Recipes

Fully Loaded Bacon & Chicken Soup

Fully Loaded Bacon & Chicken Soup

This recipe is adapted from the amazing I Breathe I’m Hungry Turbo Atkins Soup – created as part of a low carb keto reset.  I enjoyed the flavour so much I thought I would punch it out a little – plus it makes an excellent […]

Broccoli, Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Frittata

Broccoli, Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Frittata

Some nights you get home from work, rather I get home from work, and I just CBF.  You know what that stands for right – Can’t. Be. Fucked. But a girl’s got to eat.  The good thing about a frittata is that basically, anything goes. […]

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

I wanted something salty but sweet with a protein kick to put into single servings to take on the Tongariro Crossing. Bearing in mind I can’t handle too much sugar, I thought creating my own was a good way to go. I reckon this mix […]

Orange and Sesame Chicken served with Greens

Orange and Sesame Chicken served with Greens

I am always on the lookout for new flavours – and flavours that I can recreate with a heck of a lot less sugar. This hoisin sauce tastes a lot more orange, which I like, however it retains the lovely creamy mouth feel.  I’ve added […]

Cranberry, Cashew and Pistachio Chocolate Hearts

Cranberry, Cashew and Pistachio Chocolate Hearts

I don’t have a particularly sweet tooth, savoury is by far my favourite taste, but this lovely wee morsels have a slightly salty sweet bitter taste and are the perfect bite size treat.  I’ve added the nutritional information at the bottom of the recipe as […]

Protein Pancakes

Protein Pancakes

I’m not really one for a sweet breakfast but every now and then, when the kids are over … oh who the hell am I kidding – sometimes I want pancakes and fruit. Print Protein Pancakes Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total […]

Kale, White Bean and Chicken Soup

Kale, White Bean and Chicken Soup

Using shredded chicken makes this soup even easier to whip up and the kale and beans and zucchini give it a wonderful texture.  It has heaps of flavour plus if you are early into your post weight loss surgery life, it can be easily pureed […]

Beef and Black Bean Soup

Beef and Black Bean Soup

This is a hearty soup containing both animal and plant protein. Its wonderful served as is, with extra herbs and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese or pureed for the early stages of post WLS life. Print Beef and Black Bean Soup Prep Time 10 mins […]

Moroccan Chickpea and Lentil Soup

Moroccan Chickpea and Lentil Soup

Based on Harira, which is the national soup of Morocco (how cool is it that Morocco has a national soup?!)

Lamb, Chickpea and Fennel Tagine

Lamb, Chickpea and Fennel Tagine

Confession – I don’t actually own a tagine, yet, so I used a dutch oven and I’m not sad about the result.