Grain free hot cross buns
This is a thermomix recipe!! I use silicon cup cake trays to make these, as it makes it easy to pop them out.  This recipe will make 12 buns. A lot of grain free recipes use almond flour, but due to allergies in the family,...

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Superfood slice
This kid approved recipe has no added sugar and no grains.  It is full of superfood ingredients like goji berries, chia seeds and cacao to fuel your child!  It is also super easy to make! It has a much more 'tart' flavour than many fruit...

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Coco-choc bliss balls
INGREDIENTS 12 medjool dates 1 cup sunflower seeds ½ cup dessicated coconut for inclusion in balls, 1/3 cup for coating. 3 tablespoons evening primrose oil 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1/3 cup cacao power 1 tablespoon chia seeds METHOD 1. Put dates in a bowl and cover...

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Poached pears
Ingredients 2kg pears 1L good quality apple juice 1 vanilla bean, cut length ways 2 cinnamon sticks Method Peel the pears.  2kg should be about 14 pears Place in single layer in large saucepan Pour on the apple juice, and add the vanilla and cinnamon...

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Pumpkin choc chip cookies
These choc chip cookies are delicious, and completely grain and dairy free. Ingredients 175g grated pumpkin 35g coconut oil (softened) 5 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 tbsp honey 50g coconut flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 70g organic choc chips Method Mix...

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
This recipe makes the most delicious muffins! Instead of using white flour, which is devoid of nutrients and wreaks havoc with your blood sugar, these use zucchini and pepitas as the base.  Pepitas contain healthy fats and zinc.  Both of these are great for your...

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Banana Bread
Ingredients 300g mashed ripe bananas and 1 extra for top. 225g sunflower seeds 25g ground linseeds 3 eggs 60g maple syrup 60ml olive oil ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon bicarb soda 1 table spoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Method Preheat oven to 160˚C...

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Veggie muffins
These muffins are great to bake in bulk and keep some in the freezer for a quick snack.  They are gluten and dairy free, and also pack a veggie punch. Ingredients 250g pumpkin, grated 250g apple, grated 130g sultanas 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup...

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Rhubarb Coconut Muffins
Rhubarb coconut muffins Rhubarb is probably my favourite fruit, and I find it difficult to pass.  These muffins are delicious and gluten free.  It may seem like a lot of sugar, but it is necessary to overcome the tartness of the rhubarb.  If you substitute...

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Constipation secret weapon : Seedy Muffins
Occasionally kids get constipation.  For adults, it is easy to say, ‘just take some psyllium’.  Not quite so easy with children.  I can’t imagine many children gulping down this slimy beverage.  The commercial products containing psyllium are full of artificial sweeteners and additives, I wouldn't recommend them....

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