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Artichoke frittata
While not the first entry on most people’s shopping lists, artichoke hearts are a great item to have in the[...]
Asparagus, capsicum and goats cheese frittata
We love a good frittata: they’re easy, healthy and super-tasty. Enjoy this one for any main meal, or slice it[...]
Avocado mash
We love this versatile way to get some extra healthy fat onto your plate. It’s a dip, a paste, a[...]
Avocado salsa
Dice, chop, squeeze, pour and mix. Salsa is ready. This is amazingly versatile and is a great way to enjoy[...]
Baked broccoli
Steamed broccoli is great, but when you want a little bit of excitement without much effort, here’s a great way[...]
Banana and prune muffins
Serves 4 Ingredients 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 ripe banana 100g prunes, chopped 2 eggs 6 scoops Proti Powder Vanilla[...]
Bearnaise sauce
Suits all phases - Serves 4 Ingredients 2 tsp white-wine vinegar 2 pinches onion powder 2 Tbsp fresh finely-chopped tarragon[...]
Beetroot and tomato soup
What a glorious colour this soup is, and it provides for a really different start to your meal. Serves 6[...]
Beetroot salad
Fresh beetroot is so different to canned that it’s like a different vegetable. Here it’s combined with feta, onion and[...]
Berries and yoghurt with roasted muesli crumble
This indulgent breakfast doubles up as a dessert, and it’s healthy and filling. Enjoy the crunch of the muesli, creamy[...]
Bliss Balls
Makes 10 Ingredients 1/2 cup raw almonds 10 large pitted dates 1/2 cup choc Proti Powder zest of 1 orange[...]
Bok choy with garlic and ginger
We often see bok choy as a vegie that only goes with Asian food, but there’s no reason not to[...]
Broad bean sauce
This is just too easy: throw everything in the food processor or blender, and serve on chicken or fish. Makes[...]
Broccoli soup with pine nuts
Suits all phases - Serves 6 Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed[...]
Capsicum, kale and feta frittata
How versatile is frittata? Not only will you get a boost of super-foods in eggs and kale, but you can[...]
Carrot and Watercress Soup
This delightful soup is thickened with chick peas, so you get a little protein with your vegies. Serves 3 Ingredients[...]
Cauliflower coconut stew
Suits all phases - Serves 4 Ingredients 2 Tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 medium onion, finely chopped[...]
Cauliflower pizza base
Watching your weight doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some family favourites, especially when they’re as healthy and[...]
Cauliflower tabbouleh
Suits all phases - Serves 4 Ingredients 1 kg cauliflower 1 cup chopped cucumber 6-8 cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 bunch[...]
Celery and almond salad
Suits all phases - Serves 4 Ingredients 1 bunch (12-15 stalks) celery, plus leaves 1 cup sliced or slivered almonds[...]
Char-grilled eggplant with feta and olives
Reset: Suits phases 2, 3 and 4 Great Shape: 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1 dairy Serves 4 Ingredients 400g eggplant,[...]
Cheesy vegetable bake
Suits all phases - Serves 6 Ingredients 1 whole spaghetti squash 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1[...]
Chia breakfast pudding
Suits all phases - Serves 4 Ingredients 1 (400g) can coconut milk 70ml cold water 1 tsp vanilla extract ½[...]
Choc orange, cinnamon and turmeric bliss balls
Makes 18 Ingredients 1 cup almond meal 1 cup Shaken Jamaican protein powder 10 dried dates pinch salt zest one[...]
Choc-orange protein balls with goji berries and pumpkin seeds
Makes 15 Ingredients 2 cups almond meal 4 scoops Shaken Jamaican Choc-orange protein powder 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup coconut[...]
Choc-orange with prunes and walnuts protein balls
Makes 8 Ingredients 2½ Tbsp coconut oil 5 prunes, finely diced ¼ cup almond meal 6 scoops Shaken Jamaican 2 ½ Tbsp[...]
Citrus vinaigrette
Suits all phases - Makes 2 cups Ingredients ½ cup minced shallots 2 tsp finely grated orange zest 2 tsp[...]
Coconut lemon protein balls
Makes 6 Ingredients 2 Tbsp coconut oil zest and juice of 1 lemon 1/4 cup shredded coconut 6 scoops vanilla[...]
Cream of broccoli soup
Soup is so satisfying and an easy way to increase your intake of vegies. This creamy soup is quite filling,[...]
Creamy basil mayo
Most commercial mayonnaise has added sugar: here’s a really simple healthy homemade version that’s great added to salads, roll-ups and[...]
Curried broccoli soup
Many people throw away the stems of the broccoli, but there’s no reason to. Here’s a great soup that uses[...]
Devilled avocado eggs
Serves 3 (or 6 as an appetiser) Reset: Suits all phases Great Shape: 1 protein, 2 fat Ingredients 4 -[...]
Felafel
Here’s a delicious vegetarian meal of chick pea patties served with yoghurt sauce and tomatoes. As an appetiser, make small[...]
Fennel and herb salad with watercress
Reset: Suits all phases Great Shape: 2 vegetable, 1 fat Serves 4 Ingredients 1 large fennel bulb, trimmed, fronds reserved[...]
Fried (cauliflower) ‘rice’
Cauliflower rice is an amazing addition to your culinary ideas: use it to replace rice with Asian curries and stir-fried,[...]
Greek salad
This traditional Greek salad is excellent with lamb and is super-easy to make. Serves 6 Ingredients 6 tomatoes, cut into[...]
Green bean, rocket, tomato and olive salad
The green beans are raw and give this salad a delightful crunch and flavour. Serves 6 Ingredients 300g green beans[...]
Green eggs
It sounds like a Dr Seuss recipe, but this one is full of amazing ingredients to keep you feeling full[...]
Herb and avocado omelette
Suits all phases - Serves 1 Ingredients 1 tsp butter 2 large eggs 2 tsp water 1 Tbsp chopped parsley[...]
Herbed lentil salad
Lentils are a good source of protein and carb: this salad can be used as a main meal or a[...]
Hungarian mushroom soup
The spices and sour cream turn this simple soup into something special. Serves 6 Ingredients 4 Tbsp butter 2 cups[...]
Kale salad with spicy peanut dressing
Suits phase 2 onwards - Serves 4 Ingredients 1 bunch green kale 1 bunch purple kale 3 capsicums, finely sliced[...]
Kale, avocado, strawberry, sesame salad
Suits all phases - Serves 4 to 6 Ingredients 3 cups chopped kale 1/2 Tbsp olive oil pinch of salt 3 cups[...]
Low carb Naan bread
Suits phase 2 onwards - Serves 4 Ingredients ¾ cup coconut flour 2 Tbsp psyllium husk ½ tsp baking powder[...]
Low-carb bread
This is absolutely delicious, though it’s probably a treat rather than an everyday food. The seeds and coconut give it[...]
LSA wrap
Ingredients 1 egg 2 ½ Tbsp ground LSA 2 Tbsp water ½ tsp baking powder 1 Cracked pepper for taste[...]
Mayonnaise
Makes about 3/4 cup Ingredients 1 egg 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp dry mustard 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup[...]
Mint Tabouli
Serves 4 ½ grain/starchy carb | 1 fat | 2 vegetables Ingredients 80g burghul (cracked wheat) 1 cup salt-reduced vegetable[...]
Moroccan Vegetables with Chick peas
Serves 4 1 protein | 3 vegetables | 1 fat Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4[...]
Nut and vegie loaf
Suits phase 2 onwards - Serves 6 Ingredients 250g unsalted mixed nuts 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, finely[...]
Oven-roasted garlic cabbage
So many people turn up their noses at the humble, super-healthy cabbage, but some simple tricks make it absolutely delicious.[...]
Radicchio salad with mesculin and apples
This simple green salad takes advantage of the special combination of apple and walnuts. Add a little blue cheese if[...]
Red coleslaw with carrot-ginger dressing
Serves 4-8 Ingredients ½ red cabbage, finely sliced 1 carrot, julienned handful coriander, roughly chopped 2 spring onions, thinly sliced ½[...]
Roasted garlic and tahini dip
Suits all phases Ingredients 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced 1 shallot, finely sliced ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1½ cups[...]
Roasted garlic cauliflower
The parmesan and garlic make this low-carb cauliflower dish reminiscent of the scalloped potatoes we all loved as kids. Serves[...]
Rocket and strawberry salad
At any BBQ, the person who cooks the meat gets all the credit, but we all know it’s the salads[...]
Sauerkraut
A traditional sauerkraut is just fermented cabbage, and is a good source of probiotics for good gut health. It’s surprisingly[...]
Scrambled Tofu with Mushrooms
Serves 4 1 protein | 1 fat | 1 vegetable | 1 grain/starchy carb (optional) Ingredients 20g soy/regular margarine 200g[...]
Sesame cucumber salad
Suits phase 2 and above - Serves 4 Ingredients 2 large cucumbers 2 medium purple or orange carrots ¼ cup[...]
Silver beet and coconut soup
Serves 4 Ingredients 2 bunches silver beet 25g butter 1 brown onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 cups gluten-free vegetable stock[...]
Simple egg souffle
There’s nothing like a souffle to impress, and you don’t have to let anyone know that it was too easy[...]
Slow roasted tomato soup
Ingredients ½ red onion 3 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tsp dried Italian herbs 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 Pinch chilli[...]
Spinach and strawberry salad
This modern combination of ingredients is an absolute delight, with a strawberry-flavoured dressing as well as strawberry slices through the[...]
Spring salad
Here’s a beautiful green salad with the freshness of lemon and surprise of sesame and poppy seeds, along with the[...]
Sprout salad
The combination of crunchy vegetables and amazing herbs and spices is destined to make this salad an all-time favourite. Serves[...]
Stewed Okra with Tomatoes and Coriander
Serves 4-6 2 vegetables Ingredients 400g can chopped tomatoes with onion and garlic generous pinch of cinnamon generous pinch of[...]
Swede and Haloumi fritters
Serves 4 Ingredients 500g swede, peeled and grated 250g haloumi cheese, grated 4 eggs 3 Tbsp coconut flour 1/8 tsp turmeric[...]
Tomato and Fennel Gratin
Suits all phases - Serves 4 Ingredients 4 or 5 small Roma tomatoes 1 large or 2 small fennel bulbs,[...]
Tomato salsa
This versatile salsa can be used as a dip or sauce, warm or cold, and with any protein or vegetable[...]
Tomato Soup
Reset: Suits all phases Great Shape: 1 vegetable, 1/4 dairy, 1 fat Serves 4 Ingredients 1 Tbsp coconut oil ½ onion,[...]
Vanilla, passionfruit and raspberry desserts
Serves 4 Ingredients 200ml water 1/2 cup Greek yoghurt 6 scoops Proti vanilla 4 passionfruit 1 cup frozen raspberries Method[...]
Zucchini and parmesan fritters
Ingredients 2 medium-sized zucchini, grated 2 spring onions, finely slices 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp grated parmesan 1[...]
Zucchini Noodles
Ingredients 3 medium zucchini 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp black pepper Method With a good vegetable peeler create long[...]