RECIPES

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 amount to keep in the...

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. If it’s in...

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 is absolutely delicious and as...

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 some additional greens...

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 Time 15 mins   Course:...

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 and frozen in small portions....

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 Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins...

Recipe: Chicken and Vegetable Soup

This has been adapted slightly from a Cuisine Magazine recipe. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, white part only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced 2 cups baby spinach leaves 1 carrot, peeled, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced 1 stick celery, thinly sliced 1.5 litres...

Slow Cooker Irish Stew

Marcia and Shane came for dinner on Saturday night and even bought the dinner. A huge lamb leg roast that would have cost me around $80 if I tried to buy it. The upshot of this is that I now have 3/4 of the roast left in my fridge!  Thats cool, the following recipe is...

Red Beans and Rice – Slow Cooker Style

This winter, my slow cooker and i have been having a raging affair!  I had a busy week planned so i turned to my cooker to make something yummy that i can add to the containers in my freezer for a quick and easy meal. I went to red foods – for my blood and my...


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