Baking some treats for Halloween? Make a batch (or 2) of our Simply Low Carb Cupcakes. Choose either Chocolate or Vanilla and have some fun with our icing. Pumpkin Cupcakes. Ingredients Simply Low Carb Sugar-Free Icing Mix Apple for the pumpkin stalk Orange and green food colouring Method Make Icing as per instructions on pack…. View Article
We recently had the opportunity to spend the weekend down in a place called Brocklesby, about 45 minutes drive north-west of Albury NSW. We were invited down by the amazing people behind Lupins for Life, our supplier of the top quality lupin flour and kibble we use in almost all of our products. They also… View Article
We use lupin as a key ingredient in all our products – so if you’ve been eating our pancakes, muffins, bread, pizza bases, cookies, carrot cake and banana bread, you’ve already had a taste of lupin. We’ve also used kibbled lupin in our P300 Protein Rice. But, what is lupin, exactly? Lupin is a little legume… View Article
Who remembers having a slice of mum or grandma’s homemade carrot cake with thick cream cheese icing? Carrot cake has been an all-time favourite for decades and we love it – but even though it has carrots and walnuts, traditional carrot cake is pretty high in carbs, with sugar and wheat flour as the base. We… View Article
Almonds are a versatile tree nut. They come whole, blanched, slivered, flaked and ground, so make a useful ingredient adding texture and taste to meals. Plus, like fruit and vegetables, almonds are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals beneficial to health. Enjoying a healthy serving of nuts regularly as part of a healthy diet… View Article
Many people ask, “What is xylitol?” To put it simply, it is a natural sweetener with many other health benefits. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol that has a crystalline, granular structure with a sweetness comparable to sugar. It naturally occurs in many fruits and vegetables and is produced by the human body. Xylitol is generally… View Article
Erythritol is in a group of foods called sugar alcohols that taste sweet but don’t contain as many calories and have a lower impact on blood glucose. Sugar alcohols should not be confused with artificial sweeteners because although they both reduce calories and glycemic index, sugar alcohols come from natural sources like fruits and vegetables!… View Article
Stevia is perhaps unique among food ingredients because it’s most valued for what it doesn’t do. It doesn’t add calories. Unlike other sugar substitutes, stevia is derived from a plant. The prized species, Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni), grows in Paraguay and Brazil, where people have used leaves from the stevia bush to sweeten food for hundreds of… View Article
Cocoa powder is an unsweetened powder produced by grinding cacao beans and pressing out the cocoa butter. The resulting powder is low in fat, but has an intense chocolate taste. It most commonly used in baked goods, where it is mixed with sugar and other fats, like butter or coconut oil. Cocoa is rich in… View Article
Coconut flour is a soft flour produced from dried coconut meat. It is a natural byproduct of coconut milk production. Coconut Flour is one of the few ingredients of ours that is not Australian Grown (Because there is no such thing as Aussie Coconuts!) Where does our Coconut Flour come from? Kokonut Pacific – here… View Article
Rice flour is made from finely milled rice. It is different from rice starch, which is usually produced by steeping rice in lye. Rice flour is a particularly good substitute for wheat flour, which some people believe irritates their digestive system. It is also used as a thickening agent in recipes that are refrigerated or… View Article
Sunflower Seeds come from, of course, sunflowers! The yellow flowers produce small edible seeds which are grey or greenly coloured. They are found naturally in dark green, grey, or black shells called “husks”. There is evidence that sunflowers were cultivated by native Americans as long as 3000 B.C! However, they were first discovered and taken… View Article
We look at Australian Almond Meal this week as an essential ingredient that we use in our products as part of the Australian ingredient series. With customers asking questions around our ingredients, we thought we would bring you along for the ride behind our decision making of what ingredients we use, where it is sourced… View Article
We look at Australian Lupin Flour this week as an essential ingredient that we use in our products as part of the Australian ingredient series. With customers asking questions around our ingredients, we thought we would bring you along for the ride behind our decision making of what ingredients we use, where it is sourced… View Article