How to Host a Sugar Free Toddler Party!

Jemima turned two years old this week!

In celebration of this epic moment, we hold a gathering complete with musical fun, party food, little people and large parents alike.

I know the prerequisites for my party food prove challenging.  Pleasing both children and adults, being scrumptious and sweet yet sugar free, and surpassing any expectations.  Above […]

By |September 28th, 2014|Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Parenting, Recipes|0 Comments

Protein & Iron Rich Feast

My favourite protein and iron rich feast of a dish.  Plenty of dark leafy greens, alfalfa sprouts, sauerkraut and sumptuous tempeh.

Tempeh is the favoured fermented soy bean product, originally from Indonesia and often found in the freezer section of a health food store.  Tempeh is favoured for it’s top nutrition, protein, iron and B12 […]

By |September 1st, 2014|Macrobiotics, Mains|0 Comments

Snack Well

The ultimate balanced snack or meal.  

I love brown rice sushi for their whole grain quality, their nutrient rich sea vegetable wrapper, yummy fillings and delicious dipping sauce.  Over our recent Healthy Treats & Snacks class we made this wholesome snack with an array of plant fillings and an incredible ginger infused dipping sauce!

Fun […]

By |May 25th, 2014|Healthy Snacks|1 Comment

Spring Barley Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Our delicious, fresh seasonal salad, made with whole grain barley, spring broad beans, asparagus and a sensational vinaigrette dressing.  (featured bottom left of the buffet table)


1 cup cooked pot barley

1 cup broad beans

1 bunch asparagus cut into 1 inch segments

Handful tomatoes

Few handfulls salad leaves


1 clove garlic – finely cut, 3 tsp Dijon Mustard, 1 […]

By |March 26th, 2014|Mains|0 Comments

Cous Cous Cake Deluxe

Sample my easy peasy cous cous cake recipe and enjoy biting into a sweet treat, free from baked flour, dairy and sugar.  A hit at our recent classes.


1 cup wholemeal cous cous
3 cups apple juice
handful raisons
1 apple finely cut
Handful toasted hazelnuts
1 tblspn sugar free jam (I like St Dalfour’s raspberry and orange varieties!)
small […]

By |February 2nd, 2014|Desserts, Healthy Snacks|0 Comments

Red Lentil & Chestnut Loaf

A lovely, festive recipe full of the winter fragrances of sage and chestnut.



2 cups red lentils
4 cups water
Strip kombu sea vegetable
Half onion diced
1 clove garlic finely cut
Handful sage Sprig fresh rosemary
Handful soft chestnuts
3 leaves kale roughly cut
Half butternut squash – diced
Half a cup ground almonds
Bay leaf
Dash sesame oil[/itemlist]


Combine lentils, chestnuts, kombu and bayleaf in […]

By |December 10th, 2013|Healthy Eating, Mains, Recipes|Comments Off

Pumpkin Soup with White Miso

An array of squashes and pumpkins are abundant now.  Their nourishing sweet flavour strengthens the body, especially the stomach and spleen organs.   Experience the different varieties and if you can, try the Crown Prince, Blue Ballet or Hokkaido pumpkins which are especially sweet and tasty.
Our soup recipe below uses white miso […]

By |October 26th, 2013|Soups|0 Comments

Macrobiotic Blackberry Jam

It’s harvest time in the Wholefood Harmony garden! We have been enjoying delicious macrobiotic blackberry jam…

Regular fruit pectin requires your jam to be 55-85% sugar in order to set firmly.  We have found a great product we like to use for our jam making – Pomona’s Universal Pectin.  Its jelling power is activated by […]

By |August 26th, 2013|Macrobiotics, Recipes|0 Comments

Summer Berry Coulis

I’ve been enjoying this tender, sugar-free berry sauce on its own and accompaning other treats.

handfull strawberries finely diced  (or other berries too)
1 tsp lemon juice
3 tbs rice syrup
kuzu healing plant thickener
dash apple juice

Heat the apple juice in a pan, add the berries and tiny pinch sea salt.  Add the lemon juice and syrup […]

By |May 24th, 2013|Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Recipes|0 Comments

Sweet and Sour Tofu and Seasonal Vegetable Stew

The natural ingredients of shoyu, apple concentrate, rice vinegar and ginger juice combine to form a beautifully pure sweet and sour flavour.


1 block Tofu
2 carrots
2 strips celery
Handful mushrooms
2 onions
2 cloves garlic
3 tsps apple concentrate
3 tsps shoyu
2 tsps rice vinegar
Ginger juice
2sps arrowroot/ kuzu mixed with cold water

Marinate tofu in shoyu and a little water.  Cut […]

By |March 14th, 2013|Mains, Recipes|0 Comments