Potato Shakshuka

Potato Shakshuka

What you need: 

2 tbsp olive oil

2 large potatoes

1 tbsp garlic infused olive oil

3 tbsp spring onion, green part only

1 large pepper (I used 1/2 red pepper and 1/2 green pepper)

1 1/2 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp chilli flakes (optional)

1/4 cup parsley + extra for serving, finely chopped

1 can of tomatoes

Salt & peper

4 Eggs

50 g goats feta

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What to do:

Preheat oven to 200 

  1. Cut 2 potatoes into small cubes, add 2 tbsp of olive oil to skillet on a medium heat. Fry potatoes for about 15 minutes or until tender and slightly brown. Set potatoes aside

  2. Add garlic infused olive oil, spring onion and capsicum to skillet.  Saute for a few minutes until soft

  3. Add in spices and fry for a minute or two

  4. Add potatoes back into pan plus add tomatoes and simmer for about 6-8 minutes until it starts to thicken, stirring occasionally

  5. Add parsley, salt and pepper and combine well 

  6. Make wells in mixture and crack in eggs

  7. Sprinkle with feta and bake for 6-8 minutes or until eggs are cooked through

  8. Serve with extra parsley and enjoy!

Quick Capsicum Cups

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What you need:

3 capsicums 

1 can of lentils, drained and rinsed

1 cup brown rice, cooked

1 tbsp of olive oil

2 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp ground cumin

1/2 tsp ground coriander

1/4 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp chilli flakes, optional

50g goats feta, cut in small cubes

1 tbsp green part spring onion, finely chopped

1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped + extra for serving

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What to do:

Preheat oven to 180Β°C

Cut the capsicums in half and de-seed, drizzle with olive oil, place on a lined baking tray in the oven a cook for 15 minutes

In a large bowl combine the remaining ingredients and mix together well

Stuff capsicums with mixture and place in oven for 15-20 mins or until capsicums are soft

Serve with extra parsley.

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Corn & Courgette Fritters

Corn and Courgette Fritters

What you need:

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Fritters

2 cups of corn kernels, fresh corn is tastes the best (approx 2 corn cobs cooked)

2 courgettes, grated and water squeezed out

2 eggs

2 tbsp parsley, finely chopped

2 tbsp spring onion, green part only, finely chopped

1/2 cup rice flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

Salt and pepper

Salsa

3/4 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved

1 avocado, cut into chunks

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped

Salt & pepper

What to do:

  1. In a large bowl, mix all fritter ingredients together (if the mixture is a bit wet add some more rice flour)

  2. Heat oil in a non-stick fry pan, using a tbsp place spoonfuls of mixture into the pan and cook fritters in batches for 2-3 minutes each side.

  3. Mix together salsa

  4. Serve fritters with salsa

*1/2 corn cob is considered low FODMAP per @monashfodmap

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Ginger Bread Bliss Balls

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What you need:

1 1/2 cup dry roasted almonds

1 cup desiccated coconut

2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground all spice

3 tbsp rice malt syrup

1 tbsp coconut oil

1 tsp vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

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What to do:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until combined well (if mixture is too dry add a splash of water) 

  2. Press and shape the mixture into balls (I find have damp hands works well)

  3. Keep these balls in the fridge or freezer.

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Coconut and Cranberry Bliss Bites

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These are perfect little Christmas treats.

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What you need:

1 and 1/2 cups desiccated coconut

3/4 cup macadamias

1/2 cup dried cranberries

2 tablespoons rice malt syrup

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup dried cranberries

extra desiccated coconut to roll in (optional)

What to do:

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until combined well (if mixture is too dry add a splash of water) 

  2. Roll into desired sized balls (I made 12), roll in extra coconut if desired

  3. Keep these balls in the fridge or freezer.

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Ginger Stewed Rhubarb

Ginger Stewed Rhubarb

Rhubarb is back in season and also back in my mums veggie garden so I decided to steal some and make a Christmas spice stewed version.

This is great to add to porridge (tastes like Christmas in a bowl) or with some coconut yoghurt. 

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What you need:

300g rhubarb

2 tbsp coconut sugar

3 tbsp water

1 tsp ginger

1/2 tsp cinnamon

What to do:

  1. Place the chopped rhubarb in a medium-sized saucepan with coconut sugar, 3 tablespoons of water, ginger and cinnamon

  2. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until the rhubarb is soft and cooked

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