Desserts, Uncategorized

Carob Mousse

(gluten, dairy, nut and soy free. contains eggs)

This beautiful airy carob mousse recipe is adapted from Quirky Cooking’s blog. If you haven’t checked her out, her recipes are based on the GAPS diet but are wonderfully quirky so can be adapted for the equally challenging dietary requirements of the elimination diet. This recipe has 5 simple ingredients that you may have in your pantry. Intrigued? I’d say you oughta be!

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Failsafe crispy chicken schnitzel with quinoa salad
Main Meals, Salad

crispy chicken schnitzel with quinoa salad

{gluten, dairy, soy, and egg free. can easily omit nuts}

This quinoa, cashew and chickpea salad is surprisingly fresh and delicious. I wouldn’t have known it was failsafe cause it doesn’t taste ‘vaguely like something’ (is it just me or does the failsafe diet pretty much take out all the good bits and leave you with the most boring veggies on earth?). It is however a good challenge to use these veggies that are considered ‘boring’ and give them a chance to shine (turning lemons in to lemonade and all that). Anyway, this salad, it’s just good.

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Failsafe Pear Sorbet
Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Vegetarian

healthy pear sorbet

{gluten, dairy, soy and nut free}

Oh this hot weather calls for some refreshing sorbet! What fruit is on the menu…why pears of course!?

I remember when I first looked at the elimination diet list hoping, praying for some fun, summery fruits to be included. Perhaps mango, passionfruit or raspberries (the latter two we are currently growing in our garden. Wahh). The wave of disappointment when I saw only pears (and peeled at that!). That must be the most boring fruit of them all I said.

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Failsafe Marshmallows
Baking, Desserts, Healthy Snacks, Lunchbox Friendly Food

healthy vanilla marshmallows

{gluten, dairy, soy, egg and nut free}

Hello good lookin’! These beauties are a healthier version of the ones you can buy at the supermarket. They are super, super easy to make and are simply made with gelatin, rice malt syrup, vanilla and rolled in arrowroot flour. That’s it!! Failsafe and healthy…perfect for birthday parties, lunch boxes, afternoon teas, toasting on the fire or melting in a cup of hot chocolate. Mmm.

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