Banana ‘ice cream.’

Banana Ice Cream. This ice-cream recipe is very quick, rather delicious and nutritious. I make this recipe in my Thermomix, but you can also make in a high speed food processor. Just cut the bananas into smaller chunks before adding in. Serves 4 – 6 people.  Ingredients 500g of frozen banana pieces (around 4 medium... Continue Reading →

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters

Cauliflower and Broccoli Fritters  Makes approximately 16 fritters  Ingredients 2 cups finely diced cauliflower 3  cups finely diced broccoli 1 cup grated Haloumi cheese (optional) 4 eggs 2 tablespoons of coconut flour salt and pepper Method Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. Combine cauliflower, broccoli and haloumi with eggs, coconut flour and black pepper and... Continue Reading →

Beetroot Salad

Beetroot is an underrated vegetable. I use it all the time as it is quite versatile. Eaten raw, roasted or pickled are my favourite ways to enjoy beetroot. You can also eat the green, leafy portion of beetroot. It is probably most similar to spinach or chard in taste. A lovely way to prepare beet... Continue Reading →

Kale

  Kale is considered to be closer to wild cabbage than most domesticated forms. It is a member of the same species as broccoli, cauliflower and brussel sprouts (don’t let this turn you off though!) Nutritional benefits Kale is very high in beta-carotene, vitamin K, Vitamin C and calcium. It is a rich source of iron... Continue Reading →

Smoothies

Healthy, homemade smoothies can be one of the fastest (& easiest!) way to feed children their recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Smoothies may work well for children who are; picky eaters, struggle to sit still to eat a whole plate of food, quite active & children with food allergies. All you need is... Continue Reading →

Carrot Cake

Carrot cake There are so many carrot cake recipes out there, but one thing that many of them have in common is that they have a lot of steps and can get quite messy. I love to bake but don’t have hours to spend in the kitchen baking so most of the cakes & muffins... Continue Reading →

Egg Muffins

I use a silicon muffin tray which makes it really easy to remove the muffins. You could also use individual cases or a standard aluminium muffin pan (just make sure you grease it.) Anything goes with this recipe, so if you are avoiding dairy or meat, you can replace the haloumi and/or meat with mushrooms,... Continue Reading →

Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

Sweet potatoes are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fibre, beta-carotene, vitamin C, manganese and potassium.  Whilst they are often considered to be a starchy vegetable, sweet potato is low GI and highly nutrient dense, making them a great substitute for more processed and refined cereals. What’s fascinating about sweet potatoes is their Sweet potatoes have... Continue Reading →

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