle and … Continued

Paleo Slow Cooked Mexican Chipotle Pulled Pork

Mexican is one of the easiest cuisines to recreate with cleanness and deliciousness. All the yummy trimmings such as salsa and guacamole are fresh and nourishing, and the blend of Mexican spices packs some serious flavour. Ingredients:  1 Pork shoulder … Continued

Immunity Broth

We all need a secret remedy on hand for when ever illness strikes. Here’s my go-to recipe for such occasions. Ingredients:  3 cups homemade chicken broth (see recipe) 270ml 100% coconut cream 1 inch knob of fresh ginger, grated 1 … Continued

Slow Cooked Chicken Broth

Homemade Chicken broth has long been regarded as the ultimate flu remedy. Ingredients such as garlic, onions and shitake mushrooms are great additions because these all contain potent immune boosting properties.  Ingredients:  1 organic free range chicken 1 tbsp apple … Continued

Super Green Corn Cakes

Here’s a super way to get your kids eating superfood greens! These are really versatile- substitute whatever herbs and veg you prefer.  Ingredients:   2 spring onions 2 cloves garlic 1 handful fresh parsley 1 handful baby kale or spinach … Continued

Superfood Swirl Tart

One of my favourite raw dessert creations… Ingredients: Base: 2 cups almond meal 1 cup desiccated coconut 4 tbsp raw cacao 1 tbsp greens powder, optional superfood 1 tsp vanilla powder or extract 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/3 cup rice … Continued

Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Giant paleo hash browns- what could be more delicious for breaky! My kids love these in place of toast with their eggs.  Ingredients:   1 large sweet potato 1 tbsp g;uten free flour 1-2 tbsp ghee seasoning to taste herbs, … Continued

Slow Cooked Beef Ragout

What’s yummier, healthier, easier and far less messy than making spaghetti Bolognese? Slow cooked beef cheek ragout with zucchini pasta! Once you make this you’ll never look back. The great thing about slow cooking is you can throw everything in the pot … Continued

Simple Roasted Tomato Soup

Some nights i just don’t feel like making an effort in the kitchen. This usually means a smoothie or quick soup for dinner (yes i have a blender obsession ) This rustic tomato soup is so simple you won’t be in … Continued

My Wellness Journey

I grew up in a family where food was valued as the foundation of every celebration, and the majority of our meals were prepared with love from scratch. Our lunchboxes were filled with home baked treasures, as we could not … Continued

‘Creamy’ Garlic & Kale Prawns

Creamy garlic prawns don’t need to be a thing of the past when you adopt a clean lifestyle. Coconut cream makes an excellent and very healthy dairy replacement for just about any recipe!  Ingredients:  10 large green prawns, shells removed … Continued

Warm Super Food Salad with Avocado Mayo

All of the ingredients in this salad are superfoods in their own right- add them together and you’ve got a seriously flavour and nutrition packed meal!   Ingredients: 1 large red Chili, deseeded and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, shaved finely … Continued

Kale Slaw With Miso Dressing

So fresh and light, this is one of my fav detox salads or summer sides, and a great way to enjoy kale Ingredients:  ¼ Red cabbage 2 carrots 1 cup finely shredded kale 1 tbsp black sesame seeds Miso Dressing: … Continued

Cheesy Chipotle Kale Chips

The most famous food philosophy in my house – Chipolte makes everything taste better! Next time you’re entertaining, try replace the mandatory bowl of potato chips with these flavour packed super food chips- your guests will be surprised and delighted! … Continued

Banana, Pear & Kale Smoothie

This smoothie has a creamy consistency and gentle flavor, making it perfect for green smoothie beginners and kids! Ingredients:  •1 Pear •1 frozen Banana •1 cup baby kale leaves •2 glasses water •1 tray of Ice Method: Blend until really … Continued

Why It’s Kool to Eat Kale

Why it’s Kool to Eat Kale… & How you can ENJOY it, rather than endure it!  KALE… it’s the Holy Grail of green stuff. That’s right, it’s so cool to eat kale, if you haven’t heard of it you’ve likely … Continued

Kale Caesar Salad

Try this delicious and clean variation of a favourite! Ingredients:  1 bunch Purple kale or dinosaur kale, torn into bite size pieces 4 rashers of free range organic bacon, sliced 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts 2 poached or boiled eggs … Continued

Cauliflower Rice Mushroom Risotto

You’ll be surprised just how much this cauliflower rice risotto tastes just like the real deal. The benefits of course is it takes a  of the time to cook, and it’s grain free and lower in carbs for a clean lifestyle. Risotto … Continued

Healthier Choc Chip Cookies

It was a cookie kind of day! My kids are really getting into the fun of being in the kitchen, and I believe supporting the joy and magic of cooking and eating from scratch is the very best way to build a … Continued

Smokey Paprika Wedges

I have to admit I am quite happy to sit down to a plate of these and nothing else for dinner! They are my guilty pleasure… without all the nasty fats you get in the fast food kind of course! … Continued

Life Changing Bread

This bread really is life changing, especially for those loosely following a paleo kinda diet. Im actually not much of a bread girl, but this is totally delicious toasted with a smear of 100% peanut butter for a yummy nutritious and filling … Continued

Honey Carrot and Labneh Salad

So simple and simply stunning!! This is perfect for weeknights and entertaining. Ingredients: 1/2 batch store bought or homemade labneh 1 bunch baby carrots Extra Virgin Olive oil Salt flakes 1 tbsp raw honey Baby greens to garnish Black salt … Continued

Berry Chia Jam

Store bought and even home made jams can be a hidden source of excess sugar. You will be surprised to see just how quick and easy it is to make your own healthy version! Ingredients:  1 heaped cup frozen berries … Continued

Thai Super Green Soup

  What I love about this soup is you can make it in 10 minutes, and it’s a super nourishing, clean, alkalising, GREEN superfood meal! It stores well for several days in the fridge too. See the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6l__016t9Vo Ingredients: … Continued

Coconut Chicken, Lime and Avocado Salad

  Simple Poached coconut chicken, cabbage and kale salad with lime dressing- the flavours are gentle but really pop! You can use left over BBQ chicken if preferred.   Ingredients:  2 chicken breasts 1 can Ayams coconut cream dash of … Continued

Raw Chocolate

The superfood status of raw chocolate gives you a great excuse to indulge regularly in your favourite food. I have tried many variations of raw chocolate over the years, and this particular recipe and ratio is a winner!! Remember you … Continued

How to Un-junk a Birthday Party!

OK I have to admit birthday parties aren’t something I necessarily look forward to….and while I’m being honest, the wholesome route certainly isn’t the lazy parent option I sometimes desire! A healthier party takes thought and careful planning, because although … Continued

Clean BOSS! Wings

Satisfy your junk for cravings with my clean chipotle BOSS wings! Easy to prepare and LOADED with Tex-Mex smokey spicy flavour! If you’re feeling extra wicked serve with a homemade blue cheese dip. See how-to the video here Ingredients:   … Continued

Naked Waffles

These naked waffles are soooo good! Just as good as the junk food kind, except way more nutritious ;) I found the idea of using cashews as a base for grain free waffles in one of my mums cookbooks, and have found … Continued

Crispy Honey Sesame Chicken

Crispy, salty and sweet, this has everything you need for the makings of a fantastic dish! This is a much cleaner version of the popular chinese dish, and really simple to make! My Hubby really loves it and its super … Continued

RAWsome Mango, Coconut and Coriander Wraps

-Gluten Free –Sugar Free –Vegetarian Who needs grains when you can munch on these refreshing and tasty wraps! You will need a dehydrator, however they are very simple to prepare. Ingredients:  The flesh of 1 young coconut Flesh of 1 … Continued

Clean & Easy Slow Cooked Chicken Chilli

This is a super simple chilli recipe that works well in the slow cooker, although you can definitely whip it up last minute too! The recipe is simple for mid week meals, especially if it’s thrown in the pot in 5 minutes in … Continued

Clean Christmas Gingerbread Men

Get the kids in the kitchen for some holiday fun with this healthier version of an xmas favourite!  Ingredients: 125g butter or coconut oil 1/2 cup raw honey (you can use maple or rice malt if preferred) 1 egg 2 … Continued

Crispy Chicken With Chipotle Aioli & Pineapple Salsa

If in doubt WRAP IT- thats our family motto haha! These are a fun flavour sensation- the chicken is gluten free and crispy without being fried, and the condiments are easy to whip up and add loads of flavour! The whole family will love these, and they wont jeopardise your … Continued

Raw Chocolate Mousse

Nourishing Raw Chocolate Mousse – filled with antioxidants and raw organic decadence for a healthy body and glowing skin!    Ingredients: 1 cup soaked raw cashews flesh of 1 young coconut- rinse off any husk 1/2 cup of the coconut water from the … Continued

Secret Spice Wedges

There’s nothing like a big bowl of baked potato to bring some comfort to the family table! Here is one of my fav spice mixes that goes really well with all baked meats and vegetables. Spice mix Ingredients:  1 tsp … Continued

Raw Top Deck Chocolate

Raw, unadulterated chocolate( REAL chocolate) is quite bitter and can take some time to get used to. The creamy white chocolate in this recipe is the perfect way to mellow out it’s bitter sweetness.  Ingredients: White Chocolate: 1/4 cup raw cacao butter, melted … Continued

Ginger Glow Elixir

  This is one of my favourite, super alkalising, nourishing and cleansing green smoothie blends! Similar to my Green Mojito, but with a zingy ginger twist…  Ingredients: 1 cucumber handful fresh mint knob ginger 1 lime or lemon, peel removed … Continued

Rainbow Bowl

It’s important to consume a variety of colours from fruits and vegetables every day, because they all offer something unique that contributes to our overall health and vitality. Lighter colours such as whites and yellows have incredible immune boosting properties, … Continued

Popsicles

Now the weather is warming up, I’m stocking up on popsicles! Choose your favourite fresh fruits for a completely clean, guilt free treat the whole family will love!  Chocolate monkey 1 banana 1/2 cup cream (coconut cream for dairy free) … Continued

Quinoa Risotto

This is my infamous quinoa risotto, that made headlines around Australia when I dared to serve it to the judges on Master Chef in a traditional risotto challenge! I make my family quinoa risotto because it less refined, and much more … Continued

Pumpkin Paleo Bread

So many people suffer from gluten sensitivities, and we could all do with cutting back a little on our grain consumption. This is the perfect replacement to bread- It is health and weight loss promoting, grain free, high in protein … Continued

Paleo Sweet Potato Brownies

These gluten, sugar, nut and dairy free sweet potato brownies are so incredibly moist and dense! They freeze really well too, so they are perfect for a wholesome snack or lunch box filler. Best of all you can now get … Continued

Raw Carrot Cake

Dairy, grain and refined sugar free, and yet all the flavours of a traditional baked carrot cake!  Cake Ingredients: • 2 Large Carrots, finely grated •1 cup organic sultanas, soaked in filtered water until plump •2 cups walnuts •1/2 cup … Continued

Nut Clusters

These are so quick and easy, and can be an addition to your clean eating diet too! Ingredients: 100g bar 70-85% Dark organic chocolate OR Carob bar (pictured- it’s sugar free) a few handfuls of lightly toasted slivered almonds, shredded … Continued

Brain boosting Smoothie!

Boosting your smoothies with an abundance of brain super foods is always a great idea!! Here is one of my fav combos… Ingredients: 1 tbsp raw pumpkin seeds- the greener the better! 1 tbsp hemp seeds or chia seeds 1 … Continued

Kids Veggie Blended Juice

Kids love the colour of this smoothie (nature is so beautiful!!) Plus it tastes of strawberries…YUM! Ingredients: 1 stalk celery 1 baby beetroot, skin removed 1/2 small cucumber 1 orange, peeled 1 cup frozen strawberries or mixed berries 2-3 water … Continued

Poached Thai Chicken Salad

This is one of my favourite salads, because it is a really fast, clean and simple dish that is packed with flavour! It looks so beautiful too.  See the recipe video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8_WUmuz7D0 2 Chicken Breast 1 can coconut Milk 1 cup stock or water … Continued

Cauliflower, Pea and Parmasen Fritters

It’s always my simple (lazy) go-to meals that my kids love the most! These are usually reserved for nights that I either can not be bothered spending more than 10 minutes and 2 dishes in the kitchen, or I’ve got limited … Continued

Shaved Fennel Salad with Dill & Caper Dressing

I love this salad so much, not only because it is incredibly nourishing and alkalising, but because the flavour combo is mouth wateringly delicious!! This is served with one of my fav dressings, and it is so versatile.  Ingredients: 1 fennel 1 small cucumber Small handful chopped dill 1 tsp dijon mustard … Continued

Salted Caramel Crunch Slice!

Ok so I admit that this is a very extravagant recipe, but it’s definitely worth saving it for a special occasion! For some cost effective hacks, check out my suggestions below! PS- the salted caramel is insane! Try not to eat … Continued

Crispy Salmon & Miso Dressing

I love how quick and simple this is to prepare, yet it is so impressive, nutritious and tasty!  See how easy it is to prepare here! Ingredients: 1 Portion of salmon per person Himalayan or celtic salt, to taste 1 … Continued

Choc Hazelnut Energy Bars

Get your chocolate Nutella fix with these delicious wholesome bars! They are super simple to make, super energising and super delicious!  Ingredients: 300g Hazelnuts 4 heaped tbsp raw cacao, or to taste 1 cup coconut flakes 2 cups pitted dates, soaked in hot water for 15 … Continued

Mexican Grilled Chicken

This is absolutely one of our family favourites, as seen in our family interview on Master Chef Season 6. With so many wonderful colours and flavours, it is packed with nutrients and deliciousness!    You can get your Mexican fix … Continued

Wholesome Mocha

I love starting my day with this protein shake. I drink half first thing, and half mid morning, and it gives me loads of energy to get through my morning workout, plus the protein I need for a speedy recovery. At the moment I am loving Bare Blends Vegan … Continued

Grilled Thai Chicken

This chicken is so mouth wateringly delicious! It makes for an impressive share platter at a family dinner, and is really clean, simple and tasty. Try experimenting with your favourite cuts if meat.  Ingredients:  1 whole chicken, butterflied 2 lemon … Continued

Vanilla Almond Milk

This milk is absolutely divine and SO addictive!  Ingredients: 1/2 cup raw almonds 3 medjool dates, pitted 1/2 vanilla bean—no need to de-seed if you have a good blender Pinch of Himalayan salt 5 cups of filtered water 2 tsp … Continued

Quinoa Fried Rice

This is a great fat burning meal that the entire family can enjoy! tastes great as a salad the following day, so plan ahead and make extra. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 1 small brown onion, diced finely, or 2 spring onions … Continued

Smokey Baked Eggs and Beans

This dish is a little special, it’s one of my husbands favourites, and it’s great for a sunday morning family breakfast. Ingredients:  • 1tbsp EVOO  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed • 1 medium red onion, diced • 1 small bunch … Continued

Grain Free Granola

A yummy substitute for unhealthy breakfast cereals. Serve with yogurt, freshly squeezed OJ, organic milk or preferred alternative milk. Ingredients: • 500g Mixed nuts •1 cup Quinoa flakes (completely optional) • 2/3 cup shredded or flaked coconut- preservative free •2 tbsp quality … Continued

Magic fat Burning Formula

I’m often asked ‘What is the magic formula of a fat burning meal?’ Over the past 10 years I’ve read countless books on nutrition, and I’ve experimented with just about every health and diet fad out there. Through all the … Continued

Slow Baked Lamb with Gremolata

This dish is so impressive, but takes so little effort to prepare! It’s the perfect fuss free Sunday family dinner. I really hope you will give it a go and see how simple it is to create beautiful meals for … Continued

Choc Chip Protein Bites

These are a pretty clean and filling snack, perfect for kids or adults wanting a clean treat. Completely grain, egg and dairy (if using 85% chocolate) free, low in sugar and high in protein!   Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and … Continued

Raw Caramel Slice

This is really easy to make, and I was pleasantly surprised at how much it reminded me of the bakery version of a caramel slice. Luckily this one is loaded with nutrients rather than being full of empty calories. It … Continued

No Blend Sesame Power Balls

These balls are so simple to whip up with your healthy pantry essentials, and they taste just like the soft and chewy sesame bars I used to love as a child…YUM! Ingredients:  1 375g jar organic unhulled tahini 1 cup … Continued

Rawsome Chocolate Energy Balls

Shhhh….Dont tell the kids these are healthy! I have found that there are so many recipes out there for raw nut balls, but the simplest of ingredients always taste the best! If you like to pimp yours up with all … Continued

Grilled Mexican Chicken Bowl

Clean eating should NEVER mean sacrificing flavour and satisfaction! This mouthwatering, colourful and incredibly nourishing dish proves this point perfectly!     Ingredients: 6 boneless chicken thighs Spice Paste: 1 garlic clove, or 1 tsp garlic powder juice 1 lime … Continued

Stop Feeding My Kids Sugar!

It was a wedding and a magnificently enchanting candy bar that undid my daughter. The candy shone like mountains of brightly coloured jewels, treasures in every hue your heart could possibly desire, and they captivated her attention. I wasn’t opposed … Continued

Top 5 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

First of all, everyone talks about metabolism and the ‘need to speed it up,’ but what does this even mean? Explaining metabolism to me is like trying to explain a car engine – it needs many factors working together to … Continued

Healthier Nutella

A simple home version that can add to your health but not your waistline! Ingredients: 200g Hazelnuts 2/3 cup rice malt syrup, or more to taste 1 heaped tbsp raw cacao, or to taste real vanilla extract- be generous! 2 … Continued

Wholesome Lunchbox Essentials

  Creating consistently healthy, varied and appealing lunchboxes is one of life’s greatest challenges. I can feel you cringing now at the very thought of preparing a satisfying, nutritious lunch that the kids will actually eat- not just for the … Continued

Potato Fry Salad with Pesto and Poached Egg

This is a great little mix for using up end-of-the-week-leftovers, or for a simple, comforting and nourishing sunday night dinner or breaky using your fresh market supplies. I encourage you to create your own little Hash Fry Up version using … Continued

Homemade Labneh

Labneh is a super healthy cream cheese made from yogurt. It lends itself well to all recipes that call for cream cheese! It makes a delicious snack or spread for the kids, and a high protein one for those wishing to lose or maintain weight. It s really … Continued

Wholesome Coconut Ice

This is so simple, sweet and coconutty, and it is coloured with just a little raw beetroot. Chemical colours in packaged food are responsible for many health and behaviour problems in children, and as you can see approaching this naturally … Continued

Wholesome Smoothies

Why wholesome smoothies are a sensational tool for helping children fell in love with whole foods… Creating consistently healthy, convenient, and kid friendly meals each day can be challenging. That is why I always have a supply of smoothie ingredients … Continued

Kids Love Grazing Trays

Struggling to get the kids excited about eating nutritious foods throughout the day? Try introducing a deliciously mouth watering, nutritiously bright and colourful grazing tray. Grazing Trays… Inspire children to try new flavours, textures and colours Encourages independence and empowered choice over food … Continued