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Sake, Honey & Ginger Chicken

This is an easy recipe that works well hot or cold, making it great for cozy autumn and winter meals with steamed or roasted veg, or topping a salad in the spring or summer months. It needs to be prepared ahead to allow the flavours to really develop and absorb into the chicken or turkey…(Read More)

Shepherds Pie

Shepherd’s Pie


True, family-friendly comfort food. Shepherd’s Pie or Cottage pie is just always a crowd pleaser. It can be bulk prepared, frozen, used for lunches and eaten as leftovers. It’s incredibly versatile as well as it lends itself to many different subtleties and flavour variations. This recipe is different each time I make…(Read More)

Robyn Puglia's Luscious Lemon Bars

Luscious Lemon Bars


I LOVE lemon desserts. The tang of the lemon with the sweet is heaven. These bars are a real family favourite and I love to make them as gifts too…(Read More)

Gluten Free BBQ Chicken Pizza

This Gluten (and Dairy) Free BBQ Chicken Pizza is great to put into the oven while enjoying a film with the family during the weekend. I hope you enjoy it…(Read More)

healthy chocolate recipe Fauxrerro Rocher

This is far and away one of the most popular recipes I have asked my friends and family to try, pretty much to date. I developed this recipe for a dear friend of mine who is completely addicted to Ferrero Rocher, and to be clear not at all a fan of any kind of healthy…(Read More)

Chocolate ginger molasses cookies

This recipe has become a firm favourite in the Puglia household, where we have a need for healthy cookie recipes as we navigate nursery school, playdates and other social events where ‘treats’ are a feature. These chocolate and ginger delights are easy to make, delicious and refined sugar free, as well and gluten, dairy and…(Read More)

Fruit and Nut Chocolate Slab

This is my all-time favourite recipe for trail mix. The mix of salty, smoky and sweet is totally divine and somewhat addictive.  Last Easter, while looking for healthy chocolate projects to make with my girls, I came across a great recipe for fruit and nut chocolate bars from my colleague, the fabulous nutritionist…(Read More)

Lavender Poached Pears

Lavender Poached Pears


These lavender poached pears are a healthy and delicious treat to have with the family. Ingredients:    2 cups water 2 Tbsp dried lavender flowers 1/2 cup honey or 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon agave syrup      2 large firm but ripe pears, peeled, halved lengthwise and cored.  1…(Read More)

Allergen Friendly Scrumptious Healthy Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding


Is there anything more English and Christmassy than Christmas Pudding? It’s one of my favourite childhood Christmas memories – my grandma used to put silver sixpences in it and also light the brandy, it was all so exciting!!  Well I don’t do either of those things, but I am so glad to have…(Read More)

Healthy Hot Chocolate


The holiday season is a time for gently indulging in foods that maybe don’t make up your usual menu. And I firmly believe that this is very important. Being healthy is way more than sticking strictly to a restricted diet. Food is also love and connection and happy memories with family at holidays. And…(Read More)

Christmas Morning Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast?? But making pancakes that are fluffy, soft and delicious without gluten, dairy and eggs is not that easy. Well not until now anyway…(Read More)

Balsamic Roasted Beans


These Balsamic Roasted Beans are quick to make, delicious to eat, and are totally healthy! They will become a common staple at the dinner table in no time…(Read More)

Gut Friendly Rainbow Rice Salad

Eating the “colors of the rainbow” helps us stay healthy by providing special plant chemicals, found in the pigment of the plant, that support many aspects of our health. This recipe provides the colours: Red, orange, green, blue/purple, white/tan and yellow, which is all 6 colours of the phytonutrient rainbow, making this a…(Read More)

Perfect Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes

I’m not really that strong a recipe creator in general and DEFINITELY not when it comes to baking. I need a recipe for baking for sure. So, I am delighted to have found this recipe for DF, GF, and egg free pancakes…(Read More)

Dirty Rice And Beans

Dirty Rice and Beans


The traditional version of this Southern side dish uses a ground meat like chicken liver or gizzards. This version uses mushrooms for a cleaned-up version with lots of great flavor and nutrition…(Read More)

SIBO Soup. Robyn Puglia

SIBO soup


The SIBO diet can seem terrifyingly sparse in the earliest, most restricted stages. I have come up with a couple of recipes to help support this process as much as possible and I’d like to share this one as it’s simple and really delicious…(Read More)