Category Gluten free

Carrot and Walnut amazeballs

3/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 6 big soft dates, pitted 3/4 cup walnuts, or whatever you like 1/2 cup grated carrots 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 1/4 tsp ground cloves 1 tsp coconut oil Place ingredients in a food processor and process until fully combined. I used my high-powered blender to combine […]

Orange, Date and Carrot Salad

3/4 Oranges – peeled and sliced 2 medium Carrots -peeled and sliced 5 Dates -washed, pitted and sliced Almonds- whole or sliced Optional extras Other nuts Rocket Pile ingredients up on a plate. Squeeze some orange juice and sprinkle the cinnamon just before serving. Pro tip: Don’t make this salad too early or keep any leftovers for […]

Cabbage & Carrot salad

1 cup slice cabbage 1 grated carrot (normal, not fine) 1/4 cup chopped spring onion (finely) 2 medium sized cubed boiled potato (add a chopped boiled egg if u like) 3 sprigs chopped mint a substantial amount of olive oil salt & pepper Place all ingredients in a bowl. Toss with olive oil and serve!

Chickpea, carrot and coriander soup

Blend together: 410g tin chickpeas 1 cup water Braise 1 onion finely chopped in 2 Tbspn butter 4 medium carrots grated 1.2 Litre stock (of your choice) for 15mins before blending together with the chickpeas. Just before serving, blend together: 3 Tblspn olive oil 1 small bunch coriander 5 Tblspn lemon juice 1 tsp crushed […]

Broccoli and Roasted Almond Soup

500 grams Broccoli 1 cup roasted ground almonds Salt and Pepper to taste 1 tablespoon Butter 1 cup Milk Steam Broccoli until tender. In the mean time roast the ground almonds in the pan or the oven. Add salt, pepper and butter to the steamed broccoli along with the roasted almonds. Blender together with milk […]

rosemary roast chicken

Few things are as appealing as a whole roasted chicken on a bed of vegetables. In our home, this roast chicken has just fast-tracked its way to the number 1 spot on the charts for us. My husband even dreams of it – no kidding! I used two different recipes to create the flavourful roast […]

carrot zucchini fritters

Here’s an easy peasy healthy starter – just a bowl full of veggies, spices and eggy and you’re good to go. Also a great and healthy replacement to greasy savouries at iftar. carrots (grated) zucchini (grated) spices (chilli, cumin, turmeric, ginger, coriander powder, green masala – anything at all!) salt eggy (if you need a […]

Choc-Banana Cream Pie

The preparation time for this dessert is only about 10mins. The best part of the this recipe is that I could prepare everything in my blender. I have a pretty heavy duty blender but I don’t own a food processor. Crust: 1 cup crushed Walnuts (pecan nuts should work well too) 1/3 cup dessicated Coconut […]

Apple and Almond Pudding

My neighbour, Aleya, left me with apples and blueberries, among other things, before she traveled earlier this week. I must admit I’m not a big fan of biting into granny smith apples and have never ever bought blueberries before. Just two days had passed and already the 7 apples started to develop dark spots of […]


Choc Brownies Ingredients 185g unsalted butter 185g best dark chocolate (Lindt) 85g plain flour (wheat/gluten free flour also works okay) 40g cocoa powder 3 large eggs 250g caster sugar (golden/white/any) 100g Chopped walnuts (optional) 50g milk/white choc chips (optional – I never used) Method Preheat oven on 180C. Grease and flour a glass oblong pyrex dish […]