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Tag Archives of : Byron Bay

20Jan
2018
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Australia Day Lamb Koftas

Australia Day strikes a bittersweet note on our calendar signalling the end of long summer holidays and heralding the return to work and school. Many Aussies honour the landing of white man onto this great southern land, while others prefer to label it Invasion Day. Whatever your beef, there’s no better way to get ready […]

13Jul
2016
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Sustainable Seafood

Here’s a handy list of sustainable fish and seafood for Australian waters. Choose wisely and choose well. Snapper is very prominent in our local waters near Byron Bay, as are Tweed Heads’ prawns, so it’s a good idea to check with your local supplier or fishmonger what is happening near your home. Buyer beware: Blue-fin Tuna […]

24Jan
2014
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Gowings Peppermint Slice

At the time of writing this post early 2014, I was becoming more and more intrigued by the Paleo way of life. The more I read, the more it maked sense, especially from an unprocessed, wholefoods point of view. Essentially it’s about minimising your grain intake and upping the ante on premium organic meat and enjoying […]

23Aug
2012
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Superfoods Masterclass Sept. 1st

There’s a couple of seats left for next weekend’s Melbourne Masterclass. This is the last Melbourne class for the year. Can you come? Hope so, here’s the details. __________________________ Organic Superfoods Masterclass NEXT CLASS: 1st September  2012 12pm HURRY! LIMITED AVAILABILITY $250 inclusive of HANDS ON class, lunch and nutrition handbook Register or call 0411 852 […]

18Feb
2012
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Coconut Paleo Cake

 This tropical celebration cake is entirely gluten free and comprising of coconut flour for the starch, this is the healthiest guilt free cake I have ever made and perfect if you are avoiding processed grains and flours. You can even grind your own coconut in a Thermomix if you have one. 50 grams/½ cup goji […]

23Dec
2011
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Rockin’ Road

There’s a huge swell mounting off the coast here in Byron Bay, with waves of up to 4.5 metres predicted for Christmas Day due to the remnants of tropical cyclone Fina meeting the low that might swing up from the Great Australian Bight. So here’s another great Australian bite – not traditional, but certainly a ripper […]

23Jun
2011
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Cauliflower, cashew and cumin crunch

This crunchy winter warming bake is quick and easy and can be put together very quickly with existing pantry items. Substitute cashews for almonds if preferred. You can also dry bake with no oil at all if using baking paper – I guarantee you will be pleasantly surprised with the flavour! Alternatively, you could add a […]

08May
2011
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Fig, pistachio & ginger muffins

Just stepped out of the Byron Bay surf in time to create this rich and slightly creamy muffin recipe just in time for Mothers’ Day. It’s not too late to whip up a batch if you’ve already got the ingredients in your gluten free pantry. Figs are believed to have been Cleopatra’s favourite fruit and possess powerful […]

07Apr
2011
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The Ultimate Organic Masterclass

This is the quintessential organic cooking class for anybody who is serious about healthy food choices. The knowledge you walk away with will give you the edge and the power to start effecting positive change in your health with organic whole foods. Learn the latest facts about fats, figures and a whole lot of wholefood fun with […]

28Mar
2011
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Salad of smoked trout with quinoa

This recipe was originally created for a segment on What’s Up Down Under TV with Frankie J Holden, which you can watch here. The shoot was at Hastings Point, about 25 minutes north of Byron Bay on a very windy weekend morning. Frankie J was just hilarious and we had a ball together! I’ve swapped […]

05Mar
2011
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Red quinoa breakfast with goji & macadamias

This recipe is one of our most popular and originally featured in Sarah Wilson’s Tuesday’s Eats 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1⁄4 cup macadamia nuts, roughly chopped 1⁄4 cup goji berries 1 vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped 2 teaspoon chia seeds 1 teaspoon ground ginger Pinch cinnamon ½ lime juice only […]