Quirky Cooking Recipes

Life-Changing Food Cookbook – $60

by Jo Whitton & Fouad Kassab

“Life-Changing Food” expresses the importance of cooking natural, healing, whole foods. Preparing nourishing meals in our homes is a privilege, and we believe in feeding our friends and family the healthy, nourishing food they deserve. 

“Life-Changing Food” contains 128 gluten-free recipes (with both Thermomix and conventional methods) that are based on whole foods, with a focus on gut health. Most recipes are suitable for GAPS and Paleo diets, with dairy-free, egg-free, nut-fee, vegan and vegetarian variations where possible. Warning: this book contains the most delicious grain-free bread/pastry recipe, EVER!

This beautiful hardcover cookbook is full of stories, tips and recipes that will inspire you to make healthy changes in you and your families diets. And we have no doubt that this book is one to pass down through generations.

Life-Changing Food Cookbook App

Our printed book in digital version for Apple iOS and Google Android devices

"Life-Changing Food" cookbook is now available as an iOS and Android app, as a digital format of the print book!

No place in your kitchen for a physical book? Download our app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, and easily search for recipes, ingredients, diet categories, and more! Take your "cookbook" with you when you're out shopping so you can search for ingredient lists while out and about. Add recipe ingredients to a shopping list by ticking the box next to ingredients you need to buy. Add your favourite recipes to a favourites list so they're always at your fingertips. Includes both Thermomix Methods and Conventional Methods. If you want to gift this app to a friend who uses iPhone or an Apple device, click on the three dots on the top right of iphone/ipad screen, then select Gift App.

The Apple IOS app requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

We really hope you enjoy this app and that you find it helpful in your journey to good health.
Jo Whitton, Quirky Cooking
Jo Whitton

Life~Changing Food Recipe Index


Broths/stocks (chicken, pork/lamb, fish)
Coconut Milk & Cream & Flour
Nut Milk
24 Hr Yoghurt
Cultured Cream
Dairy Free Sour Cream
Dairy Free Cream ‘Cheese’
Fermented Cashew ‘Cheese’
Almond Butter
Not Nut Butter
Toum (Lebanese Garlic Sauce)
Fermented Salsa
Fermented Chilli Relish
Tomato Sauce/BBQ Sauce variation
Nomato Sauce


Breakfast Ideas
Broth station
Bacon, egg & spinach pies
Breakfast Scramble
Savoury Fritters
Cabbage and bacon stir fry
Sweet Potato Rosti
Spanish tortilla with sweet potato
Apple Cinnamon Nut porridge
Grain free granola
Coconut Chai Chia Puddings with roasted

Savoury Baking

Basic Grain Free Dough
Pan-fried flatbread
Oven baked buns
Grain Free Wraps
Nomato & Halloumi Pizza
Grain Free Bread Formula
GAPS Wraps/Tortillas
Almond Meal Pastry
Grain Free Scones
Rachel’s Fat Bomb Muffins
Kale Triangles
Pork & Fennel Sausage Rolls


Probiotic Coleslaw
Red cabbage salad
Moroccan Cauliflower ‘Cous Cous’ Salad
Roast Vegetable Salad
Asian-style beef salad
Calamari Salad
Hazelnut Tabbouli
Salad in a jar


Sweet & Sour Prawn & Coconut Soup
Gypsy Stew
Fish & Sweet Potato Soup
Chicken & Mushroom Pho
Pork & Chorizo Stew
Cream of Broccoli Soup
Goat & White Bean Stew


Sweet Potato shepherd’s pie
Eggplant Parmigiana
Zucchini & Mushroom Strata
Sweet potato kibbeh
Lentil bolognese
Quick Egg Curry
Chive and Lemon Fish Cakes
Mussels with Tomato and Bacon
Lebanese Style Herb & Nut Crusted Salmon
Sunflower Seed Paella with Prawn & Chorizo
Jo’s Best Ever Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice
Apphia’s Lemon Chicken with Roast Veg &
Saffron and Lemon Chicken
Hainanese Chicken Rice
Creamy Chicken Strips with Veggie Noodles
& Crispy Chicken Skin
Chicken Pot Pies
Apple & Pork Belly Hotpot
Slow-Cooked BBQ Pork Ribs
Slow-cooked Lamb Shoulder with Red Wine
Lamb & Prune Tagine
Lamb Shanks with Lemongrass & Kaffir Lime
Beef & Quinoa Patties
Chilli Bowl
Sausage Casserole with Dumplings
Super Tender Chuck steak

Sides/Dips/Savoury Snacks

Lunchbox & Snack Ideas
Charred capsicum & walnut dip
Baba ganouj with garlic mushrooms
Labne (Yoghurt Cheese)
Beetroot Labne Dip
Chicken Liver parfait
Buckwheat Crackers
Veggie Seaweed Crackers
Savoury Sesame Biscuits
Tuna in Olive Oil
Pumpkin with pesto
Runner Bean & Garlic Braise
Cauliflower & Leek Mash
Sweet & Sour Eggplant
Mixed Veggie ‘Rices’
Caramelised carrot & parsnip tarte tatin


Russian Custard
Roasted berries
Raw Black Sapote Pudding
Sweet Potato Mousse
Rose & coconut cassava cake
Spiced Fruit Crumble Apple pie
Dairy Free Ice Cream
Date & Cardamom Tart
Lemon Berry Trifle
Salted caramel pecan pie
Walnut & Tahini Scrolls
Flourless chocolate hazelnut cake
Ruby Red Grapefruit Pie
Pomegranate Lychee Cake
Lace Cookies
Macadamia & Currant Shortbread
Nutty Chocolate


Purple Power Smoothie
Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Milkshake
Red Rocket Smoothie
Mango macadamia high energy smoothie
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Golden Butter Coffee