Monthly Archives December 2017

ORGRAN Gingerbread House

ORGRAN Gingerbread House { When I think of Christmas I think of a Christmas tree, Santa, family, food… and gingerbread! } Contributor: Orgran Health & Nutrition { INGREDIENTS } 250 grams butter or salt reduced monounsaturated margarine 1 cup caster sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/3 cup golden syrup 1 whole egg 1 egg yolk 4 cups Orgran All Purpose Plain Flour 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 1 teaspoon ground ginger { METHOD } Preheat oven to 190ºC (375ºF). Prepare 2, 25cm x 23cm (10” x 9”) trays by spraying with cooking spray. Line base of trays with baking paper. Cream butter, sugar and vanilla. Add golden syrup and continue to beat for 1 minute.
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Gingerbread Cupcakes

Gluten Free Gingerbread Cupcakes { Nothing says Christmas like Gingerbread, and what better way to eat your share than as a cupcake! } Contributor: Lisa McInerney { INGREDIENTS } 4 Eggs, separated 1/4 Cup. Maple Syrup 1/4 Cup Golden Syrup (or Molasses) 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1/2 Cup Coconut Flour 1/2 Tablespoon Cocoa 2 1/4 teaspoons ground Ginger 1 1/4 teaspoons Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon All Spice 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg Dash Salt 3 teaspoons Baking Powder 1/2 Cup Milk (of choice) 1 teaspoon Bicarb Soda { METHOD } Preheat the oven to 175C/350F. Line a cupcake/muffin tray with 8-10 festive liners
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Gluten Anxiety and Your Wellbeing

Gluten Anxiety and Your Wellbeing { If you’re feeling like food anxiety is taking over your life, you are not alone. There are many ways we can lower our anxiety for a better health, one of which is removing the very thing that is causing us fear. } Contributor: Glutagen As many members of the yum. Gluten Free community would know, the anxiety and stress that accompanies a gluten-free diet can negatively affect individual wellbeing. The symptoms of gluten sensitivity are not limited to physical manifestations, with studies indicating that managing gluten sensitivity is also linked to psychiatric and neurological
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Cheezy polenta chips with smoky tomato sauce

Cheezy polenta chips with smoky tomato sauce { Polenta is easy to make and comforting to eat. Every time I eat it, I wonder why I don’t have it more often. Polenta chips are great with a cooked breakfast on a Sunday morning or a wonderful lunch or dinner. } Contributor: Anthea Amore { INGREDIENTS } 1 litre filtered water 2 teaspoons quality salt 1½ cups coarse polenta 1 cup rice crumbs 3 tablespoons savoury yeast flakes* ¼ cup cold-pressed olive oil, plus extra for brushing 1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)   Smoky tomato sauce 1 tablespoon cold-pressed olive oil
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Eat Foods to Beat Anxiety

Eat Foods to Beat Anxiety { Utilise food to enhance your mood and curb stress! } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free Words by Jayta Szpitalak, Fermentanicals Founder With our current high paced lifestyle and ubiquitous use of on-demand technology, stress and anxiety are on the rise. Around 1 in every 3 Aussie women and 1 in every 5 Aussie men will experience some form of anxiety in their lifetime. When it comes to managing stress, we can often turn to food to cope, but what we often fail to realise is the very same foods can be contributing to a higher
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Five Tips for Avoiding Cross Contamination during the Holidays

Five Tips for Avoiding Cross Contamination during the Holidays { It’s the holiday season! It’s time to sit back and relax with loved ones, however we know that is much easier said than done. See our tops tips here to make the holidays a bit more enjoyable! } Contributor: Glutagen Cross-contamination is incredibly common, and a huge source of anxiety for those individuals who experience gluten sensitivity. Luckily, the YGF team has you covered with the following tips for avoiding cross-contamination during the stressful holiday season! These holidays, give yourself the gift of good health by following these handy pointers. Keep
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