Almond Coconut Muffins

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Almond Coconut Muffins – A Paleo and Gluten-Free Recipe

These Almond Coconut Muffins are really easy to make and it took only 15 minutes to prepare them. Since I did the Coconut Flour Pie Crust I love the combination of Coconut Flour and Almond meal in baking. The good thing about using Almond Meal and Coconut Flour is that the recipe is Gluten-free and also low in carb which makes this Almond Coconut Muffins a diabetes-friendly muffins recipe too. If you want to read more about the nutrition benefits of almond meal and coconut flour check my previous post here where I give more details about it.

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Toddler Snack Balls

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Millet Toddler Snack Balls – Flavoured with sun-dried tomatoes

This recipe is similar to the millet cake recipe here except that the mixture do not contain eggs and it is not fried. With the recipe below you will form lots of Toddler Snack Balls about 50 pieces. You can froze them in batch – preferably in a zipped plastic bags. The trick to form this Toddler Snack Balls is to roll the cooked millet within your hand palm. Then refrigerate for 30 minutes until the balls are firm enough.
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Carrot and Parsnip Mash

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Carrot and Parsnip Mash – A Dairy-Free Spicy Mash

A dairy-free mash made with as much carrot as parsnip and flavoured with cumin, chilli and nutmeg. The creamy texture of this dairy-free carrot and parsnip mash is coming from a slight amount of fresh olive oil.  This recipe is the perfect combination with the millet cakes recipe here.

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Millet Cakes Topped with Spicy Carrot and Parsnip Mash

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The Millet Cakes – a French inspired recipe

It has been a while since I did a French recipe. This Millet Cakes are known as Galette de Millet in France. It is a simple and quick recipe using cooked millet in vegetable stock flavoured with cumin powder, chili, basil. Today I tried a slightly different recipe by adding chopped organic sundried tomatoes from Ceres.

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Spicy Chicken and Leek Pie

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Spicy Chicken And Leek Pie – A Gluten-Free Pie Recipe

Today I am sharing a Spicy Chicken and Leek Pie with goes with the grain free pie crust recipe here - posted on Monday. I stuffed the pies crust with chicken breast and leek cooked in coconut milk and spices – mustard seeds, bay leave and chilli. My grandmother was always using bay leave with leek or carrots and I love the flavour it release when the vegetables are simmered. As you can see below I did different pie size including baby leek pie. I topped some of the pies with grated emmental before baking.

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Coconut Flour Pie Crust

Coconut Flour Pie Crust

The Coconut Flour Pie Crust

There is many name for this crust like Paleo crust or allergy free crust or grain free crust. I simply like to call it by what is inside a Coconut Flour Pie Crust. The trick to succeed with this Coconut Flour Pie Crust is to roll the dough between two sheet of plastic wrap. Then remove the top layer, upside down the Coconut Flour Pie Crust onto a greased mould. You may have to press the dough with your finger to arrange it into the pan shape. It is a very crumbly dough but still easy to work with if you follow the rolling principle below. I used this Coconut Flour Pie Crust to make a leek, coconut milk pie. You can find the recipe here.

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Raspberry Baby Muffins Sugar-Free

Raspberry Baby Muffins

Raspberry Baby Muffins: A Sugar-Free Toddler Snack

This weekend I am going on a family trip to the mountain. I prepared these Raspberry Baby Muffins for my baby girl as a ‘on-the-go snack’. They are really easy to make and because of their small size it baked within 15 minutes. All you need is wholemeal flour, egg and milk and your choice of berries. I used frozen raspberry because it is winter here.  I also added a bit of cinnamon and vanilla paste to give some flavour to the dough as I did not use sugar in this recipe.

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Paleo Pizza

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Paleo Pizza – A Low Carb diet and Gluten-Free pizza

This Paleo Pizza is a meat-free pizza and gluten-free pizza made with the Cauliflower Pizza Crust recipe here . I prepared the cauliflower crust in the morning. I baked the crust following the recipe here. I stored the cooked crust on the bench top until dinner time. Then I topped the crust with fresh tomato sauce, flat mushrooms slices, grated mozzarella and fresh basil leaves.  
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