recipes

chai spiced cookies

chai spiced cookies

Like many recipes these Chai Spiced Cookies w Salted White Chocolate Topping were born from playing around with other recipes, combined with some kitchen blunders. The ‘playing around’ part of the equation was me making a batch of my Healthy Jam Drop Cookies for the umpteenth time. I was out of some of the flours ...

easy marinated fried tempeh

easy marinated fried tempeh

It is more common than not that the average Joe or Jill has never tried tempeh, or, has tried it and disliked it. I’m hoping by the end of this blog post I can persuade you to give tempeh a go either for the first time, or to try it again as I truly believe ...

apple spiced muffins

apple spiced muffins

These Gluten Free Vegan Apple Spiced Muffins are going to change your life. Why? Gluten Free Vegan Muffins are notoriously heavy and dense. I’ve explored a lot of gluten free vegan muffin recipes over the years like Raspberry Chocolate Chip Muffins and Blueberry Vanilla Muffins with all of them tasting great, but lacking that muffin ...

sweet omelette with berries

sweet omelette with berries

This Sweet Omelette With Berries recipe is one that I’ve use over and over within The JCN Clinic for as long as I can remember! Like the Stewed Apple recipe, it’s just taken a bit of elbow grease to finally get it on the website for you. A sweet omelette is kind of like a ...

slow cooked lamb shanks

slow cooked lamb shanks

Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks. What is there to not love? Every year when it turns cold I am inundated with requests from clients at The JCN Clinic for recipe ideas for their food plans and treatment protocols that can be made in slow cookers. Recipes that bubble away all day that you come home to ...

orange & poppy seed cake (gluten free vegan)

orange & poppy seed cake (gluten free vegan)

It’s citrus season! In the Yarra Valley that mean citrus trees bursting with an array of oranges, limes, grapefruit and lemons with ample ‘help yourself’ boxes in many driveways. Last year we definitely took advantage of the valley kindness in the donation of free citrus, but this year we are jam packed with our own ...

baked one pot fish curry  (low fodmap)

baked one pot fish curry (low fodmap)

I love curry and I love fish, however I married someone who struggles with chilli heat and doesn’t like fish. That means that dishes like this are less frequent in our household. In saying this, I have definitely challenged my husbands taste buds over the years from honest ‘just try it my way first’ options, ...

gluten free vegan hot cross buns

gluten free vegan hot cross buns

As another Easter is upon us it’s only natural that the requests for Hot Cross Bun recipes start up. Every supermarket, health food store and bakery is filled with the smell of these delicious sweet and spice studded traditional buns, begging to be toasted and spread with butter. With each Easter brings the challenge of ...

vegan low fodmap roast tomato & basil pasta

vegan low fodmap roast tomato & basil pasta

When it comes to new recipe requests, you guys typically request more than anything low fodmap recipes, with a strong push for snack and dinner based options. When my brother in law turned up with with a box of fruit and vegetables from my parents house (after visiting them) filled with Mum’s homegrown beefsteak tomatoes, ...

sugar free blackberry compote

sugar free blackberry compote

It’s blackberry season! One of my favourite things about summer in country Victoria is blackberries. I can hear my Dad chiming in here about how they are a ‘bloody pest’ and ‘destructive’, yet even though I grew up knowing this I can’t let go of my love for the fruit they bare. At a time ...