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Fermented foods… Sauerkraut

Everything old becomes new again…. Or something like that. With the re-emergence of more traditional (real) foods and preparation methods has come a rekindled interest in fermented foods. This excites me because fermented foods are amazing for replenishing and restoring gut health. As adults, over 70% of our immune system resides within our gut and… Continue reading Fermented foods… Sauerkraut

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Raw Christmas Puddings

I was planning on making some protein balls this morning and I got a little sidetracked. I love the idea of plum pudding at christmas but I don’t like sultanas and raisins and find that the wheat and crystallised (sugary) dried fruit that is often used is a little much. So i decided to morph… Continue reading Raw Christmas Puddings

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Making your own Dips

Given it is the silly season, many of us are eating out and entertaining more frequently. One of the challenges during this time is making good food choices. Dips are a classic example as many commercially prepared dips are quite high in sugar, canola or vegetable oil, thickeners and preservatives such as E211 (Sodium benzoate.)… Continue reading Making your own Dips

Breakfast · Food · Lunch · Paleo · Protein · Recipes · Thermomix · Vegetarian · Vitality

Banana Smoothie

This is a great breakfast or snack on the run. Also great after an intense workout as a recovery tool. 2 ripe bananas, fresh or frozen. 2 tablespoons of nut butter- this makes the smoothie really creamy. I love a blend of almond and brazil nut. 1 scoop good quality protein powder (not if making… Continue reading Banana Smoothie