All posts tagged: healthy

Shakshuka + Vegan Option

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breakfast / dairy free / dinner / favourites / food / gluten free / grain free / lunch / savoury / vegan option / vegetarian

Shakshuka is a staple dish originating from Tunisia (northern-most country of Africa). The basic dish consists primarily of eggs poached in a tomato base that is flavoured with garlic, chili, and spices. This dish can be made for breakfast, brunch,  lunch or dinner and it can be adapted in many ways depending on what you have available at the time. Traditionally it is eaten with bread but I also love it served with beans, polenta […]

Bittersweet Chocolate Hazelnut Cake (Grain Free)

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baking / gluten free / grain free / nutrition / sweet

With more and more research showing a significant link between sugar consumption and disease (such as heart disease and diabetes, to name only a few), I am encouraged to find new ways of creating healthy treats that are free from refined sugars and low in natural sweeteners. I often use small amounts of maple syrup or honey in place of sugar. Fruit can also add sweetness, while helping to maintain moisture in the finished product. This cake […]

Rosemary + Brown Butter Crackers with Fig Butter

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food / GAPS / gluten free / grain free / nutrition / savoury / snack / sweet / vegan option / vegetarian

Hello! Welcome to The Rusty Skillet. This blog is intended to become a collection of my own recipes, as well as many of my favourite recipes that I have gathered and personalised over the past decade. With a keen interest in nutrition and gut health I often have people asking about the foods and meals my family and I eat on a daily basis. I will occasionally write about different ingredients and why I prefer a specific one over […]