Banana bread is so easy to make and if you serve it with a little coconut yoghurt or nut butter, it is the perfect winter afternoon pick me up with a cup of herbal tea. The other day I found 3x half eaten bananas in my kitchen. My daughter loves opening up a banana but... Continue Reading →
This works really well as lunch or dinner with a great salad. You could even have it for breakfast. Your other option is to make 'mini quiches.' I use a silicon muffin pan to bake them in. Reduce cooking time accordingly. Ingredients 4 eggs from happy hens 1 cup coconut cream 2 cloves of... Continue Reading →
Base ¾ cup almonds ½ cup mixed nuts seeds. I used cashews & brazil nuts) ¾ cup coconut ¼ cup coconut oil Caramel 8-10 medjool dates pitted 1/3 cup (85g) nut butter ¼ cup (40g) tahini pinch Himalayan salt 1 heaped dessertspoon mesquite powder 1 heaped dessertspoon maca powder Chocolate ¼ cup (60g) coconut oil... Continue Reading →
Chicken Bone Broth Making your own broth is super easy and an excellent way to spend some time on the weekend. Stock is really nutritious as it is full of minerals and electrolytes, it aids digestion and soothes the gut. Given stock is cooked slowly over time it is an excellent way to get protein... Continue Reading →
These Berry Nut Muffins are gluten free and just sweet enough to satisfy any sweet craving you may have. They are perfect for a nourishing snack on the go or a middle of the night snack for a breastfeeding mama!
I am not a huge fan of traditional porridge, but as the weather starts to get rather chilly there is something about starting the day with a warm & nourishing breakfast. Ingredients 2 cups almond milk or 1 1/2 cups coconut milk & 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup of quinoa flakes 1/3 cup chia... Continue Reading →
Slow cooked foods are a wonderful thing for both pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat. Food that is slowly cooked over time, especially when it contains bones and lots of vegetables is highly nourishing and easy for the body to uptake the nutritional value and to digest. This lamb shank recipe contains bone marrow which is... Continue Reading →
One of the (many) challenging things a pregnant woman faces is "what should I eat?" I have had a number of conversations with pregnant friends and patients over the last few weeks on this very topic. Ideally the best way to nourish your body and meet the nutritional needs of you and your baby is... Continue Reading →
Watermelon is one of the most delicious and refreshing fruits to eat, particularly during summer. I will often cut one up and store it in the fridge so we can snack away on it. Then I found this video which shows a very nifty way of preparing a watermelon. What do you think?
Makes 12 individual tarts Crust 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup shredded coconut ½ cup pecans or pistachios 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 medjool dates Optional: 1-2 Tablespoons lemon zest. Filling 1 cup cashews (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1 cup macadamias (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2... Continue Reading →