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A Christmas feast – keep it simple!

With the festive season approaching, many people find the thought of preparing the Christmas dinner terrifying. Don't get frazzled. Appetiser: Dips and crudités Give everyone time to mingle while partaking…

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All Guns Blazing Supercharged Muesli

This grain-free and nutrient-packed muesli puts commercial varieties to shame! Where to begin with the nutritional benefits… Almonds deliver protein, fibre and good fats. Despite having ‘wheat’ in its name,…

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Almost Shepherd’s Pie

Adding different vegetables into the meat component of the meal is a good way of getting kids used to eating vegetables. Ingredients (Serves 4) 500g lean beef mince 1 onion,…

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Apricot & Tofu Pudding

Tofu makes this pudding high in protein so it can double as a good breakfast choice or a snack. Ingredients (Serves 6) 415g can apricots in natural juice 2 tablespoons honey…

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Asparagus, Beetroot and Fetta Salad

A lovely summer entree, or salad, perfect for the warmer weather... really tasty, healthy and easy. Ingredients (Serves 6) 2 bunches asparagus, washed and trimmed. 1 bunch beetroot, roasted (See below.…

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Ayran (Turkish yoghurt drink)

Ingredients (Serves 4) 2 cups natural yoghurt 2 cups chilled water 2 teaspoons dried, crushed mint leaves pinch of salt Method Place yoghurt and water in a blender, blend until mixture…

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Baked Brown Rice Pudding with Apricots

Have this breakfast pudding at room temperature. It will keep in the fridge, covered, for 2 days. It can also double as a delicious dessert. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1/2 cup brown…

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Baked Eggs, Fetta, Spinach and Tomato Breakfast

Have you recently been to see a particular naturopath and been told to go on a low starch diet and eat protein for breakfast? Are you mystified as to what…

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Baked Ricotta

Served warm or cold it makes an excellent savoury breakfast, a brilliant snack, or add some salad or baked vegetables and you have the perfect low-starch, low-kilojoule, high-protein lunch or…

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Baked snapper fillet with almond and olive tapenade

Ros Royal shares her scrumptious, healthy recipe (also great with blue-eye cod). Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 fillets of snapper or blue-eye cod — allow 200g per person 100g pitted Ligurian…

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Banana Pancake

High protein, no grain breakfast or snack. This dish is simplicity itself. Ingredients (Serves 1) 1 small banana 1 organic egg 1 teaspoon butter (optional) ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, desiccated or…

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Beef Salad

You can replace rump steak with left over cold roast beef for this salad. Ingredients (Serves 4) 500g rump steak, all fat trimmed off 1 baby Cos lettuce, washed 1 bunch…

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Boston Beans

A student of Mim's, Daniela Di Giacomo, has very thoughtfully, given us a delicious slow-cooked version of her 'baked bean' recipe AND a convenient quick version. The quick version Ingredients…

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Braised Beef with Mushrooms, Red wine and Herbs

It is always a good idea not to add all the liquids at once to braised meat dishes. That way meat gets a chance to cook in its own juice…

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Brekkie Fibre

  Add a dessertspoon to your cereal, smoothie or yoghurt. Mix Together 1 cup ground LSA (linseeds, sunflower seeds, almonds) available from supermarkets 1 cup slippery elm powder 1 cup…

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Brown Rice and Tuna Salad

For a variation, you can replace tuna with chopped hard-boiled eggs. Also, if anyone in the family has a peanut sensitivity, try cashews or some other nut. Ingredients 2 cups…

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Carrot and Ginger Soup with Coriander

If you want to add protein to this soup stir through diced tofu after you puree it. Alternatively you can puree the tofu with the soup which will give you…

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Carrot, Apple and Orange Juice

Ingredients (Serves 4) 8 carrots, washed and cut into halves 4 apples, washed and cut into quarters 4 oranges, peeled and cut into quarters Method Put carrots, apples and oranges through…

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