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The majority of these recipes are low carb, sugar free or use minimal sugar substitutes, gluten free, wheat free and grain free. Some of them are dairy free or have dairy free options.

I have been pretty much gluten free for a few years now, however this is a whole new experience for the rest of the family. These recipes have been developed to try and make the transition to our new way of eating as pain free for my husband and 3 (+ a baby) children as possible. We still include dairy in our diet as no one seems to have a problem with it and we enjoy having it as an option.

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Grain-free Zucchini Pizza Base

Posted February 10, 2015 by Emma Farrier
180Superfood , Dinner , Ideas for Kids , Lunch


Over summer...

Over summer when zucchini (and marrows) are in abundance this is a great alternative to a cauliflower pizza base and I actually enjoy it more. Prep time: 20minsCook time: 40minsYield: 1 x 25cm pizza base Ingredients: 4 - 5 cups grated zucchini (I used 1/2 large marrow) 1 large clove... [Details]


Burgers

Posted October 20, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Ideas for Kids , Lunch

Burgers have always been a family favourite and these ones went down a treat!   For the buns I made a spelt dough (my pizza base recipe) rolled it into flat rounds and baked for about 10mins. For a grain-free bun try my Almost Buns. 1 1/2 cups spelt flour ... [Details]


Crispy Kumara Chips

Posted September 19, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Ideas for Kids , Snacks

These keep amazing well in a snaplock bag in the pantry. They work well and a chip alternative for Nachos and are really good in the kids lunches. Warning... they are highly addictive!!   Prep time: 15mins Cook time: about three min per batch Yield: 4 good sized Kumara made... [Details]


Mince Casserole

Posted September 18, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Ideas for Kids , Lunch

This makes a massive pot of mince - our family will get 4 - 5 meals out of this one dish.... Burritos, Nachos, Lasagne, Mini Mince and Cheese Pies and a couple of Mince Stuffed Avocados. It makes meal planning for the week easy, if you don't like eating the... [Details]


180Superfood Grain-free Wraps

Posted September 14, 2014 by Emma Farrier
180Superfood , Dinner , Lunch

This is a great grain-free wrap option, they hold together surprisingly well and are good for savoury or sweet options. Prep time: 10mins Cook time: 1 min per wrap Yield: about 6 wraps - these are best eaten fresh so if you want to halve the recipe, use two small eggs... [Details]


Mini Pies, Bacon and Egg, Mince and Cheese

Posted September 07, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Ideas for Kids , Lunch

These are great fresh for lunch (or dinner) and also work well in lunchboxes. Prep time: 10mins Cook time: 40mins Yield: 12 pies if you halve the pastry recipe.   Pastry recipe here: Spelt Pastry   Bacon and egg filling: 10 eggs (depending on size of pie) 3 rashes bacon... [Details]


Stock

Posted September 06, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Lunch

This...

This is the basic recipe I use to make stock.   Prep time: 10mins Cook time: up to 24hours - the longer you cook it for the tastier it will be Yield: approx 5 litres   Ingredients: 1 whole free-range chicken or 6 good sized beef marrow and knuckle bones... [Details]


Thai Red Curry Pumpkin and Cauliflower Soup

Posted September 06, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Lunch

Placeholder image.This is a delicious, hearty soup. Served with a dash of coconut cream and topped with fresh coriander, it is sure to impress. Prep time: 15mins Cook time: 2hours Yield: approx 2 litres Ingredients: 1 small pumpkin 1 large cauliflower head 2 Red onions peeled and quartered 2 Tbs... [Details]


Curried Meatballs with Sweet and Sour Tomato Sauce

Posted August 30, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Ideas for Kids , Lunch

Our kids LOVE this for dinner and the meat balls work well in school lunches the next day! Serve with rice, quinoa or cauliflower rice.   Prep time: 30mins Cook time: 20mins Yield: about 20 meatballs and 1 1/2 cups sauce   Meatball Ingredients: 500g beef mince 1 onion finely... [Details]


Thai Red Chicken and Vegetable Curry

Posted August 30, 2014 by Emma Farrier
Dinner , Lunch

Everyone in our family enjoys a good Thai curry and this one is sure to please!   Prep time: 15mins Cook time: 25mins Serves: 4   Ingredients: 1 Tbs Oil 1/4 cup Red Curry Paste 500g Chicken thigh fillets 1 Tbs finely grated fresh ginger 6 kaffir lime leaves 1... [Details]