Sugar-Free & Naturally Sweetened recipes Category
Who doesn’t love French toast? I’m sure there’s no better breakfast in this world! Couple this traditional, tasty favourite with a crispy cornflake crust, yummy bananas, and natural maple syrup, and you’ve got a sure winner!
(This post contains sponsored products) This recipe is lactovegetarian (contains goats milk and cow’s milk) but dairy can be substituted for dairy-free. Gluten-free, egg-free, wheat-free, nut-free. The base used is lactose-free. As my husband bit into my gluten-free vegetarian pizza, he said, and I quote: “I’ve eaten a few pizzas in my life, but this […]
This recipe is lactovegetarian (contains goats milk), gluten-free, egg-free, wheat-free, nut-free. The wraps used are lactose-free. Goats milk is often well tolerated by people who are sensitive to lactose. Gluten-free wraps served hot or cold -just as good! In the Northern Hemisphere, summer is fast approaching, and in the Southern Hemisphere, it is coming to an […]
Bruschetta with a fresh twist! Sure, there’s nothing wrong with a good old sandwich. But don’t you sometimes get tired of that same old cheese and ham squeezed between two sorry slices of plain bread? I sure do.. -And that’s why the heavens gave us bruschetta: a crispy, flavourful, fresh open sandwich, with no other […]
Wow, you will not believe this dessert! What if I told you that you can enjoy all the flavour and satisfaction of a rich and creamy, deep, dark chocolate mousse, but without any of the guilt that usually comes with it? Yup. It’s true! You can seriously dig into overflowing spoonfuls of chocolatey heaven, without […]
This recipe is gluten-free, tomato-free, egg-free, sugar-free, nut-free, low acid/GERD-friendly, and can be made dairy-free, low-FODMAP/Fructose-friendly Who doesn’t love lasagne?! I’m totally lasagne crazy. Nuts, in fact, about this hot-from-the-oven, multi-layered, moist and cheesy pasta dish which never, ever fails to satisfy! Growing up, lasagne was a bit of a treat. My mum would only […]
This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free adaptable, low-FODMAP adaptable, lacto/ovo and lacto-ovo vegetarian. A fresh, modern take on a classic Bread pudding is a popular dessert in so many countries, but often considered a bit of a heavy and “old-fashioned” dish. I think that this wonderful, classic pudding deserves a fresh and contemporary revival! Out go […]
A taste of French summers.. As a child, France was my second home. My auntie, uncle and cousins are from the south of France, and my childhood summers consisted of long, sweaty road trips through Europe, and memorable, extended visits in their Catalan village home. I vividly remember the taste of fresh baguettes with cheese, on […]
No-tomato, no problem! Growing up (and to this day) my mum’s spaghetti Bolognese is my number one dinner treat. In our family we’ve always had the tradition that we can choose any dinner on our birthday, and my mum will cook it. Where other family members would choose fillét mignon’s and lobster, I choose my […]
This is an incredibly simple and amazingly delicious dish! Did you know that cabbage is one of the most nutritious and least allergy-provoking vegetables around? It’s also a mere myth that cabbage will bloat you and deem you to social seclusion for at least 24 hours after a meal. Not true! You have to boil it […]
Cooking just doesn’t get any easier than this! When you’re craving a quick and easy dinner that still satisfies the hunger, and you just don’t want to go shopping: try this yummy gluten-free pasta salad with tuna and yoghurt! It’s a winner!
I promise you chocolate brownie heaven -with no sugar, butter or gluten! It’s that time of year again. Time for candlelit dinners, romantic getaways, babysitters on double-charge, and a boost in turnover for card manufacturers, flower shops, and chocolate factories.
The most popular recipe on The Gluten Free Lifesaver last year also reached a whopping Number One ranking for Google AU. I just want to take this opportunity to thank you for the awesome support, and I thought I’d show all you hoisin-fans some love by revamping your favourite post!
Chocolate dipped Strawberries with almonds and mini-marshmallows; A Delicious Break from the Rich Holiday Food!
Fancy a little holiday for your tummy? Try dipping fresh strawberries in melted chocolate, and covering them in flaked almonds and mini-marshmallows! The bright red and green makes for a wonderful festive colour palette, but your tummy won’t have to fight a loosing battle with fats and sugars. This treat really satisfies both the eye, […]
Time to celebrate! And so it’s finally here; Christmas Eve, in all its glory! In between fruitcake and eggnog, a fresh, light and frosty drink might hit just the spot!
The Crown Jewel of all Smoothies! Christmas is a time for celebration, a time for decadence and for luscious delights. The traditional Christmas (or plum) Pudding represents all that Christmas is about, with its lush flavours and rich ingredients. This is not a time to hold back, but one to really truly enjoy the most […]
Have a very pepperminty holiday! Peppermint goes with Christmas the way Pimm’s goes with a hot summer day. Candy canes and peppermint bark flood holiday tables and Pinterest boards.. But there’s a lot more to peppermint than a jolly good filling in your chocolate biscuit; there’s oodles of goodness for your body too! This delicious smoothie […]
Eggnog is a staple in many homes during the holidays, and we couldn’t possible make a Christmas Smoothie Calendar without it! This frosty version cuts out the heavy cream and the alcohol, though keeping the well-known and loved festive flavour. We’re even adding some fantastic nutritional benefits!
Here’s a healthy, yet very tasty, version of the old classic! You really can’t get past the Gingerbread Man in a collection of Christmas smoothies; it just goes without saying. No Christmas without gingerbread!
Who doesn’t love a hot chocolate? I certainly do! ..But what if you’d like less calories and more nutrients? Only with the same yummy chocolatey flavour of course.. can it be done? I’m here to tell you; Yes It Can!
It hardly matters where you use them; there are certain spices that truly bring on that Christmas feeling! As the house fills with scents of cloves, cinnamon and ginger, you know that the jolly season is just around the corner!
Let’s make snowballs! It looks like a guilty milkshake, and it tastes every bit as naughty as it looks. -But this treat won’t put you on the naughty list! This smoothie is not only delicious, it has no added sugar, it’s low FODMAP, dairy-free, paleo and if made with fresh coconut, also raw!
A seasonal favourite in new wrapping Mulled apple cider is such a classic, and really does warm the cockles. But what if you want to cool the cockles? Or you’d like some fantastic health benefits along with the festive flavours? Behold the Mulled Apple Smoothie; a real treat which does so much more than just […]
A feast of flavour and colour! The best companion to our delicious Norwegian Christmas Meatballs which were posted on the blog two days ago, is a generous serving of crisp and flavourful sautéed brussels sprouts with almonds and berries. Such a firework of colour and flavour, and perfectly in tune with the Christmas spirit with its […]
It’s time for the third Smoothie in our Calendar! This wonderfully frosty smoothie is bound to put a smile on anyone’s face, as well as a jolly treat in anyone’s belly! It’s fresh, creamy and super duper delicious, and makes for a great breakfast option, or just a nice little snowy treat.
A Holiday Classic! Mmm.. these meatballs are seriously juicy and tasty!
We’re opening the second door of our smoothie calendar.. ..to find a Baked Apple Pie Smoothie! With its fragrant, sweet and warm taste of apples and cinnamon; this is the perfect smoothie for the cooler months. You will most definitely recognise your favourite pie as you take a sip of this delicious drink, and you […]
Who doesn’t love a pumpkin pie? To kick off our smoothielicious advent calendar, we give you an old favourite in new and fresh wrapping: the Pumpkin Pie’s healthy little brother! I really love this smoothie; it actually has that delicious pumpkin pie flavour to it so you can get your Pumpkin Pie fix, but minus […]
Quite a mouthful, but a very tasty one! (includes dairy-free, vegan and raw recipe options)
I want to introduce you to the worlds Best & Easiest breakfast! These little golden nuggets whip up in three minutes, they are super moist and naturally sweet, and not to mention super healthy! With all the goodness of banana coupled with the protein and nutrients from the egg, little can beat these pancakes both […]
These healthy treat bars are absolutely made in heaven! They are gluten-free, dairy-free, raw, refined sugar-free, vegan and utterly ridiculously delicious!
Feeling heavy after Christmas? Detox and de-bloat with the Pink Power Smoothie!
I want to introduce you to the worlds Best & Easiest breakfast!
I love sharing wonderful smoothie recipes with you, almost as much asI love drinking them!
Quite possibly the most nutritious smoothie around! (Recipe with dairy-free and fructose-friendly alternative)
Eat lots of ice cream, it fixes almost everything! Unless it contains gluten. Or dairy, or eggs, or nuts or soy of course. But I’ve got that sorted for you! Behold a fairly comprehensive list of awesome cool deliciousness that all fit the bill for common food allergies or intolerances!
A smoothie that will give you back that spring in your step (pun intended)!
I just loove hoisin sauce! Not much beats crispy duck rolls with a saucy hoisin wrapped around it like a velvety blanket of deliciousness! If only all hoisin was gluten free.. .. actually, I take that back. -If only all hoisin was as delicious as this Gluten Free one! It’s perfect!
This cheat sheet makes a great kitchen accessory, so feel free to print, share or pin! Just take a quick look at your cheat sheet whenever you would like to convert a recipe.
A roast chicken to warm your cockles I believe I mentioned a bit of rain in my last post. Little did I know. Queensland is now flooded, leaving families without homes and some without their loved ones. We have been indoors for three days, staying at a safe distance from flying debris and the likes. […]
Oh it’s a rough day. Fourth day of rain (which is a big deal here in the Sunshine State), bf away in (sunny!) Melbourne for work, I have a mountain of work on my desk and an even bigger mountain of washing to do. To top it off, in spite of the grey and rainy weather it is unbearably hot […]
I had planned for these to be an in-between-meals protein rich treat over the next week.. but whoopsie, they disappeared rather fast.
Nothing says bright pick-me-up like this yellow smoothie! I’ve previously praised paw paw and its unique ability to aid digestion and to give a glutened gut a helping hand (see: Soothie Smoothie – good for a glutened gut) Once again paw paw makes an appearance in this refreshing antioxidant explosion of a smoothie.