Recipes

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OUR CHRISTMAS CAKE – vegan + gluten free

Ingredients 200g mixed dried fruit of choice 75 ml brandy or fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon orange zest 1 x packet GFFCo Banana Bread Mix ½ cup (125ml) mild flavoured oil ½ cup (125ml) water 250g apple puree glace cherries and raw almonds to decorate 3 tablespoons orange marmalade Preheat oven to 150oC and line a

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GLUTEN FREE ‘NO RYE’ SPROUTED BREAD

Use fresh mung bean sprouts, raw cacao and almond milk to create this dense, aromatic gluten free bread that looks like a traditional dark rye loaf. VEGAN  GLUTEN-FREE NO  ADDED SUGAR   |  Makes 1 x 900g loaf ingredients 1/4 cup (35g) golden flax meal 80ml water 2 1/2 cups (375g) Monica’s Mixes Paleo Flour 200g mixed

SPINACH-GNUDI

KALE, SPINACH + RICOTTA GNUDI

Gnudi means nude! These little golden dumplings are like ravioli without the pasta. They are totally moreish so it’s lucky this recipe makes heaps. Great for lunch boxes the next day with some leafy greens. This recipe first appeared in the WARM cookbook as Nettle Ricotta Gnudi. Our friends at Greenshed Homestead grew nettles especially for Monica

SUNFLOWER-HONEY-BREAD

SPROUTED QUINOA, MAPLE & SUNFLOWER LOAF

A delicious, quick mix loaf that uses quinoa sprouts to achieve a soft, chewy texture. Allow 2 days for the quinoa to sprout, maybe longer if the weather is cool. There are some good instructions  for sprouting just about any grain or seed here. VEGAN  GLUTEN-FREE ingredients 12/3 cups (260g) Monica’s Mixes gluten free flour 1/3 cup

BRAZILNUT-PARMESAN

BRAZIL NUT PARMESAN

A great little vegan pantry staple that adds a pop of flavour to any dish. Caution: highly addictive. VEGAN  GLUTEN-FREE  SUGAR-FREE ingredients 1 cup brazil nuts 1 slice gluten free bread 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice method Place all ingredients in a food processor and process to a medium course crumb. Transfer mixture

RAW VEGAN MINESTRONE

RAW MINESTRONE WITH SPROUTED BUCKWHEAT

This vibrant soup is bursting with intense flavour. Excellent to pop in a flask to take for lunch on a hot day. Refer to our post about sprouting seeds and grains and plan to start this recipe a few days early to get the buckwheat sprouted. VEGAN  GRAIN-FREE  GLUTEN-FREE  NO ADDED SUGAR ingredients 1/2 cup sprouted

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RAW SALTED GINGER CARAMEL SLICE

Ginger adds a zingy twist to this vegan caramel slice. VEGAN  GRAIN-FREE  GLUTEN-FREE   REFINED SUGAR FREE Base: 1 ¼  cups (150g) raw almonds ¼  cup (80g) crystallised ginger 3 tablespoons (30g) raw cacao 3 fresh medjool dates 3 tablespoons coconut butter 1 tablespoon brandy ¼ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ½  cup (60g)

TIGER-BALLS

TIGER BALLS

These delicious balls are tiny bursts of colour and flavour, excellent for brightening boring lunch boxes and bringing nutritious wow! to birthday parties. Makes 12 balls   |   GF/DF/VV  ingredients 150g black sesame seeds 150g dates 75g desiccated coconut 3 tablespoons black tahini ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon maple or