Failsafe Recipes: Other recipes and hints

Vegemite Substitute

A mother wrote "I have recently started reading your website as my 11 month old son still doesn't sleep through the night. I started to think that it was something that he was eating. I was pretty lucky that the first 2 things I took out of his diet, Vegemite and margarine, have helped dramatically."

Vegemite and similar spreads are very high in salicylates, amines and glutamates. This nutritious and tasty recipe for was developed by a mother of 5 who says: ‘the kids love it and eat it all up the day it is made’.

500g minced beef
500g assorted failsafe vegetables
water as needed
salt to taste

Put meat and vegetables in a pot just covered with water, bring to the boil and simmer until cooked. Add salt to taste and blend until smooth. Eat on the day of cooking or freeze in small containers or icecube trays) and use the day it is thawed. Can also be used with pasta or as a pizza topping – thanks to Jane, WA