Cardamon Pod& Veggie Stove Top Casserole

Cardamon Pod & Veggie Stove Top Casserole

A spice I’ve quickly fallen in love with – Cardamon Pod! This with the peanut flour and chilli flakes really compliments the dish. Full of flavour yet you’ve only used 2 spices. A real easy ‘throw together’ dish using your favourite veggies. Ingredients: 1 Brown onion – diced 3 Garlic cloves – minced 2 Carrots – Peeled 1 Green Capsicum 1 Red Capsicum 500g Butternut pumpkin 2 Cans of organic diced tomatoes 4 Tablespoons of peanut flour (alternatively you can [...]

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Quick Chocolate Truffles

Quick Chocolate Fix Truffles

Ok, so I’ve been a bit offline with BFV lately, had a bit going on, and although this is just a quick little recipe, it’s one of many to come, so watch out Making these mini truffles (or one big serving) is over before you barely begun! With just 3 ingredients your chocolate cravings will be crushed and cured in seconds Ingredients: 30g of Peanut Flour 1 Tablespoon of raw organic cacao 1 Tablespoon of pure maple syrup Water as [...]

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Mixed Nut & Banana Granola Bars

Mixed Nut & Banana Granola Bars

Don’t get fooled by the false advertising of ‘no fat’ ‘low carb’ rubbish you can buy in the shops! Yes, there are a couple of OK brands you can buy, but you are so much better off making your own granola/muesli and cereal. You can put just about anything in your own bars, even chocolate and/or peanut butter Try different nuts or dried fruit, the choices are endless. Here’s something I whipped up in less than an hour – easy! [...]

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Feeling a lot better this week and back on track with my training. Lots of early nights to try and rest – catch up on my sleep. Rest and Recovery are just as important as training…Remember! Focus Eyes on the prize   Sunday 19th May: No weight training as planned but that’s okay, went on a nice long walk in the morning with a friend, and then another in the afternoon with Baz and Tash. Topped it all off with [...]

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Easy Winter Warmer Veggie Soup

I love living in Melbourne, yes it can get cold, but it’s so pretty at this time of year. Not only do the streets fill with Autumn leaves but…I really enjoy cooking through winter. Stews, Soups, Laksas, Currys, Casseroles. MMM MMM MMM. So here’s the first one for you to warm those bellys up. Low carb, no starchy veggies and lots of herbs and spices. Ingredients: 1 Medium onion – diced 4 Cloves of garlic – minced 1 Red capsicum [...]

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ZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzz…..That was me this week… Tired and just all out of whack! My plane didn’t land until late Monday and it was delayed…By the time I got home, sorted myself out for the morning, it was well after 1am. Then an early start at work. I think it all caught up with me by Wednesday resulting in me being off sick from work feeling dizzy, faint and nauseas. Blahhhhh!!!! I slept for 8 hours, woke up, made dinner and went [...]

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