Author - Jess Arroyo

CHOCOLATE TREAT BALLS – PHASE 3

INGREDIENTS 1/2 medium-large cauliflower 4 tblspns cocoa or cocao powder 2 1/2 Tspn of stevia or to taste 1 1/2 tblspns of apple butter (used to bind mixture, but not make it too wet) Extra cocoa or cocao powder for rolling DIRECTIONS Grate or use food processor to turn cauliflower into rice like consistency. Place in a bowl, cover with boiling water & cook on high in the microwave for 5 mins. Drain & place in clean tea towel. Being careful not to burn hand, ring as much water out as you can possibly get- you want the cauliflower dry as you can get it. Place in a bowl & [...]

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CHICKEN AND ZUCCHINI NOODLE SOUP – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 100 grams cooked chicken breast Gluten free Tamari sauce 2 x zucchini noddles spiraled Handful of leek 1 x bunch of coriander 1 x cup of baby spinach Hot water Salt and pepper to taste   DIRECTIONS Crush 1 clove of garlic and ginger into a bowl Add splash of gluten free Tamari sauce Add 100 grams of cooked chicken Add zucchini noodles (made with a spiralizer) Add handful of leek Add coriander to your desire Add baby spinach Boil the kettle and pour over the top Serves 1 By Samantha Ruperto

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COTTAGE CHEESE AND APPLE CIDER VINEGAR – PHASE 2 AND 3

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon of cottage cheese 1 teaspoon of mustard powder 1 tablespoon of minced garlic 1 teaspoon minced ginger Sprinkle of salt 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar Splash of water DIRECTIONS Mix all ingredients together and serve as a dressing over meat / chicken or salad. Approx 1 serve By Rebecca Davidson

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PASTA SAUCE / BOLOGNESE – PHASE 2 AND 3

INGREDIENTS 80 grams – Tomato Paste 3 Tablespoons – Apple Cider Vinegar 1 Tablespoon – Lemon Juice 1/4 teaspoon – Celery Salt 1/2 teaspoon – Paprika 1/4 teaspoon – Mustard Powder 1/4 teaspoon – Onion Powder 1/4 teaspoon – Garlic Powder Tiny Pinch – Nutmeg Tiny Pinch – Clove Stevia to taste DIRECTIONS Dissolve spices in the vinegar and lemon juice. Then add the Tomato Paste and mix thoroughly. If needed: Add additional lemon juice, vinegar, or a little bit of water until it reaches your desired thickness. By Jess Arroyo   <

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SPICY THAI CHICKEN AND CUCUMBER SALAD – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 200 grams chicken breast fillets 1 whole cucumber cut julienne style 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons vegetable broth (optional) 1 tablespoon chopped green onion 1 clove of garlic crushed and minced 1 basil leaf rolled and sliced 1 teaspoon cilantro/coriander leaves chopped 1/8 teaspoon red chili flakes Salt and pepper to taste Stevia to taste DIRECTIONS Chop up chicken breast fillets. Cook separately by baking in oven for 30 mins. When cooked, set aside. Chop up cucumber in julienne strips. Mix liquid ingredients with the garlic, onion, fresh herbs and chili flakes. Add chicken. Mix in cucumbers and coat thoroughly with spice mixture. Allow to marinate for 10 minutes or overnight. Makes 1-2 servings [...]

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FISH SOUP – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 100gm white fish 3 small organic garlic cloves finely chopped 1 ginger nub finely chopped 1/2 red chili chopped 1/2 lime squeezed 1/2 massel chicken cube 1 cup fresh asparagus 1 cup chopped cabbage Water DIRECTIONS Throw the ginger, chili and garlic on fish in a bowl, squeeze lime on, flip over a bit to marinate while preparing by chopping the asparagus and cabbage. Toss your fish and the marinade into a smallish to medium frypan. Cook until the fish looks almost done. Add 1/2 stock cube and 1/2 cup water. In theory you’re thinking a sauce might work. Stir. Add more water because you underestimated the stock cube and you decide that this should be a [...]

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CHICKEN AND CHIA PIE – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 1 cups chicken stock 60 g chicken breast fillets 1/2 stalks celery, trimmed, finely chopped 1/2 tsp fresh thyme leaves 1 tbsp cream (dairy allowance for the day) 1 tsp wholegrain mustard Chickpea flatbread (see directions how to make below) 20 grams chickpea flour 2 tablespoon chia seeds (ground up) water DIRECTIONS Bring stock to the boil in a medium saucepan. Add chicken; return to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked. Remove from heat and stand chicken in poaching liquid 10 minutes. Remove chicken and chop coarsely. Reserve 1/3 cup of the poaching liquid; keep remainder for another use. In a medium saucepan, cook leek and celery, stirring, [...]

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