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Category Archives: Snacks

New Recipe: Clean Anzac Biscuits

New Recipe: Clean Anzac Biscuits

Anzac Biscuits are an Australian classic and have long been associated with Anzac Day. Traditionally made using rolled oats and butter, we’ve created a gluten and dairy free version which we are sure you will love. 

Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during the First World War. Today, on April 25th we remember the lives of all Australians killed in military operations.

Ingredients (Makes 10-12 biscuits)

  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • ½ cup of your favourite nuts (we used a mixture of almonds + macadamias), finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ cup cold-pressed extra virgin coconut oil, melted
  • ¼ cup rice malt syrup
  • ½ teaspoon gluten free bi-carb soda
  • 1 ½ tablespoons water

 Method

  1. Preheat oven to 150°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine the almond meal, coconut and nuts in a large mixing bowl.
  3. In a small bowl stir together bicarb soda and water and set aside.
  4. In a small saucepan, add the oil and rice malt syrup and gently stir to melt. Remove from the heat and stir in the bi-carb and water mix. They will react together and foam.
  5. Add the wet mixture to the dry ingredients and stir until well combined.
  6. Roll tablespoons of the mixture into balls and place onto the lined trays. Gently press each ball to flatten slightly.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes for softer biscuits and 10-12 minutes for a chewier result.

Recipe developed with the assistance of Min Benstead, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and Recipe Creator for TNN. Learn more in Meet Min here.

Image by Sarah Craven Photography.

New Recipe: Simple Cauliflower Rice Sushi

New Recipe: Simple Cauliflower Rice Sushi

Who doesn’t love sushi? Swap white rice for our cauliflower rice and get the same great taste of traditional sushi without the high carbohydrate load and extra nutrients including vitamin C, B6 and fibre. These sushi rolls make for a healthy packed lunch option or a delicious snack. Did you know: nori sheets (a.k.a. seaweed) are an excellent source of iodine with one sushi… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Mango & Blueberry Ice Blocks

New Recipe: Mango & Blueberry Ice Blocks

With summer in full swing, sometimes all you feel like is an icy cold sweet treat. To avoid reaching for ice cream we have created a delicious, dairy free and refined sugar free mango and blueberry ice block recipe. The coconut milk creates a beautiful soft and creamy texture for a healthful dessert, made with our favourite fresh seasonal fruits… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Turmeric Panna Cotta

New Recipe: Turmeric Panna Cotta

We’ve put a healthy spin on this much loved Italian dessert and it’s the perfect sweet treat to impress your guests. Made with coconut milk and coconut yoghurt it’s a fantastic dairy free alternative that’s just as creamy and delicious as the real thing. Paired with turmeric and grass fed gelatin, which promotes digestion, skin health,… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Low Carb Smoothie Bowl

New Recipe: Low Carb Smoothie Bowl

With the warmer weather approaching, this recipe is a refreshing and nutritious way to start your morning. Thanks to the abundance of good fats, protein and greens, this smoothie bowl will keep you satisfied and energised all morning. Taking only a few minutes to prepare, it’s the next best thing to eating ice-cream!  Ingredients (Serves 1)… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Chocolate Brownie Bites 

New Recipe: Chocolate Brownie Bites 

It seems a lot of you are going crazy for our Chocolate Brownie Bites that featured on Everyday Health, which is fantastic. They are a sneak peek from the soon-to-be released The Real Food Athlete, so the recipe hasn’t been available until now, but I’m sharing it with you today because I’d love to give you a taste of how… Continue Reading

New Recipe: Almond and Banana Chia Pudding 

New Recipe: Almond and Banana Chia Pudding 

A simple nutrient dense breakfast or an afternoon pre-training snack.  Ingredients (Serves 1) ¼ cup chia seeds 200ml coconut milk 1 vanilla pod 1 teaspoon rice malt syrup, plus extra for topping 1 banana, for topping Crushed almonds, for topping Extras: coconut yogurt, cinnamon Method Soak chia seeds in coconut milk with vanilla pod and rice… Continue Reading

Freedom Fuel – your natural sports gel

Freedom Fuel – your natural sports gel

We’ve been using Freedom Fuel (FF) with great success for years now here at TNN, so it was about time we dedicated a page of the website to its awesomeness. The natural carbohydrates from rice malt syrup and raspberries make it extremely low fructose and a great alternative for those who experience gastro-intestinal (GI) distress with conventional… Continue Reading