Vietnamese Noodle Soup (Pho) , a not so traditional version for VLCD

Well, my creative bones have started creaking, so I had to scratch the itch ! It has been far too long between Optifast intensive phase recipes, life got in the

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Toasted Carrot Bruschetta (vegan + gluten, grain, nut & sugar-free) = a yummy low-carb carrot toast snack

Hello all ! What a nifty little snack this carrot toast is ! Definitely NOT my bright idea as I recently saw sweet potato used this way including toasting the

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Smoky eggplant & cumin soup with sweet red onion topping (vegan + grain, gluten, nut & sugar-free)

Good afternoon ! Here’s my Smoky eggplant & cumin soup. Here is another Optifast Intensive recipe you, a soup to be exact, and a spicy one at that !  If

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Aussie curried carrot sausages with turmeric zucchini rice (vegan + gluten, grain, nut & sugar-free) … comfort food in a bowl

Hi all,  I remember this recipe as a young child, as a vegetarian I hated it for obvious reasons, but loved the sauce. I’ve tried to replicate it as best

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Malaysian Satay Noodles (Vegan + gluten, grain & sugar-free) – a spicy bowl of yum

Hi ! Apologies for a bit of a long absence this week in between recipes, I do try to post at least twice a week but we are preparing to

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Plant-based Mexican Enchiladas with coriander & lime cream (vegan + grain, nut, gluten & sugar-free) – Optifast Intensive suitable

Hello ! Three cheers to my Optifast intensive Mexican Enchiladas ! As the weather cools down in Australia out comes the comfort food. I have been seeing all the food for

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Plant-based Enchilada Sauce (grain, nut, gluten & sugar-free)

Introducing my Plant-based Enchilada sauce ! A really dark red in colour, very tasty, has a great depth of flavour. Perfect for freezing in portions & very easy to make

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Rainbow Spanish Tortilla (vegan + gluten, grain & nut-free) – simply layered vegetables made yum

Hi all ! After the exciting but stressful week we have had (ie. buying a house !!!), this was one I just wanted, I wanted to eat a tortilla !

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Creamy Leek & Mushroom soup … Welcome to Autumn !

Hi all, I have to be honest, I’m not really a salad person, I much prefer “comfort” food so am rubbing my hands in glee that Autumn is upon us

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Grain-free Spaghetti Bolognese with cauliflower Parmesan “cheese” (vegan)

Hi all, A very easy recipe, it is a slow cooking recipe after all the ingredients are in the pot (1-1 1/2 hours), so allow the time, as the flavours

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